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Hospitality leaders create new food and beverage venture for the North East

Plans have been unveiled for a major development at one of the North East’s flagship leisure sites, thanks to a new partnership between two hospitality leaders. PAGH Ventures has been set up by Gary Hutchinson, founder of Chrysalis Leisure Group and Piers Adam, chairman of the internationally renowned Mahiki Group, which has sites across the

£50m investment fund created for operators looking to scale

A £50m investment fund has been created to provide growth capital and operational support to young and dynamic UK leisure businesses seeking to scale. Investment group Imbiba has closed the fund at its hard cap target of £50m after receiving an injection of £30m from the British Business Bank’s Enterprise Capital Funds (ECF) programme, which

Largest part of the contract catering market by value revealed

The outsourced business and industry (B&I) catering market will be worth £2.13 billion over the next three years, making it the largest part of the contract catering sector by some distance, it has been predicted. The value of the B&I market, which represents foodservice sales to offices and workplace environments, reached £1.96 billion in 2016

Sodexo gallops ahead with critical refrigeration project at Ascot

Catering giant Sodexo has overseen a large-scale project to upgrade the refrigeration estate that it uses to serve visitors at Royal Ascot. The company commissioned the refurbishment of various cold rooms at the famous racecourse in order to ensure the systems can handle the key events that it caters for throughout the year. It employed