Gusto Italian has announced the appointment of a new CFO, Phil Dearden, who will join the premium casual dining group this month to drive financial growth of the business. Phil has a wealth of experience operating private equity backed businesses in the hospitality sector, having previously co-founded Bold Pub Co and Bravo Inns, where he …

Supporters of the world’s biggest hospitality recruitment campaign, Hospitality Rising, are calling for more suppliers to get involved in the initiative to help solve the sector’s crippling job crisis. Currently nine in 10 Hospitality Rising supporters are operators and, as the campaign heads into its second year, a second round of fundraising, and a summer …

This summer De Kuyper Liqueurs is inviting bartenders and customers to discover their ‘colourful cocktail vibe’, perfectly matched mood-based cocktails.  Launching on 30th June, the new campaign channels De Kuyper’s vision to Own the Cocktail for the trade and the consumer. By simply pairing trending and classic cocktails with moods and moments, De Kuyper inspires every individual to …

GLIDE INTO THE OFFICIAL SEASON OF SIPSMITH GIN WITH THE ULTIMATE SIPSMITH EXPERIENCE THIS SUMMER Making the ultimate return to Wimbledon Tennis Championships, Sipsmith is celebrating the summer as the Official Season of Sipsmith Gin. As the esteemed Official Gin Partner of Wimbledon for the third year, Sipsmith is ready to elevate this summer with …

From today, independent restaurant owners across London can apply for a share of almost £70,000 to help grow their business through an American Express-supported grant programme, run by the International Downtown Association (IDA) Foundation in partnership with the Association of Town & City Management (ATCM). Now in its second year, the global Backing International Small …

With 45% of customers willing to pay more for a genuine craft beer, having the right option for your customers on draught and in the fridge has never been more important. A couple of years ago the multi award-winning New Zealand based Yeastie Boys Brewing Company teamed up with KBE Drinks as the exclusive UK …

Hospitality employees in the UK are receiving above average pay rises, according to the latest Hospitality Hiring Insider report from Caterer.com, which shows the highest pay rises are being seen across London, the North West and those working in pubs. The latest research from the specialist hospitality hiring platform shows UK hospitality employees received an average pay rise …

Ravensbourne University student, Paulina Grönlund, has today been announced as the 2023 winner of Kopparberg’s annual Limited-Edition design competition, pipping 200 other students to the post. The partnership with Ravensbourne University, part of Kopparberg’s continued mission to celebrate and champion the UK’s independent creatives, invited students to create and submit designs for a selection of …

10-50 Willow Street, London Nobu Hotel London Shoreditch is the iconic, culturally immersive destination is located in the heart of vibrant East London. Having re-opened in June 2022 following a two-year hiatus, the property now features a new sixth floor, including the stylish Nobu Shoreditch Penthouse Event Space complete with a spacious private outdoor terrace. …

In view of summer, we look into the soft drinks and mixers category and ways in which venue operators can capitalise their non-alcoholic offering. Soft drinks and mixers have been around for over a century, but recent years have seen a surge in their popularity. With a wide range of flavours and options available, soft …