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Mitchells & Butlers launches new steak brand

Mitchells & Butlers has unveiled its latest brand called Son of Steak, in Nottingham, this week (20 March).

Unveiled: Son of Steak site opened this week

Michelin-starred Harwood Arms alumni to open Oxfordshire gastropub

22-Mar-2017 - David Holliday and Alex Sergeant both made their names managing Michelin-starred London pub the Harwood Arms before teaming up for their new venture, the Bottle & Glass, Oxfordshire, which opens...

Top tips: stay squeaky clean to avoid fines

22-Mar-2017 - Legal experts Poppleston Allen reveal top tips on steering clear of food hygiene fines.

Tom Kerridge launches pork scratching range

21-Mar-2017 - Tom Kerridge and RayGray Snacks launched a new range of pork scratchings at this year’s international food & drink event (IFE) on Monday 20 March.

Pubs charged for food hygiene re-inspections

20-Mar-2017 - Pubs could be made to pay for requested re-inspections of their businesses under the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme (FHRS), the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has announced.

Michelin Guide pub chef's bid to help boost recruitment

20-Mar-2017 - The chef of a Michelin Guide-listed pub in Nottingham joined catering students from a local college to cook a gourmet meal to inspire them to consider a career in pub...

Food-led pubs have grown despite trade decline

20-Mar-2017 - The number of branded food pubs have continued to grow despite evidence showing a small decline in the number of licensed premises.

Young's closes Burger Shack & Bar site

20-Mar-2017 - Young’s has closed its standalone Burger Shack & Bar in Wimbledon after just under a year of trading, MCA has learnt.

JD Wetherspoon to slash 7.5% off food and drink at 900+ pubs

16-Mar-2017 - JD Wetherspoon (JDW) chairman Tim Martin will hack 7.5% off all food and drink prices for one day across his 900+ pub estate later this year to demonstrate the effect...

Food safety controls to be ramped up by local authorities

16-Mar-2017 - Food safeguards and allergen protection for consumers will be moved up a gear by local authorities, and will be core to delivering a better system of control to ensure a...

Pub ordered to pay £7k for hygiene failings

10-Mar-2017 - The Queen’s Head in Enfield, north London, has been ordered to pay £7,510 in fines and costs after being prosecuted for hygiene failings by Enfield Council.

Chefs’ Choice Awards 2017 winners revealed

10-Mar-2017 - Hundreds of foodservice suppliers battled it out to have their products named the best at the inaugural Chefs’ Choice Awards in London earlier this week.

Top food pub slapped with one-star food hygiene rating

09-Mar-2017 - A Michelin-starred gastropub has been given one of the lowest possible ratings for food hygiene.

AHDB launches revamped quality scheme

09-Mar-2017 - The Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHBD) has launched a revamped quality standard mark (QSM) scheme alongside a new team of ambassadors.

Truscott Arms in Maida Vale to reopen after £5m sale

07-Mar-2017 - London gastropub the Truscott Arms will open its doors again after being bought by a capital investment firm for £5m.

How to tackle food and drink fraud in pubs

07-Mar-2017 - Consumer confidence and health can be seriously hit if a pub is the victim of food and drink fraud, according to an audit, tax and advisory firm which has published...

Younger diners don’t want to eat in ‘stuffy’ restaurants

07-Mar-2017 - Pubs are in the best position to cater for younger consumers who do not want to eat in “stuffy” restaurants, according to Bidfood’s group sales and marketing director Andy Kemp....

British Pie Week: operators and suppliers come together to celebrate pies

06-Mar-2017 - Pub companies and foodservice operators are this week celebrating British Pie Week (Monday 6 to Sunday 12 March).

Woman dies of food poisoning after eating at Cornwall pub

01-Mar-2017 - A grandmother died from food poisoning after eating incorrectly prepared roast lamb at a Cornwall pub, a court has heard. 

Chef wins £36k in 'shocking' dismissal case against London sports bar

01-Mar-2017 - A head chef who was dismissed for blowing the whistle on his workplace’s use of dangerous and faulty kitchen equipment has been awarded a payout of more than £36,000.

Ex-Potting Shed and Rectory couple set up Welsh food pub

27-Feb-2017 - The couple behind famous Cotswolds pub and boutique hotel the Potting Shed and the Rectory have set about transforming a Welsh village pub into a food destination.

Mounting costs pose real threat to on-trade growth

23-Feb-2017 - Increasing food and drink prices, as well as business rates revaluations, pose immediate threats to on-trade growth this year, new research shows.

Chefs' Choice awards finalists announced

22-Feb-2017 - The finalists have been announced for the upcoming Chefs' Choice awards, which celebrate the highest quality products available from foodservice suppliers.

Barrel & Stone pub pizza brand poised for massive expansion

21-Feb-2017 - Barrel & Stone, the pub pizza format, plans to grow its portfolio of partners within the pub trade to 400 in the next three years.

Dead rat found in Brewers Fayre pub

20-Feb-2017 - Brewers Fayre has issued an apology after a customer spotted a dead rat at one of its pubs in Boston, Lincolnshire.