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Pub fire: the Star at Harome is run by chef-patron Andrew Pern

Fire 'reduces Top 50 Gastropub to ashes'

By Nikkie Thatcher

Emergency services were called to battle a fire at an Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropub in North Yorkshire last night and are still tackling it this morning.

Alcohol free: celebrity chef and pub owner Tom Kerridge is now teetotal

Kerridge: ‘I was 100% committed to drinking’

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Tom Kerridge, the owner of Marlow-based gastropubs including the Hand & Flowers, opened up about his past alcohol use, and said the “exhilarating” nature of the industry often drew in people prone to excess over moderation.

Facing the staffing challenge: the Unruly Pig head chef Dave Wall

Opinion

Dealing with the staffing shortage

By Dave Wall, head chef the Unruly Pig, Bromeswell, Suffolk

While working with a hangover isn’t a new concept for many from the world of hospitality, dealing with the aftermath of Covid and Brexit is the ‘day after’ on steroids, presenting a whole new torrent of tangles, issues and problems to battle with on a...

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