The top 5 stories in hospitality this week 22/08 - 26/08

The top 5 stories in hospitality this week 22/08 - 26/08

From high-profile restaurant lists to chefs writing to the Mayor of London, it was eventful this week. Here’s some of the top stories

The doggy dollar: How hospitality is recognising our love of dogs

The doggy dollar: How hospitality is recognising our love of dogs

VQ founder Simon Prideaux on growing a 24-hour restaurant brand

VQ founder Simon Prideaux on growing a 24-hour restaurant brand

UK restaurants help raise money for Italian Red Cross after earthquake

UK restaurants help raise money for Italian Red Cross after earthquake

The Clink teams up with London Hilton Park Lane for charity dinner

The Clink teams up with London Hilton Park Lane for charity dinner

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Business

Gusto to launch £1m site in Birmingham amid wider expansion

Gusto to launch £1m site in Birmingham amid wider expansion

Samantha Sheridan (left) and Ashley Ely (right) join Locke as commercial manager and general manager respectively

SACO appoints leadership team for Locke

Maxwell's to open Covent Garden bar in £1m investment

Maxwell's to open Covent Garden bar in £1m investment

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Venues

Multi-generational workforce can boost happiness, says McDonald’s

Multi-generational workforce can boost happiness, says McDonald’s

Chamberlain's chef-patron Andrew Jones has taken a greater share in the business, which is co-owned by Chamberlain & Thelwell

Chef Andrew Jones increases stake in Chamberlain's in 15th anniversary year

Nathan Outlaw reveals new seafood-focused Burj Al Arab menu

Nathan Outlaw reveals new seafood-focused Burj Al Arab menu

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Events & Awards

Simpsons to hold regular 'more relaxed' chef collaborations

Simpsons to hold regular 'more relaxed' chef collaborations

Good Food Guide 2017 names UK's top 50 restaurants

L'Enclume named UK's best restaurant in 2017 Good Food Guide

Twitter / @StickyWalnut; @Simpsons_Rest

Simpsons and Sticky Walnut dinner sells out in 2.5 hours

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People

Brazilian barbecue site Bossa to open in Leeds

Brazilian barbecue site Bossa to open in Leeds

Chefs call on London Mayor to ban polystyrene food packaging

Chefs call on London Mayor to ban polystyrene food packaging

Santo Remedio in Shoreditch to close after five months

Santo Remedio in Shoreditch to close after five months

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Trends & Reports

Dining trends: Burger market beefs up in 2016

Dining trends: Burger market beefs up in 2016

Cooler climate wines like Riesling and Gruner Veltliner are proving hits with customers

Restaurants sell more cool climate wines

More Britons to holiday at home this Bank Holiday

More Britons to holiday at home this Bank Holiday

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Legislation

Check for consistency across documents when taking on potential recruits to help avoid taking on illegal staff says The Change Group's Craig Allen. Photo: Thinkstock.

Employing hospitality staff legally: What you need to know about the Immigration Act 2016

The Apprenticeship Levy: What hospitality employers need to know

The Apprenticeship Levy: What hospitality employers need to know

Deliveroo says controversial pay-per-delivery plan is optional

Deliveroo says controversial pay-per-delivery plan is optional

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New Products

More than 850 producers and suppliers are at this year's Speciality and Fine Food Fair

Mexican cheese and edible insects at this year's Speciality and Fine Food Fair

Insect flour, made from roasted and ground mealworm and crickets, can be used to make bread

Edible insects: Why chefs should embrace 'nature's best kept secret'

Montcalm hotels launches free Handy smartphone for guests

Montcalm hotels launches free Handy smartphone for guests

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Popular News

People On The Move In Hospitality: August 2016

People On The Move In Hospitality: August 2016

Good Food Guide 2017 names UK's top 50 restaurants

L'Enclume named UK's best restaurant in 2017 Good Food Guide

Matt Abe, chef de cuisine at Restaurant Gordon Ramsay which tops this year's All In London Ultimate Restaurant list

Restaurant Gordon Ramsay tops All In London Ultimate Restaurant List 2016

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