Friday Five: The week's top news

Friday Five: The week's top news

We round-up some of the top stories in hospitality you might have missed this week.

- Italian chef Francesco Mazzei is heading to Battersea Power Station to launch his new restaurant Fiume. The opening will be his third launch with D&D London in two years. 

- Former Petrus and Launceston Place chef Tristan Welch is returning to the UK to head up new Cambridge restaurant The Parker's Tavern.

- PizzaExpress is to open its first ever motorway service station restaurant on the M40 near Oxford later this year.

- Angel Zapata Martin, formerly of Barcelona's three-michelin-starred Can Fabes, has joined Barrafina as executive head chef following the departure of Nieves Barragan Mohacho in February.

- Three hundred waiting staff balanced their trays for the annual National Waiters' Day race in London's Hyde Park.

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Angel Zapata Martin joins Barrafina as executive head chef

Francesco Mazzei to open restaurant at Battersea Power Station

Francesco Mazzei to open restaurant at Battersea Power Station

300 waiters run in National Waiters' Day Race

300 waiters run in National Waiters' Day Race

Chef Tristan Welch to head up Parker's Tavern

Chef Tristan Welch to head up new Cambridge restaurant

PizzaExpress to open its first ever motorway service restaurant

PizzaExpress to open its first ever motorway service restaurant