Minute on the clock: Shuko Oda, Koya co-founder
Shuko Oda is head chef and co-founder of Japanese Udon noodle restaurant Koya, which has two sites in Soho and the City of London, which has opened a second site in the city of London. She tells Emma Lake what it takes to create Koya’s signature noodles How did […]
Luxury Hospitality Magazine Partners with Hotel & Spa Tech Live
Running alongside 8 other leading vents for the hospitality sector, including Restaurant & Bar Tech Live (restauranttechlive.co.uk) and the Restaurant & Bar Design Show (www.restaurantdesignshow.co.uk) the show is set to attract over 7,000 of the industry’s visionaries, who are shaping the restaurant and takeaway scene of the future.
Hotel & Spa Tech Live arrives at ExCel London on the 25th and 26th September 2018 and is absolutely free to attend. The event is a must for professionals working across the Hotel industry who are looking for ideas to boost their profits, build their brand and grow their business.
Six shortlisted for Réunion des Gastronomes award
• Andras Lakesi, food & drink manager at the Principal London
• Kieran McLoughlin, general manager at Hide, London
• Jorge Pacheco, head chef of El Inca Plebeyo, London
• Jatin Parmar, Old Hall F&B manager at Rockliffe Hall, Co Durham
• Antoine Sahyoun, F&B manager at the Victory Services Club London
• Jaroslava Vankova, functions supervisor at St John’s College Cambridge
Consumers cut back on leisure spend at start of year
UK consumers are spending less on leisure in order to prioritise the essentials and this cautious approach shows no signs of diminishing, according to new data. The Leisure Consumer Q1 2018 report by Deloitte found that consumers have reduced their leisure spending in seven of the 11 categories compared to the same period last year.
Cateys 2018 shortlist revealed
The biggest awards of their kind in the hospitality industry, the internationally renowned Cateys, presented by The Caterer in partnership with Bunzl Catering and Hospitality Division, recognise the strongest performers, latest emerging brands and highest flyers in the sector, as determined by the industry itself.
Chosen for their expertise and industry knowledge, more than 100 judges met at London’s Dorchester hotel for three days of intense debate to discuss the nominees and produce our shortlist.
The winners, representing British hospitality at its best, will be revealed at a glittering event on 3 July at London’s Grosvenor House, A JW Marriott Hotel.