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BigHospitality is the market leading digital and events brand serving the hospitality industry and reaches key decision makers in our core communities spanning restaurants, street food, casual dining, pubs & bars, hotels and chefs. Our portfolio includes: 

  • – market leading website providing pre-eminent journalism, dynamic multimedia content and news on topics that shape the hospitality industry
  • National Restaurant Awards – Awards programme that delivers the definitive list of the UK’s top 100 restaurants and rewards the best chefs, restaurateurs and front of house teams nationwide
  • R200 – Business club for multi-site restaurant operators with events including a UK conference & Study Tour, EU Study Tour and Christmas Party & Awards
  • Generation Next – A content and event programme that provides key information, insight and networks for street food operators, independent restaurants and pubs that have the potential to be the next big brands in the industry
  • Hostech –  Event and content series dedicated to tech in the hospitality industry

Key Contacts

Jo Wattar Publisher Tel: +44 (0)1293 610445 Email: 

Stefan Chomka Editor Tel: 01293 610233 Email: 

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Maine man: Joe Ghazal on his upcoming American brasserie in Mayfair

The Canadian-born restaurateur will launch a huge New England-inspired restaurant in a Grade II-listed Georgian townhouse on Hanover Square later this year.


Friday five: the week's top news stories

This week's main hospitality news stories include Prezzo giving its staff a pay rise, new tipping legislation, and Italian delicatessen and restaurant brand Lina Stores' expansion in London.


Flash-grilled: Vitelio Reyes

The Venezuelan-born executive chef of Mayfair's Amazonico on his love of Daniel Humm and his dislike for bananas.


Book review: Septime, La Cave, Clamato, D’une île

Bertrand GrÃbaut and ThÃophile Pourriat celebrate 10 years of their influential Paris-based natural wine restaurant Septime.


Businesses to increase menu prices as rising costs start to bite

More than three quarters of hospitality business leaders say they will have to pass rising costs onto customers in order to survive, new research shows.


Latest opening: Bibi

Chet Sharmaâs eagerly awaited debut is a landmark for Subcontinental cuisine in London.


Dirty Martini to bring its cocktails to Bristol

Cocktail bar group Dirty Martini will open a twelfth venue later this year, in Bristol.


US fried chicken chain Popeyes chooses Westfield Stratford for UK debut

US fried chicken brand Popeyes will kick off its play in the UK market with the opening of its first site on these shores in Londonâs Westfield Stratford.


Hospitality staff to keep all tips under new Government legislation

Restaurants will no longer be able to take a proportion of staff tips or service charge under new plans to be set out by the Government today (24 September).


Tortilla announces plans to float and open 45 new sites

Tortilla has announced its intention to float on AIM as it looks to open around 45 new sites in the next five year.

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