Jo Bruce

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    Elite approach


    Martial Chaussy, owner of Kent pub operator Elite Pubs, talks expansion plans, Brexit, the power of pizza and its growing people focus, with Jo Bruce.

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    Profile: Wild things


    Mac & Wild’s co-founder Calum Mackinnon talks to Jo Bruce about plans for a new experiential brand, US expansion and capitalising on its retail arm.

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    New adventures


    Tom Kidd, managing director of Adventure Bar Group, talks to Jo Bruce about expansion plans, its Leicester Square opening, and a new name.

  • Tonkotsu

    Kaizen chiefs


    Southeast cuisine is seen as one of the few areas where demand still outstrips supply in casual dining and one of the rising stars in this field is Tonkotsu. Stephen Evans, managing director of the ramen restaurant brand, talks to Jo Bruce about expansion plans, engineering gizmos and buddies

  • News

    Booker passing on price deflation benefit


    Wholesaler Booker says the benefit it is seeing from food price deflation is being passed on to customers

  • News

    New executive chef for City Pub Co


    Pub companies City Pub Company East & City Pub Company West have appointed a new executive chef.

  • Duck & Rice

    Opening menu for Duck & Rice revealed


    The new menu at Alan Yau’s hotly anticipated new Chinese gastropub has been announced.

  • Hungry Horse

    New Big Plate Specials for Hungry Horse Menu


    Greene King Pub Company has launched a new menu in its Hungry Horse sites

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    Former Blumenthal protégé joins Lidl


    The former head chef of Heston Blumenthal’s Hinds Head pub has become chef in residence for discount supermarket chain Lidl.

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    Kerridge pub is no slow coach


    Chef Tom Kerridge’s Coach pub in Marlow, Buckinghamshire, opened earlier this month. Jo Bruce spoke to him and head chef Nick Beardshaw about the concept

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    ETI hopes new Kerridge pub will be inspirational


    Enterprise Inns’ regional manager for Tom Kerridge’s new pub says he hopes the Coach’s format will inspire others in the trade and newcomers into the industry

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    Anglian Country Inns wins Gastropub of the Year award


    Anglian Country Inns’ site the Fox at Willian has been announced as Gastro Pub of the Year for England in the inaugural Food Awards England and Wales 2014

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    Salisbury Pubs wins inaugural allergen award


    Salisbury Pubs’ site the Alford Arms in Frithsden, Hertfordshire has won an award for being the most allergen-aware eatery in the UK.

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    Analysis & Insight

    Gastropub’s virtuous circle


    As Tom Kerridge’s Hand & Flowers is named top UK gastropub for the third year running, Jo Bruce asks whether it is time the phrase gastropub was brought in from the cold

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    Publican Awards - enter now


    Entries are now being sought from pub companies large and small to the Publican Awards 2014