Asian Curry Awards winners revealed

Asian Curry Awards winners revealed: The winners of the seventh have been revealed, with Michelin-starred Benares’ Atul Kochhar named Chef of the Year. The awards, organised by the Asian Catering Federation, saw Quilon scoop the Asian Fine Dining accolade while Kricket was named Best Newcomer. Outside London, The Chilli Pickle in Brighton was named Best Casual Dining…

Cairn Group pioneers new apprenticeship programme to champion hospitality careers

Leisure operator Cairn Group has launched its own national training programme creating apprenticeships and opening up career development opportunities. Cairn Academy offers apprenticeships across the group’s UK-wide hotel portfolio for people at varying stages in their careers, along with a dedicated approach to management and leadership progression. The Academy has been developed by Cairn Group,…

Stonegate Pub Company puts a taste of genius on the menu 

Stonegate Pub Company has further enhanced its Albert Theory of Progression (ATOP) with the launch of a new Apprenticeship Programme for back-of-house staff across the country. The hugely successful and award winningATOP programme, designed to nurture and develop homegrown talent, has seen hundreds of employees progress their careers through structured training. The new 12 month…