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Ivy Collection appoints new CFO

Wed 20th March 2019

The Ivy Collection, which will open its second Scottish restaurant in Glasgow on Buchanan Street in June after opening The Ivy on the Square in Edinburgh,&

NEW DIRECTOR OF STRATEGY AND COMMUNICATIONS FOR SWA

Tue 19th March 2019

The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) has confirmed the internal promotion of Graeme Littlejohn to the position of Director of Strategy and Communications. Littlejohn

Borthwick Castle’s Kieran Rose is Scotland’s Tourism and Hospitality Hero

Tue 19th March 2019

Kieran Rose, Front of House Manager at Borthwick Castle, in Midlothian, has been namedScotland’s Tourism and Hospitality Hero at the 2018/2019 Scottish Thistle Awa

Orry Shand named Chef of the Year at ScotHot

Mon 18th March 2019

Orry Shand, of Entier, won Scottish Chef of the Year at this year’s ScotHot at Glasgow’s SECC, sponsored by Brakes Scotland. The final eight&nb

Scottish chefs set out vision to reform hospitality industry 

Thu 14th March 2019

More than 60 chefs and cooks from across Scotland have pledged their support to a new culinary manifesto, which aims to reform Scotland’s hospitality industry from

ScotHot study shines spotlight on mental health in hospitality sector

Mon 11th March 2019

Nearly 60% of people working in Scotland’s hospitality industry have experienced mental health problems at work, a new national survey has revealed.  The stud

Balblair distiller toasts 40 years’ service

Mon 25th February 2019

The longest-serving member of the team at Balblair’s Edderton distillery is toasting four decades in the job. Martin Macdonald, distillery operator, start

William Grant & Sons announce new Chief People Officer

Thu 14th February 2019

William Grant & Sons has appointed Kerry Christie as its Chief People Officer effective June 2019. Kerry will be based in Scotland and will join the Company’s

Andy McCue to step down as The Restaurant Group boss

Thu 14th February 2019

The Restaurant Group, whose brands include Frankie & Benny’s, Wagamama and Chiquito, has announced that chief executive Andy McCue has informed the board o

Buzzworks Holdings reports another year of growth

Tue 12th February 2019

Buzzworks Holdings has reported an increase in turn over, up 9 per cent from £14.8m to £16.2m, for 2018.

Quiet Man Taverns appoint first executive head chef

Wed 16th January 2019

An Edinburgh-based pub group has appointed the award-winning William Thomson as its first group executive head chef.

Edinburgh Whisky Academy launches Introduction to Whisky Certificate

Tue 15th January 2019

The Edinburgh Whisky Academy, which is fully accredited by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA), has launched their first tier of education. The Academy was

Tue 15th January 2019

Belhaven owner Greene King has appointed Nick Mackenzie as its new chief executive. Mackenzie will join the company on 1 May, succeeding Rooney Anand, who announced

Oran Mor unveils Tam O’Shanter paintings

Tue 15th January 2019

Glasgow’s Oran Mor has unveiled 10 new paintings by Scottish artist Nichol Wheatley depicting the most memorable scenes from Tam O’Shanter by Robert Burn

Bridge of Don bar’s customers raise £650 for local neighbourhood park

Mon 14th January 2019

Customers at The Brig Inn on Aberdeen’s Balgownie Road have raised £650 for their local neighbourhood park (Friends of Seaton Park). The Scottish-themed eve