Carluccio’s collapses with potentially 2,000 job losses
UK high street Italian restaurant chain Carluccio’s, founded by the late Antonio Carluccio, has collapsed into administration, putting around 2,000 jobs at risk.
Amuse-bouches: The latest restaurant news bites
With restaurants and bars closed to diners, we’ve rounded up some ways in which businesses are continuing to operate in the most challenging of circumstances.
Hospitality shifts down 76% due to coronavirus
The number of shifts currently available to workers in the UK hospitality industry has fallen by 76% compared to last month due to the coronavirus pandemic.
New York chef Floyd Cardoz dies from coronavirus
Pioneering New York-based chef Floyd Cardoz, who introduced the Big Apple to Indian fine dining, has died at the age of 59 from the coronavirus.
What can and can’t stay open in the UK?
This week, Prime Minister Boris Johnson asked all “non-essential” shops in the UK to close, but there has been some dispute over what that means.
Ryan Reynolds donates gin proceeds to bartenders
Actor Ryan Reynolds gave us another reason to love him last night after announcing that he’s going to donate proceeds from sales of his Aviation Gin to the American bartending community.
Anger among HK bars as government suspends alcohol licences
To combat the Covid-19 epidemic, the Hong Kong government has suspended liquor licences, but has no compensation plan for the industry in place.
The drinks companies supporting the hospitality industry during Covid-19
As restaurants, pubs and bars are closed around the world due to Covid-19, we round up the drinks companies that have pledged to support the hospitality industry through one of its darkest times.
Bars in Singapore shut for a month
The Ministry of Health of Singapore has announced that entertainment venues, including nightclubs, cinemas, theatres, and karaoke outlets will be closed from 26 March until 30 April.
Deliveroo invests £25k in drone tech startup
Deliveroo is set to invest £25,000 in a startup launched by one of its riders that provides drone photography and film for commercial businesses.
HK bans on-trade alcohol sales amid second wave of Covid-19
Hong Kong has banned the sale of alcohol in the city’s on-trade and is considering closing 8,600 bars, restaurants and clubs to reduce mass gatherings and contain the further spread of a fresh Covid-19 outbreak.