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Chefs’ Forum to Host ‘The Future of Asian Kitchens Seminar

9th July 2021 The Chefs’ Forum is to host ‘The Future of Asian Kitchens Seminar, in association with Rational. The free-to-attend online event is open to all Asian restaurateurs, chefs, caterers, kitchen plannersand designers. It promises to be “particularly useful for future planning and for addressing the challenges and opportunities currently facing the Asian dining …

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Restaurant Owners Struck Off

9th July 2021 Three Midlands-based restaurateurs have been banned from being company directors after concealing earnings. Brothers Abul Azad, Abul Ashraf, and Abul Khaled, from Melton Mowbray, operated three Indian restaurants – Apurba, Bombay Brasserie and Tandoori Knights – through their company A & A (Melton Mowbray). Investigators found they “deliberately or recklessly destroyed or …

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Kibou Growth

6th July 2021 Kibou Restaurants, the Japanese concept, is planning to expand over the next two years. The company announced it would open its third site later this year, in Bristol, after it secured the former Nettle & Rye site in King’s Road, Clifton Village, for an opening this October. It already operates sites in …

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Lebaneats Expands

London-based Lebanese grab-and-go concept Lebaneats is set for a major expansion, with plans to open an additional 25 sites across the UK over the next two years. The owners also plan to open franchises across Britain. Since launching in 2009, the company has grown to five sites across central London as well as a kitchen …

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House of Fun Leeds

4th July 2021 Leeds-based Rose Thirteen is to open a ramen restaurant and bar, House of Fu in the city. The company, which is behind Leeds’ Belgrave Music Hall, Headrow House and Ox Club, is launching in the city’s The Headrow area. After beginning life in 2014 as a pop-up at Belgrave Music Hall, House …

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Ramo Ramen Soho

3rd July 2021 London-based restaurant group Maginahwa to is opening a second Filipino-Japanese ramen joint Ramo Ramen. The eaterie will open in Soho’s Brewer Street, on the site of the former Wild Rice. Ramo Ramen’s original site in Kentish Town puts a Japanese spin on Filipino classics such as kare kare and sinigang, katsu curry …

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New Chef at Grand Trunk Road

1st July 2021 Michelin-listed and former Asian Curry Awards winner Grand Trunk Road on the East London/Essex margins has appointed Arup Dasgupta, as its new Head Chef. Dasgupta replaces Daya Sharma has has opened Dulwich Heritage in South London. Chef Dasgupta who is skilled in Western, Classical Indian a variety of Asian cuisines, and has …

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Cyrus in Clink

26th June 2021 Celebrity chef, restauranteur and former Asian Curry Awards winner Cyrus Todiwala OBE DL has been appointed group chef ambassador of The Clink Charity, where he will follow in the footsteps of Albert Roux ,who held the post previously. Todiwala is a long-time supporter of The Clink Charity’s work and he previously held …

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Gin, Set and Match

25th June 2021 Wimbledon Garden Gin Wimbledon Brewery has created a premium dry gin to embody Englishness: “sweet but tart, smooth yet bold, a follower but 100% unique,” in time for the tennis tournament. This spirit is made in small batches, using botanicals found in abudance on Wimbledon Common. Floral notes of the locally foraged …

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