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Birmingham Hospitality Awards Host the Finest of the Midlands

BFDH Awards Judges

Many luminaries from the Hospitality industry gathered at the Edgbaston Cricket Stadium Monday night to celebrate, reward and highlight the great work done within the city at places where people EAT DRINK and SLEEP. The inaugural Birmingham Food Drink & Hospitality Awards was held on Monday 6th June at the prestigious sporting arena, which is making […]

Birmingham Foodies Festival Cannon Hill Park


Birmingham basks away in the glorious heat wave at the Foodies Festival The UK’s largest food festival returned to Brum on the 3rd, 4th, 5th June set in one of Birmingham’s most popular, scenic destinations, Cannon Hill Park – and with the glorious heat wave everyone was out to play.  With music playing, drinks pouring, […]

‘Flavours of Shropshire’ Pop-up By TV Chef

Shropshire Pop-Up Chef James Sherwin HOTRS

Chef James Sherwin returns for ‘Flavours of Shropshire’ Pop-up A Shropshire chef, who became known for his regional pop-up restaurant events and a stint on a national TV cooking show, is returning to the popular pop-up format in Shrewsbury after a gap of two years. James Sherwin has been invited by Ginger & Co, Shrewsbury’s newest […]

Glynn Purnell to welcome X-Factor winner Sam Bailey into his Friday Night Kitchen

Glynn Purnell Friday Night Kitchen

Michelin starred chef Glynn Purnell will open the doors of his Friday Night Kitchen on October 7th at Villa Park’s Holte Suite and the ‘Yummy Brummie’ will be joined by X-Factor winner Sam Bailey. The East Londoner, now living in the Midlands, will join Glynn on stage to assist with the cooking along with other […]

First Food Festival off The Season Held in Shropshire Apley Farm Shop


The Apley Bake Off is set to be one of the county’s culinary highlights of 2016 at a farm shop near Bridgnorth. Apley Farm Shop has compiled a programme of 30 minute demonstrations given by six of the county’s leading chefs: Chris Burt, owner of several restaurants in Shrewsbury including The Peach Tree & Momonoki, […]

Chef Paul Foster Shines At National Chef of The Year Final

Paul Foster receiving 2nd prize. David Mulcahy, Vice-President of the Craft Guild of Chefs; Steve Montgomery of Lockhart Catering Equipment; Paul Foster, Head Chef at Mallory Court; and Clare Smyth, Chef Patron at Restaurant Gordon Ramsay.

Paul Foster, the Head Chef at Mallory Court Hotel in Leamington Spa, has been named runner-up in the largest and most prestigious chef competition in the UK. Multi-award-winning Paul narrowly missed out on the Craft Guild of Chefs’ National Chef of the Year 2016 title in the most closely-fought final in the competition’s 45-year history. […]

Chase Distillery Create The Perfect Combinations with Michelin Chef Richard Turner

Chef Richard Turner of Turners Restaurant Birmingham

The regions’ finest have teamed up to create a dining experience which will bring the award winning Chase distillery together with Michelin Restaurant Chef Richard Turner for a very special evening. Single estate Chase Distillery, who produce their World accredited spirits on their farm in Herefordshire seek to create the perfect experiences with their range […]

English Wine Takeover Birmingham

English Wine in Birmingham English Wine Takeover Three Choirs Vineyards

English Wine Takeover is launching a new series of events in Birmingham during English Wine Week 2015. The event is catering for an increased consumer demand for wine with provenance and a growing awareness and interest in English wine. A series of consumer events will be taking place across the city from 22nd May celebrating […]

Birmingham Food Festival for Cannon Hill Park

Chef Glynn Purnell to appear at Cannon Hill Park Birmingham Food Festival

Foodies Festival, the UK’s biggest celebration of food and drink, transforms Birmingham’s Cannon Hill Park into a foodie heaven 15,16,17th May Foodies Festival, the UK’s biggest celebration of food and drink, transforms Cannon Hill Park into a foodie heaven this summer with Birmingham’s Michelin-star and top chefs, new tasting theatres, pop-up restaurants and more street […]

First Anniversary for AGA Carvery with over 80,000 diners served to date!

TV Actor John Challis AKA Boycie with AGA Carvery Cretor Adam Giles and AGA RAngemaster MD William McGrath

This week saw the anniversary of the UK’s first official AGA Carvery – Created by Shropshire based restaurateur and publican Adam Giles MD of family run Nostalgia Inns. Ye Olde Punch Bowl Inn is located just outside Bridgnorth and was the first of its kind in the UK to create the AGA Carvery concept and […]