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Birmingham’s Fifth Michelin Star Awarded to Carters Restaurant Moseley – Exclusive Interview

Michelin Stars! Carters of Moseley Chef Patron Brad Carter. Partner Holly Jackson with Peter Jackson, Richard Walter, and Jack Gooch

There are many days where we have the privilege to speak with, eat with and occasionally socialise with some of the regions finest Chefs and producers – but there are few days more finer than today – not only congratulating Birmingham’s newest ‘Star’ in person and those who have supported him in his ascendancy – […]

Birmingham Whisky Festival Expands for 2015

Whisky Birmingham festival - Visitor nosing a dram

Birmingham’s major whisky festival will return for a third year in 2015, after a successful second year that saw visitor numbers double. Organisers have now released 600 tickets for the one-day event at The Bond on 7th March, with over 100 tickets already snapped up in the Christmas gift-buying rush. Outside of London, it now […]

The Midlands Finest Chefs Help Raise Money Through Innovative New National Cook Book

Great British Cook Book with Chef Mark Poynton of Restaurant Allimentum

A nationwide search has taken place to find 200 different and diverse dishes from regions around Great Britain. The Ebook will be a celebration of this diversified nation with a variety of chefs, styles and foods to thrill any palate. There will be 20 recipes from each of the ten areas of the Great British […]

Birmingham Second Best Value in UK for City Break

Birmingham Marriott Hotel

“Birmingham offers the second best value city break in the UK”, according to an annual cost comparison study released today by TripAdvisor ahead of the August bank holiday. An evening out and overnight stay in a four star hotel in Birmingham will set you back £166.06, almost half the price of a break in the […]

Heart of England Fine Foods Set to Fold


Statement from the Board of Heart of England Fine Foods: “It is with extreme sadness and deep regret that we have to inform you that after 16 years HEART of ENGLAND fine foods (HEFF) has today taken steps to go into Voluntary Liquidation. This decision has not been an easy one to take and does […]

Birmingham manufacturer backs Bocuse d’or finalist

Chef Adam Bennet with Heritage designer Nathalie McDonagh

Michelin-starred Kenilworth chef Adam Bennett will be representing the UK at the world renowned Bocuse d’Or international culinary competition – with the backing of Birmingham business. Adam, formerly head chef at Simpsons in Edgbaston sailed through the European heats in Stockholm and will now represent the UK in the world final next January in Lyons. […]

Birmingham Chefs Support Wine Festival

Birmingham Wine Festival

Top chefs add special ingredient to the Birmingham Wine Festival. Birmingham’s first weekend wine festival has secured some of the region’s top chefs and restaurants to provide gastronomic delights to hundreds of wine lovers. The festival taking place at The Hyatt Regency on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th June will host a series of unique food […]

New Independant Food Festival for Birmingham

Millennium Point exterior

Birmingham Independent Food Fair to serve up the city’s finest food and drink A new food fair will showcase the wealth of independent food and drink in Birmingham and the West Midlands. Birmingham Independent Food Fair takes place at Millennium Point, on Saturday 13 September 2014. Food and drink stalls will be spread throughout the futuristic Millennium […]

Shropshire Catering Businesses Take on The UK

Chef Suree Coates with Richard Davies MD of Catering Centre UK

Shropshire Catering Businesses Take on The UK Two Shropshire based hospitality catering businesses this week took on some of the best caterers in the UK, and gave them a run for their money – with more to follow. Much loved and acclaimed Chef Suree Coates from The King and Thai Restaurant Broseley recently made it […]

Fashionably British brasserie opens its doors at Selfridges Birmingham

Balcony Restaurant at Selfridges Birmingham

 Birmingham welcomed an exciting addition to its dining scene when The Balcony opened at Selfridges last month (23rd November) Located in the iconic Bullring building, The Balcony looks to provide a stylish menu for the city’s fashionistas, serving quirky food and drinks in a contemporary environment. Skinny cocktails, afternoon tea and plant pot cakes are among the […]