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2020 03 11 The Hive Stretford Sign

Stretford Mall is getting another brand-new restaurant and bar

Stretford is buzzing for The Hive’s grand opening on Saturday 14th March

2020 03 09 Higher Ground Interior

‘Less can be magnificently more’ - Higher Ground, KAMPUS, reviewed

Neil Sowerby pops in to the four month pop-up in The Bungalow, facing the Village

2019 09 04 Sam Buckley Headshot

Where The Light Gets In chef Sam Buckley to appear on The Great British Menu

The Stockport-based saucer-er will be a spellbinding addition to the popular TV show

Hawksmoor 2015 17

Latest: Greater Manchester food and drink news (Feb 24th-1st March)

Our weekly roundup of upcoming one-off events and special pop-ups you will not want to...

Aiden Byrne

Byrne's night every night in Salford after ex-Michelin chef moves in

Aiden Byrne plans to re-invent The Black Friar pub on Trinity Way

2019 11 28 Northcote Lisa Goodwin Allen

Lisa Goodwin-Allen of Northcote scoops prestigious Hotel Chef of the Year award

Hotel Cateys award win reaffirms the Northern chef's star quality

2019 11 21 Rosso Sam Fazackerley

From Preston Prison to perfect pasta: Interview with Rosso’s head chef

Sam Fazackerley on what it’s like to work in one of Manchester’s most famous restaurants...

2019 11 08 Lowry Hotel River Restaurant Interior

‘Bang on target’ - The River Restaurant at The Lowry Hotel, reviewed

Gordo checks into this five star hotel after its recent multi million pound revamp

20170629 Chef Dirty

Trial shifts – are they for exploitation or employment?

Claire Woodier asks whether trial shifts are a fair recruitment process, or a bit of...

Marco Pierre White Chef

Are women too emotional to work in kitchens?

We ask a few Manchester chefs to respond to Marco Pierre White’s latest comments

2019 09 04 Mfdf Jody Hartley

Manchester Food and Drink Festival 2019 – Everything you need to know

Full programme line-up includes special events, guest chefs and one-off dining spectaculars

2019 08 20 Freemasons Exterior

Chef Steven Smith to mark his tenth anniversary at The Freemasons at Wiswell

Neil Sowerby celebrates with a sleepover – and recommends you do the same

2019 07 15 Simon Henrock

Simon Rogan to launch a new restaurant

Henrock plans to open this October

18 01 26 Tom Kerridge 2

Tom Kerridge to open a restaurant in Manchester

Well-known, celebrated chef will team up with GG Hospitality

2019 04 05 Manchester Hall 1

Is this the longest serving chef in Manchester?

Meet Rob Travis, Manchester Hall’s executive chef

Lisa Goodwin Allen Northcote Screen Shot 2019 04 08 At 13 55 16

"There are probably more women in the industry than we know about" - Lisa Goodwin-Allen, Northcote

Eighteen years after joining, Lisa Goodwin-Allen now has the top job at Michelin starred Northcote

Freemasons Wiswell

"We're trying to be the best pub in the world" - an interview with Steven Smith of the Freemasons

Recently voted the best restaurant in England, this Lancashire boozer has national foodies flocking

2019 02 24 Lowry Dave Ashton

Five star Lowry Hotel appoints new Executive Chef

This is part of a year of exciting developments for the highly acclaimed hotel

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