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FCSI UK & Ireland appoints Andrew Etherington as Chairman

FCSI UK & Ireland appoints Andrew Etherington as Chairman

Andrew Etherington, Director of Andrew Etherington Associates, has been appointed Chairman of the Foodservice Consultants Society UK and Ireland (FCSI). He succeeds Niccola Boyd-Stevenson, Managing Director of Panache Consultancy, who steps down from the role after her two-year term. The official handover took place at the FCSI’s Annual General Meeting on 2 July, hosted by […]

John Forrest leaving Premier Inn

John Forrest leaving Premier Inn

A Premier Inn spokesperson has confirmed that John Forrest, COO of Premier Inn and a key figure in its expansion and success, is leaving the business: “We can confirm that John Forrest is leaving the business this month to take up a senior role externally. “Simon Ewins who was previously the Operations Director for Whitbread […]

Rick Stein announces new restaurant in Sandbanks

Rick Stein announces new restaurant in Sandbanks

Rick Stein has announced plans to open a restaurant in Sandbanks, Dorset. With views overlooking the water, the restaurant will seat around 200 and is set to open in late autumn. The news comes as the next stage as part of the group’s business growth with recent openings in Winchester and also Porthleven and Fistral […]