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HAKKASAN GROUP CHIEF EXECUTIVE TO STEP DOWN Neil Moffitt, the chief executive of global hospitality firm Hakkasan Group, is to step down after five years in the role. The decision comes after weeks of speculation about a proposed merger with US-based hotel giant SBE. Moffitt decided to liquidate his


interests in Hakkasan prior to the deal and they have been acquired by the current shareholder.


HOSPITAL CATERERS ASSOCIATION SUPPORTS NHS SUGARY DRINKS LIMIT The national chair of the Hospital Caterers Association, Stewart McKenzie, has come out in support of NHS England’s intention to limit sugary drinks sales in hospitals. The NHS has announced that


sugary drinks will be banned in hospital shops next year unless suppliers cut their sales. Retailers including WHSmith, Marks & Spencer, Greggs, Subway and ISS have agreed to continue reducing sales of sugary drinks to 10% or less of their total drinks sales in hospitals over the coming year.


SADIQ KHAN PLEDGES TO SUPPORT LONDON PUBS The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has pledged to help halt the decline in the number of pubs in London. Data from the Inter-Departmental Business Register and the Campaign for Real Ale found that in 2001 there were 4,835 pubs in London and that by 2016 this had fallen by 25% to 3,615.


THE ALCHEMIST TO OPEN 10TH SITE Premium bar and casual-dining operator the Alchemist is to open its 10th site after securing a new venue in Chester. It has taken a 21-year lease on a 4,700 sq ft site once occupied by Gin Rickey’s and Luke’s Eating House, and will start a £1.1m refurbishment programme in April before it opens in July.


ADVENTURE BAR TO OPEN TWO NEW SITES IN LONDON London cocktail bar chain Adventure Bar is to open two new sites following a £500,000 debt finance deal with OakNorth bank. The loan will be used to open a fifth site on Waterloo Road in the summer and a sixth at a yet to be identified location, adding to existing sites in Covent Garden, Soho and Clapham.


BARRY NIGHTINGALE TO LEAVE THE RESTAURANT GROUP Barry Nightingale is to step down as chief financial officer of the Restaurant Group with immediate effect. In an announcement, the company, which runs brands including Frankie & Benny’s, Chiquito and Coast to Coast, said it had started searching for a replacement and would update the market “in due course”.


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