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Friday, September 24, 2021


Get to know more about the top professionals in the licensed trade

Phil Donaldson and AJ McMenemy

Operator to make merry in Glasgow

Expanding a business can be tough at the best of times, but in the midst of a pandemic it’s not for the faint hearted, as Phil Donaldson – the operator behind Dundee bars group Macmerry 300 – will attest.

The King of Islington brings a sea change

Knowledge is King at SLTN Award-winning venue
Grand Central Hotel Bar

Afternoon tea part of the Grand’s plan

Talking tea with Kenneth Wilkie of Glasgow’s Grand Central Hotel

Meet the Maker: David Wilkinson, head distiller, Edinburgh Gin

We chat to Edinburgh Gin's head distiller.

Securing spirits success

The premium spirits category has been an on-trade success story in recent years with everything from small-batch gin to single malt whisky making great...

Beer specialist a soaring success

Over the last few years craft beer has progressed from emerging sub-category to Scottish trade staple and the interest in all things flavour has...

Chef’s special: Andrew Costley

Andrew Costley, Head Chef, Lochgreen House Hotel, Troon Costley & Costley group’s flagship venue, Lochgreen House Hotel in Troon is set in a 30-acre estate...

Chef’s special: Paul O’Donnell

Paul O’Donnell, Head chef, Gean House, Alloa Gean House, in Alloa, is a popular wedding and event venue. Paul O’Donnell heads the kitchen at the...

Chef’s special: Neeraj Dhatwalia

Neeraj Dhatwalia, Head chef, Indian Platform, Glasgow Opened by the team behind the Ashoka Ashton Lane in Glasgow’s west end, The Indian Platform offers a...

Chef’s special: Chris Thomson

Chris Thomson, Chef, The Pantry, Stockbridge, Edinburgh Billed as a ‘farm shop and kitchen’, The Pantry on North West Circus Place has a focus on...