The number of restaurants going out of business was 50% higher last year than at the height of the recession – with 1,294 becoming insolvent in 2014/15, up from 865 in 2009/10*, says Moore Stephens, the Top Ten accountancy firm.
The TV chef and food campaigner, responsible for last decade’s overhaul of school dinners, has demanded the government do more reduce our rapidly increasing sugar consumption with the roll out of a sugar tax.
The combined venture between FareShare South West, NCASS and A Greener Festival aims to highlight the need for sustainability, whilst reducing the amount of perfectly good food which is thrown away each year.
On 21st October, Selfridges and restaurateur Des McDonald will launch Forest Restaurant & Cabin Bar on the Roof at Selfridges. Inspired by an autumnal woodland, Forest Restaurant & Cabin Bar will offer sophisticated comfort food and seasonal cocktails beneath a starry sky.