Northern Restaurant & Bar, the North's hospitality exhibition, returns to Manchester Central on 20 & 21 March. NRB18 hosts 275 exhibitors providing every product and service a hospitality business needs, delivers 65 exciting live food & drink demos, and brings the entire Northern hospitality industry together for two days of networking, discovery and inspiration.
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Entries are now open for the 2018 North West Young Chef of the Year Competition – Essential Cuisine’s sixteenth annual search for the cream of the region’s young talent.
Go behind the scenes to see how the all-new creative design for Northern Restaurant & Bar 2018 came together.
22 Mar 2017Tom Gedney-Higham of Bibi's Italianissimo in Leeds announced as the winner of the annual Northern Restaurant & Bar cocktail competition, sponsored by Whitley Neill Dry Gin, with the chance to win a once in a lifetime VIP visit to South Africa.
Legendary names and rising stars make power list of North’s most significant and influential hospitality operators. This year’s operators cover 210 brands, 1012 sites and over 21,800 employees.
The NRB Top Fifty 2017, in association with Kuits Solicitors, has been announced with a mix of long-established names and an exciting ten new entries.
Despite consumers’ fears of increasingly homogenised high streets and the march of the chains the last three years have seen a boom in the numbers of independent restaurants around the UK. New research commissioned by hospitality trade show, Northern Restaurant & Bar, has shown cities in the North such as Newcastle and Leeds leading the way with growth rates far outstripping traditional restaurant hotspots such as London and Edinburgh.
NRB organisers identify UK’s most ‘restauranty’ towns and cities, as North surges and London loses its foodie crown07 Mar 2016
Edinburgh pips London to crown of ‘UK’s Most Restauranty City”, with more restaurants per resident than anywhere else in the country, in research by leading hospitality trade exhibition NRB. Newcastle and Manchester lead the rest of the UK in strong Northern showing whilst cities in the South and Midlands trail behind.
Growth in outlets across Manchester and Leeds exceeds the capital as the North’s largest hospitality trade show announces over 270 exhibitors and a host of international speakers.
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