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  • Now in its eighth year, the Kuits NRB Top Fifty is an exciting power list of the North’s most significant and influential hospitality operators. The list features big names and rising stars, including six new entries and two re-entries, and covers 212 brands, 1527 sites and over 22,840 employees, demonstrating the strength of the region’s hospitality scene.

  • Finalists announced for Northern Restaurant & Bar 2019’s national cocktail competition, sponsored by Ms Better’s Bitters, with the chance to win a VIP visit to Canada with guest shifts in Vancouver and Montreal.

  • A survey of opening and closures rate in The Core Cities Group, plus London and Edinburgh, has shown that the food and drink scene in Manchester, Liverpool and Leeds city centres has increased by an average of over 19%, whilst London recorded barely a third of that growth. In addition, London’s rate of restaurant and bar closures over the last year, at 14%, is the second highest in the entire study.

  • Twelve of the North’s most talented chefs, including Mark Birchall, Michael Wignall, Mary Ellen McTague, Shaun Rankin & Tom Parker, with a sprinkling of Michelin stars, prepare their signature dishes and share their own secrets and tips to take back to your kitchen in Chef Live at NRB19.

  • Sheffield born Jason Atherton is one of the UK’s most successful global restaurateurs and will headline this year’s Bruntwood NRB Debate at Northern Restaurant & Bar on Tuesday 19 March 2019. Jason, who was head chef at Manchester’s legendary Mash & Air in the ‘90s, has built a global restaurant empire that now includes sixteen restaurants, four of which have Michelin stars, across three continents, seven countries and eight cities.

  • The Kuits NRB Top Fifty is now inviting nominations from the most significant hospitality operators in the North. The final list, selected by an expert judging panel, will be announced at Northern Restaurant & Bar 2019 on 19 March.

  • Entries open now for Northern Restaurant & Bar’s annual cocktail competition, sponsored by Ms Better’s Bitters, with the chance to win a VIP visit to Canada with guest shifts in Vancouver and Montreal.

  • Booming restaurant and bar scenes in Liverpool, Manchester & Leeds are growing at rates more than double those of London. Latest industry data shows that Northern cities dominate new league table of hospitality growth, occupying six of top eight places, with independent operators leading the surge as some casual dining chains struggle.

Exhibitor News

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  • Venue owners are constantly seeking for new ways to grow their revenue, gain new customers and retain existing customers for longer. In cooperation with one of the top universities in Europe, Aalto Un ...
  • We are thrilled you have touched base with regards to our sourdough courses! Here at Lovingly Artisan we are passionate about sourdough, training and sharing the health benefits of real bread.    Disc ...
  • UK Cooking Classes

    20 Jun 2019
    Join me in Gemma and Aidan in Wilmslow kitchen for a new style of class. I've invited some of the people I've been learning from, who have most inspired Gemma. You can meet them and learn from them to ...
  •   Our “Look and Learn” baking workshops hosted from our home in Kendal.     All will be welcomed with fresh coffee and home baking at Pear Tree Barn; the home of master baker Aidan Monks and Catherine ...
  • March to a different rum with Coyaba Spiced Rum, these rums have been designed with the progressors in mind - funky, fresh, fun whilst still maintaining the provenance of the Caribbean rums chosen fro ...
  • Multi award winning family business Wenlock Spring, is a firm advocate that natural source water can enhance the dining experience. See them at Northern Restaurant & Bar Show 2019 on stand D47. For a ...
  • Football

    18 Mar 2019
    Football club refurbishments. Seatable UK, always keeping our eye on the ball
  • We are thrilled to announce that, in association with Northern Restaurant & Bar 2019, Action Against Hunger's Too Many Critics event will be returning to Manchester on Monday 18th March 2019. This yea ...
  • Luxury

    17 Mar 2019
    Luxury Seating for Hotels
  • Bistro

    14 Mar 2019
    Bistro Dining Project
  • National Chef recruitment specialist CJUK have launched a brand-new division specialising in the permanent recruitment of Chefs, managers and front of house staff across the North of England. Previous ...
  • Soft seating

    11 Mar 2019
    Soft seating - style and comfort for everyday use. Call us on 01484 861982 for free your no obligation quote.