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  • In good hands
    Features
    05
    Feb 2018
    In good hands
    Jorge Lopes believes that survival is not about strength, but adaptability. It’s an ethos that’s helped...
  • Village newcomer adds a Mexican touch
    Features
    31
    Jan 2018
    Village newcomer adds a Mexican touch
    The lack of a solid background in the hospitality trade hasn’t hampered Belfast man, Robert McGregor (33)...
  • Looking to a new reality
    Features
    31
    Jan 2018
    Looking to a new reality
    Rajesh Rana has plenty to keep him occupied in 2018 with refurbishment of existing properties and new build...
  • Future-proofing Ireland’s oldest whiskey
    Features
    30
    Jan 2018
    Future-proofing Ireland’s oldest whiskey
    Last year was a pivotal period for Ireland’s oldest whiskey distillery as Bushmills launched an exciting...
  • Perpetual motion
    Features
    29
    Jan 2018
    Perpetual motion
    Judith Owens doesn’t foresee a time when the world won’t want to visit the city in which the great...
  • Looking to new horizons
    Venue Spotlight
    30
    Jan 2018
    Looking to new horizons
    2018 is likely to be something of a seminal year for Belfast restaurateur, Tony O’Neill, and his wife,...
  • The year of the goat
    Venue Spotlight
    29
    Jan 2018
    The year of the goat
    The Cathedral Quarter’s latest arrival adds a little more to the fun-loving, off-the-wall aura that...
  • Venue Spotlight
    30
    Nov 2017
    Celebrating two years in business in October this year, Chapter V in Moy represents the realisation of...
  • Keeping tradition alive at Billy Andy’s
    Venue Spotlight
    30
    Nov 2017
    Keeping tradition alive at Billy Andy’s
    Billy Andy’s traditional Irish pub on the Browndod Road near Larne is one of only a handful of venues from...
  • What more could you want?
    Venue Spotlight
    01
    Nov 2017
    What more could you want?
    Award-winning local chef, Kelan McMichael has realised a long-cherished dream by opening a second restaurant...

NEWS

Hospitality charity launches NI employee support scheme
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Hospitality charity launches NI employee support scheme

February 5th, 2018 | by LCN Editor
UK drinks industry, The Benevolent, has launched a support programme for employees of the drinks industry in Northern Ireland. The scheme – launched in Belfast on Friday – will offer practical, financial and emotional support...
Young cooks have high hopes for Chef Challenge
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Young cooks have high hopes for Chef Challenge

January 30th, 2018 | by LCN Editor
Three aspiring young chefs from South Eastern Regional College (SERC) have reached the semi-finals of the Country Range Student Chef Challenge 2018. Team members from the level 2 professional cookery course – Eoin...
Titanic Quarter welcomes a new restaurant
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Titanic Quarter welcomes a new restaurant

January 24th, 2018 | by LCN Editor
A new restaurant has opened its doors in Belfast’s Titanic Quarter, creating 10 new jobs. Rain Check, which is in Arc Retail, is owned by Andrew Davison and Graham Johnston, who already have a presence in the complex through...
Boardroom bans issued over Events Company collapse
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Boardroom bans issued over Events Company collapse

January 17th, 2018 | by LCN Editor
Gerry Lennon, the chief executive of Visit Belfast, is among 11 directors who have agreed to accept boardroom bans. The disqualifications are in respect of their conduct as directors of the NI Events Company, a quango which...
Hotel veteran Sir William Hastings dies at 89
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Hotel veteran Sir William Hastings dies at 89

December 15th, 2017 | by LCN Editor
Sir William Hastings, founder and chairman of the Hastings Hotels group, has passed away at home surrounded by his family, following a brief period of illness. In a statement this afternoon, the Hastings family appealed for...

FEATURES

  • In good hands
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    Features
    February 5th, 2018

    In good hands

    Jorge Lopes believes that survival is not about strength, but adaptability. It’s an ethos that’s helped him and Diageo NI put...Read more

Looking to a new reality

Looking to a new reality

January 31st, 2018
Perpetual motion

Perpetual motion

January 29th, 2018

VENUE SPOTLIGHT

  • Looking to new horizons
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    Venue Spotlight
    January 30th, 2018

    Looking to new horizons

    2018 is likely to be something of a seminal year for Belfast restaurateur, Tony O’Neill, and his wife, Andrea. By the time you read this, Tony and Andrea O’Neill will probably have opened Buba, their new restaurant in the city’s St. Anne’s Square in premises...Read more

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    November 30th, 2017

    Celebrating two years in business in October this year, Chapter V in...Read more

SOCIAL EVENTS

Babel launch for IoH Awards
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Babel launch for IoH Awards

December 1st, 2017 | by LCN Editor
The NI branch of the Institute of Hospitality has officially launched the 23rd Institute of Hospitality Awards For...
Belfast inventor hosts Menagerie workshop
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Belfast inventor hosts Menagerie workshop

September 29th, 2017 | by LCN Editor
Whiskey and Invention’, a collaboration from Bushmills Irish Whiskey and local inventor and entrepreneur, Ciaran Larkin, took...
Party night welcome for The Doyen
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Party night welcome for The Doyen

September 28th, 2017 | by LCN Editor
The trade was out in numbers towards the end of last month for a lively launch at The Doyen, Wine Inns’ latest venture on...
A stylish evening with Vina Montes
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A stylish evening with Vina Montes

September 26th, 2017 | by LCN Editor
Belfast restaurant Cutters Wharf hosted a gourmet, wine-paired evening with Chilean wine producer, Viña Montes recently. The...