Antony Worrall Thompson
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Sunday 24 May 2009
Sunday 10 May 2009
Saturday 21 February 2009
The flow of press releases announcing new restaurant openings has slowed to a trickle. Planned launches have been aborted before take-off, and roll-outs hastily rolled back in. As the recession bites, restaurants around Britain are closing their doors – around 100 in January alone, according to a recent report in The Independent – taking with them the pension plans of well-known figures such as Antony Worrall Thompson and Jean-Christophe Novelli. Even for an industry with a perennially high churn rate, these are turbulent times.
Saturday 17 January 2009
Saving money is not just about targeting the biggest expenses in your life. Taking one fewer holiday or getting rid of your cable TV could put hundreds of pounds back into your pocket each year. However, meaningful savings can also be made by targeting the small items – such as takeaway coffees and sandwiches – which over a year can cost you much more than you might think.
Monday 04 August 2008
The celebrity chef Antony Worrall Thompson has apologised after he mistakenly suggested using a poisonous plant in recipes.
Thursday 17 July 2008
Thursday 17 July 2008
After working at the top of the restaurant industry for almost two decades, I know that this business as a whole is not without its scams and tricks. But I must say that even I'm surprised – and disappointed – by some of the practices that The Independent's Fair Tips, Fair Pay campaign has exposed. Some of the tipping policies out there are shocking, especially where the management takes more of the service charges than the staff – that's exactly what restaurants should not be doing.
Saturday 28 June 2008
The decision to refuse the American domestic guru Martha Stewart entry to the UK has been branded "an enormous joke" and "a blow to British business" by one of Britain's leading chefs.
Sunday 11 May 2008
1. Alresford in Hampshire hosts its annual Watercress Festival today, kicking off a week of bicentenary celebrations of the plant industry (watercress.co.uk). Antony Worrall Thompson demonstrates new dishes and steam train rides will take place on the Watercress Line.
Sunday 20 April 2008
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Monday 10 October 2005
Sunday 18 January 2004
Sunday 08 June 2003
Saturday 20 July 2002
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