TRADE Hospitality app launches new membership tiers

May 6, 2021 5:05 pm

To coincide with the industry re-opening, TRADE Hospitality has compiled an inventory of industry-only perks and deals for app members to enjoy at their leisure… The TRADE Hospitality app, founded by industry veterans Xavier Rousset MS and Gearoid Devaney MS, has recently fully launched its free app available to anyone who works in hospitality, along with two new membership tiers offering access to private members’ clubs and other exclusive benefits.   With the highly anticipated reopening of restaurants, bars, pubs and hotels, TRADE Hospitality has compiled an inventory of industry-only perks...

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London Wine Fair launches preview event for on-trade

May 6, 2021 5:03 pm

The London Wine Fair has launched a day-long Welcome Back Wednesday preview event for the on-trade, which is due to take place on 28 April. Leading UK wine suppliers, including ABS Wine Agencies; Enotria&Coe; Fells; Hallgarten; Hatch Mansfield; and Noel Young Wines, have signed up to take part in the event. Welcome Back Wednesday has been created to give the...

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Staffing For Success

May 6, 2021 5:01 pm

For the second of our Building Back webinars in collaboration with Trade Hospitality App, Andrew Catchpole invited on-trade leaders to examine the growing issue of attracting and retaining talent. The Panel: Robin Hutson, CEO and chairman, Home Grown Hotels (The Pig and Lime Wood groups) Chantelle Nicholson, chef-patron, Tredwells and All’s Well Xavier Rousset MS, restaurateur and Trade Hospitality App...

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From reopening to new openings

May 6, 2021 4:59 pm

A flurry of new venue openings is proof that green shoots are finally appearing for the on-trade, as Jo Gilbert reports. Ask most restaurateurs and bar managers what was on their agenda for the next 18 months at the beginning of 2020, and ‘opening a venue during a pandemic’ is an unlikely response. As we finally approach something like a new...

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The Black Book in Soho: A wine lover’s hideaway

October 8, 2020 10:02 am

Soho has always been known for its flamboyant social scene. In these times of face masks and safe distancing, most restaurants in the area have adopted an al fresco approach, and the streets are packed with diners and cocktail drinkers. In this context, being in a basement, The Black Book might pass unnoticed; but its setting makes for a much...

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New late night food and wine bar launches in Soho

October 8, 2020 9:52 am

The hospitality veterans Gearoid Devaney MS and Xavier Rousset MS will launch on September 10 The Black Book, a new wine bar and restaurant on the site of the former members’ club Trade. Read the article

TRADE to relaunch as wine bar The Black Book

October 8, 2020 9:50 am

After opening to non-members for the first time with a residency from Anglo at the back end of last year, Trade is doing away with it for good and flipping into wine bar The Black Book, which will be open to everyone. Co-founders Gearoid Devaney and Xavier Rousset are both master sommeliers so you can bet that the wine will be on point....

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