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Cloud 23 launches the ultimate music and taste experience

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Welcome to Manchester’s first music venue in the clouds. Hilton Manchester Deansgate is set to launch an all-new ‘Summer of Music’ at Cloud 23. Every month, watch the panoramic, sky bar transform into the ultimate music and party venue, featuring live music from some of Manchester’s finest artists, DJs and bands. A variety of musical acts will take to the stage, …

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Local entrepreneur fires up the catering industry

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Knutsford, Cheshire: The Flaming Gourmand is a new gourmet barbecue business set up by local entrepreneur Chris Martin catering for weddings, parties and corporate events. Chris Martin was a regular 9-5 employee in the events industry until a sudden life-change meant he had to switch careers. He’d been in love with barbecuing since he was a young boy so here …

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Discounts and deals just for Dad

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Still thinking of ways to treat your old man this Father’s Day? Corn Exchange has got it covered with special offers ranging from a freee round of drinks, to complimentary slippers and even a decadent roast dinner. COSY CLUB On Sunday 18th June, Cosy Club will be offering your pops a free pair of slippers when he orders a main meal from the menu, …

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Knutsford August opening for award-winning Spanish restaurant

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The owners of the North West’s leading Spanish restaurant have confirmed that their third branch will open in Knutsford at the end of August. Evuna, which is also a tapas bar and fine wine merchant already has branches in Manchester on Deansgate and in the city’s Northern Quarter. The award-winning restaurant group is opening Evuna Knutsford in the heart of the …

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Danny Fox: Hunting for more

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Since starting in the hospitality industry in 1989, at what’s now the Marriott Hotel in Hale Barns, Danny Fox’s career has taken him all the way to… another place in, err, Hale Barns. As the crow flies, that’s less than half a mile. But the vertical trajectory of his career path has been a vastly different story; from trainee bartender …

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New bar and restaurant to open at Corn Exchange Manchester

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Great food deserves the grandest of settings. The award winning Alston Bar & Beef restaurant will be opening its second site in Manchester’s Corn Exchange later this year.  Home to an eclectic mix of some of the very best restaurants in Manchester city centre, diners will be further spoilt for choice in the historic Corn Exchange with Alston Bar & …

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Celeb chef opens hospice kitchen

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A kitchen installed 25 years ago at Francis House, has undergone a major makeover. After a quarter of a century of producing more than 300,000 meals for the families of children with life-limiting conditions, the kitchen was in desperate need of a refurb. Cramped cupboards and a small serving hatch, have been swapped for modern sleek units and a large island …

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When Gary met Raj

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Gary Usher, Chef and Patron of acclaimed restaurants Sticky Walnut in Hoole and Burnt Truffle in Heswall, had just given a talk at the north’s biggest hospitality exhibition about crowdfunding for his latest project. Afterwards, one of his audience at the Northern Restaurant and Bar show, Raju W. Haider, introduced himself to Gary. Raju is the owner of the growing …

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Pub guide votes Roebuck Inn as favourite newcomer

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The Roebuck Inn in Mobberley has been chosen by Alistair Sawday as his ‘Favourite Newcomer’ for 2017 within his prestigious Sawday’s Pubs & Inns Guide of England & Wales just as the Roebuck Inn celebrates being open a year. The Roebuck Inn, located in the picturesque village of Mobberley, re-opened in May last year after a period of significant restoration …

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Be outstanding in your food festival field

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If fine food and drink float your boat far more than music, then the summer festival season just got very tasty indeed. Food and drink festivals are everywhere this summer – from the touring Great British Food Festival to former Blur bassist Alex James’ Big Feastival. Sharing that passion under the festival banner is a great recipe for success, but who …