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John Torode

Taste of Grampian returns with Masterchef celebrities

At a special launch event for Scotland’s largest one-day food festival, Taste of Grampian Chairman, John Gregor, revealed that celebrity chef John...
TORR Lager brewer Neil Stirton (left) and business development manager Philip Anderson (right)

Aberdeenshire brewery launches new ‘Scottish Mountain’ lager

An Aberdeenshire brewery has launched a new premium lager which is handmade using just four ingredients, to reflect the purity of the...
Allan Henderson

Hospitality group set to replace Jamie Oliver’s Union Street restaurant

Independent hospitality operators, The McGinty’s Group has strengthened its portfolio with the addition of one of the city’s most iconic buildings, part...

First restaurants announced for Aberdeen Restaurant Week

The first restaurants participating in the upcoming Aberdeen Restaurant have been revealed. Angus & Ale, The Spiritualist, No.10 Bar...
from left, are: Ronnie Burnett (DoubleTree by Hilton Aberdeen Treetops), Phyllis Stuart (British Airways), Brett Jackson (Granite PR), Andrew Reid (Inspire) and Graeme McCaw (DoubleTree by Hilton Aberdeen Treetops)

Granite PR’s Announces Return of Burns Extravaganza

An Aberdeen-based PR company has announced plans for the return of a hugely popular giant Burns Supper. To celebrate...
From left, Alistair Dornan, Graeme and Shirley Wight, and Simon Cruickshank. New owners Alistair and Simon presented the Wights with flowers and a bottle of red wine.

New owners for The Ploughman bar and restaurant

An experienced publican and a former oil executive have joined forces to acquire a popular North-east pub and restaurant.
Douneside House

New £200k look for award-winning restaurant at Douneside House

Not-for-profit country house hotel, Douneside House, is undergoing a £200k refurbishment in January 2019. Its restaurant is renowned, not only for being...
From left - Normala Abd Rahman and Hazim Noordin

Local Malaysian Restaurant Wins National Awards

Just a little over a year from opening, An Aberdeen-based Malaysian has won “The Best Malaysian Restaurant of the Year” at The Scottish Asian Food Awards...
Soju Restaurant

New Aberdeen restaurant as Dizzy’s reborn after £200,000 renovation

The West End bar and restaurant formerly known as Dizzy’s has re-opened as Soju after a £200,000 renovation. Commercial product design and upholstery specialists, Luxous completed...
Left to right - Jack Rackham, Adrian Gomes and Matthew Dakers

New European distribution deal signed by Aberdeen-based gin

An Aberdeen-based start-up gin company founded by three UK bartenders, including 10 Dollar Shake’s Adrian Gomes, has secured a new European-wide distribution deal. Single Estate...
CEO of Meldrum House Country Hotel, Andy Burgess

Meldrum House wins hotel bar of the year award

Meldrum House, the independent country hotel in Oldmeldrum has been awarded Hotel Bar of the Year by the Whisky Magazine Icon Awards. CEO of Meldrum...
ONE BGP 2018 companies with Belinda Miller, Aberdeenshire Council, Jennifer Craw, Pat Machray and Jane MacLeod.

Search for ambitious food and drink businesses to scale up

New and early-stage food and drink businesses are being encouraged to accelerate their growth by applying for a sector-specific business growth programme (BGP) developed...
PB Development - College Bar

New Aberdeen restaurant and bar to create 50 jobs

A new restaurant and bar is set to open in Aberdeen thanks to a six-figure funding package from Royal Bank of Scotland, creating up...
BrewDog Union Square

Union Square drafts in BrewDog for shopping centre first

Scottish Brewer, BrewDog, has opened its first ever bar in a shopping centre, at Union Square in Aberdeen. BrewDog was launched in 2007 in Fraserburgh,...
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six°north launch crowdfunding campaign to open Dundee bar

Multi award winning craft brewery six°north has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise £40,000 to enable them to open a new bar on Union Street in...
(L to R): The Silver Darling team celebrating the award win with host Sean Lock and Clara Shand of category sponsor, Tennents

North-east restaurant triumphs at hospitality industry awards

An Aberdeen restaurant is celebrating success after receiving a top industry honour. The Silver Darling, which is based in Fittie overlooking the city’s harbour and beach...
The NESFDA winners from 2018

Awards to celebrate excellence across region’s food and drink businesses

The achievements of the entrepreneurial food and drink community, spanning large and small companies, are set to be celebrated with the launch of the...
Peter Walker joins Maryculter House as managing director.

Former Meldrum House GM Peter Walker takes up Maryculter House MD Role

Maryculter House has appointed Peter Walker, former GM of Meldrum House Country Hotel and Golf Club, as its managing director. Peter was GM at Meldrum House...
Cherry Faurie

Water of Life Flows at New Aberdeen Whisky Lounge

Aberdeen has been introduced to a ‘neat’ new whisky experience thanks to Chop Grill & Bar on St Andrew Street. The city’s first premium whisky...
Gregor Mackintosh

ESS Offshore purchases over £600,000 of supplies from local partners to date

Catering contractor, ESS Support Services Worldwide (ESS) Offshore, has purchased more than £600,000 of produce from its local partners since collaborating two years ago,...

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Addleshaw Goddard strengthens Aberdeen team with partner appointment

Law firm, Addleshaw Goddard, is strengthening its Aberdeen energy team with the appointment of David McEwing as partner. David,...
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Taste of Grampian returns with Masterchef celebrities

At a special launch event for Scotland’s largest one-day food festival, Taste of Grampian Chairman, John Gregor, revealed that celebrity chef John...

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Prodrill further strengthens technical recruitment team

Aberdeen personnel specialist, Prodrill, is further strengthening its team with the appointment of recruiter Alan Golightly, who joins the team to support...
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Aberdeen HR Consultancy scores double win at London Summit

Aberdeen-based HR Hub Plus Limited has won the Partner of the Year Award 2018 at the Breathe Summit 2019 held recently in...

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