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Marco Pierre White To Open Chophouse Restaurant Near Preston

Marco Pierre White is to open a new restaurant at one of the North West's leading destination hotels.

The new restaurant, which will be a Mr White's English Chophouse, will open at the Mercure Preston Samlesbury Hotel and will start to welcome guests towards the end of June.

The renowned restauranteur who is famed for his no-nonsense approach, has now confirmed that his latest eatery will be at the popular venue which is located equidistant between Preston and Blackburn on the A59.

Regarded by many as being the godfather of modern cooking, the one dubbed the original enfant terrible is now looking forward to bringing his brand of chophouse dining to the region.

A tribute to the restaurants that first emerged in London in the 1690s, the well-known restauranteur revived this traditional dining experience by launching the first Mr White's English Chophouse in 2018.

With British heritage firmly at its core, the focus is on serving succulent joints of meat in glamorous…


Black And White Hospitality Signs Up Major Birmingham Hotel

One of the UK's fastest growing hospitality management companies has added a major Birmingham city-centre hotel to its portfolio.

Black and White Hospitality has now been brought in to manage the day-to-day operation of the 186-bedroom DoubleTree by Hilton hotel while providing strategic management advice to optimise the venue's profitability.

The first DoubleTree by Hilton in Birmingham, it will also include a Marco Pierre White branded restaurant called Mr White's English Chophouse.

Comprising an investment of £25 million, the venue is located on the site of the former Royal Angus in the Snow Hill area of the city and will bring much-needed, high-end quality accommodation that is representative of the city's status as a major location for both business and leisure.

Part of the refurbishment includes the addition of two extra floors as well as a rooftop terrace and is, according to the team behind the work, indicative of the city's popularity for both business and…