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On Tour with Marco

Marco has been busy this December visiting numerous restaurants right across the country.

Including a mix of lunch and dinner dining experiences, Marco's first stop was in Birmingham where he visited University College Birmingham and spoke to catering students about how he became arguably the UK's most influential chef.

Following this, he then undertook an evening Q&A session at Canalside at The Cube where around 100 guests were able to pose their own questions to the famed restaurateur on topics such as favourite meal, advice on becoming a chef and how to cook the perfect Christmas turkey.

The following day he was back on the road, this time heading to the South West where he first visited the Children's Hospice South West in Wraxall, North Somerset where he was shown around the site that cares for children with life-limiting illnesses.

It was here that Black And White Hospitality Chairman and CEO Nick Taplin presented the hospice with £1,000 donation from the newly…


Marco’s New York Italian, Abu Dhabi Wins Time Out Best Newcomer Award

We are delighted to announce that the brand-new Marco's New York Italian in Abu Dhabi, which opened in September 2019, was awarded Best Newcomer at The Time Out Abu Dhabi Restaurant Awards.

A great achievement by everyone involved and shows how the support and guidance from the Black and White Hospitality team helps venues like the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr hotel create award-winning dining experiences.

This is what the judges thought:

"With a cool bar area, lots of retro booth and photos of the man himself covering the walls, the latest Abu Dhabi restaurant from celebrity chef Marco Pierre White is certainly a venue made for Instagram. But this casual yet buzzing venue isn’t just a stylish place to hang out and feel like a slick hipster. The Italian plates are simple (like all good Italian grub should be), expertly made and created with the highest possible ingredients. The pizzas are incredible, and the other American-influenced plates include steaks with barbecue glaze,…