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24 Aug 2016
A recruitment drive is under way at a new Telford restaurant which was taken over in a £400,000 deal. Four Corners World Buffet on Southwater has undergone a huge re-design in preparation for its grand opening night on Friday September 2. Sham Uddin and his wife Laura who have bought the restaurant and invested tens of thousands of pounds in the revamp are now recruiting four full time members of...
20 Jul 2016
One of Shrewsbury’s longest-running Indian restaurants is celebrating a new creative young chef at the helm as it notches up 27 years in the town. Al-Amin Parvej, who embarked on his career in the kitchens of The Shalimar as a teenager, has returned as head chef after a number of years working in in other parts of the UK. Al-Amin, now 33, trained at The Shalimar and rose through the ranks to...
03 Jun 2016
A Shropshire chef, who became known for his regional pop-up restaurant events and a stint on a national TV cooking show, is returning to the popular pop-up format in Shrewsbury after a gap of two years. James Sherwin has been invited by Ginger & Co, Shrewsbury’s newest independent coffee shop, to stage a series of pop-up restaurant events at the venue in June and July. James burst onto the...
18 May 2016
A successful event held at a Shrewsbury hotel and restaurant to commemorate 400 years since the passing of William Shakespeare, has raised £250 for Macmillan Cancer Support Shropshire. Guests attending the Drapers Hall Shakespeare Banquet, which took place on the date of his death - Saturday 23 April - were treated to a six-course menu of mediaeval food and drink. Recitals, readings and music...
10 Feb 2016
A restaurant in Telford has drafted in a new management team and overhauled its menu as it looks to make a “fresh start” in 2016. Mimosa, in Southwater at Telford Shopping Centre, was the first restaurant to open its doors when the complex was built in the summer of 2014. Following a successful first year, bosses said they were keen to freshen up the restaurant by adding new dishes to the menu as...
26 Nov 2015
Shrewsbury MP Daniel Kawczynski dropped in to congratulate one of the town’s curry restaurants on its latest national award and announced he would nominate it as his entry for next year’s House of Commons Tiffin Cup.  Mr Kawczynski paid a visit to Café Saffron, in Hill’s Lane, to congratulate executive chef and restaurant owner Mohammad Azad on winning a prestigious Chef of the Year award for the...
07 Aug 2015
A restaurant which led the influx of new businesses to Telford’s multi-million pound Southwater development is celebrating its first birthday. Mimosa was the first restaurant to open in Southwater last summer, marking the beginning of a new chapter in Telford town centre’s history, and staff are celebrating a successful first year in business. A party is being planned for Sunday August 23 from...
04 Jul 2015
A top county restaurant which has won more than 15 awards for its culinary excellence has undergone a major revamp. The multi thousand pound overhaul of the Chez Maw restaurant at The Best  Western Valley Hotel in Ironbridge has included new wall coverings, upholstery, lighting and curtains to create a relaxed traditional country house feel for diners. Staff have already received positive...
02 Jun 2015
The arrival of a new university campus in the heart of Telford has been a major boost for the area, business leaders said today. Students have now started attending lectures at the University Centre Telford in the town centre’s Southwater development, and businesses in the complex have welcomed the move. Managers at the pan-Asian buffet restaurant, Mimosa, said they have introduced new student...
13 May 2015
The manager of a Shropshire restaurant has hailed the success of a policy to give employment opportunities to young people - and has urged more businesses to do the same. Mimosa, in Telford’s new Southwater development, has created 12 jobs since it opened shortly before Christmas, and as many as possible have been given to young people. Bal Gill, head of kitchen operations, said there was a real...
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