Hannah Thompson

Restaurants and hotels Reporter; freelance journalist

United Kingdom

Portfolio

Key work as Reporter for The Caterer (formerly Caterer and Hotelkeeper) - trade/B2B magazine

The Caterer

Piquet: Allan Pickett on his new venture with Andre Blais

Pickett has been dealt a good hand. So what are his plans for his new Fitzrovia restaurant venture? Hannah Thompson finds out

The Caterer

Ingredient spotlight: Norwegian salmon

The Norwegian seas are home to the country’s world-class salmon farming industry. Hannah Thompson braves a boat ride to discover more about the fish

The Caterer

Chef Jun Tanaka: A Minute on the Clock

Street Kitchen, the Airstream trailer-based street food partnership between former Pearl chef Jun Tanaka and Food Initiative chef Mark Jankel, has just launched its first...

The Caterer

Gray and Locatelli: 10 things we learned from the Hyatt hotel gas explosion

As hotel the Hyatt Regency London - The Churchill, and restaurant Locanda Locatelli, re-open, general manager Gray and chef-owner Locatelli talk about getting the building back...

The Caterer

Menuwatch - Sosban & the Old Butchers, Isle of Anglesey, Wales

At this Menai Bridge eaterie, chef-patron Stephen Stevens uses taste charts to produce an unusal, finely honed menu. Hannah Thompson reports

The Caterer (Caterer and Hotelkeeper)

Menuwatch - Chotto Matte, Soho

A whirlwind of flavour and colour, Chotto Matte offers the best of Japanese-Peruvian cuisine, mixed with its own twist. Hannah Thompson reports Sitting a Japanese-trained chef...

The Caterer (Caterer and Hotelkeeper)

The Caterer Interview: Des McDonald Restaurants

Also online here: https://www.thecaterer.com/articles/352091/the-caterer-interview-des-mcdonald

The Caterer

Minute on the clock: Cafe Mish

Hospitality design consultant and operations manager Gush Jutley talks to Hannah Thompson about his new gourmet, roasted-meat sandwich site in London’s Mayfair

The Caterer

Book review: Summer Berries & Autumn Fruits

The British weather may be as unpredictable as ever, but in Annie Rigg’s book the sunshine is constant.

The Caterer (Caterer and Hotelkeeper)

Breakthrough Business: The Stable

This family-run brand can be surmised in five words: West Country pizza and cider. But despite its chilled premise, it's growing fast, says Hannah Thompson WHAT IS IT? A small,...

The Caterer (Caterer and Hotelkeeper)

Hospitality Action launches Employee Assistance Programme

The Employee Assistance Programme, just launched by Hospitality Action, is a lifeline to anyone working in hospitality who needs support, advice or a sympathetic ear. Hannah...

The Caterer (Caterer and Hotelkeeper)

Quirky hotelier story: Journalist uses Twitter to bring hotelier's daughter's 1914 diary to life

A journalist has used Twitter and historical research to bring a 100-year-old diary of an hotelier's daughter back to life.

The Caterer (Caterer and Hotelkeeper)

Better Business: Full-Range Caterer Ticks All the Boxes

Better Business: Interview and 1,000-word feature on award-winning restaurateur/caterer

The Caterer (Caterer and Hotelkeeper)

Menuwatch - The Spiced Pear

Menuwatch: Interview with chef Tim Bilton, The Spiced Pear

The Caterer (Caterer and Hotelkeeper)

News Analysis - Children's food in restaurants

News Analysis - Children's food in restaurants

Freelance work

About Time Magazine

Eat Here: 5 Reasons to Visit L'Anima Cafe Today

London has a whole host of fantastic Italian restaurants and we think L'Anima Cafe is up there. Italian chef Francesco Mazzei of Liverpool Street's fantastic restaurant L'Anima...

The Huffington Post UK

"Are YOU Beach Body Ready?" Oh, PLEASE. Why I Love Being Healthy AND I Hate This Ad

I was particularly affronted to be greeted with this monstrosity of an advert on my daily commute this morning. Funny, I thought I was just minding my own business in my usual...

The Huffington Post UK

My Boyfriend Is Disabled, So What?

The first time my boyfriend took his leg off for sex, it was a little weird. The next time, it wasn't really weird at all. Now, I honestly barely notice - or care ‒ that he has...