Ping Coombes grew up in Ipoh a town in Malaysia where people around the country travel to for good food. In 2000, she came to the UK to study and she shares how that move inspired her to start cooking, “I was at university and was craving food from home so I taught myself to […]
Archives for October 2016
In this final piece focusing on Caprice Holdings’ iconic restaurants J Sheekey, The Ivy and the newly opened Sexy Fish, we speak to group chef director Tim Hughes and group bar manager Xavier Landais about their management techniques and how they get the best work out of their staff.
At Caprice Holdings, Frances Dore, group sales and marketing director, is in charge of communications for the company’s brands, including J Sheekey, The Ivy and Sexy Fish. Here she tells OpenTable about how she manages the marketing across these three restaurants, the role of social media and why she would never use the words “data” […]