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Holiday bonus offered to hard-working hospitality recruits Surgeons Quarter offers £2000 getaway to all new full time chefs and full time hospitality team members

A FLAGBEARER for Scotland’s hospitality industry has cooked up one of the most exciting benefits packages available, in a bid to continue to grow its workforce beyond record levels.

Containing a holiday package worth £2000 plus a further £1000 in cash bonuses, the rewards await new full-time chefs and full-time hospitality team members joining one of Scotland’s busiest conference and events businesses.


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Surgeons Quarter takes scalpel to carbon emissions

A MAJOR EDINBURGH conference and events business is almost entirely powered by Scottish renewable sources, saving an estimated 790 tonnes of carbon per year and equating to 3,430 return trips to Rome.



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Employment surge at Surgeons Quarter as it focuses on pandemic recovery

A MAJOR conference and events business is reporting that 2022 is projected to exceed pre-pandemic levels – and looks to expand its headcount by 70%.


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New hire shares tasty plan for Edinburgh hospitality venue

Adam Dodwell (37) has been recently appointed as Executive Chef at Surgeons Quarter, the commercial arm of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd). Surgeons Quarter runs all the event and conference spaces on the RCSEd campus as well as its onsite hotel Ten Hill Place.


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Hospitality leader calls for Scottish Government to give green light and signal that Scottish Hospitality is Open for business

THE HEAD of a major hospitality business in the Scottish capital is calling on the Scottish Government to urgently rethink its approach and match the “fairer” and more business-friendly guidance in place south of the border.


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Edinburgh chef cooks up arancini ball storm

FOOD LOVERS have been going wild for an Edinburgh chef’s arancini ball recipe, with more than 150kg’s worth of the classic Italian snack being produced over a six-month period.

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Hotel and events business celebrate milestone anniversary

A CUTTING-EDGE hospitality organisation is celebrating its 15th anniversary - in which time it has opened a travel agency, expanded its charitable aspects and welcomed over 2 million individuals from around the world. 


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Edinburgh hospitality venue invests in sustainable future

A CITY venue now boasts a raft of electric vehicle (EV) charging points in what is understood to be the highest number available at a hotel in central Edinburgh.

 A total of six electric EV points have been installed and can now be accessed by guests staying at Ten Hill Place, which is run by the commercial arm of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd), Surgeons Quarter.  


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Festival occupancy surge welcomed by city hotel bosses

Soaring guest bookings at Edinburgh’s largest independent hotel in August have helped to spark new optimism for the capital’s hospitality sector.

 Ten Hill Placesaw occupancy rates reach 90% during August - up from 50% at the beginning of the month and 58% in July. 


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Major conference venue hits milestone in-person visitor numbers

ONE of Scotland’s top conference and events businesses is on track to exceed 2500 in-person delegates in a month - for the first time in nearly two years.

In what is a positive signal for the country’s crucial conference and events sector, Surgeons Quarter, the commercial arm of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd), has been able to see visitor numbers finally return to pre-pandemic levels.


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Major Fringe celebration confirmed for historic Old Town setting

THE CAMPUS of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) will once again transform into one of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe’s largest performing spaces after the rekindling of a long-running partnership.


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Old Town eatery reopens with sweet collaborations

A BELOVED pastry shop and coffee and tea merchant will now reach a wider audience as it is announced they will be stocked in an Edinburgh Old Town eatery.  


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Hospitality team embrace training with thousands of hours committed

FURLOUGHED staff for a hospitality business in the heart of the Scottish capital have amassed more than 2600 hours of recorded training in the past year, securing a combined 169 industry-recognised qualifications.


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Hotel gives back to hospitality industry with ‘Scotcation’ twist

A CHARITABLE hotel is inviting individuals across the UK to 'Scotcation' in Edinburgh with a new package which will see 10% of income going directly towards its staff and another 10% to a Scottish Hospitality Trust.


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Edinburgh venue invests in dedicated hospitality workforce

THE ORGANISATION behind Edinburgh’s largest independent hotel has secured the Scottish Living Wage Accreditation while also increasing its 57-strong team’s pension contributions to 7.5%.

In a major boost to its hospitality teams, Surgeons Quarter bosses wanted to recognised its dedicated workforce who have had their livelihoods disrupted by the pandemic.


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Hotel bookings surge brings back optimism at Surgeons Quarter

A CHARITABLE hotel and events business tied to the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) is rebounding, with strong occupancy at its hotel and forward projections well above expectations.

Surgeons Quarter, which operates the city’s largest independent hotel, Ten Hill Place, will host more than 2000 guests in May, including a range of surgical students sitting vital in-person exams.


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