Jesmond Dean House head chef Michael Penaluna

Four top chefs offer their Christmas dinner tips

Christmas is a busy time in the restaurant kitchen for our top chefs but how do they like their own Christmas dinner served?

Advantexs John Prescott (left) with Simon Bailes and Bridget Carlton (Centre)

Gateshead IT providers Advantex continue upward trajectory with Simon Bailes contract win

A deal to upgrade the car dealer's IT infrastructure is one contract in a string of new work for the Gateshead firm

The new St Mary's Inn near Stannington

First look at new St Mary’s Inn gastro pub in Stannington, Northumberland

Jesmond Dene House has expanded by investing in a second venture, St Mary's Inn in Northumberland

Oz Clarke is hosting an event at Jesmond Dene House in November

Win tickets to Oz Clarke's wine-tasting dinner at Jesmond Dene House

The Dine with Bordeaux Wine Tasting Dinner is being hosted on November 13. You can be there and stay over at the luxury hotel

The new St Mary's Inn in Stannington, Northumberland

Head chef of Jesmond Dene House's latest food adventure is feeling lucky

Chef Shaun Hurrell is the man charged with taking Jesmond Dene House’s new gastro pub Jane Hall caught up with him

Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson boost to Newcastle University's Future Fund Campaign

The author began supporting cancer research in the North East after seeing a friend’s young son fight leukaemia

Stephen Drysdale of Ringtons Beverages

Ringtons secures exclusive deal to supply Jesmond Dene House hotel

A heady brew of new offerings is at Jesmond Dene House thanks to a partnership with Ringtons

The Theatre heads outside for Summer

Outdoor theatre companies are entertaining in beautiful locations across the North East

Jesmond Dene House Spanish night

Spanish flavours en route to Jesmond Dene House

Head chef Michael Penaluna is bringing a taste of Spain to the Newcastle hotel's dining room

Valda Goodfellow

Science meets food showcase for County Durham-based Goodfellows

Entrepreneur Valda Goodfellow is heading to a top culinary expo to highlight her catering firm's modern range

Pol Roger champagne

New bubbly on the menu for Jesmond Dene House

A special dinner is being held on June 13 at Jesmond Dene House to introduce its diners to its new Pol Roger house champagne

Circus performers and town crier Marjorie Dodds launch the Jesmond Community Festival

Annual Jesmond Community Festival is launched

Participants gathered at Jesmond Dene House for the launch of the annual Jesmond Community Festival

Head Chef at Jesmond Dene House, Michael Penaluna

Cook of the Year to go inside Jesmond Dene House's kitchen

The winner of The Journal/NECTA Cook of the Year is in for a treat as Jesmond Dene House will be opening its kitchen to them

Nicola Short, executive director of the North East Entrepreneurs' Forum

Entrepreneurs' Forum plans events for 2014

This year's Entrepreneurs' Forum agenda kicks off with the annual chairman's dinner at Jesmond Dene House Hotel in Newcastle on Thursday

Valda Goodfellow

Luxury tableware and kitchen equipment business Goodfellows going for growth

Luxury tableware and kitchen equipment business Goodfellows has posted sales of £2m in the past 12 months of trading, with ambitious plans to expand its fast-growing client base and create more jobs

Elzevir (Ray Winstone), Grace (Sophie Cookson) and John (Aneurin Barnard) in Moonfleet on Sky One

Major TV drama Moonfleet stirs memories of a North East author

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Sky One's Victorian adventure yarn Moonfleet was written by a top Newcastle businessman John Meade Falkner

Bistro 21, Aykley Heads House, Durham

Secret Diner Awards 2013: Nominations revealed

It’s awards time again. Earlier this week, the nominations for The Golden Globes kicked off the Hollywood season of glamour, intrigue and surprises

Jesmond Dene House in Newcastle

Jesmond Dene House secures multi-million loan

Newcastle’s Jesmond Dene House has completed a refinancing deal with Santander Corporate & Commercial which will allow it to expand

The restaurant at Jesmond Dene House, Newcastle

Secret Diner Review: Jesmond Dene House Hotel, Newcastle

The North East's most candid food critic takes on a gastronoic marathon at Jesmond Dene House Hotel

Jesmond Dene House Hotel

Tom Gutteridge: Tup Tup Palace ain't a patch on Jesmond and all that jazz

I've never been to Tup Tup Palace, that nightclub of dreams in the centre of Newcastle


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