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Coal Drops Yard: a template for the future of retail?

Morty & Bob’s is the latest Instafamous restaurant to join Coal Drops Yard when it opens this autumn. It’s part of an already starry line-up of eateries, including Barrafina, Casa Pastor and The Drop, all of which are set to open in the new King’s Cross development on 26th October 2018. The new shopping district […]

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LACA 2018: our highlights

Health, sustainability and plant-based products were the unmissable trends we saw at this year’s LACA Main Event in Birmingham. Often we see foodservice trail behind consumer product development. But, it would seem that brands right across foodservice are now doing all they can to create products to meet growing demand from savvier customers, particularly teenagers […]

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women in food

‘A Profession For All’ Event: How to recruit more women into the food industry

Out of 250,000 chefs in the country, less than 20 percent are women, and the numbers are reducing year-on-year. It’s the same story across the food and hospitality industry, despite a serious staff shortage, so what can you do to recruit more women into your business? At the ‘A Profession For All’ Event at Westminster […]

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Hotelympia 2018 in pictures

Our very own CEO, Anita Murray was let loose on Hotelympia this year. So we took a (pre-approved) scroll through her camera roll to recap on her standout… well, stands. Hot under the collar The foodservice equipment area was a veritable hotbed of testosterone – naked flames barbequed great slabs of meat and pizzas were […]

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We’re behind you!

The hospitality industry’s #1 pantomime is back – and it’s bigger and better than ever (oh yes it is). The four-night West End run of Aladdin begins this Wednesday 31 at the Arts Theatre in Soho. Treading the boards? An all-star cast, featuring some of the biggest and wiggiest bigwigs in the industry, including our […]

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Meet our latest squeeze – Zummo London

Grab a glass of orange juice and say cheers to innovative fruit juice machine company Zummo London. We’re as pleased as (fruit) punch to announce we’ll be working with Zummo London, delivering their PR and communications. Zummo London is the official distributor for the Zummo brand in the UK. Zummo – founded in Spain in […]

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Home-grown food: the money-maker for pubs

A trio of studies from Beacon show that pubs may need to embrace food to succeed, and that if they do, home-grown produce is the way to go. First of all, some good news for pubs. A quarter of Brits have said they’d spend 25% more for pub grub if the food came from here […]

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Noetic sets out to help hotels see the whole picture

May we introduce our newest client, Noetic – the business performance specialist that uses powerful technology to radically improve hotels’ profitability. By helping hotels make sense of their own data in ways they never thought possible, Noetic helps hotels see the whole picture – so they can make the most of every room, every guest, […]

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You had us at savoury clouds…

When renowned food critic Charles Campion raves about a pub then you know you’re onto a winner – the Best British Roast Dinner 2017 winner to be exact. This week, The Feathers Inn in Stocksfield was crowned with the title that pubs up and down the country have been vying for. Charles said: “At The […]

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Foodie Fun at the National Restaurant Awards 2017

This week, a few of us were invited to the National Restaurant Awards where the UK’s 100 top restaurants (as decided by 180 chefs, restauranteurs and food critics) were revealed. Many industry events can often seem a bit stiff but these never are. There were huge cheers all around the Hurlingham Club last night for […]

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