Food & Hospitality PR News & Blog | William Murray

Bots don’t spread fake news, people do

Fake news. It’s the phrase on everyone’s lips recently, from the US President to newsrooms up and down the country. But “what exactly is it?” we hear you shout. Luckily, PR Week has heard the cries of confusion and put together a handy guide to the seven types of fake news we’re most likely to […]

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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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Quorn teams up with PACE to launch new Student Chef Challenge

Quorn has teamed up with PACE (Professional Association for Catering Education) to launch a new Quorn Student Chef Challenge with a focus on creating a more sustainable food culture. The winner will be selected by a judging panel including representatives from PACE, Quorn Foods and guest chefs and will be rewarded with a stage at the Royal Garden […]

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Is fine dining really dead?

With industry trade show Casual Dining 2018 expecting to see a record number of operators attend the annual two-day event, we thought it was a good time to put pen to paper about our view on the casualisation of dining. Traditional fine dining is officially on the decline. Starched tablecloths and long wine lists are […]

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Why employee engagement is more important than ever

Some of Europe’s biggest food brands come to us to develop brand and marketing strategies that will get their message out to the right audience. But when we ask them how they plan on communicating it to their own people, we’re often met with a stony silence. Sometimes, we’re so busy looking outwards that we […]

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National Pizza Day: Grab a slice of the action

Today (Friday 9 Feb) is #NationalPizzaDay. And every restaurant worth their dough is getting involved, as consumers look to grab a slice of the action… Pizzerias up and down the country are offering a 30% discount – with nationwide chains Trada, Gusto and Prezzo all confirmed. While closer to William Murray HQ (where we earn […]

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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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Top 3 takeaways for hotels from Skift’s Megatrends report

‘Customer-First Approach’ and ‘Innovation & Technology’. We stole these words from an advert for Allianz travel insurance. They’re some of the first words you’ll read if you flick through Skift’s latest Megatrends Defining Travel report. They also neatly sum up two key motifs from the London launch of the report at onefinestay HQ – which […]

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A crisis is always cooking. Will you avoid a roasting?

Crisis. It’s every company’s worst nightmare. Something bad happens. The media catches wind of it. And your reputation is on the line. Today, a major supplier of meat to pubs, bars, hotels, caterers and restaurants has recalled products after issues with use-by date labelling. News travels fast. Particularly when you add social media in to the […]

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