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‘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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On 26 May CEOs from some of the UK’s fastest growing agencies will gather together for The Drum’s annual Agency Acceleration Day. And this year our CEO Anita Murray has been invited to join them. At the Acceleration Day, movers and shakers will debate the issues and trends influencing the marketing world. Along with four […]

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Support Nutrition & Hydration Week

Next week, 14-20 March, is Nutrition & Hydration Week – a key event in the care calendar, led by the Hospital Caterer’s Association and the NHS. Disease related malnutrition in England costs the UK economy £19.6bn every year[1]. And it’s estimated 1.3 million older people suffer from malnutrition in the UK, while one in five older people […]

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William Murray Gives Back For Keech Hospices

On Friday Luton Hoo hosted the third Keech Hospice charity dinner, raising over £48,000 for the hospice which supports both adults and children with life-limiting conditions in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire. Guest chefs Vince O’Toole, Kevin Clark, Robert Chambers, Henry Brosi and Sarah Hartnett all helped to prepare a superb four course dinner, under the […]

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Taking airline food to new heights

When it comes to airline food, everyone has a story to tell. We’ve been busy working with Alpha LSG, an airline catering company, on the launch of their new Premium Kitchen. Alex Forbes, chief operating officer at Alpha LSG started by sharing a story with guests at the opening of their £10m Premium Kitchen. His […]

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Take It Away! – First Takeaway Innovations Expo

The first ever Takeaway Innovations Expo took place last week at Olympia to showcase the latest innovations to keep takeaways at the top of their game. It was about time that this two-day event came about, because hundreds of restaurant, takeaway and café owners attended. The show was infused with a lively mix of over 100 exhibitor […]

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Let them eat cake!

With so many festivals and events taking place in the capital, us London foodies are definitely spoilt for choice! So, last weekend we visited the wonderful #baketopia, and we’re glad we did. A 100% edible pop-up shop, #baketopia was created to celebrate National Baking Week (14-20th October 2013) and raise funds for @GreatOrmondSt Hospital. We […]

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Food theatre from the streets wows a ‘hungry’ London crowd

Recently we attended the buzzing #streetfoodeurope event at Dalston Yard, east London. Organised by @Tweat_Up and @richardjohnsonx, founder of the British Street Food Awards, the 2-day festival was foodie heaven on a plate (or in a bowl or in your hand, depending on what you decided to go for!) Brimming with energy, big smiles, good […]

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