foodservice Archives - William Murray

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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A delicious day at Délifrance UK

Recently some of the William Murray team travelled to new client Délifrance’s offices in Southall for a delicious on-boarding session and a first-hand look at inspired bakery. The day started, as every day should, with coffee and impeccable viennoiserie. From perfectly crafted croissants to beautiful butter pains au chocolat, there was plenty to go around. […]

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Location Location Location

It’s a universal truth that a restaurant or bar lacking possession of good footfall is doomed to a premature finale. Get the location wrong, and sweet success can slip through your fingers, no matter how cool your concept. Right? Well rules are there to be broken, and every once in a while, a business comes […]

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William Murray goes international in FoodService Europe & Middle East

If you happen to flick through the new international issue of FoodService Europe & Middle East, you might just see a familiar name… ours. We’ve appeared in the only B2B publication for the multinational foodservice industry after the magazine published an article we wrote on London’s buzzing breakfast scene. The piece covers everything from Cereal […]

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Good news for the industry as The NPD Group forecasts the British out of home foodservice market will grow visits by 1.6% in 2016, with a predicted total spend of £53.5 billion – up from £52.2 billion in 2015. For the full low down on what this year has in store, click here

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The social side of food

All it takes is a scroll through your feeds to see how social media has revolutionised our relationship with food. Whether it’s a “check in” at the Hawksmoor, a 160 character restaurant review, or a #nofilter snap of an artfully placed acai berry. But for those of us working in the food industry, how social […]

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Appy Meals

You know the feeling. One (or four) pints too many the night before and suddenly you’ve awoken, looking and feeling like a shrivelled up and poorly version of your former self. One thing is on your mind, the ever enticing next day recovery meal, but as the hours slip away and breakfast thoughts turn to […]

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Foodservice and taste will encourage protein diversity

We recently attended the launch of a Carbon Trust report into ‘protein diversity’, a concept that aims to encourage consumers to eat a variety of proteins. It struck us how difficult it is to communicate change around choices in food because it’s so emotional and linked to individual, social and material influences. There is a […]

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Social media: are you listening?

We’re all used to seeing a constant stream of Instagram snaps of carefully positioned avocado on toast, tweets on foodie news and boasting status updates about our latest trip to a tasty new restaurant. It’s not a shocking revelation, then, to find out that over one third of all social media mentions are on the […]

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