The search is on to find the UK Restaurant Manager of the Year 2020

Restaurant Managers are now invited to compete  in this prestigious competition to become the UK Restaurant Manager of the Year 2020.

Anyone who fulfils the role of a Restaurant Manager (but not necessarily holding this title) is welcome to enter, having responsibility for business performance; managing people; staff training and co-ordinating the operation of the restaurant.

Ohlala Launch Luxury Plant-Based Vegan Range for Macaron & Martini Masterclasses @ohlalaltd

Favoured by the likes of Vogue, Vivienne Westwood and previously featured on The Apprentice, Ohlala’s Macaron and Martini workshops have always led the way as the ultimate go-to party trend. Offering guests the chance to discover the sweetest flavours and mix the very best cocktails, now everyone is invited with the launch of their new vegan line – being plant-based has never been so glamorous!

Spooky Sushi for a healthier Halloween

Halloween can quickly turn into a sugar fest as the candy jar comes out, the sweet tin is filled up and the toffee apples are dipped.

But now there’s a healthier, but equally scary, option: spooky sushi!

This October, sushi experts Sushi Daily are launching a special edition product at their counters in major supermarkets, including Waitrose and Asda.

Attracting millennials and Gen Z to the pub trade: can tech and training save the day?

There have been countless articles written about attracting millennial and Generation Z customers to the pub, due to the changing consumer landscape and evolving social habits amongst the younger generations, especially compared to Generation X and baby boomers.

But, as well as attracting younger millennials and Gen Z customers to the pub to drink and socialise, we also need to be aware of the hospitality industry’s recruitment struggle and how this will affect the pub and bar trade of the future.

THE YAAR BAR LAUNCHES AT BEYOND BREAD: THE UK’S FIRST DECORATE-IT-YOURSELF QUARK BAR WITH NO SPOONING REQUIRED

FIRST 100 VISITORS CAN CUSTOMISE A DELICIOUS YAAR QUARK BAR WITH TASTY TOPPINGS FOR FREE FROM 17TH – 20TH SEPTEMBER

YAAR (www.yaarbar.com), the award-winning British brand behind the UK’s first range of delicious, chilled quark bars, has partnered with popular gluten-free bakery, Beyond Bread to launch the UK’s first customisable quark bar: The YAAR Bar. The exciting new pop-up will allow visitors to decorate and personalise their own quark bar with a range of delicious toppings.

Being both sustainable and active on vacation? These eco-hotels make it look easy!

People who are active in everyday life also choose their vacation destination based on the offer of potential sportive activities. No matter whether these are offered directly in the hotel, outdoors in nature or – better yet– in combination: These eco-hotels show that relaxation and being active are a perfect match.

Step into the future of hospitality

New research from BRITA Professional predicts sector trends in 2044

Artificial Intelligence (AI), zero waste and food implanted with nutrients are all front of mind for hospitality professionals when predicting the top industry trends in 2044 – just 25 years from now.

According to new, independent research of 750 hospitality professionals from BRITA Professional, operating sustainably will be the norm for establishments with 81% believing that achieving zero waste will be the top sustainability initiative in 2044. This is closely followed by kitchen technology that delivers smart cleaning and less water waste (72%) and product innovation that sees a total ban on single-use plastics (53%).

Licensee ordered to pay over £6,500 for illegally screening Sky Sports in their pub

On Monday 2nd September, Mr Phillip Bailey of the Alma in Deal, Kent[1] was convicted in his absence of four offences of dishonest reception of a television transmission, in this case, Sky televised football matches, with the intent to avoid payment of the applicable charge. Sky Sports is only available to licensed premises in the UK via a commercial viewing agreement from Sky Business.

Wedding quirks across the globe: the weird and the wonderful

A wedding is undoubtedly one of the most memorable, special days in a person’s life, and adding your own unique touches is a brilliant way to capture the character of your partnership. While not everybody is a stickler for tradition, adhering to any geographical or cultural wedding routines can add to the sentiment of your union — but what if your country or culture’s traditions seem strange? With the help of Angelic Diamonds, suppliers of stunningly crafted diamond engagement rings, let’s take a tour through some of the weird and the wonderful cultural routines!

THE REAL GREEK LAUNCHES FESTIVE MENU

FROM TURKEY MOUSSAKA TO LAMB CUTLETS WITH MAVRODAPHNE CRANBERRY SAUCE, SOCIAL DINING RESTAURANT GROUP UNVEILS A GREEK TAKE ON CHRISTMAS CLASSICS

 From the 11th November, The Real Greek, the UK’s only group of authentic Greek restaurants, will be serving its Christmas menu, featuring a range of yuletide versions of Aegean classics, from Turkey Moussaka to Lamb Cutlets with Mavrodaphne Cranberry Sauce.

Whether celebrating the office Christmas party with colleagues, or enjoying an intimate dinner with close friends or family, The Real Greek’s festive menu is perfect for any yuletide event.