Deadline extended for the Innholders Scholarship 2020

The Master Innholders has extended the application deadline to secure one of 12 places on its sought-after Innholders Scholarship to 30 August 2019.

Designed to take professionals from managers to leaders, the Innholder Scholarship offers an invaluable opportunity to attend management courses at world-renowned universities.


Restaurant chain Giraffe has launched a new children’s menu, now offering two portions of veg as standard, with all kid’s meals – following guidance from Soil Association.

The move from the high-street restaurant chain comes amid growing concerns around child obesity, with latest figures from Public Health England showing that 34.3% of year 6 children are now obese*. Working alongside the Soil Association and Public Health England, Giraffe has brought in new initiatives for kids, including default broccoli (instead fries) and petit pois (instead of baked beans), drinks portion size changed to 150ml and served in colourful re-usable plastic cups, as well as kids-size cutlery.


Brindleyplace-based restaurant Maribel has teamed up with national charity, Sense to host an exclusive ‘Dining in the Dark’ event for one night only. The first event of its kind in the city will be a dining experience like no other, taking guests on a journey to awaken their senses. Taking place on Friday 27 September, diners will be blindfolded as they go on a culinary adventure through three-courses designed to tantalize the tastebuds.

Macknade Goes the Extra Mile for the Environment

Macknade, Kent’s favourite food hall, is putting environmental considerations at the forefront of its business. Changes to every area across the site are now in effect including a major reduction in plastic packaging, repurposing excess fruit and vegetables, buying pasture-fed meat and a switch to renewable energy sources.

Unpackaged at Macknade is a section of the Faversham-based food hall, which is now dedicated to dispensers for customers who want to reduce excess packaging. Customers can bring in their own containers and choose from loose grains, pulses, rice, dried fruit, nuts and pasta.

Make the right move for food safety and health and safety

When it comes to enforcement authority inspections, there’s no substitute for being prepared. Bob Mackay, Technical Director with Navitas Group explains how investing in a food safety and health and safety audit will ensure you can face any inspection with confidence.

Partnership between Flipside and ItsLolly caters to Smithfield’s growing plant-based demand

LollyServe supports 20 percent uptake in customers since installation

Walking along the busy strip right by Smithfields in London, you’d be surprised how many eateries there are, and how long you often have to queue for your lunch – wasting some of your precious free hour. One future-facing restaurant, Dee Thaya’s Flipside, a modern American, plant-based grab and go offering, has decided to fully integrate LollyServe to cut down on queues and save their customers time.

Frying tonight at Host Milan

Quality Fry presents latest automatic, self-contained fryer

Quality Fry will present its latest ventless, automatic fryer at Host Milan.  The Fast Chef Elite+ Carousel features a carousel hopper that holds up to four portions of food, automatically dropping each in turn into the frying chamber once the previous batch is cooked.  Quality Fry products are manufactured in Spain and distributed in the UK by Taylor UK, who will have representatives at Host to discuss the Fast Chef Elite range.

EauVation launches FREE How To Guide to providing customers with sustainable table water

It couldn’t be easier to offer customers delicious, freshly purified, chilled, still or sparkling water and it’s a great time to tap into the growing trend for sustainable table water (if you haven’t already done so).

The Out Of The Box Space Perfect For The Catering Industry

Our garden pods are perfectly suited for businesses looking for a space that is “out of the box” but also accommodates for fast-paced service. Starting from as little as £11,745 a garden room is a much more cost-effective option for those wanting to expand their existing business, or even start a new one. With base installation, VAT and so much more included in the price, you have the guarantee of no hidden costs.


Selecta UK LTD (“Selecta UK”), a group company of Selecta AG, Europe’s leading route-based unattended self-serve coffee and convenience food retailer and Veolia have announced the launch of the new SelectaGreen Cup Recycling Service for the workplace and ‘on the go’.