SPECIALITY BRANDS INTRODUCES THE CUVÉE, WATERFORD DISTILLERY’S FLAGSHIP SINGLE MALT WHISKY

Terroir-driven, Irish whisky producer Waterford Distillery has launched its flagship single malt, The Cuvée, which is distributed exclusively in the UK by premium agency Speciality Brands.

The Restaurant Show, featuring Catering Equipment Expo, returns to Olympia London next week (27th – 29th September)

The Restaurant Show, featuring Catering Equipment Expo, has revealed its full programme of free-to-attend live events, set to take place on the BigHospitality Live Stage when the show returns to Olympia London next week (27th – 29th September). 

Turkey Removed from Red List on 22nd September: Three Must-Visit Luxury Hotels for Those Long-Awaited 2021 Trips

For Adventure and Ancient History: Argos in Cappadocia

From the ruins of an ancient, 2,000-year-old monastery with interconnecting caves and underground tunnels, Argos in Cappadocia hotel is rich in history and the perfect retreat for travellers visiting this bucket list destination in central Turkey. Nestled on the ancient hilltop village of Uçhisar, Argos in Cappadocia boasts 51 rooms and suites carved from volcanic rock, an organic restaurant, spa therapy room, outdoor infinity pool and the region’s largest wine cellar.

ABERFELDY® RELEASES 18 YEAR OLD LIMITED-EDITION BOTTLING – THIRD EDITION IN FRENCH RED WINE CASK COLLECTION

John Dewar & Sons unveils its latest limited expression from The Golden Dram – ABERFELDY 18 Years Old, finished in French Red Wine Casks from the Côte Rôtie appellation.

Sauce Communications – Sober October 2021

With Sober October on the horizon, we want to ensure that you are kitted out with the both the best no or low alcoholic alternatives. According to a new poll by the IWSR, alcohol consumption has had a gradual decline since 2020 and the low-no alcohol market is continuing to expand, with consumption expected to grow 31% by 2024. Taking this into account, we’ve pulled together our clients’ best Sober October offerings to ensure those who are looking to be more mindful this season are aware of the numerous alternatives available to alcohol. Whether this is splurging on a non-alcoholic cocktail from The Bar at The Dorchester, crafting your own signature serve at home with Pentire non-alcoholic botanical spirits, or simply cutting consumption back slightly with Hayman’s Small Gin. There’s something to suit all lifestyles.

Entertain Virginia-Style with this Hot Sauce & Rye ‘Just Add Meat’ Kit 🔥

Announcing the launch of the Virginia-Style BBQ ‘Just Add Meat’ Kit, perfect for lovers of hot sauce and rye whisky this kit contains everything you need to recreate an authentic Virginia-style party at home.

IDRIS ELBA AND DAVID FARBER TO LAUNCH PORTE NOIRE BAR AND SHOP IN KING’S CROSS ON 18TH OCTOBER

Porte Noire will be home to around 800 wine bins, and one of the largest fine wine tasting rooms in London

World renowned actor, producer and DJ, Idris Elba, and founder of Connaught Wine Cellars, David Farber, are delighted to announce the launch of their first bar and shop from the wine and Champagne brand Porte Noire on Monday, 18th October. Located at the foot of the stunning Gasholders, opposite Regent’s Canal Towpath at Coal Drops Yard, the vibrant shopping and restaurant district in London’s King’s Cross, the new bar and shop will be a celebration of the brand itself as well as an extensive selection of exceptional international wines, accompanied by artisanal cheese and charcuterie, and an earthy brasserie-style menu.

THE ALCHEMIST SET TO OPEN FIRST SCOTTISH SITE REPRESENTING £1.5M INVESTMENT

  • The Alchemist set to open its first site north of the border in October
  • The new bar and restaurant located in Edinburgh’s St. James Quarter represents a seven-figure investment and will create 60 jobs

JÄGERMEISTER LAUNCHES GLOBAL CAMPAIGN “NIGHT LIGHTS” WITH POST MALONE

A tribute to nightlife for Jägermeister’s #SAVETHENIGHT initiative

Whether it’s bartenders, artists or creatives: Restrictions weigh heavily on those who make nightlife possible. International superstar Post Malone and Jägermeister continue to support nightlife communities worldwide by raising awareness for the #SAVETHENIGHT initiative and continuing financial support for artists worldwide via “Meister Fund”. Both Post Malone and the brand are united by their passion for music and together they amplify the cause of the initiative introduced by Jägermeister.

PRINCES GROUP LAUNCHES PLOT9 – ITS FIRST EVER FULLY PLANT-BASED BRAND

PLOT9 LAUNCHES WITH A RANGE OF HIGH-QUALITY AMBIENT PLANT-BASED MEAL POTS, AND PROMISES FURTHER INNOVATION

Princes Group has launched new disruptor brand Plot9, its first ever dedicated plant-based proposition, with ‘no nonsense’ meat-free meals to connect with younger flexitarian audiences. Plot9 hits shelves in Morrison’s and McColl’s in August, as well as Sainsbury’s from October this year.

TRENDS IN HOSPITALITY FOR 2022 from JAMES BEARD AWARD WINNER

The Morris Project, with clients in London & New York, forecasts 5 big trends in Interior Design for 2022

Mid Century Modern will continue to influence design but now with more focus on the chrome accents from chairs to lighting. Art Deco will provide fresh inspiration, connected to the jubilant feeling coming out of the pandemic and a desire to re-engage with art and culture. The importance of thinking sustainably will continue to grow as a younger generations demands more from their employees and community.

Catering business driven to expansion after accessing funding through Business Gateway

Business Gateway support has helped a mobile catering business access £4,500 and open its first shop, after the owners experienced phenomenal demand for their home-made and local products.   

PUTTSHACK WATFORD SITE TO TEE OFF THIS WINTER

Puttshack, the world’s first and only upscale, tech-infused mini golf experience, has confirmed plans to open its newest UK site in Watford, just in time for Christmas 2021.

JACK LINK’S MEAT SNACK RANGE

25g and 70g Jack Link’s Beef Jerky

In 2019, Jack Link’s launched an improved recipe for its delicious Beef Jerky range, delivering a juicier and even more tender bite, responding to consumer demands following rigorous taste tests.

Hotel360 Partners With The Hospitality Design Show

It’s official! We are partnered with the Hospitality Design Show – the UK’s leading hospitality event for the design trends, ideas and innovations that are inspiring the industry’s creatives, happening IN-PERSON on the 28th & 29th of September at the London ExCeL!

Founders of Innermost launch Innermost Plus: Lighting, Furniture, Bespoke.

Since its launch in 1999, Innermost has always collaborated with unique brands to bring customers the best design. That remains its goal today.

Moor Hall Hotel Celebrates 60 Years

Michael Webb, known as Mick, bought Moor Hall 60 years ago, with the idea coming after enjoying a trip on the slopes at Austria. He said: “We went skiing twice a year and took the children to St Anton in Austria. We went in 1960 and I said wouldn’t it be great to have something like this in Sutton Coldfield!?”

New Cocktail Menu Launch – Callooh Callay / Duchess Of Dalston

Big news coming out of the Callooh Callay venues this week, from their self named Chelsea location and their very newly launched Duchess of Dalston.

ELLERS FARM DISTILLERY WELCOMES TWO NEW HIRES AS PART OF PLANS TO GROW CLIMATE-POSITIVE BRAND WITH A SUSTAINABILITY TEAM

Tabatha Hurst joins from Quorn as Head of Sustainability, with Rosalin Brolly appointed Sustainability Analyst

Ellers Farm Distillery, a brand-new state-of-the-art facility currently being built in North Yorkshire, has announced two new appointments to its rapidly growing leadership team. Tabatha Hurst will take on the role of Head of Sustainability, while Rosalin Brolly will start an intern position, funded by the University of York and Santander Bank.

Caskshare Launches New Signature Series in collaboration with Mark Reynier

Online cask spirit platform Caskshare is set to launch its new Signature Series, an extended collaboration with prominent industry figures and cask owners, which enables privately owned casks to be shared and sold amongst a community of fellow whisky lovers.

The Cleaning Show returns to highlight new cleaning and sanitation practices

Helping showcase the latest advancements in cleaning practices and technologies, The Cleaning Show returns to ExCeL, London from 2-4 November 2021. Organised by the British Cleaning Council and Quartz Business Media, the show will welcome more than 7,000 senior cleaning professionals from across the contract cleaning, facilities management (FM), healthcare, hospitality, retail, and public services sectors.

Deep sea diving Instructor turned coffee entrepreneur says it takes more than just ‘a passion for beans’ to run a successful coffee business

What’s the connection between a deep-sea diving instructor and running a successful coffee roasting and wholesale business?

The answer can be found in the back-story of Youri Vlag (originally from The Netherlands) who – following a career under water – created a successful business on dry land, Limini Coffee, back in 2008.

CATERING WORKWEAR AND LAUNDRY SERVICES COMPANY, ELIS UK, ANNOUNCES NET ZERO CARBON EMISSIONS TARGET

Leading workwear, linen and laundry services provider for the catering sector, Elis UK, has announced that it is aiming for net zero carbon emissions by 2045, in line with the UK government’s ambition to be carbon neutral by 2050.