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AUGMENTED REALITY SET TO TRANSFORM FOOD DELIVERY WITHIN FIVE YEARS

Foodhub CEO predicts augmented takeaways will be the new way to order food

Augmented reality (AR) will transform food delivery within the next five years as the industry prepares for a technological evolution, according to the Foodhub CEO.

CHEF TRISTAN DOWNES OPENS THE TIMBER LOFT UPSTAIRS AT THE LIGHT BAR

The Light Bar is thrilled to announce that Tristan Downes has joined as Head Chef. Having previously worked with Stevie Parle, he brings much of his previous JOY team back together to launch The Timber Loft, a new 80-cover, modern European restaurant located upstairs at the iconic Shoreditch venue.

LAKEDOWN BREWING CO. LAUNCHES INDEPENDENT MICROBREWERY & TAPROOM IN EAST SUSSEX

Lakedown Brewing Co. (www.lakedownbrewing.com) is a new family-run, independent microbrewery and taproom in rural East Sussex, creating modern and traditional beers in can, bottle, keg and cask.

HOSPITALITY ACTION TO HOST ANNUAL WINTER AUCTION AND RAFFLE WITH PRIZES TO BE WON DONATED BY THE COUNTRY’S TOP CHEFS, HOTELLIERS AND BRANDS

Make a BID difference this Christmas with Hospitality Action’s festive fundraiser 

DECEMBER 1st 2021 – Launched today and running until the 15th of December, Hospitality Action’s annual Winter Auction and Raffle returns, with a record list of prizes generously donated by the charity’s supporters which household names such as Candice Brown, Sketch and Harrods. Bidders have the chance to spoil their foodie family and friends with unforgettable drinking and dining experiences whilst supporting UK hospitality workers, a principle which is as important as ever this festive season.  

MY COOKIE DOUGH’s first pop-up store in Central London is NOW OPEN!

MY COOKIE DOUGH are now serving freshly made, warm, gooey Cookie Dough in 13 flavours, decorated with the best sauces, fresh ice cream and toppings including Kinder, Lotus Biscoff, Nutella, Terry’s Chocolate Orange, and more.

Click Here to Buy: How Retail Delivery Can Help Britain Meet Its Net Zero Target

Online deliveries – is there anything more convenient? You browse through endless options, click on the product that tickles your fancy, and wait for it to arrive from the comfort of your settee.

There is no hiding that this practice has surged over the last 18 months or so, incentivised by lockdowns and unsettling times. From food shopping to wardrobe makeovers, customers have been placing their orders and waiting for the delivery man to knock on their front door. However, there are growing concerns over the impact this has on our environment. So, it’s time to rethink the way in which retailers cater to such high delivery demands.  

Vineet Bhatia teaches Modern Indian Cooking online  

Join the first chef to be awarded a Michelin star for Indian cuisine on his BBC Maestro cookery course – a journey through the streets of India in 30 easy-to-follow lessons, covering how to cook his most loved Indian dishes and the importance of Indian spices and flavour combinations. 

MISHA ZELMAN, LAUNCHES NEIGHBOURHOOD MULTI-CUISINE KITCHEN & GROCER IN LONDON

LONDONERS CAN ENJOY THEIR FAVOURITE CELEBRITY CHEFS, INGREDIENTS & CUISINES, ALL UNDER ONE ROOF

  • Neighbourhood multi-cuisine kitchen & grocer will open in Notting Hill
  • New concept focuses on ‘great food, close to home’
  • Celebrity TV chef, Tony Singh MBE & sushi master Endo Kazotushi part of Neyba family

Are Health Apps Actually Exacerbating Our Health Problems?

Struggling with your mental health? Improving your physical health with exercise? Looking to get a better night’s sleep?

In the era of smartphones, we can now manage and even improve our health on our handheld devices. Apps range from guided meditation to comprehensive running plans, and they can even track your sleep.

What the hospitality industry needs to understand about commercial leases

With the hospitality industry finally recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic and the various restrictions that have been in place over the past few years, many business owners will be reassessing their business needs. One of the main aspects that will be going through business owners’ minds is their premises and whether it still meets their requirements. Those fortunate to see levels of growth during the pandemic might need a larger space, while a number will be looking for somewhere smaller; or in some cases nowhere at all.

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🎄🥂 Festive Drinks Guide – Where to enjoy the season’s most festive cocktails and winter warmers 🎄🥂

December is just around the corner and what better time to explore London’s best bars and restaurants than by celebrating with a festive cocktail or two?

Exodus of 25-40 year-olds puts emphasis on younger workers

The changing shape of the hospitality workforce has been revealed in new research from workforce management app, Deputy.

The Rebuilding Hospitality: The Changing Shape of the UK Workforce report reveals that nearly a quarter of a million workers aged 25-40 (Millennials) are estimated to have left the industry between December 2019 and October 2021. This has accelerated a trend of replacing these workers with under 25s (Gen Z) and the need for training and development to address lost knowledge and management capability.

Favrit launches its pioneering food and drink guest experience platform in the UK

Favrit, the successful Nordic technology company has today launched in the UK market. Favrit aims to revolutionise the way restaurants and bars are run by making operations simple and profitable via its hybrid mobile ordering solution which uniquely combines a digital and personal service to ensure the best guest experience.

Get ready for the domino effect: BACARDÍ® brings the competitive spirit to festive celebrations with new limited-edition domino sets

  • Includes domino tiles handcrafted from upcycled BACARDÍ rum barrels and bottle of BACARDÍ Reserva Ocho 
  • The perfect luxury gift for rum lovers, housed in keepsake engraved box with striking design by Caribbean artist PopCaribe

BACARDÍ Rumwill bring a splash of island spirit to the UK winter this festive season with a limited run of new Caribbean-inspired domino sets. A great way to celebrate coming back together with loved ones for the festivities, the BACARDÍ Reserva Ocho Domino Set will bring fun, excitement and a touch of luxury to gatherings of friends and family as they enjoy a high-energy game of dominoes while savouring a delicious rum cocktail. 

WORLD’S FIRST CHILLI BACON VODKA INNOVATION SET TO SPICE UP THE CATEGORY

Independent, London-based distillery, Doghouse Distillery has introduced a brand-new flavour Baller ‘Chilli Bacon’ Vodka (40% ABV) to its growing portfolio of unique spirits. The latest innovation from the Battersea-bred distillery is available now in a 70cl and 5cl bottle format on Master of Malt, Whisky Exchange and the Doghouse Distillery website as well as selected wholesalers and premium retailers. Baller ‘Chilli Bacon’ Vodka can also be found in a vast selection of on-trade venues and is continuing to grow its presence across both off- and on-trade channels.

Firetree Chocolate Launches Innovations Collection

Firetree, the UK’s super-premium vegan-friendly chocolate brand is delighted to announce the launch of their first ever limited-edition range, The Innovations Collection. Arriving just in time for Christmas, The Innovations Collection has been developed as an extension to Firetree’s supremely smooth, core range of great tasting rich volcanic chocolate and will see five new varietals to choose from, including a melt-in-the-mouth gluten-free oat milk bar.

This is the correct way to reheat your Christmas Dinner the next day

With Christmas around the corner, people all over the world are looking forward to a slap-up festive feast, however, concerning figures show that food waste is a huge issue during the Christmas period, with 270,000 tonnes of food going to waste in the UK. 

Has COVID-19 Changed the French Food Delivery Market Forever?

The French food delivery market is hugely lucrative, worth €180 billion and growing. Food makes up 20% of our manufacturing output, highlighting its economic importance.

Winter BBQ – Christmas Day on the Charcoal

‘That’s summer over for another year’, is undoubtedly one of the most homogenous, repeated phrases amongst Brits from August 10th onward. ‘That’s summer over for another year’, is undoubtedly one of the most homogenous, repeated phrases amongst Brits from August 10th onward. The typical, four-day summer heatwave has passed us by and will not return until we’ve seen the back of Easter next year. Is this statement true, however? Let’s be honest, we all love to complain about the weather here in the UK, it gives us something to talk about. In fact, research suggests nine in 10 Brits have talked about the weather in the past six hours. That means, at any moment, a third of the nation is talking about the weather.

Sustainable Dining: How the Food and Drinks Market Is Becoming Eco-Friendly

As things stand, our planet is not in a good shape. With the effects of climate change becoming more and more apparent every year, many are trying to do their bit in a bid to save our run-down environment. In this respect, it is fair to say that the food and drink market is gradually adapting to this new ‘reality’ too.

8 Mistakes we make and are still making when it comes to recycling

More and more the media is providing us with feel good stories related to recycling.

Whether it be worldwide fashion brand Adidas selling more than a million pairs of shoes made from recycled ocean plastic in a calendar year or the medals for the Olympics being fashioned from gold of old mobile phones, there is no denying that we’re making progress.

SOHO HOUSE PARTNERS WITH PENTIRE TO LAUNCH NON-ALCOHOLIC DRINKS MENU

Pentire is listed on Soho House menus globally as its non-alcoholic spirit of choice.

November 2021…// Trustpilot’s top rated non-alcoholic spirit, Pentire is proud to now be served throughout all of the Soho House venues, including its  Houses, Restaurants, Studio Spaces, Soho Works and Cowshed Spas globally. In recognition of the increasing appetite for sophisticated no and low drinks options, Soho House Group has introduced two new serves to the menus across its venues: Pentire and Tonic – Pentire’s signature serve and Eastern Fizz – a non-alcoholic iteration of house favourite, Eastern Standard. Pentire is also available to purchase at Soho Home.