Category Archives: January 2023

The professional division of Miele appoints Marketing Manager to oversee operations in Great Britain and Ireland

The professional division of Miele, an industry leading manufacturer of commercial laundry and dishwasher appliances, has appointed Egizia Maria Felice as Marketing Manager for Great Britain and Ireland.

Felice will be responsible for overseeing the marketing management of the hospitality, care and service (HCS) sector, as well as growing their laboratory, medical and dentistry (LMD) sector.

Over 40 years supplying the hospitality industry

Roneford Catering is established since 1978 and is the one-stop-shop for all your catering equipment needs! Supplying the hospitality Industry for over 40 years, our clients range from Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Public Houses. As a family business, we pride ourselves on our customer service and the longstanding relationship we have with major manufacturers.

Birleys works with Seal Packaging to improve its sustainability credentials

London-based award-winning sandwich salad bar chain Birleys knows that environmental sustainability issues matter to its loyal customer base. We talk to Managing Director Paul Salter about why working with a specialist packaging supplier guarantees quality and delivers a genuinely sustainable message.

Consistent Growth for The Coffee House as Roll-Out of Caternet Platform Across Multiple Locations Drives Greater Operational Efficiency

The Coffee House is on target to open its 25th store in the North of England by 2025

Redevelopment of pivotal Chesterfield town centre site complete and ready for occupiers

Seven street-level retail units located on a pivotal site in Chesterfield town centre have been completed by urban regeneration specialist Jomast Developments and are now ready for tenants.

Elder Way, a former Co-op department store in the north Derbyshire town has been transformed into a landmark mixed-use leisure scheme by Jomast.

The site boasts a hotel on the upper floors and now, retail units on the ground floor. Each of the units has been boarded out and painted, creating a blank canvas for new tenants.


The Brewers Association is pleased to announce the global success of American craft breweries who won a total of 85 medals at three highly prestigious international beer competitions – the Brussels Beer Challenge, European Beer Star Awards and the Japan International Beer Cup.

Exclusive Ranges installs first Menu System cooking range with full Data Lounge

Exclusive Ranges announces the first installation of Menu System’s Celsius Black with full Data Lounge at newly refurbished, independent hotel, Stanwell House.

Stanwell House, a Grade II listed Georgian hotel in Hampshire, has taken a step into the future and opted for a cooking range by Menu System with its Celsius Black and full Data Lounge for its soon to be opened, refurbished kitchen.



  • Notable awards including winning at World Rum, Gin Guide Awards and SIP (California) in 2022.
  • Traditional distillery that ferments, distils and ages its products.
  • Unique local area product ingredients.

Richard Haworth Provides Fast and Fresh Facelift option for Restaurants

Create a new look and feel to your dining space without the expense of a full refurb

In the bounce back from Covid-19, budgets are tighter and the idea of a full refit and refurbishment can be one expense too far for many restaurateurs. However a simple yet effective way to give any dining premises a facelift is to create a more luxurious and fresh feel to the restaurant space by thinking about how you dress your tables.

Reducing your overheads with professional equipment

Throughout recent years, the hotel industry has faced continuous economic difficulties, from the pandemic to inflation and the cost-of-living crisis.

As inflation rates increase this year, businesses across the industry face possible closure, including independent hotels under the pressure of soaring costs. To support independent hotels this winter, Miele has produced some top tips on how your business can reduce costs in the short and long term.

84% of hospitality professionals say it’s invaluable to form friendships at work

New research reveals that friendships are the lifeblood of the sector

  • Establishing a support network is vital in the hospitality sector, as friendships better teamwork (71%), reduce workplace stress (62%) and enhance customer service (46%)
  • A vast majority (93%) of hospitality professionals would even stay longer in their role if they had a close friend in their team
  • To celebrate the sector’s friendships, BRITA Professional and The Burnt Chef Project are giving away a money-can’t-buy prize to a pair of best friends working in hospitality

Recorra And KeyKeg Strengthen the South East England Circular Economy

Paper Round Changes its Name to Recorra and Commits to Help Hospitality Be More Sustainable by Collecting Empty KeyKegs

Recorra has been redefining waste management for almost 35-years. Launched by Friends of the Earth as a paper-recycling initiative in 1988, Paper Round has been renamed Recorra to reflect the fact it now collects over 35 types of post-use material across the South East that can be reprocessed and given a useful second life.