Category Archives: October 2022


  • From 4 gins to 22 premium, handcrafted spirits in four years
  • New product launches 2022 – Ludlow Earl Grey Gin No.8 & Ludlow Whisky plus Fruit Gins for Christmas 2022
  • Expansion – opening in 2023, a new, enlarged distillery and visitor centre in Ludlow

Take your restaurant profits to the next level with technology

There is no doubt that restaurant booking technology can save your restaurant big money, but software systems have to deliver and they must integrate all of your activity, explains Jaipal Yadav, MD at restaurant software business Favouritetable.

We live in a digital world and for the hospitality sector this means your guests expect a seamless and continually-improved experience from every visit they make to your restaurant, and every interaction they have with you online.


As any regular readers of this column will know pairing American craft beer with food is a regular theme but this time the case for matching hops with hospitality is eloquently put by Adam Dulye, the Brewers Association’s Executive Chef and world-renowned beer and food pairing expert, in a new video produced by the Craft Beer Channel at Westminster Kingsway Catering College.

Cavita & Mayahuel restaurant and bars, 56/60 Wigmore Street London W1 design by COR London

Cavita Restaurant

Ground floor  Wigmore Street, London

Completed and opened in June 2022

Design by COR London.

90 covers including two terraces, restaurant and bar seating.

Mayahuel Mecaleria Bar

Lower ground foor Wigmore Street, London

completed and opening in July 2022 by COR London.

55 covers including six tables of four, bar and counter seating, and two vault booth seating.

The Radiator Centre to Launch New Designs at HIX 2022 Hotel Interiors  

Experience celebrates the best in hotel interior design and for the cutting edge in hotel heating, visit The Radiator Centre on Stand U18.  The team will be showcasing a number of innovative new designs which not only offer the best in functionality but make an original style statement too.  From award-winning towel rails to iconic radiator designs, heating has never looked so good.  Read on for a taster of what will be on display… 

Seal Packaging launches UKCA marked plastic-free paper cups to eliminate plastic at festivals

Seal Packaging has launched the UK’s first ever UKCA mark registered certified plastic-free paper cups.

‘No time for creativity’ say UK Chefs as New Study Reveals Price Hikes and Staff Shortages in Catering Firms are Worsening Due to Lack of Innovation

New industry survey reveals top concerns amongst catering staff who say happiness, training and food wastage are amongst those aspects being ignored every day

LEDFlex Illuminates Ivy Asia across the UK  

Located in the heart of London’s most exclusive neighbourhood, The Ivy Asia is the home to delicious Asian-inspired cuisine, incredible entertainment and lavish cocktails, set within a unique and vibrant décor. 

The maximalist décor in The Ivy Asia is just as important to the overall experience as the cuisine. From the illuminated floor crafted from green, semi-precious stone to the cherry blossom trees with twinkling leaves, The Ivy Asia is designed to transport diners to a world beyond their imagination.  

Sustainable pairings with Naturewall

Opposite interior combinations can create the ideal design update. With 2022 focusing more and more on bringing natural materials and colourways into commercial spaces and the home, Naturewall’s statement wall coverings add in an organic element, creating a comfortable environment for all.  

How hospitality businesses can apply learnings from the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games to boost confidence of customers and staff

By Dr Lisa Ackerley, CEnvH, FRSPH

Director of Medical and Scientific Engagement, Hygiene at Reckitt