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RICHARD TURNER SERVES UP NEW CITY CENTRE VENUE

Acclaimed chef Richard Turner is back in the kitchen with the launch of Maribel, the latest addition to Birmingham’s thriving culinary scene. Located at the former site of Edmunds in Brindleyplace, the restaurant has welcomed Turner as its Head Chef, and is now open for business.

Bringing his award-winning kitchen creativity to the new venture, Maribel’s menu features eight, six, four and a special lunchtime two course option, and is set to change weekly to reflect the best seasonal produce.

THE PICASSO OF PLANT-BASED OPENS A UNIQUE RESTAURANT AND FOOD STUDIO IN LONDON

PLATES, where plant-based creativity meets Michelin-star techniques is opening its food studio and restaurant in London today.

Spearheaded by siblings, Keeley and Kirk Haworth, Plates is the most exclusive and finest plant-based restaurant to launch in London.

Currently the U.K. is home to over 3.5 million people who adopt a plant-based diet (up from 150,000 in 2006), equating to more than 7% of the population.

Polar Monkeys launches Chairman IPA, “A standout American-style IPA”

A fun, refreshing and innovative perspective on the craft beer scene, Polar Monkeys is announcing the launch of Chairman IPA. The new line, Chairman IPA, follows on from the introduction of Blue Collar Amber Lager earlier this year, to offer a distinctive flavour and standout bottle design, tempting craft beer enthusiasts, as well as those simply curious to try something new.

WHO WOULD HAVE THOUGHT STEAK AND CHOCOLATE WOULD GO TOGETHER SO WELL…?

One West End restaurant is helping diners experience an Easter treat like no other

London, February 2018 – To celebrate every chocoholic’s favourite time of the year, West End restaurant Heliot Steak House, located inside The Hippodrome Casino, will be getting saucy this Easter with a brand new steak and chocolate sauce pairing menu. Forget the classic chocolate egg, this Easter will see the restaurant combine a mixture of three savoury and sweet chocolate sauces, all delicately mastered and paired with the restaurant’s selection of 28-day aged USDA prime steaks. 

Top Ambleside B&B, ‘Nanny Brow’ wins ‘Family Business of the Year’ at the E3 Business Awards

Lake district-based luxury B&B, Nanny Brow has been named ‘Family Business of the Year’ at the 2017 ‘E3 Business Awards’.  The event, held on 13th July at the Macron Stadium in Bolton, welcomed more than 500 guests from across the North West for the glittering awards ceremony which celebrated the very best North-West businesses.

MEVALCO LAUNCHES ‘TIP TOP’ TAPAS RANGE

Mevalco – the fast-growing importer and wholesaler of super-premium Spanish fine foods, has launched its tip top range of Tapas products offering caterers a unique and authentic line up of products introducing new and delicious flavours, as well as great profit potential.

Spanish Tapas remains legendary when it comes to snacks and small eats, and the Mevalco range has been specifically created to satisfy the growing popularity of tapas and growing demand for the more unusual options.

Creating a sophisticated look with Sheer Curtains

Interior trends are seeing more people choosing featherweight sheer curtains to dress windows rather than a heavier formal, traditional curtain.  While sheers are often used for privacy and security, they can also add style and sophistication to a window or partition, creating a light and breezy atmosphere, often with a natural and modern feel.   On very large windows even a simple plain white voile can create a dramatic effect. Picture an open window or doors with sheers blowing in the spring breeze… it can be simply stunning.

FARM FRITES’ ULTIMATE CHIP SCOOPS CHEFS’ CHOICE AWARD

Just four months on from its launch to market, Farm Frites’ Ultimate Chip has been awarded a coveted Chefs’ Choice Award.

Farm Frites won the Best Meal Accompaniment category after judges declared that its Ultimate Chip was ‘a good crisp chip with a well-balanced flavour and texture.’ The product was also praised for its texture and taste with judges stating they ‘are both of high standard.’

S.O.P. International, importer and wholesaler of the finest Asian and Oriental foods.

S.O.P. was established in 1971 as a packer and processor of edible oils based in Runcorn, Cheshire. It moved its head office to Hertford in 2003 from where it started to import and distribute a wide range of Oriental and Asian Foods.

LAUSANNE REPORT – SHAPING THE FUTURE OF HOSPITALITY

Change creates opportunities

There are no recognized research methods that could predict the future adequately. Trend research is therefore a procedure that is not science-based, but practice-oriented and focused on decision makers.