Quarter of UK consumers happy for robots to take over in the kitchen

A quarter of UK consumers would trust a robot to cook their meal in a restaurant, whilst 30% admit they are happy for a robot to serve them food & drinks in a hospitality venue, according to new research from ePOS Hybrid.

The Savoy Announces Appointment of Shannon Tebay as Head Bartender of the American Bar

(London, 21 July 2021) The Savoy team is delighted to announce the appointment of Shannon Tebay to the position of Head Bartender at the world-renowned American Bar and Senior Mixologist at the hotel.  Shannon will join The Savoy in August from New York’s Death & Company.

PIONEERING NON-ALCOHOLIC DRINKS BRAND THAT USE BOTANICAL NERVINES & ADAPTOGENS TO RELAX & STIMULATE WITHOUT THE SIDE EFFECTS

Eceaux (www.eceauxdrinks.com) is a pioneering, non-alcoholic drinks brand, that produces ‘Loqueurs’: the boldest, distinctive and most intense tasting non-alcoholic spirits on the market today, that use the power of botanical nervines and adaptogens to deliver the relaxing and stimulating power of alcohol, without the side effects.

Catering equipment supplier takes Advantage to scoop up four project wins

Advantage Catering Equipment Ltd are celebrating a career highlight as they tie up operations on their biggest combined project to date.

The Folkstone-based equipment specialists have just completed work on four of the outlets at the new Elwick Place leisure, retail and restaurant development in Ashford, Kent.

HOTEL MIONI PEZZATO HOTEL & SPA OF ABANO TERME THE SPA COMES OUT IN THE GREEN

The Hotel Mioni Pezzato & SPA in Abano Terme (PD) was recently renovated by the interior designer Andrea Auletta, who focused on extending the spa to an area of 270 square meters. Open to the public in June 2021, the area has been completely redesigned into this new project.

Miele sets a new standard in laundry care with its new Benchmark series

The perfect balance of high performance and efficiency, new generation Benchmark range helps hotel managers save on costs

The professional division of Miele has today announced the launch of its new generation Benchmark series, designed to be gentle to the environment while still delivering high performance. The washer and dryer range strikes the perfect balance between cost-efficiency and premium results, helping hotel managers exceed guest laundry expectations on a daily basis without compromise.

GUNNERS COCKTAILS LAUNCHES CANNED VERSION OF POPULAR GUNNER SAINT MOCKTAIL

New version follows on the success of its draught solution which is already available in a number of hospitality venues across the UK

The launch taps into surging demand for no and low alcohol, with research by Gunners revealing 18% of UK adults have increased their consumption of NoLo drinks this year

The emergence of at-home cooking boxes – how safe really are they?

Meal kits and takeaway services have skyrocketed in popularity, with an astonishing 62.5% increase for the brand search term ‘Hello Fresh’ since July last year as reported by Google Trends.

But with consumer concerns for safety still rife amidst the pandemic, food safety specialists at Navitas Safety say it’s important these companies stay hot on health with the rise of home-ordering.

Sustenance and Success: Nutrition at the Highest Level

Whether it’s Hope Solo, Michael Jordan, or Tom Brady, regardless of sporting discipline, you’d be confident that those competing at the highest levels are feeding their bodies right.

Bradford is the UK’s best city to be an Airbnb host

  • Analysis reveals that Bradford offers the best combination of low house prices and high Airbnb revenue 
  • It would take nine years of Airbnb income to pay off a property purchase in Bradford compared to 42 years in Luton
  • Luton, London and Leicester are the UK’s least profitable cities to be an Airbnb host

WITH a flavour journey that is reminiscent of ocean travel, Greenwich Gin has launched.

It is the first ever drink by Greenwich Spirits Company and is a celebration of the London borough’s maritime legacy and the great explorers who sailed the seven seas.

The premium craft gin pairs British marine and coastal botanicals with a host of enchanting and intriguing flavours from all four corners of the world.

Dating After COVID: Why Social Anxiety Is Surging 

The lifting of the remaining COVID-19 restrictions can only mean one thing, right? A summer of love. Scientists have even predicted a social phenomenon similar to the roaring 20s, where parties, socialising, and love are on the top of everyone’s list of priorities. For some people, however, jumping headfirst into the dating pool doesn’t sound quite so simple.

Creative Workspace Solution for the new remote and flexible workforce – DropTop

Instant multi-screen desk in any room.

DropTop.™ is our groundbreaking luxury solution to remote working in the 21st Century. Whether you are looking to have a home office setup that doesn’t compromise your living space, or looking to upgrade your working from home setup to maximise productivity, DropTop.™ is the ultimate home office solution.

Scotland’s Hotels Move Closer To Net Zero: Official Green Training Provider, Fifty Shades Greener, Selected Ahead of COP26

As the world’s leaders in climate change are set to descend upon Glasgow for the UN’s 2021 Climate Change Conference, from the 31st October to the 12th November 2021, Scotland is upping its efforts to ensure all official accommodation for guests, delegates and support staff at COP26 is as green as possible. MCI Global, the official hotel partner for COP26 and the Greater Glasgow Hotel Association have selected Fifty Shades Greener, the UK and Ireland’s leading green hospitality educator, as the official green training provider to all COP26 accommodation in Glasgow, Edinburgh and further across Scotland.

Sanitising just got Sexy!

Introducing Vycel Electrostatic Sprayer; the cleaning system treatment the hospitality industry deserves

Hotels, Restaurants and events spaces can now enjoy TOTAL sanitisation in JUST five minutes…

5 Boozy Vegan Cocktail Recipes You Must Try

Summer is well underway. The weather is improving, nights are getting lighter, and the Euros are going to kickstart garden party after garden party. Following the last year in lockdown, many of us have become accustomed to creating our own drinks to make up for a lack of carefully crafted cocktails in our favourite bars with fancy mixers and additions. All that practice is going to pay off when we host BBQs this summer! But not all of the drink we’ve learnt to shake up will be suitable for your vegan party guests.

Sanitising just got Sexy!

Introducing Vycel Electrostatic Sprayer; the cleaning system treatment the hospitality industry deserves.

Hotels, Restaurants and events spaces can now enjoy TOTAL sanitisation in JUST five minutes…

With the hospitality industry opening up and starting to get  booked up and businesses under pressure to recoup lost profits, the need for fast, seamless sanitisation of work spaces has never been greater. Enter VYCEL; a brand new Electrostatic Sprayer which utilises the latest technology to provide quick, safe and cost effective way of protecting hospitality businesses from the health and financial threats posed by infections spread by viruses and bacteria.

SiteMinder: Traveller demands at an all-time high, ‘material consequences’ for hotels not prepared

London, UK – Travellers in the United Kingdom, United States and Australia will not be accepting of dropped standards in their hotel accommodation, in spite of the challenges faced by the hotel industry over the past year, new research by SiteMinder, the world’s largest open hotel commerce platform, has found. On the contrary, SiteMinder’s Changing Traveller Report 2021, based on the survey responses of more than 800 holidaymakers in each country, shows that expectations are higher than ever before for at least 1-in-2 travellers from the UK and Australia, and 3-in-5 Americans.

How New Management Systems are Innovating the Hospitality Industry

Technology has certainly become an intrinsic part of our day to day lives, from the retail industry, to food and beverage outlets, and even within the health and fitness industry. It’s all around us, in varying formats, making processes more efficient.

DOUBLE TREAT: SHELLEY SANDZER SERVES UP TWO NEW SITES FOR FIVE GUYS

Leading specialist UK leisure property agency, Shelley Sandzer, has leased two new London sites to Five Guys, the premium burger brand.

We present Girbau University, a new landmark in specialised laundry training

Girbau University is organised in broad lines of training, to provide a range of up-to-the-minute content, useful to the different segments in the world of laundry.

This training is open to any laundry professional and classes will be delivered both online and face-to-face

Food Study Reveals: Least calorific European summer dishes!

  • Salată de roșii, a Romanian tomato salad, is the European summer dish with the lowest calories – approximately 36 per serving
  • The country with the lowest overall average calories per summer dish is Greece
  • The most popular type of salad is the Potato Salad!

Budweiser Brewing Group announces commercial recruitment drive to provide opportunities and support the post-pandemic recovery in the beer sector

  • Budweiser Brewing Group is currently recruiting for more than 25 roles, including six apprentices
  • Announcement follows brewers’ £115m investment in its UK sites