ELIS PROVIDES SUSTAINABLE ALTERNATIVE FOR WORKWEAR, LINEN AND LAUNDRY

With businesses looking for ways to improve their sustainability, catering workwear, linen and laundry services provider, Elis UK, explains how its circular economy approach can help.

Elis was the first company in its sector to announce its target of net zero emissions by 2045 and is one of only twelve companies selected to join the NHS Net Zero International Leadership Group. It uses a circular economy model to provide its customers with a more sustainable solution.

KOPA LAUNCHES NEW SELF-CONTAINED FIREPLACE COOKING STATION

WITH MODULAR DESIGN FOR ULTIMATE FLEXIBILITY

KOPA Grilling Solutions, the specialists in charcoal ovens, has launched the KOPA FirePlace, a self-contained modular cooking platform that gives foodservice consultants and end users the ability to design a bespoke cooking station that can be adapted to accommodate multiple cooking styles on a daily basis.

The Rum Renaissance: Is Rum the new Gin?

  • Rum identified as key growth area within UK spirits in 2022, seeing strong share gains of 1.7% in On-Trade compared with 2019,[1] and growing twice as fast as total spirits in Off-Trade[2]
  • UK now the third largest rum market in the world, with premium driving its growth – a subcategory forecasted to grow by 9.1% by 2025[3]
  • Rum category sits at heart of booming UK cocktail culture, featuring in 5 of the top 20 cocktails across the On-Trade, and 3 of the top 10 cocktails made at home[4]

A FRESH REBRAND AND LAUNCH OF NEW WEBSITE FOR THE DECARBONIZER.

In line with their plans for the future, UK-based manufacturer Vaclensa Ltd has unveiled the new brand identity and website for The Decarbonizer.

Previously known as simply ‘Decarbonizer’ the new branding delivers a modern look for the flagship product which, after 50 years, continues to help hospitality businesses operating commercial kitchens save on costs and reduces time to clean cooking equipment.

Accor welcomes the world back to Laos

THE RENOWNED SOUTHEAST COUNTRY IS NOW OPEN TO TRAVELLERS

Laos, the country of misty mountains, charming French colonial architecture, hill tribe settlements, magical Buddhist monasteries, and authentic hospitality, is now open to the world. Fully vaccinated travelers can now visit Laos without quarantine, and local restrictions have been eased. Unvaccinated travelers will need to produce a rapid antigen test issued within 48 hours of leaving their origin country.

GROHE launches flagship initiative for installers, GROHE Professional: A package of products and training to simplify everyday work of trade and installer partners 

  • GROHE Professional simplifies the everyday work of professional partners thanks its 360approach to industry problems 
  • Dedicated product portfolio enables efficient job completion with easy-to-install, reliable quality 
  • Tailored service and training concept offers support for experienced and young professionals

citizenM Launches New Summer Cocktail Menu in Partnership with Bombay Sapphire for World Gin Day

Exclusively available at citizenM’s cloudM Tower of London, guests can now experience a refreshing summer taste with citizenM’s brand new Gin & Tea cocktail menu, curated in partnership with Bombay Sapphire

Fresho’s £8m series A accelerates UK and US expansion plans to make food supply chains more sustainable

Fresho, a company that aims to make food supply chains more sustainable between restaurants and their suppliers, has whet the appetite of investors with a recent capital raising of £8 million ($10 million USD).

Campbell Brothers Brand Rolls Out Nationwide

The Campbell Brothers brand, established for 120 years as a supplier of the highest quality meat, poultry and game to the catering and hospitality sector, is being rolled out nationwide.

The change means that London-based Henson Meats, which is also part of the Bidfresh network of fresh produce suppliers, will trade as Campbell Brothers from the start of July 2022.

3 Whiskies for Father’s Day

Gwalarn (meaning North West Wind)

Origin: France

RRP: £35.99

Why Dads Would Like: 

For something a bit different we recommend this Celtic whisky from Brittany in France. The nose is rich and opulent with the first powerful notes of grain and slight peat give way to an aromatic palette combining the sweetness of vanilla, the complexity of leather and smoky tobacco and some honey. In the mouth the honey extends supported by slight peat and saline notes with aromas of gingerbread combined with flavours of candied fruit. Great with oysters and seafood.

New project to support innovation in Tourism and Hospitality

Tourism and Hospitality businesses in parts of the North East will be given help and support thanks to a new project focusing on innovation and supply in the industry.

Funded by the North of Tyne Combined Authority (NTCA), the Hospitality, Innovation, Tourism Supply (HITS) programme will support businesses in Northumberland, Newcastle and North Tyneside in bringing more innovative into the visitor offer.

Five tips for restaurants battling no-show culture

Despite the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions UK restaurants are facing a growing threat from ‘no-shows’ in an environment where consumer spending on hospitality remains at less than 70% of pre-pandemic levels, says Jaipal Yadav, managing director of restaurant software business, Favouritetable.

Forget the Best Man – Here’s How To Write a Bride’s Speech That Will Leave The Crowd

The time has come for you to write your speech. But guests look forward to this part of the wedding day and can have high expectations, whether that’s for heart-warming words, lots of laughter, or simply just the entertainment factor. In this case, you will certainly be feeling the pressure – not to mention, all eyes are on you.

Big Celebrations for a Big Day: How Couples Are Planning Their Deluxe Weddings

In the past couple of years, tying the knot has been challenging. Getting married is an important decision, and recent events had only contributed to rousing doubts and dilemmas around this life-changing milestone.

ELIS PROVIDES SUSTAINABLE ALTERNATIVE FOR WORKWEAR, LINEN AND LAUNDRY

With businesses looking for ways to improve their sustainability, catering workwear, linen and laundry services provider, Elis UK, explains how its circular economy approach can help.

Bermondsey Larder launches summer terrace and live music

Chef Robin Gill is excited to announce the launch of a 40-seater terrace at his restaurant Bermondsey Larder on Tower Bridge Road. With an all-new menu and outside grill, the space will play host to live music and DJ sessions throughout the summer and parasols and blankets are on hand for whatever the British weather might bring!

KOPA LAUNCHES NEW SELF-CONTAINED FIREPLACE COOKING STATION WITH MODULAR DESIGN FOR ULTIMATE FLEXIBILITY

KOPA Grilling Solutions, the specialists in charcoal ovens, has launched the KOPA FirePlace, a self-contained modular cooking platform that gives foodservice consultants and end users the ability to design a bespoke cooking station that can be adapted to accommodate multiple cooking styles on a daily basis.

HIDE | LAUNCHES HER MAJESTY’S ROYAL COCKTAIL + ANNOUNCES ENGLISH WINE PAIRINGS

The cocktail includes ingredients from Tanqueray gin and bay leaf to olive oil and Cocchi Dopo Teatro. The inspiration for the drink was taken from the knowledge that the Queen enjoys a glass of gin and dubonnet with a slice of lemon before lunch, also known as a “Gin & It”, or gin and Italian vermouth. This is a drink that’s been elevated with bay leaf and olive oil for both a satisfying bouquet and a luxurious mouthfeel.

HOSPITALITY SUPPLY COMPANY REVEALS £3M INVESTMENT, PROFITS GROWTH AND NEW JOB OPPORTUNITIES…

A LEADING NORTH EAST company which supplies hospitality outlets nationwide with crockery, cutlery and glassware has unveiled its growth plans, following a strong year in trading.

KNOOPS CONTINUES RAPID EXPANSION WITH SEVENTH SITE IN COVENT GARDEN

THE MARKET DISRUPTING CHOCOLATE DRINK BRAND CONTINUES GROWTH TRAJECTORY WITH FIRST CENTRAL LONDON DESTINATION

Knoops, the ambitious and pioneering British brand disrupting the chocolate drink market with its fully customisable chocolate percentage menu in-store is opening its seventh site, and first central London location, in Covent Garden on 2nd June at 2 New Row.

SCONES, JAM AND… TEQUILA?! LONDON BAR HONOURS THE QUEEN WITH LIMITED-EDITION AFTERNOON TEA COCKTAIL ‘THE LIZZIE

To celebrate 70 years of Her Majesty The Queen, Amazing Grace is launching the ULTIMATE British tipple, inspired by a traditional afternoon with a regal twist, and there’s only 70 available… 

Compass Box Whisky Releases The Circle, No.2

Compass Box Scotch whiskymakers announce an exciting new Limited Edition. The Circle, No. 2 is the latest to emerge from their global bartender competition, The Circle, and is inspired by a rare sensation known as synaesthesia, (RRP £130, ABV 46%). The whisky will be available in the UK from 1st June, with only 3,113 bottles available worldwide.

Döner Shack launches new German street-food restaurant in prime Leicester location

The German street-food brand, Döner Shack, will officially open its third restaurant in Leicester on Saturday, 11th June 2022.