A Guide to Commercial Kitchen Cleaning Procedures

When you’re running a busy catering business, keeping the kitchen spotlessly clean can seem like a very tough task. Standards for food hygiene in commercial kitchens are — understandably — very...


setting up a micropub

The Ultimate Guide to Setting Up a Micro Pub

The ultimate guide to setting up a micro pub It’s easy to see the appeal of owning your own pub: after all, what beer lover wouldn’t want to spend all day pulling pints, seeking out the best new...


Making Your Food & Drink Eco-Friendly

Sustainability is a growing issue that has come to a head in most, if not all, industries within the past five years. So much so that regulations have been made to ensure that businesses are taking...


How to hire a chef, cooks & serving staff for your restaurant

How to hire a chef, cooks & serving staff for your restaurant Even the most seasoned of restaurant owners can struggle to hire the best possible staff for their business so, if you're new to the...


Wearing the Correct Uniform in Hospitality

Just as with a uniformed workforce in other industries, a hospitality establishment equipping its staff with the proper kit is an essential priority for business owners to consider. Whether it's...


A guide to opening a coffee shop

A Guide to Opening a Coffee Shop

A guide to opening a coffee shop While Britain might have a reputation for sipping tea, it’s becoming increasingly clear that the nation is starting to wake up and smell the coffee. The average...


What is Blast Freezing?

Whereas standard freezers are kept at 0°C, blast freezing, also know as shock freezing, involves freezers kept at an air temperature of -30 to -40°C. Compared to the 6-12 hours it may take for a...


UK licensing laws: Selling alcohol in your bar or restaurant

Here in the UK, any business that plans to serve alcoholic beverages must abide by the country's licensing laws, which regulate their sale. If you want to open a pub, bar, restaurant or any other...


How to open a restaurant: The essential guide to starting a professional food business

For people who love cookery and sharing their culinary creations with others, it’s often a lifelong dream to open a restaurant. What could be better than designing a stunning venue, creating menus,...


Preparing for Allergens in your Restaurant

  The past several years had seen allergies to gluten and other ingredients increase with customers, making it a higher concern more than ever for restaurants. Thorough and clear communication...