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...


The Benefits of Using Readymade Stocks & Sauces

Consistently making stocks and sauces of the highest quality with the amount of time and skills required can be very challenging, especially when a chef has many other tasks to simultaneously manage. ...


Types of knives: A guide to kitchen knives and their uses

Preparing food is easier, faster, and safer when you have the right tools, but with so many different types of knives on the market, finding the one that suits your needs can be tricky. Without the...


New Year...New Me? New Year...New Menu!

After Christmas and into the New Year, people often want to cut back on the junk food after over eating throughout the holiday season. We’ve all been there, right? When we go to eat out at...


How to start a catering business from home in the UK

How to start a catering business from home If you love to cook, have an entrepreneurial streak, and want to take your career in a new direction, starting your own catering business could be the...


Colourful Crockery: Serving Up A Rainbow

In the well-crowded and highly competitive environment that is the hospitality industry, hotels, restaurants & bars must constantly seek strategies in which to stand out from the rest. This can...


How to create an appetite for your food on social media: Promoting your restaurant on Facebook and beyond

Dining out has always been a huge part of socialising, so it’s no wonder that food and social media go hand in hand. Because of this, restaurants and bars with a strong social media presence are...


A guide to attending a festival as a food vendor

So, you’ve followed the steps in our guide to starting your own street food business, and now you’re ready to take your business to the next level. The next step for any street food vendor is...


How to Improve Your Hotel’s Reviews on TripAdvisor & Beyond

In the digital age, online reviews can make or break your hotel. With people now using aggregator sites like TripAdvisor and booking.com to find accommodation for their next trip, your hotel's bottom...


How to design a menu that does your dishes justice

Your menu is a key ingredient in the success of your restaurant. It is vital that it tempts passers-by through your doors, and encourages diners to spend, spend, spend. When you’ve planned out all...