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Christmas is Coming

Christmas is Coming - Page 17

Christmas comes but once a year, however in the hospitality industry we owe it to ourselves to prepare and plan months in advance for a time when customers are out in their droves looking to party, enjoy themselves and spend money.


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Curry for Change

Curry for Change - Page 21

One in eight people around the world will go to bed hungry tonight for the want of some basic grains and vegetables. The 'Curry for Change' campaign raises money to transform the lives of poor families and the person who raises the most money will enjoy a free masterclass with Michelin Starred chef Atul Kochhar.

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Coffee Trends

Coffee Trends - Page 25

The UK is officially a nation of coffee addicts. Once deemed the preserve of aficionados in East London, a thirst for quality coffee can now be found throughout Britain - and caterers are taking note by making a good cup of coffee a mandatory part of their operation.




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Are You Allergen Aware?

Are You Allergen Aware? - Page 29

New laws for the foodservice industry will be coming into effect on 13 December 2014. From this date, any establishment or supplier providing food products will need to label these products, ensuring that food allergens are listed and highlighted. The Food Allergy Training Consultancy, answers some of the industry's most frequently asked questions.

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Gold Service Scholarship returns for 2015

Sep 2014 • The prestigious Gold Service Scholarship is once again open for entries, as it seeks to find the next rising star in front-of-house hospitality. Read more >

Gold Service Scholarship returns for 2015

London without limits

Sep 2014 • Customers at Lancaster London Hotel are being offered the opportunity to challenge their senses by eating blindfolded. Read more >

London without limits

Flavour innovation in OOH ice cream market

Sep 2014 • Research released earlier this week (10 September) reveals that 'weird and wonderful' ice cream flavours are driving uptake in the out of home (OOH) market in the UK. Read more >

Flavour innovation in OOH ice cream market
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Ductwork Dangers

You may well run the cleanest kitchen in the business, but if you fail to pay attention to the state of your extract ductwork, you could well be breaking the law. Read more >

Recognising and managing stress

Approximately 10.8 million working days are lost in the UK each year due to stress. One in five people have called in sick due to stress at some time, but 93% of those lied about their reason for absence. Read more >

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