The monthly online
magazine for all
catering professionals
Essentially Catering Magazine

View August 2017 magazine »

/magazine/index.php#p=16

/magazine/index.php#p=22

/magazine/index.php#p=30

Rice Week

Rice Week
Page 16

It is estimated that more than 40,000 varieties of cultivated rice (the grass species Oryza sativa) exist. Before you shake your head in disbelief, The Rice Genebank alone stores approximately 90,000 samples of cultivated rice and wild species, which are used by researchers all over the world.

View magazine >
Spirits & Cocktails

Spirits & Cocktails
Page 22

In July, William Grant & Sons UK launched its annual Market Report, a comprehensive evaluation of consumer behaviour and macro trends affecting the drinks industry in 2017.

View magazine >
Coffee Matters

Coffee Matters
Page 30

People of a certain age will doubtless remember the days when, eating out of home, your wine choice was simply ‘red or white’. At the same time, a cup of coffee invariably comprised simply boiling (yes) water, milk and a spoonful of soluble coffee. How things have changed.

View magazine >

News updates - For more news stories read this month’s magazine »

TUCO delivers inspiring 2017 conference line-up

Jul 2017 • Hundreds of caterers from the Further and Higher Education sector gathered at the University of Nottingham last week (24-26 July) for the annual TUCO Conference. Read more >

TUCO delivers inspiring 2017 conference line-up

New standard serves up sustainable approach to catering

Jun 2017 • The Soil Association Certification and the Carbon Trust have launched a new certification designed to promote sustainable catering. Read more >

New standard serves up sustainable approach to catering

Tobacco Dock takes summer to a new level

May 2017 • Launched this week at Tobacco Dock in Wapping, London, Skylight is set to be one of London's more quirky rooftop destinations. Read more >

Tobacco Dock takes summer to a new level

Caroline Quentin launches Coeliac UK’s Gluten Freevolution campaign

May 2017 • Caroline Quentin, Patron of Coeliac UK, the national charity for people living gluten free, is today (8 May) helping to launch the charity’s ‘Gluten Freevolution’ to further grow the range of options of safe gluten free food when eating Read more >

Caroline Quentin launches Coeliac UK’s Gluten Freevolution campaign

The Clink Restaurant at HMP Brixton opens for Sunday lunch behind bars

May 2017 • The Clink Restaurant at HMP Brixton is opening its doors for Sunday lunch and Thursday dinner service for the first time ever as it looks to expand its celebrated fine-dining experience in response to demand from London foodies. Read more >

The Clink Restaurant at HMP Brixton opens for Sunday lunch behind bars
View previous catering news items >
Important: Your feedback is important to us, please comment any time. Leave feedback »

Previous issues - For latest news & articles view this month's magazine »

Inside this issue

Sign up for more

Sign up today and get Essentially
Catering Magazine delivered every
month to your inbox.

You’ll also get:

  • Weekly news updates
  • Exclusive catering product offers
Sign up »
Advertisement BB Foodservice
Follow Essentially Catering Magazine on Twitter

Essentially Catering @MagazineEC 28 JUL

Think you serve a top #roast? Enter Best British Roast Dinner 2017 and put your pub on the map https://t.co/UqnE5ubgnw

Essentially Catering @MagazineEC 26 JUL

Another brilliant conference #tucoconf v well organised with particularly good key note speakers. Thanks TUCO.

Follow Essentially Catering Magazine on Facebook

Article Archive

Tax Compliance

Due to the nature of the hospitality and foodservice industry – with its cash tips and untraceable food items that may have either been sold for taxable cash or thrown away as a loss – the HMRC likes to keep a close eye on the sector. Read more >

Feedback Economy

Recent research from Barclays on the feedback economy revealed the UK hospitality and leisure industry could boost the UK economy by £3.2bn over the course of the next decade by improving how customer feedback is used. Read more >

View previous articles > 155
Advertisement Cooking oil offer