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Drink Aware

Drink Aware
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With the party season now revving up, alcohol education charity Drinkaware is urging operators to create an environment where customers can have a great time, while minimising the risk of alcohol-related harms.

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Health & Safety: Slips & Trips

Health & Safety: Slips & Trips
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More than 24 million working days are lost each year as a consequence of workplace accidents. Are your risk management strategies and health and safety policies in order?

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Kitchen Efficiency

Kitchen Efficiency
Page 20

During this particularly busy season, time is a commodity that becomes even more precious than usual for those working in the catering sector. Now, more than ever – as we juggle tight budgets and contend with the consequences of the skills shortage – implications of inefficiencies in the professional kitchen can easily build up into a bigger productivity issue.

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The Beach Hotel, Somerset

The Beach Hotel, Somerset
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As we head into the season of good will, EC visits award-winning The Beach Hotel in Minehead, Somerset, which is owned by the local YMCA and run successfully both as a social enterprise – offering apprenticeships to many who may not otherwise be able to get their foot on the employment ladder – and exquisite beach-front hotel with food to die for.

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Bestway Foundation UK donates £100,000 to Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity

Dec 2018 • Last week (27 November), Zameer Choudrey CBE SI Pk, Chief Executive of Bestway Group, presented a cheque for £100,000 to Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity (GOSH Charity). Read more >

Bestway Foundation UK donates £100,000 to Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity

Raymond Blanc OBE and protégés raise £29,000 for Hospitality Action

Nov 2018 • Celebrated Chef Raymond Blanc OBE was joined behind the stoves by some of his protégés and peers earlier this week at Chino Latino within the Park Plaza London Riverbank, London to raise funds for Hospitality Action. Read more >

Raymond Blanc OBE and protégés raise £29,000 for Hospitality Action

Galgorm Resort & Spa named Best in World

Nov 2018 • Galgorm Resort & Spa in Ballymena, Northern Ireland garnered the Global Luxury Spa Hotel of the Year award at the 12th World Luxury Hotel Awards in Bali recently. Read more >

Galgorm Resort & Spa named Best in World

LSBU’s chocolatier represents UK in world final

Oct 2018 • London South Bank University’s Chocolate lecturer, Barry Johnson, has headed to Paris for the World Chocolate Masters competition – 31 October - 2 November 2018. Read more >

LSBU’s chocolatier represents UK in world final

Gamma Gamma - Soho’s latest culinary treat

Oct 2018 • New Pan Asian tapas restaurant takes up residence in Greek Street, former site of Bo Drake. Read more >

Gamma Gamma - Soho’s latest culinary treat
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Christmas presence

With the festive season nearly upon us, now is the time to check that all is planned and ready both to embrace and benefit from this particularly busy time of year. Read more >

Soft Drinks

Britvic’s 2017 research into the importance of soft drinks at Christmas revealed that almost half of consumers (45%) were set to buy more soft drinks at Christmas and over a fifth (21%) planned to drink less alcohol. Read more >

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