The monthly online
magazine for all
catering professionals
Essentially Catering Magazine

View August 2018 magazine »

/magazine/index.php#p=16

/magazine/index.php#p=22

/magazine/index.php#p=30

/magazine/index.php#p=34

Cocktails & Spirits

Cocktails & Spirits
Page 16

This year’s CGA Mixed Drinks Report tells us that the cocktail category continues to gain traction and is now stocked in one in every three on-trade outlets. The report also reveals that cocktails have been identified as one of the strongest profit drivers for licensees in 2018 with almost nine million consumers driving category value to £536 million, a rise of 8%.

View magazine >
National Rice Week

National Rice Week
Page 22

Rice is a staple ingredient for over half the world’s population. Acknowledging the extraordinary versatility of this global grain and celebrating the UK rice industry, National Rice Week was set up by the National Rice Association in September 2015.

View magazine >
UK’s Best Fish & Chip Shop

UK’s Best Fish & Chip Shop
Page 30

In January, Millers Fish & Chips in Haxby, York, North Yorkshire was crowned the UK’s best fish and chip shop as part of the 30th anniversary National Fish & Chip Awards, organised by Seafish. EC caught up with the dynamic father and son team – David (56) and Nick (28) – to find out what has set their shop apart from the rest of the nation.

View magazine >
Waste and Recycling

Waste and Recycling
Page 34

The media is constantly telling us what we should and should not do with our recycling. Some of this information is confusing, some of it is just rubbish, says Anna Cawley, Director of Customer Service, Cawleys. Here Anna gives informed advice on how best to recycle waste.

View magazine >

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

British bartender wins International Southern Showdown 2018

Aug 2018 • Bartender Lee Jones, of the Smokestack bar in Leeds, has won the International Final of the Southern Comfort Southern Showdown 2018 cocktail contest, held in the cocktail capital of the world, New Orleans. Read more >

British bartender wins International Southern Showdown 2018

UK's Top Fish and Chip Shops Unwrapped

Aug 2018 • The UK’s top fish and chip shops have been revealed today as part of the annual National Fish & Chip Awards, organised by Seafish. Read more >

UK's Top Fish and Chip Shops Unwrapped

Time to enter Springboard Awards for Excellence

Jul 2018 • Entries will soon be closing for the Springboard Awards for Excellence 2018 – an evening designed to celebrate the hard work and innovation that UK hospitality businesses have shown over the past year. Read more >

Time to enter Springboard Awards for Excellence

Extra time as pubs back speedy serves during football fever

Jul 2018 • BB Foodservice has revealed demand for chips has rocketed with pubs backing quick serves as the nation is gripped by football fever. Read more >

Extra time as pubs back speedy serves during football fever

Hospitality teams take to the seas for Springboard

Jun 2018 • Teams from across the hospitality industry took to the seas earlier this month for the third annual Hospitality Sailing Cup in support of The Springboard Charity. Read more >

Hospitality teams take to the seas for Springboard
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 10 JUL

RT @bbfoodservice: FREE. BEER. There's still time to #win our #BBfoodballcup as we #giveaway a year's supply of beer courtesy of @Budweiser

Essentially Catering @MagazineEC 4 JUL

Stay cool with our hot choices for summer. Latest issue out now. https://t.co/UlQw70WMGF https://t.co/UBFz8XfSel

Follow Essentially Catering Magazine on Facebook

Article Archive

Chocs away

When it comes to chocolate spend per head, the UK is top of the leaderboard. Read more >

Kitchen Compliance

In June, BBC TV’s Watchdog programme revealed that ice from three of the UK’s biggest coffee chains (Costa Coffee, Starbucks and Caffe Nero) contained bacteria from faeces. Read more >

View previous articles > 160
Advertisement Cooking oil offer