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Mentoring initiative launched to fast-track female leaders in hospitality

16th October 2018

Global executive search firm Odgers Berndtson partners UK Hospitality with BT Sport and Elliott’s in industry-wide undertaking.

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A Michelin-starred evening with Raymond Blanc OBE and his protégés – tickets available

8th October 2018

An exclusive fundraising event in aid of Hospitality Action will take place at Chino Latino within the Park Plaza London Riverbank on Monday 26 November.

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Sustainable Restaurant Association reveals Top 20 most sustainable restaurants

25th September 2018

Top 20 includes 10 independent restaurants, a hotel, two pubs, a cookery school and half a dozen university and workplace caterers.

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Share your Chef Hacks with Aviko to win £500

13th September 2018

Aviko is on the hunt to find the nation’s best Chef Hack and is calling on chefs and caterers to share their top tips and recipes for making life easier in the professional kitchen.

Share your Chef Hacks with Aviko to win £500Read more »

Celebrating wild British produce

4th September 2018

The Eat Game Awards is a new initiative created by three British businesses - James Purdey & Sons, Boisdale Restaurants and Taste of Game - bringing together the shooting, game meat and hospitality sectors to celebrate British wild game meat.

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Luxury Worcestershire manor named UK’s ‘Best Hotel for Food’

28th August 2018

Eckington Manor has garnered the title of ‘Best Hotel for Food’ at the Luxury Lifestyle Magazine Readers’ Travel Awards.

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British bartender wins International Southern Showdown 2018

9th August 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.

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UK's Top Fish and Chip Shops Unwrapped

2nd August 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.

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Time to enter Springboard Awards for Excellence

27th July 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.

Time to enter Springboard Awards for ExcellenceRead more »

Extra time as pubs back speedy serves during football fever

2nd July 2018

BB Foodservice has revealed demand for chips has rocketed with pubs backing quick serves as the nation is gripped by football fever.

Extra time as pubs back speedy serves during football feverRead more »

Hospitality teams take to the seas for Springboard

27th June 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.

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#BBhisFavourite: Win a dinner for your dad this Father’s Day

14th June 2018

BB Foodservice is offering hospitality staff the chance to treat their dad with a slap up dinner this Father’s Day. All they have to do is tweet @bbfoodservice with their best dad joke to be in with a chance of winning.

#BBhisFavourite: Win a dinner for your dad this Father’s DayRead more »

Sports-focused pubs will score big during World Cup

1st June 2018

Stonegate Pub Company data reveals the FIFA World Cup could drive sales up by over £6 million across its pub estate during the tournament.

Sports-focused pubs will score big during World CupRead more »

European Coffee Expo 22-23 May

18th May 2018

Food & Beverage professionals are expected to be visiting Olympia London in their thousands for European Coffee Expo, the new, trade-only coffee event dedicated to the business of coffee, tea, soft drinks and related products.

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Kingfisher Fish & Chips to represent Norwegian Seafood

11th May 2018

Multi-award winning Plymouth chippy, Kingfisher, has been chosen to fly the flag for Norwegian Seafood at the country’s annual celebratory Norway Day event on 17 May in London.

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