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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Portuguese gastronomy ambassadors revealed

3rd May 2018

Fifteen restaurants have been unveiled as the first official representatives of Portuguese gastronomy in the UK.

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#MilesForMatt #FinishForMatt

27th April 2018

Chefs Jamie Park and Tom Peters organise charity run in honour of their friend Matt Campbell

#MilesForMatt  #FinishForMattRead more »

Real Food Real Pleasure

20th April 2018

Kettle Chips launches new TV advertising campaign

Real Food Real PleasureRead more »

UK Coffee Week – get involved

9th April 2018

Raising money to deliver clean drinking water to coffee-growing communities, UK Coffee Week runs nationwide from April 16-22

UK Coffee Week – get involvedRead more »

Martin Carabott crowned 35th Roux Scholar

3rd April 2018

Martin Carabott won the 2018 Roux Scholarship in a fiercely contested final held at Westminster Kingsway College, London last week [26 March].

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SRA launches One Planet Plate campaign

21st March 2018

Hundreds of restaurants are already backing the One Planet Plate campaign that has been launched to satisfy diner demand for sustainable food.

SRA launches One Planet Plate campaign Read more »
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