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Kitchen Porter of the Year competition celebrates seventh year with £12k prize fund

15th July 2019

Recognising the often unsung, yet vital, role of the Kitchen Porter, Winterhalter’s competition is open for entries. But hurry, deadline is 9 August 2019.

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The Green Vic, the world’s most ethical pub, opens in Shoreditch, London

9th July 2019

The Better World Group’s mission is to run a pub where everything that is bought and used has a positive environmental and social impact.

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Conference debates future food and service trends

24th June 2019

The recent ‘Food at the Heart of Culture’ conference was hosted by EP Business in Hospitality in partnership with international law firm Bird & Bird at its London headquarters.

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The Soak adds another dimension to London Victoria’s vibrant food offer

14th June 2019

Menu at Grosvenor Hotel’s new restaurant is based on soaking, fermenting, steeping and brining techniques. And there’s live music too.

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Fish beats veg and meat in battle of the chefs

5th June 2019

Held at Flat Iron Square, London the annual gourmet competition – comprising 12 top London restaurants – raised more than £8500 for Hospitality Action recently.

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UKHospitality celebrates one year anniversary

29th May 2019

UKHospitality is the trade body that represents the UK’s hospitality sector, established following a merger last year between the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) and the British Hospitality Association (BHA)

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English Wine Week Saturday 25 May - Sunday 2 June

22nd May 2019

English Wine Week 2019 starts this coming weekend and the timing could not be better, as English and Welsh wines ride high on both the domestic and global stages.

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EU veggie ‘burger’ ban challenged across Europe

15th May 2019

ProVeg International has launched a campaign challenging the European Parliament’s proposal to ban veggie foods being described as ‘burgers’ or ‘sausages’

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Marathon clean-up delivers PB for plastic recycling

30th April 2019

This year Veolia’s London Marathon clean-up delivered a personal best for recycling, with over 350,000 plastic bottles collected for reprocessing.

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One in three people will enjoy a takeaway this Easter, reveals BB Foodservice

18th April 2019

BB Foodservice has revealed that one in three people will indulge in a takeaway this Easter – over 18 million people across the UK.

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Grant fund opens to scale paper cup recycling across the UK

16th April 2019

A newly developed programme delivered by Hubbub and funded by Starbucks will help communities resource collection of paper cup waste.

Grant fund opens to scale paper cup recycling across the UKRead more »

Veg takes on Meat & Fish in battle of chefs

1st April 2019

On 22 May, 12 of London’s top chefs will be battling for the coveted ‘Dish of the Night’ vote in London’s only charity fine dining contest that is open to everyone to attend and where the general public selects their favourite dish

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Springboard appoints Alastair Storey as its new Chairman

20th March 2019

Alastair has been appointed by Springboard’s Board of Trustees to take over from Stephen Moss CBE, Springboard’s Founder and Chair for the past 29 years.

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UK industry experts gather to discuss growing FOG menace

13th March 2019

Industry experts from across the UK gathered in London today to discuss the growing menace of fatbergs in the UK’s sewerage system.

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HIT Scotland announces The Fairlie Scholarship

6th March 2019

Recognising Andrew Fairlie’s significant contribution to the hospitality industry, Hospitality Industry Trust (HIT) Scotland has unveiled details of the inaugural Fairlie Scholarship, a career-changing opportunity for aspiring chefs in Scotland.

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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 >

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