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It's time to register for the Best Breakfast Awards

6th November 2014

The Best Breakfast Awards are returning for a second year, following a successful launch this year that saw over 250 foodservice venues enter their breakfast dishes. The awards take place as part of the celebrations in Breakfast Week 2015 (25-31 January).

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Catering volunteers needed to make Christmas happen for homeless people

27th October 2014

National homelessness charity Crisis is calling on trained chefs, experienced catering staff and keen cooks to provide hot, healthy meals for homeless people at their temporary centres this Christmas.

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National Customer Service Week 6-13 October

3rd October 2014

National Customer Service Week is a week-long opportunity to raise awareness of customer service and the vital role it plays in successful business practice and the growth of the UK economy.

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Gold Service Scholarship returns for 2015

26th September 2014

The prestigious Gold Service Scholarship is once again open for entries, as it seeks to find the next rising star in front-of-house hospitality.

Gold Service Scholarship returns for 2015Read more »

London without limits

18th September 2014

Customers at Lancaster London Hotel are being offered the opportunity to challenge their senses by eating blindfolded.

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Flavour innovation in OOH ice cream market

11th September 2014

Research released earlier this week (10 September) reveals that 'weird and wonderful' ice cream flavours are driving uptake in the out of home (OOH) market in the UK.

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Improve hot beverages at lunch!

9th September 2014

The Beverage Standards Association (BSA) will be holding a free panel discussion on how to improve hot beverages and make more profit in your business on Wednesday 24 September 15:45 at lunch! (23-24 September) at the Business Design Centre, Islington.

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Britain's Top 60 Fish And Chip Shops Announced

26th August 2014

The UK's top 60 fish and chip shops are vying to be crowned Independent Takeaway Fish and Chip Shop of the Year as part of the 2015 National Fish & Chip Awards, organised by Seafish, the authority on seafood.

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Migrants key to supporting the hospitality industry

20th August 2014

New research released recently by People 1st has shown that migrants play a significant role in the hospitality industry and are filling key roles at all levels of business.

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Ambrette War on Waste Charity Dinners

15th August 2014

'Waste Away' tasting menu transforms kitchen scraps into gourmet dishes.

Ambrette War on Waste Charity DinnersRead more »

Eating out rises 4% says Horizons' consumer survey

6th August 2014

Consumers are eating out more often this summer than they did this time last year, with 71% of respondents to a new Horizons' survey saying they had eaten out in the past two weeks, a clear sign that confidence is returning to the sector.

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Collio wine region - small but mighty

15th July 2014

As Italy went crashing out of the World Cup last month, a tiny wine-producing area in the north-east of the country was celebrating its brand's 50th anniversary and embarking on phase two for global recognition.

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'Just for the halibut!' - Innovative Recruitment Drive

10th July 2014

George's Fish and Chip Kitchen in Nottingham is thinking outside the box and operating a recruitment drive with a difference.

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Enterprise publicans 'BBQ to beat cancer' this summer

3rd July 2014

Enterprise and its publicans are supporting BBQ for Cancer Research UK, the charity's new fundraising campaign. The campaign encourages people all over the UK to become 'BBQ heroes' and raise money to help beat cancer sooner.

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AVA explores the future of vending

30th June 2014

Implement cashless systems or risk excluding 54 per cent of consumers. That was the forecast for the future of cash and payments in vending following a series of seminars hosted at the Automatic Vending Association's Business Day last week (26 June).

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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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