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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.

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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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Theo Paphitis encourages hospitality businesses to prepare for Independents' Day on 4 July

25th June 2014

With less than a month to go until Independents' Day 2014, Theo Paphitis, long time star of the BBC's Dragons' Den, has thrown his weight behind the campaign.

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Kathrine Larsen Crowned Moët UK Sommelier of the Year

13th June 2014

Kathrine Larsen MS has become the Academy of Food & Wine Service's Moët UK Sommelier of the Year 2014 following a closely fought final at London's Mandarin Oriental Hotel yesterday, 12 June.

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Forum encourages employers to plan ahead of World Cup mania

6th June 2014

With the start of the World Cup just around the corner and the country set to be gripped by football mania, employers need to keep an eye out for staff absences caused by the need to watch the game, warns the Forum of Private Business.

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Pub Chef is Tilda Chef of the Year 2014

28th May 2014

The head chef at a popular West London pub has proved his culinary expertise and flair for world cuisine to be crowned Tilda Chef of the Year 2014 - a bi-annual culinary initiative run in association with the Craft Guild of Chefs.

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