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Bestway Batleys expands new world wine range

14th January 2014

Bestway Batleys Foodservice is expanding its wine range to caterers and licensees with the launch of three exclusive new wine ranges; Dos Condores from Chile, Marin Hills from the United States and The Old Courthouse from Australia.

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Graduation lunch celebrates 'Can't Cook, Will Cook' charity success

6th December 2013

Eight homeless people graduated from a 10 week culinary training course at a grand celebration lunch at St Mungo's Head Office in Hammersmith last week.

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Call for Christmas catering volunteers to help homeless people

2nd December 2013

Specialist volunteers - including kitchen staff - are invited to join Crisis at Christmas to help provide homeless people with much needed services over the festive season, running from Monday 23 December through to Sunday 29 December.

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World Scotch Pie Championship 2014

19th November 2013

Essentially Catering editor - Nic Belfrage - and Bay City Roller front-man - Les McKeown - were just two of the panel of 50 judges (comprising mainly master bakers and butchers) at the World Scotch Pie Championship last week.

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FCSI report reveals key industry trends

5th November 2013

The Foodservice Consultants Society International (FCSI) UK & Ireland and Allegra Strategies' new report Taste of the Future 2020 forecasts the key issues that will be affecting the foodservice and hospitality industry by 2020.

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Captains of industry announced for HOSPACE 2013 'Leaders Panel'

21st October 2013

HOSPA's Annual Conference and Exhibition for Hospitality Finance, Revenue Management, IT and Commercial Professionals will be held on Thursday 21 November at the Sofitel London Heathrow, Terminal 5.

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Winners of the Beverage Standards Awards

15th October 2013

Dame Kelly Holmes was the guest of honour at the Beverage Standards Association Awards Ceremony - the Michelin stars of the hot beverages industry - at London's Fulham Palace on Monday 14 October, where this year's winners were announced.

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National Curry Week 2013

7th October 2013

The 16th National Curry Week runs from today (Monday 7) to Sunday 13 October to once again celebrate curry in Britain and raise much needed money for those less fortunate.

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Nominations for Apprenticeship Awards

3rd October 2013

The Hospitality Guild has announced an impressive line-up of industry judges and prizes for its second annual Apprenticeship Awards ceremony on 3 December, which will take place at the Tower of London.

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London Restaurant Festival

2nd October 2013

Now in its fifth year, London Restaurant Festival (LRF) aims to encourage more people to sample the delights of the capital's culinary offerings and comprises two main elements: Festival Menus and Events.

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Calling All Chefs Who Like To Cause A Stir

19th September 2013

The search has begun for a new World Porridge Making Champion, with the call for entries for the 2014 World Porridge Making Championships, which take place in the highland village of Carrbridge on Saturday 5 October.

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Gold Service Scholarship 2014 opens for entries

17th September 2013

A prestigious competition open to young people working in restaurant service is back for a second year.

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Hospitality Guild highlights career opportunities in Food and Beverage Service

1st August 2013

The Hospitality Guild has launched a video and competition to raise awareness of the excellent career opportunities in Food and Beverage Service.

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Licence fees regulations unlawful, says Philip Kolvin QC of Cornerstone Barristers

21st July 2013

In a new textbook published earlier this month, leading licensing barrister Philip Kolvin QC of Cornerstone Barristers states that the fees regulations governing premises licences, personal licences and club premises certificates are unlawful.

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Join the fight against hunger with 'Love Food Give Food 2013'

20th July 2013

Action Against Hunger is calling on chefs and restaurateurs across the country to help turn a nation of foodies into fundraisers with the launch of their 2013 'Love Food Give Food' appeal.

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