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UK Restaurant Manager of the Year 2012

31st October 2012

Peter McAlister, restaurant manager at the Culloden Estate & Spa in Belfast, has won the prestigious 2012 UK Restaurant Manager of the Year competition

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Getting to grips with Pasty Tax

25th October 2012

On 1 October the controversial 'Pasty Tax' came into force. Many remain unsure which items now attract VAT under the new law.

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Sainsbury’s enters Hall of Shame after extending payment times by 150%

22nd October 2012

Supermarket giant Sainsbury's has been named and shamed by the Forum of Private Business for having increased all non-food supplier payment times from 30 to 75 days.

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Last chance to nominate for the Hospitality Guild Apprenticeship Awards

6th October 2012

Businesses and colleges throughout England are being reminded that just one week remains to submit nominations for the Hospitality Guild Apprenticeship Awards 2012.

Last chance to nominate for the Hospitality Guild Apprenticeship AwardsRead more »

Bramley Apple Pie Week: 8-14 October 2012

4th October 2012

Grown only in Britain, the Bramley apple has long been recognised as the best apple for cooking

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Rainforest Alliance's Follow The Frog Week

18th September 2012

This weeklong campaign is encouraging individuals and businesses to move towards a more sustainable lifestyle by following the Rainforest Alliance's logo.

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Red tape 'blitz' must not lead to worsening health and safety

10th September 2012

Today's announcements by the Government that low-risk businesses will be exempt from regular "burdensome health and safety inspections" from April 2013 risks generating more heat than light.

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London 2012 – is your house in order?

17th July 2012

With less than two weeks to go until the start of the London 2012 Games, it is not too late to plan for the inevitable disruption that the Games will cause some businesses.

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Unilever encourages chefs to cut calories

12th July 2012

Unilever Food Solutions (UFS) has launched a new campaign to encourage chefs to slash over 500 million calories from their dishes

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Carluccio's cycles 500 miles for Action Against Hunger

10th July 2012

Carluccio's CEO Simon Kossoff and six members of his team are attempting a 500-mile charity bike ride in aid of Action Against Hunger

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Nottingham Food & Drink Festival 2012

27th June 2012

Organisers of the Nottingham Food and Drink Festival have announced a host of new ingredients, which are set to make this year's event the most varied yet.

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Chia: The Complete Guide to the Ultimate Superfood

23rd June 2012

Dr Wayne Coates is on a mission to spread the word about 'chia' - a little superfood that was used by the Aztecs for centuries and that he has been studying since 1991.

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Low-cost kitchen equipment

21st June 2012

Petroc College in Barnstaple, Devon is selling off numerous catering units such as steamers and display cabinets, most of which have hardly been used and appear as new.

Low-cost kitchen equipmentRead more »

National Vegetarian Week 2012

21st May 2012

Poor service puts nearly two billion pounds worth of catering business at risk

National Vegetarian Week 2012Read more »

Moët UK Sommelier of the Year: Finalists announced

10th May 2012

The names of the 12 sommeliers who have made it through to the final of this year's Moët UK Sommelier of the Year competition have been announced.

Moët UK Sommelier of the Year: Finalists announcedRead more »
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