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More people dream of opening a pub than becoming an astronaut

2nd October 2008

In a survey of over 2860 Brits, almost 1 in 4 said they dreamt of opening their own pub or restaurant. Only 19% dream of becoming a fire fighter, 11% dream of becoming a doctor and 8% dream of becoming an astronaut.

More people dream of opening a pub than becoming an astronautRead more »

British Cheese Awards 2008 — winners announced

30th September 2008

The British Cheese Awards, the annual celebration of the very best of the British Cheese industry, has announced the winners of this year's hard-fought competition.

British Cheese Awards 2008 — winners announcedRead more »

What do Gordon Ramsay, Molecular Gastronomy, Prawn Cocktail and Wimpy have in common?

26th September 2008

To celebrate the 20th Restaurant Show this October, 55,000 Harden's Guide readers were asked for their defining moments, most influential people and memorable dishes of the last 20 years and answers included all of the above.

What do Gordon Ramsay, Molecular Gastronomy, Prawn Cocktail and Wimpy have in common?Read more »

British Cheese Week — 27 Sep - 5 Oct

19th September 2008

Another speciality week giving you another opportunity to benefit from a nationwide campaign, which - in this case - will be promoting the wonderful variety of British cheeses.

British Cheese Week — 27 Sep - 5 OctRead more »

World Porridge Making Championship 2008

12th September 2008

An invitation has been issued to porridge makers across the globe to battle it out for the title of World Porridge Making Champion 2008. The 15th Annual Championship is to be held in Carrbridge on Sunday October 12.

World Porridge Making Championship 2008Read more »

Scotland's Eating Out Show Rescheduled

10th September 2008

If you were planning on going to Scotland's Eating Out and Food To Go Show on 22 and 23...

Scotland's Eating Out Show RescheduledRead more »

Soil Association Organic Fortnight: 6-21 September

4th September 2008

'Love Your Planet, Choose Organic' - a nationwide campaign bringing together individuals, communities, retailers, restaurants, schools and organic farms for the UK's biggest celebration of all things organic.

Soil Association Organic Fortnight: 6-21 SeptemberRead more »

National Breakfast Week — 25-31 August

21st August 2008

With more people eating breakfast out of home these days, why not benefit from National Breakfast Week and entice people into your establishment for their first meal of the day?

National Breakfast Week — 25-31 AugustRead more »

British Food Fortnight — 20 September to 5 October

18th August 2008

With just over a month to go before the seventh British Food Fortnight, promotional activity is hotting up.

British Food Fortnight — 20 September to 5 OctoberRead more »

'Successful Hog Roasting for the Caterer' — Step-by-step DVD

24th July 2008

Hog roasts are tremendously popular with customers and present an excellent opportunity for caterers. That's why BPEX Ltd has produced a DVD which provides a step-by-step guide to holding a successful event.

'Successful Hog Roasting for the Caterer' — Step-by-step DVDRead more »

Survey uncovers customers' top restaurant nightmares

17th July 2008

A survey conducted earlier this year has highlighted just how important it is for restaurateurs to get right a complete range of different influencing factors.

Survey uncovers customers' top restaurant nightmaresRead more »

Warning: cost of beef likely to rise

1st July 2008

With the Brazilian beef industry experiencing difficult times, you can expect the fallout to hit UK prices fairly soon.

Warning: cost of beef likely to riseRead more »

Are you up to speed on the 4 Cs?

30th June 2008

In an effort to reduce the incidence of food poisoning cases this summer the FDF has been highlighting the importance of the 4 Cs for food safety: cleaning, cooking, chilling and avoiding cross-contamination.

Are you up to speed on the 4 Cs?Read more »

21st Century inventory control

18th June 2008

With its state-of-the-art Inventory Control and Reporting System, Barmetrix promises to help venue owners maximise their profits and minimise their losses.

21st Century inventory controlRead more »

Licensing law myths and misconceptions exploded

17th May 2008

A research study into the impact of the Licensing Act by Middlesex University, for the Department of Health was released at the end of January.

Licensing law myths and misconceptions explodedRead more »
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