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Summer hotspot: Terrazza on the Thames, Docklands

7th June 2016

By their very nature, summer pop-ups in the UK have to be the result of boundless optimism. This certainly holds true with the stunning Terrazza on the Thames in London’s Docklands.

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National Vegetarian Week (16-22 May) - caterers encouraged to ‘veg out’

17th May 2016

As National Vegetarian Week kicks off, new research has revealed that 74% of diners are open to trying new vegetarian ingredients and dishes out of home and a further 60% find typical meat analogues such as vegetarian sausages and burgers unappealing.

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Coeliac UK Awareness Week highlights the anaemia connection

9th May 2016

Almost a quarter (23%) of British adults recalled being told they were anaemic following a blood test, according to a recent YouGov survey for Coeliac UK.

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Search is on for World Porridge Champion

3rd May 2016

Entries are now open for the 2016 World Porridge Making Championships, which take place in the highland village of Carrbridge, Scotland on Saturday 8 October.

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Benihana embraces Wagyu trend

26th April 2016

While most establishments offer Wagyu beef at a prohibitive premium, quirky Japanese restaurant Benihana is bucking the trend and offering this speciality meat at prices that are intended to encourage people to try it.

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Bestway launches April Super 6

12th April 2016

Bestway Wholesale has launched its latest Super 6 drinks promotion package.

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Bestway raises the bar with premium on-trade drinks guide

7th April 2016

Reflecting the latest on-trade premium drinks trends such as booming sales of wine, craft beer and spirits, Bestway Wholesale has launched its first ever Drinks Product Guide.

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Bestway spotlights choice with new Product Guide

31st March 2016

Bestway Wholesale is spotlighting seasonal menu options in its newly launched Catering and Foodservice Product Guide, illustrating the extensive range available to the company’s catering customers.

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Coffee solution provider to host wine and coffee masterclasses

30th March 2016

UCC Coffee UK & Ireland has partnered with Master Sommelier, Ronan Sayburn, to launch a new Grand Crü coffee and host a wine and coffee pairing experience at this year’s London Coffee Festival.

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Michelin-star dinner for homeless youth

23rd March 2016

Dans le Noir? - the celebrated dining in the dark restaurant staffed by blind people - and the youth homelessness charity Centrepoint, hosted a gastronomic dinner recently.

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Ascot continues to raise the standard for fine dining

7th March 2016

Ascot Racecourse has appointed two of the nation’s most respected chefs to help deliver its fine dining offer for 2016.

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Bestway guarantees low prices for two months

29th February 2016

Bestway Batleys Foodservice has announced its latest Price Hold Guarantee (PHG), with over 300 prices on key catering products locked down until the end of April.

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Going for gold: the winner of The Gold Service Scholarship 2016 is announced

24th February 2016

Jennifer Santner, Restaurant Manager at Fenchurch Restaurant at Sky Garden, was awarded this year’s Gold Service Scholarship by The Queen, at a celebratory awards ceremony held at Claridge’s last week.

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Restaurants putting couples in the mood for love

12th February 2016

Bookatable.co.uk, the restaurant booking platform, has released new research that shows that restaurants help keep couples together.

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Restaurants drive growth in Oriental food consumption

5th February 2016

The explosion in the number of Pan-Asian restaurants is driving the growth of Oriental food in the UK, according to a report published today to coincide with the start of Chinese New Year.

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