Let’s Talk Vegan

It’s November which means its World Vegan Month and we’re looking into the trend which has taken over 2019. Many people assumed veganism wouldn’t catch on, but this year has definitely disproved this. Whether it be the controversy over Gregg’s vegan sausage roll or the promise of added health benefits, it’s been a recurring conversation….

Fuller’s to Sponsor UK National Team in Bocuse d’Or Competition

Fuller, Smith and Turner has announced they will be sponsoring the Bocuse d’Or UK Academy, the organisation set up to represent Team UK in the global cooking competition Bocuse d’Or. Bocuse d’Or, created in 1987 by world renowned chef Paul Bocuse, is the largest and most prestigious cooking competition in the world. It brings together…

BBPA announce their new Chief Executive

The British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) recently announced their new Chief Executive, Emma McClarkin, who will start the role in early November, succeeding former executive Brigid Simmonds. Emma currently works as a Global Consultant following a 10-year term as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP). Before this role, Emma has also held the…

Food: Bigger than the Plate

Only a few more days to catch the exhibition, ‘Food: Bigger than the Plate’ is coming to a close on Sunday 20 October. Open since 18 May at the V&A Museum, it features over 70 experimental and contemporary projects, exploring global issues concerning climate change and sustainability stemming from the way we produce and consume…

Steve Groves is announced Craft Guild’s National Chef of the Year

Steve Groves, Head Chef at Roux in Parliament Square, London has been announced Craft Guild’s National Chef of the Year. Steve started his chef journey when he attended catering college. He developed a real passion for cooking and decided to pursue this career further. He has worked at Roux for nine years, three as sous…

Do you make the best Sticky Toffee Pudding?

This weekend on Saturday 5th October, The Old Ship Hotel in Padstow is hosting its annual, open Sticky Toffee Pudding competition. Open to all ages and skill levels, entries from across the U.K are welcome to take part. Steve Ashworth, winner of the South West Chef of the Year 2013 and one of the most…

Zero Waste Week: What are pubs doing to cut back on food and plastic waste?

It’s Zero Waste Week, a campaign that aims to help householders, businesses, organisations, schools, universities, and community groups waste less. With an ever-growing concern of pollution, pubs need to adapt to reduce the amount of waste they produce. By implementing sustainable strategies that will reduce their food waste and single-use plastic. Food Waste According to…

Do you serve the Best Roast Dinner?

Last call for entries for the Best British Roast Dinner of the Year Awards! Think you can serve the best roast dinner? Why not enter Knorr Professional’s Best British Roast Dinner of the Year competition? If you sell a roast to the public, you could be in with the chance of winning some incredible prizes…

Fuller’s Announce their Chef of the Year

Yesterday, Fuller, Smith & Turner PLC announced their annual Chef of the Year winners. The premium pub company held the final in Havant & South Downs College, Hampshire on Tuesday 9th. The day of the final witnessed its final contestants battle it out for the Chef of the Year title, plus the chance to fly…

London Restaurants commit to cutting food waste

Brasserie Zedel, Angela Hartnett’s Cafe Murano and Hawksmoor Air Street are among 11 restaurants that have collectively agreed to reduce their food waste by 25% in the next year. According to the Crown Estate, the UK foodservice industry currently wastes enough food to ‘fill The Shard nearly 11 times every year’ leading to a loss…