‘Grow Your Own’ Ingredients Trending in 2019

A recent survey of chefs, business owners, kitchen staff and catering managers has found that ‘grown your own’ ingredients will be the biggest trend in 2019. Other key findings were: Locally sourced, vegetarian and vegan and traditional home-cooked menus are proving most popular with diners. One in 10 said Jackfruit is their favourite ingredient, showing…

Award Success for Apprentice Chef

Thomas Martin receives his award from Nicola Thornton-Scott, Assistant principal of NPTC Group of Colleges Apprentice chef Thomas Martin, 22, was named Foundation Apprentice of the Year at the prestigious Apprenticeship Awards Cymru held at the Celtic Manor Resort, Newport on November 9.  He said “I’m absolutely elated. This award means the world to me….

Opening date & menu revealed for Bowls in Soho

Bowls in Soho’s Saint Anne’s Court will open on 3 December. There will be a seasonal menu, featuring a selection of bowls from the Caribbean, South America and South East Asia. Bowls is the first restaurant from Russian born Zarifa Ragimova, who trained at Le Cordon Bleu London. Zarifa is launching Bowls with restaurant consultant…