Caroline Baldwin

Caroline Baldwin

Assistant editor (acting)

Caroline is acting assistant editor at The Caterer, looking after features for print and online. While also assisting the editor and contributing news stories, she also looks after Menuwatches and has oversight of the foodservice sector as her beat.

In-Depth

Industry fears future of edible insects as Brexit leaves trade in legal limbo

25 January 2022 by

A deadlock over the legality of trading insects has forced operators to remove critters from their menus

Profiles

Minute on the clock: Nigel White, chief executive of the Marketing Place

21 January 2022 by

Nigel White, plant-based marketing expert and chief executive of the Marketing Place, shares his thoughts on the rise of veganism and why operators need to pay attention to all their diners’ needs.

Baking with Fortitude by Dee Rettali Chef

Baking with Fortitude by Dee Rettali

10 December 2021 by

Dee Rettali, founder of London craft bakery Fortitude Bakehouse, has finally released a book sharing her[...]

Mercato Metropolitano MD Amedeo Claris steps down News

Mercato Metropolitano MD Amedeo Claris steps down

10 December 2021 by

The managing director of Mercato Metropolitano Amedeo Claris has stepped down after five years in the[...]

Book your place for The Caterer’s Plant-Based virtual summit Business

Book your place for The Caterer’s Plant-Based virtual summit

02 December 2021 by

The Caterer is hosting a virtual summit next month to discuss how operators can get ahead[...]

The Caterer launches Technology Prospectus 2022 News

The Caterer launches Technology Prospectus 2022

30 November 2021 by

The Caterer has launched its Technology Prospectus for 2022, designed to guide operators through the software[...]

News

Global cuisines and British staples lead 2022 top trends

24 November 2021

Operators must balance niche cuisines with British food and produce to entice customers in 2022 and beyond, according to Bidfood.

The Caterer interview: Kevin Watson, Levy UK and Ireland, on catering at COP26 Foodservice News

The Caterer interview: Kevin Watson, Levy UK and Ireland, on catering at COP26

11 November 2021

COP26 is a huge, high-profile undertaking, with heads of state galore in attendance. Caroline Baldwin gets the inside story on the F&B offer from Kevin Watson, business director of the event’s official caterer, Levy UK and Ireland

Book review: Butter by James Martin Chef

Book review: Butter by James Martin

04 November 2021 by

James Martin has finally got around to writing about his culinary love affair with a humble[...]

Top of the lakes: Nina Matsunaga brings Japanese inspiration to the Black Bull Restaurant

Top of the lakes: Nina Matsunaga brings Japanese inspiration to the Black Bull

29 October 2021 by

After cutting her teeth on the North West’s street-food scene, Nina Matsunaga set up camp in[...]

The Caterer interview: Paul Jackson, managing director, Searcys Profiles

The Caterer interview: Paul Jackson, managing director, Searcys

28 October 2021 by

Caroline Baldwin speaks to the managing director of Searcys about the business’s plans to deliver a[...]

Menuwatch: Crockers Henley Restaurant

Menuwatch: Crockers Henley

27 October 2021 by

Food is theatre at the chef’s table, run by Alex Payne and his team, with visually[...]

Last chance to register for The Caterer’s free Sustainability Summit News

Last chance to register for The Caterer’s free Sustainability Summit

18 October 2021

The Caterer is holding a free virtual summit on Thursday 21 October to address how the hospitality industry can play its part to help tackle climate change.

Searcys says Christmas won't fall flat as 700 Champagne cases are held at port News

Searcys says Christmas won't fall flat as 700 Champagne cases are held at port

04 October 2021

Supply chain challenges hit events and champagne experts Searcys as house label Champagne stuck in UK port due to the ongoing HGV driver crisis, fuel shortages and paperwork problems.

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