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Minute on the clock: Simon Shaw, El Gato Negro and Canto

31 July 2020 by

The founder of tapas restaurants El Gato Negro in Leeds, Liverpool and Manchester, and Canto restaurant in Manchester, talks about reopening, alfresco dining and finally finding time to reflect.

Chef

Taking the new road: Nathan Outlaw on transforming his two-Michelin-starred Port Isaac restaurant

30 July 2020 by

It’s all change for Nathan Outlaw. With the chef having last year parted ways with both his pub in Rock and a Dubai hotel restaurant, this year also saw the closure of his restaurant in the Goring hotel. He explains[...]

Hotel

Safety first: How housekeeping departments are adapting to the new normal

31 July 2020 by

Housekeeping has now been elevated to maybe the most important service a hotel can offer, offering[...]

Pub & Bar

The Caterer interview: Emma McClarkin, BBPA – 'Keep the faith. Keep going'

29 July 2020 by

The chief executive of the British Beer and Pub Association is a passionate advocate for her[...]

Products

Callebaut releases Get Back to Business guide

28 July 2020 by

Chocolate supplier Callebaut has launched a Get Back to Business guide, providing reopening guidance on topics[...]

Products

Dr Oetker Professional launches hub for schools

28 July 2020 by

Catering supplier Dr Oetker Professional has launched an education hub to help with back-to-school menu planning.

Marketing

News

Leicester restaurateurs call for marketing campaign after extended lockdown 'tarnishes' city's image

28 July 2020

Leicester restaurateurs have said a marketing campaign will be required to entice diners back to the city, after it became the first in England to be placed on an extended period of lockdown.

Hotel

The price is right: Setting your room rates at the right level after coronavirus

23 July 2020

Hotels across the UK are finally opening again following the coronavirus lockdown. But with a mix of strong staycation demand, fragile confidence and subdued activity in other business areas, how should hoteliers set their room rates?

Technology

News

EasyJet founder backs delivery business looking to rival Deliveroo, Just Eat and Uber Eats

04 August 2020 by

EasyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou has backed a food delivery service being launched to challenge the[...]

Products

Michael Caines and south-west chefs save Cornish Blue cheese from landfill

31 July 2020 by

Food app Too Good To Go has joined forces with chefs in the south-west of England[...]

Products

Personal booking confirmation calls key to tackling no-shows, research finds

31 July 2020 by

Around 74% of consumers would be more likely to respond to a personal telephone message from[...]

Products

OrderPay appoints David Charlton as CCO

30 July 2020 by

OrderPay, the pay at table app, has appointed David Charlton as chief commercial officer.

Property

Advice

Wake-up call: How better off would you be under a turnover-based rent?

30 July 2020

Think carefully if you want to share the details of your turnover with your landlord before taking advantage, advises Tristan Wark

News

Christian Guild Hotels to sell two of remaining three properties

28 July 2020

Following a review of the business during tough trading conditions, Methodist Guild Holidays, which trades as Christian Guild Hotels, has decided to close and sell two of its remaining three hotels.

Business

Come out fighting: Exclusive research into business leaders expectations for reopening

01 July 2020

As operators get ready to square up to the most challenging period their companies may ever face, The Caterer and CGA surveyed business leaders to find out their predictions and plans for reopening

Business

State of the nation: Marcus Wareing discovers what will make the dining public return to restaurants

10 June 2020

A survey by chef Marcus Wareing has revealed the majority of consumers have an appetite to dine out again. Emma Lake discovers which measures will instill most confidence in diners when they return to restaurants

Tenders

Tender opportunity: Westonbirt Arboretum

28 July 2020 by

Forestry England has a tender opportunity for the operation of the food and beverage concession outlets[...]

Tenders

Tender opportunity: Retail Trust Retirement Services

01 July 2020 by

Retail Trust provides wellbeing services for the retail industry and its subsidiaries.

Tenders

Franchise opportunity: Royal Lymington Yacht Club

23 June 2020 by

Royal Lymington Yacht Club is inviting Expressions of Interest for an F&B operator.

Tenders

Tender opportunity: The Vincent, Bristol

13 March 2020 by

A food and drink operator is being sought for The Vincent, which is a new development[...]

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