Looking to contribute to The Caterer? There are many ways to feature your establishment or products in our magazine. Please read below to see how you can contribute, or scroll down for information on freelance pitches. Thank you.
News – round up of news from the week/top stories
Openings – a handful of restaurants and hotels recently opened
Submit details to: firstname.lastname@example.org; information needed if applicable: date opened, covers, typical dishes/drinks, number of bedrooms, head chef, general manager, designers, owner, starting room rate etc and a selection of hi-res images.
Viewpoint – an industry professional shares their view about a hot topic affecting hospitality
Submit details to James Stagg; after the initial pitch, 500 words and a hi-res image is required.
Hotel design – Inspiration behind the look of the UK’s newest hotels and recent refurbishments
Pitch details to: Emma Lake (assistant editor)
Wake-up call – a break-down of various legislation affecting the industry
Pitch details to: James Stagg (editor)
Menuwatch – A member of The Caterer team visits a restaurant for lunch and an interview with the chef to learn about their cooking style and current menus
Book review and recipe – books sent in will be considered for review, those chosen will also be accompanied by a full-page recipe
Pitch details to: Caroline Baldwin (features and special projects editor)
Send press releases to: Victoria Miller (reporter)
Website & social media
Send press releases and digital content opportunities to: Maria Mellor (digital content manager)
If you are a freelancer, please pitch feature ideas to Caroline Baldwin. We welcome pitches for operator interviews, issue, topic or theme-led features and hotel interior design pieces. Your pitch should include a clearly defined angle and a tangible news hook that would interest and is written for an audience of hospitality operators, as well as information on your previous writing experience or examples of your work. Whenever pitching please consider a diverse range of voices and businesses.