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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. Thank you.

News and Opinion

News – round up of news from the week/top stories
Please send press releases to: news@thecaterer.com (general enquiries); james.stagg@thecaterer.com (deputy editor); janet.harmer@thecaterer.com (associate editor); lisa.jenkins@thecaterer.com (products and suppliers editor); Katherine.price@thecaterer.com (senior reporter – hotels); Katie.pathiaki@thecaterer.com (reporter – restaurants)

Week in pictures – photos of events throughout the week such as charity events, awards, guest chefs
Please send hi-res images and information to Katherine.Alano@thecaterer.com (digital production editor)

Openings – a handful of restaurants and hotels recently opened
Submit to openings@thecaterer.com; 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 to james.stagg@thecaterer.com; after the initial pitch, 500 words and a hi-res image is required.

Business

The Caterer interview – profile of a leading hospitality operator, usually a Q&A format interview discussing topics such as new launches, rebrands and key industry topics
Pitch to: james.stagg@thecaterer.com (deputy editor); janet.harmer@thecaterer.com (associate editor); Katherine.price@thecaterer.com (senior reporter – hotels); Katie.pathiaki@thecaterer.com (reporter – restaurants)

Event round-ups – such as round table discussions, awards, forums and networking events
To put forward your clients for round table discussions, forum talks etc contact james.stagg@thecaterer.com (deputy editor); janet.harmer@thecaterer.com (associate editor); and lisa.jenkins@thecaterer.com (products and suppliers editor)

Hotel design – Inspiration behind the look of the UK’s newest hotels and recent refurbishments
Pitch to: janet.harmer@thecaterer.com (associate editor)

Wake-up call – a break-down of various legislation affecting the industry
Pitch to: james.stagg@thecaterer.com (deputy editor)

How to – tips from professionals on how to achieve various results e.g. a five star rating, a free-from Christmas menu
Pitch to: james.stagg@thecaterer.com (deputy editor)

Chef

Masterclass – chefs at the top of their game give step-by-step instructions on how to prepare a signature dish
Pitch to: james.stagg@thecaterer.com (deputy editor); janet.harmer@thecaterer.com (associate editor)

Chef profile – an in-depth look at a chef’s career to date
Pitch to: james.stagg@thecaterer.com (deputy editor); janet.harmer@thecaterer.com (associate editor); Katie.pathiaki@thecaterer.com (reporter – restaurants); and lisa.jenkins@thecaterer.com (products and suppliers 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. All Menuwatches go forward to the judging of the Menu of the Year Catey sponsored by Quorn
Pitch to: james.stagg@thecaterer.com (deputy editor); janet.harmer@thecaterer.com (associate editor); Katherine.price@thecaterer.com (senior reporter – hotels); Katie.pathiaki@thecaterer.com (reporter – restaurants); Lisa.jenkins@thecaterer.com (products and suppliers editor)

Book review and recipe – books sent in will be considered for review, those chosen will also be accompanied by a full-page recipe
Pitch to: janet.harmer@thecaterer.com (associate editor) and send books to 52 Grosvenor Gardens, London, SW1W0AU FAO Janet Harmer

Revelations – a series of quick-fire questions asked to chefs to find out their likes and dislikes
Pitch to: Katherine.price@thecaterer.com (senior reporter – hotels); Katie.pathiaki@thecaterer.com (reporter – restaurants)

Products

Product news – online and print news from suppliers, manufacturers and producers of food, drink and equipment products
Please send press releases to: lisa.jenkins@thecaterer.com (products and suppliers editor)

New Products – a selection of new products launched for trade
Pitch to: lisa.jenkins@thecaterer.com (products and suppliers editor); information needed: product information, trade/wholesale price NOT RRP, hi-res images, website address for purchase

Food, drink and equipment features
See upcoming list here: https://cms.thecaterer.com/app/uploads/2016/11/2018-Features-List_V11.pdf

Kitchens by Design new kitchen and refurbed kitchen design features including details on the consultant, the chef, the designers and why the equipment has been chosen for the business.  Pitch to lisa.jenkins@thecaterer.com (products and suppliers editor)

 

People

Minute on the Clock – Q&A format with a news angle such as a new opening, anniversary etc
Pitch to: james.stagg@thecaterer.com (deputy editor); janet.harmer@thecaterer.com (associate editor); Katherine.price@thecaterer.com (senior reporter – hotels); Katie.pathiaki@thecaterer.com (reporter – restaurants)

Brits Abroad – profile of British operators from concierges to chefs, housekeepers to general managers, now working overseas
Pitch to: james.stagg@thecaterer.com (deputy editor); janet.harmer@thecaterer.com (associate editor); Katherine.price@thecaterer.com (senior reporter – hotels); Katie.pathiaki@thecaterer.com (reporter – restaurants)

Loving Life in Hospitality – Q&A interview with a young hospitality professional. Questions asked such as why they were attracted to the industry, what their current role involves, future plans, etc.
Pitch to: james.stagg@thecaterer.com (deputy editor); janet.harmer@thecaterer.com (associate editor); Katherine.price@thecaterer.com (senior reporter – hotels); Katie.pathiaki@thecaterer.com (reporter – restaurants)

This Much I Know – Someone with a bit more experience provides nuggets of wisdom which have been gathered throughout a career and give an insight into the sector or profession as a whole. This feature is more personal about the learning and experience of an individual, where possible rather than specifically about a business.
Pitch to: james.stagg@thecaterer.com (deputy editor); janet.harmer@thecaterer.com (associate editor); Katherine.price@thecaterer.com (senior reporter – hotels); Katie.pathiaki@thecaterer.com (reporter – restaurants)

 

 

 

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