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Viewpoint: Yolande Stanley asks where our aspiring young pastry chefs are

08 April 2021 by

The UK has a dearth of young pastry chefs, and the quality of training must be improved if we are to see change. Yolande Stanley explains why she believes a dedicated pastry apprenticeship is the way forward.

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Viewpoint: Safety is overtaking trendy in the leisure, food and drink sector, says Rachel Channer

25 March 2021 by

Novelty and the Instagram factor are no longer hospitality’s ‘must-haves’, with consumers now favouring establishments with outdoor areas and distanced tables.

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Viewpoint: When a pandemic is not a force majeure

30 April 2020 by

The insurance industry has caught us in a loop, not paying out on force majeure and[...]

Viewpoint: A maître d’ with perfect composure In-Depth

Viewpoint: A maître d’ with perfect composure

27 February 2020 by

With diners turning away from rigid formality, Peter Hancock asks why we don’t embrace a bit[...]

Viewpoint: Hawksmoor's turf partnership with a surf maestro In-Depth

Viewpoint: Hawksmoor's turf partnership with a surf maestro

30 August 2019 by

Both sides benefit when you align on the basis of your principles and your approach rather[...]

Viewpoint: training is the key to staff retention In-Depth

Viewpoint: training is the key to staff retention

26 July 2019 by

Hospitality careers provide great opportunities for on-the-job training, but this must be matched by formal learning[...]

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