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Celeb gastropub owner James Tanner launches pre-made dessert for pubs

A top gastropub chef, who starred on the BBC's Ready Steady Cook, has unveiled a new pre-made dessert for foodservice operators created with Arytza Food Solutions. 

Chocolate pavé: Tanner will feature the dessert on his restaurant's menus alongside foodservice rollout
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Bidfood sets sights on growing pub customers

28-Mar-2017 - Pubs will be a bigger focus for Bidfood (formerly Bidvest Foodservice) in the coming years, according to chief executive Andrew Selley and sales and marketing director Andy Kemp, who agree...

Fuller’s announces Chef of the Year finalists

24-Mar-2017 - London pub company Fuller’s has revealed this year's finalists for its in-house Chef of the Year competition.

Michelin-starred Harwood Arms alumni to open Oxfordshire gastropub

22-Mar-2017 - David Holliday and Alex Sergeant both made their names managing Michelin-starred London pub the Harwood Arms before teaming up for their new venture, the Bottle & Glass, Oxfordshire, which opens...

Top tips: stay squeaky clean to avoid fines

22-Mar-2017 - Legal experts Poppleston Allen reveal top tips on steering clear of food hygiene fines.

Tom Kerridge launches pork scratching range

21-Mar-2017 - Tom Kerridge and RayGray Snacks launched a new range of pork scratchings at this year’s international food & drink event (IFE) on Monday 20 March.

Pubs charged for food hygiene re-inspections

20-Mar-2017 - Pubs could be made to pay for requested re-inspections of their businesses under the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme (FHRS), the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has announced.

Michelin Guide pub chef's bid to help boost recruitment

20-Mar-2017 - The chef of a Michelin Guide-listed pub in Nottingham joined catering students from a local college to cook a gourmet meal to inspire them to consider a career in pub...

Food-led pubs have grown despite trade decline

20-Mar-2017 - The number of branded food pubs have continued to grow despite evidence showing a small decline in the number of licensed premises.

Young's closes Burger Shack & Bar site

20-Mar-2017 - Young’s has closed its standalone Burger Shack & Bar in Wimbledon after just under a year of trading, MCA has learnt.

JD Wetherspoon to slash 7.5% off food and drink at 900+ pubs

16-Mar-2017 - JD Wetherspoon (JDW) chairman Tim Martin will hack 7.5% off all food and drink prices for one day across his 900+ pub estate later this year to demonstrate the effect...

Food safety controls to be ramped up by local authorities

16-Mar-2017 - Food safeguards and allergen protection for consumers will be moved up a gear by local authorities, and will be core to delivering a better system of control to ensure a...

Kitchen confidential: leave Brexit out of it!

16-Mar-2017 - If there is one thing I am sure of, it is that politics should never enter the kitchen. You don’t want chefs engaging in heated debate in the vicinity of six-inch...

Bye bye, Boardy: how tableware is leaving those dreaded wooden boards behind

15-Mar-2017 - You’ve all seen the pictures – a flaccid steak sits on a stained wooden board, drenched in greyish peppercorn sauce slowly seeping to the edge. It's futility incarnate.

Yates launches new spring menu

14-Mar-2017 - Yates, the Stonegate-owned high street chain, is launching a new menu later this month (21 March).

How to make: stone bass with sauerkraut and Toulouse sausage

14-Mar-2017 - This dish, served up at Cheshire Cat Pubs sites, is delicious and deceptively simple. 

Pub ordered to pay £7k for hygiene failings

10-Mar-2017 - The Queen’s Head in Enfield, north London, has been ordered to pay £7,510 in fines and costs after being prosecuted for hygiene failings by Enfield Council.

Chefs’ Choice Awards 2017 winners revealed

10-Mar-2017 - Hundreds of foodservice suppliers battled it out to have their products named the best at the inaugural Chefs’ Choice Awards in London earlier this week.

Top food pub slapped with one-star food hygiene rating

09-Mar-2017 - A Michelin-starred gastropub has been given one of the lowest possible ratings for food hygiene.

New head chef for Michelin-starred Treby Arms as Anton Piotrowski departs

09-Mar-2017 - Michelin-starred Devon gastropub the Treby Arms has appointed a new head chef following the resignation of executive chef Anton Piotrowski.

AHDB launches revamped quality scheme

09-Mar-2017 - The Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHBD) has launched a revamped quality standard mark (QSM) scheme alongside a new team of ambassadors.

Truscott Arms in Maida Vale to reopen after £5m sale

07-Mar-2017 - London gastropub the Truscott Arms will open its doors again after being bought by a capital investment firm for £5m.

JD Wetherspoon adds hot dogs, bagels and quinoa salad to menus

07-Mar-2017 - JD Wetherspoon (JDW) has added a range of new dishes to its menu. 

How to tackle food and drink fraud in pubs

07-Mar-2017 - Consumer confidence and health can be seriously hit if a pub is the victim of food and drink fraud, according to an audit, tax and advisory firm which has published...

Younger diners don’t want to eat in ‘stuffy’ restaurants

07-Mar-2017 - Pubs are in the best position to cater for younger consumers who do not want to eat in “stuffy” restaurants, according to Bidfood’s group sales and marketing director Andy Kemp....