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Food Hygiene

Mitchells & Butlers helping FSA develop Food Hygiene Rating Scheme

Mitchells and Butlers (M&B) is testing the Food Standards Agency’s (FSA) new food hygiene scheme, which aims to ease pressure on resource-strapped local authorities, improve food safety and adapt the current Food Hygiene Rating Scheme.

Hot dogs

Wieners work well for boosting pubs’ profits

30-Sep-2016 - Hot dogs offer a good opportunity to increase sales with a large mark-up price, according to a report by frankfurter specialist Westlers.

Food

British Roast Dinner finalists revealed 2016

29-Sep-2016 - Five pubs have been announced as the regional winners of the best roast dinner in the annual British Roast Dinner competition.

STAFF PAY

Europeans paid less than Brits in London pubs, research claims

28-Sep-2016 - British hospitality workers are being paid approximately 18% more than their European counterparts by London businesses, new data reveals.

Chef

Ex-Truscott Arms chef to lead kitchen residency at new London pub

27-Sep-2016 - The chef who ran the kitchen at now-closed London gastropub the Truscott Arms has announced his return to the pub trade. 

DISH DECONSTRUCTED

How to make: chef Josh Eggleton's apple & blackberry crumble

27-Sep-2016 - This traditional dessert by Josh Eggleton, chef-patron of the Pony & Trap, Chew Magna, will be a sound addition to any menu as the nights begin to draw in earlier. Extra points for...

Wetherspoon

JD Wetherspoon pulls Christmas dinners from menus

26-Sep-2016 - JD Wetherspoon (JDW) has announced it will not serve Christmas dinners across its estate this year.

NEW MOON

Pubco New Moon in administration as two sites close

23-Sep-2016 - Upmarket northern gastropub group New Moon Co. has gone into administration following the departure of co-founder Paul Newman yesterday, The Morning Advertiser understands.

CHEFS

Tom Kerridge to cook one-off charity dinner at Hampshire pub

22-Sep-2016 - Double Michelin-starred pub chef Tom Kerridge has announced plans to host a one-off supper club at a Hampshire gastropub.

Food

Food sales at ten year high, reports ALMR

22-Sep-2016 - Food sales among multiple operators of licensed premises are at a 10-year high, according to a comprehensive annual survey by the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR).

PUB CRIME

Sex offender chef 'pulled customer's trousers down'

21-Sep-2016 - A chef who pulled a man’s trousers down in the beer garden of a Yorkshire pub has been ordered to sign the sex offenders’ register.

Great British Pub Awards

Pub Awards: Best Food finalist - Compasses Inn, Crundale, Kent

21-Sep-2016 - The Compasses Inn is everything you would want a remote country pub to be, perfect for fireside boozing in the winter or a luxurious meal after a long summer walk.

Great British Pub Awards

Pub Awards: Best Food finalist - The Globe Tavern, Borough Market, London

21-Sep-2016 - The Globe Tavern is a relatively new addition to the pub food world, but is gaining recognition for chef Luke Hawkins’ dedication to using the finest ingredients from Borough Market.

Great British Pub Awards

Pub Awards: Best Food finalist - The Cornish Arms, Tavistock, Devon

21-Sep-2016 - John Hooker’s Devon gastropub, the Cornish Arms, has only been open three years. 

Great British Pub Awards

Pub Awards: Best Food Pub finalists

21-Sep-2016 - The full list of finalists for the 2016 Great British Pub Awards, Best Food Pub category.

Great British Pub Awards

Pub Awards: Best Food finalist - The Unruly Pig, Suffolk

21-Sep-2016 - Food-lovers might remember the Unruly Pig as the former award-winning British Larder. But they’re unlikely to recognise it.

Great British Pub Awards

Pub Awards: Best Food finalist - The Freemasons at Wiswell

21-Sep-2016 - The Freemasons offers an outstanding dining experience. But despite chef-patron Steven Smith’s high-end culinary credentials, it does not compromise on being a pub.

Great British Pub Awards

Pub Awards: Best Food finalist - Bunch of Grapes, Pontypridd, Wales

21-Sep-2016 - Food at this 19th-century former alehouse is an unexpected delight.

Sunday roasts

Getting rid of the roast? Sundays wouldn't be the same...

21-Sep-2016 - When JD Wetherspoon announced earlier this year it would finish serving Sunday roasts to focus on its core menu offer, reactions from some of the chain’s patrons were borderline riotous...

New Moon Co

Paul Newman departs New Moon Pub Co

21-Sep-2016 - One of the founders of prominent northern gastropub group New Moon Co has parted ways with the company.

In association with Makro

Getting the best out of Sunday lunch

19-Sep-2016 - Competition is rife when it comes to one of the UK’s favourite dishes, but Robin Hood licensee Nick Bennett is achieving higher GPs without compromising on quality

Food news

“Moaning” Hungry Horse customers will no longer be served food

16-Sep-2016 - Two regulars will no longer be served food by their local Hungry Horse site after repeatedly complaining about the quality and portion size of the food.

STREET FOOD

Clapham pub to host Iraqi street food specialists

16-Sep-2016 - London pub the King & Co has announced it will host street food traders specialising in Iraqi cuisine.

Coffer Peach Business Tracker

Strong summer performance for managed pubs

15-Sep-2016 - Managed pub and restaurant groups performed well over the summer despite worries customers would spend less because of June’s Brexit vote.

MENU TRENDS

Snacks, sides and nibbles key focus for pub menus

15-Sep-2016 - UK operators are boosting customers’ average spend by increasing starter and dessert prices as well as focusing on side dishes and snacks, new research claims.