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AA Rosette chef Adam Turley joins Brakspear

AA Rosette chef Adam Turley has joined Brakspear to become head chef at the Running Horses, the pubco's managed outlet in Mickleham, Surrey.

High-calibre chef: Adam Turley is joining Brakspear's Running Horses pub

Award winners unveil £25k revamped garden

26-May-2017 - Ashley and Kelly McCarthy are former BII Licensees of the Year. Their pub Ye Old Sun Inn in Colton, North Yorkshire, is a roaring success and known for its quality...

Pubs heading for bumper bank holiday trade

26-May-2017 - Pubs are expected to receive an increase in trade of 25% as consumers decide to eat and drink out over the spring bank holiday weekend.

Young’s credits brunch and Sunday lunch offer for strong performance

26-May-2017 - The chief executive of pubco Young’s has claimed specific day-part offers have helped contribute to the group’s strong financial performance over the past year.

Streatham pubs to showcase district’s diversity with mini plates offer

26-May-2017 - A record number of Streatham-based pubs have signed up to a five-day food festival to showcase the eclectic cuisine in the district.

Pub ordered to close due to rodent infestation

25-May-2017 - A Lancashire pub was forced to close for three days by environmental health after rodent droppings were found throughout the site.

Supermarkets behind pubs in lunchtime spend

25-May-2017 - Pubs are leading the way in consumers’ lunchtime spend versus supermarkets, according to data comparing takings from 2016 to 2017.

Optimising menus is key to combat rising food costs

24-May-2017 - Customer analytics can help pubs make more money in an environment of rising food costs, according to private equity firm Livingbridge.

Pubs called on to take part in Tax Equality Day

24-May-2017 - Pubs have been called on to cut the price of food and drink for a day, following results of a report highlighting the benefits of low VAT on job creation...

BHA backs Government advice on avoiding 'Brexit' sausage virus

24-May-2017 - The British Hospitality Association (BHA) has echoed advice from the Government on cooking pork thoroughly amid reports of a ‘Brexit virus’ in 10% of sausages.

5 food safety issues to avoid this summer

23-May-2017 - There are five key food-safety issues operators need to be aware of this summer, according to the British Hospitality Association (BHA).

Pub kitchen devastated in fire caused by 'faulty equipment'

22-May-2017 - A Wiltshire pub was devastated by a fire, which is thought to have been caused by faulty equipment.

Fuller’s announces Chef of the Year 2017

22-May-2017 - Fuller’s has revealed its Chef of the Year in both of its age categories, after months of rigorous judging.

Pubs urged to offer more meat-free menu items

19-May-2017 - Pubs are being urged to offer better plant-based options to cater for the growing number of flexitarians.

What is your favourite: nuts or scratchings?

19-May-2017 - Pub snacks are the lifeblood of all pub premises and an easy up-sell on a drinks round. Whether it is a bag of crisps, popcorn, nuts or scratchings, getting consumers...

Pubs launch Father's Day meal deals

19-May-2017 - Pubs are launching a new range of meal deals and events to capitalise on Father’s Day on Sunday, 18 June.

Bookers bucks challenging market with record sales and profit

18-May-2017 - Bookers has reported its ‘best sales and profit’ on record despite a ‘challenging market’, its latest figures show. 

National Vegetarian Week: what pubs were doing

17-May-2017 - Pubs took to social media to showcase the vegetarian fare available on their menus, throughout National Vegetarian Week (15 to 22 May).

Harvester launches £20 Groupon meal deal

17-May-2017 - Harvester, the Mitchells & Butlers brand, has launched a Groupon deal offering a meal and drink for two for £20.

Premiumisation of Mitchells & Butlers sites results in sales boost

17-May-2017 - Mitchells & Butlers has credited an "innovative agenda" including vegan meals, low-calorie Prosecco and its Miller & Carter steakhouse format for the rise in food and drink sales across the...

Millennials want a digital experience when eating at a pub

16-May-2017 - Millennials are calling out for pubs to better tap into the digital world to improve their dining experience, according to research from technology company Eagle Eye. 

The 15 pub chefs who have appeared on the Great British Menu

16-May-2017 - Gastropub chefs have solidly represented the industry in BBC 2's Great British Menu for more than a decade, with 15 well-known pub chefs showcasing the expertise on offer in the trade.

Pub staff salaries receive 'significant' boost

12-May-2017 - Bartenders and waiters received a ‘significant’ boost to their salaries during the start of the new financial year in April, a new survey from recruitment company Blue Arrow has revealed.

Pubs can save 12% on costs by using 'wonky veg'

12-May-2017 - Pub chefs could save up to 12% on costs by playing an active role in reducing food waste by using more ‘wonky’ veg.

Cooking with Red Stripe: pub to launch Caribbean menu

11-May-2017 - A soon-to-open London pub is to debut chicken wings cured in Red Stripe lager as one of the choices on its Caribbean-themed menu.