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Wild Rabbit wins Michelin Pub of the Year 2015

31-Oct-2014 - The Wild Rabbit in Kingham, Oxfordshire has been named the Pub of the Year 2015 in the new Michelin Eating Out In Pubs Guide.

Pubs raise food hygiene standards for third-year running, FSA finds

28-Oct-2014 - Hygiene standards in pubs and clubs have improved for the third-year running, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has found.

How clean is your pub?

27-Oct-2014 - The Publican's Morning Advertiser looks at the cleaning necessities, from a health inspector's point of view, on how to make sure your pub is as hygienic and clean as possible.

FSA survey shows awareness of food hygiene rating schemes on the up

27-Oct-2014 - Consumer awareness of food hygiene rating schemes and the old-style Scores on the Doors scheme is growing, according to the latest survey from the Food Standards Agency.

Hospitality Trailblazer scheme to establish new apprentice standards

27-Oct-2014 - A Government scheme to develop standards in apprenticeships, managed by People 1st, has been extended.

Entry deadline extended for £21,000 Moy Park bar snack competition

24-Oct-2014 - Pub chefs have been given more time to enter a bar snack competition that is offering £21,000 worth of prizes to the winner.

Manufacturer claims industry first with ice-lolly machine

24-Oct-2014 - Pub chefs are now able to create sorbets on a stick thanks to a new machine that can ‘blast freeze’ lollies in under half-an-hour.

Whitbread adds Mr Men kids menu to Beefeater sites

24-Oct-2014 - Mr Tickle, Mr Messy and Little Miss Naughty are just some of the much-loved children’s characters now on the menu at Beefeater after Whitbread secured a two-year deal with Mr. Men, Little Miss.

A marriage made in Devon: Organic pub in tie-up with West Country supplier

24-Oct-2014 - The UK’s only organic-certified pub has struck a partnership deal with a leading organic supplier after the respective bosses got wed.

Food sales on the increase, Horizons survey finds

24-Oct-2014 - More than two-thirds of operators say food sales have increased in the past year, a survey has found.

Tips to help avoid allergen trouble

24-Oct-2014 - Following on from a previous article, the new Allergy Awareness Regulations come into force on 13 December 2014. This is very relevant, bearing in mind that one in 50 young infants has a nut allergy and one adult in 100 has a food allergy of some description.


Money Makers: Ideas for driving food and drink sales at your pub

22-Oct-2014 - Pub Food's focus on event and promotional ideas for your pub.


From scratch or batch: Soup

22-Oct-2014 - Whether you are buying it in or making it from scratch, experts offer advice on ways to prepare soup.

Waiting for food to arrive biggest frustration, survey claims

22-Oct-2014 - Food not arriving quickly enough is the biggest frustration faced by diners when going out for a meal, a survey has found.


Cheese: Winning ways to boost sales

22-Oct-2014 - From a 'fromage and friends' night to homemade ricotta, Pub Food looks at seven different cheese-themed events and recipe ideas.


Slow-cooking: Patience is a virtue

22-Oct-2014 - As the economic downturn took hold and cheaper cuts of meat became more fashionable, it was perhaps inevitable that there would be a slow-cooking renaissance in the UK.

London venues Crocker's Folly and 125 Church Street set to open

22-Oct-2014 - Two new north London venues that plan to serve food with a seasonal and an international flavour are set to open.

TCG to offer pubs bespoke menus

22-Oct-2014 - Managed pub operator TCG has designed bespoke menus for its pubs under the Good Honest Food initiative.


Wood Stone adds to kitchen theatre with new circular grill

22-Oct-2014 - Wood Stone has introduced a new grill to enable chefs to cook with more theatre in open kitchens.


French’s moves into new territory with hot dog range

22-Oct-2014 - US condiments maker French’s has entered into a new market with the launch of a chilled range of hot dogs.

EBLEX launches slow cooking campaign

21-Oct-2014 - EBLEX has launched a campaign to inspire caterers to make use of the whole carcass through slow cooking.

One in 10 households live with food allergy risk, FSA finds

21-Oct-2014 - More than one in 10 people believe they live in a household in which someone has a food allergy.

CPL launches new food allergens e-learning course

21-Oct-2014 - CPL Online has developed a new e-learning course on food allergens.

New winter menu for Slug and Lettuce

21-Oct-2014 - Stonegate brand Slug and Lettuce has added a number of brunch and mains dishes to its new winter menu.

Budweiser Budvar Top 50 Gastropub Awards: Final call for entries

20-Oct-2014 - Dining pub owners have until 5pm next Monday (27 October) to get their entries in for the three entered categories in the Budweiser Budvar Top 50 Gastropub Awards 2015.

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