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Community champions: licensees win £20k for 'heartwarming' pub

Roaring fires, hearty food, thriving trade…what exactly is it that makes a pub ‘heartwarming’? The PMA meets the licensees who have just won £20,000 for their dedication to the local community

Allergen legislation: more work needed from pubs and restaurants

28-Apr-2016 - One in four people with a food allergy have suffered a reaction while eating in a pub, restaurant or café, despite the new Food Information to Consumer (FIC) regulations that...

Food safety

Diners prefer rude staff to dirty premises, research shows

27-Apr-2016 - Diners would sooner put up with rude staff than a dirty or unclean venue, according to new research that revealed 61% of UK consumers wouldn’t risk eating in an establishment...

Top 50 Gastropubs winner crowned Best Pub at GQ awards

27-Apr-2016 - The Sportsman has been named Best Pub at the annual GQ Food & Drink Awards. 


Pubs winning favour among families with young children

27-Apr-2016 - Pubs are leading the way when it comes to meeting the eating-out demands of families with young children, new research has revealed.

Party like it's £19.99: pub celebrates life of Prince with pun-filled menu

26-Apr-2016 - A Rochdale pub has paid tribute to the life and death of iconic musician Prince by renaming all the dishes on its menu after the singer’s hits.

ALMR calls on pub chefs to represent sector

25-Apr-2016 - The ALMR has called on UK pub chefs to represent the trade for the upcoming Great British Food Fortnight in September. 

New Opening

Michelin star chef Claude Bosi to open new pub in Surrey

25-Apr-2016 - Top chef Claude Bosi, owner of two Michelin-starred restaurant Hibiscus in London, has announced he will open a new pub in May.

Which fridges and freezers for your kitchen?

25-Apr-2016 - No pub chef could successfully run an efficient kitchen without fully working fridges and freezers. While they may not be the sexiest pieces of equipment, they’re definitely some of the...


JJ Food Service launches premium fish range

25-Apr-2016 - JJ Food Service has announced it will now offer individually quick frozen (IQF) cod and line-caught cod, haddock and plaice as part of its range of fish products. 


Playing it cool: how to create a solid pub ice cream offer

21-Apr-2016 - Daniel Woolfson takes an in-depth look at the best ways to create an enticing ice cream offer.


How to make the perfect pub Scotch egg

21-Apr-2016 - Daniel Woolfson learns how to create the Scotch egg served at the Michelin star-winning Galvin Brothers’ first pub HOP, in London’s Spitalfields, from head chef Jack Boast.

Revolution Bars Group launches new food menus targeted at different demographics

21-Apr-2016 - Revolution Bars Group has launched new food menus across its 52-site estate designed to appeal to a broader customer base.

Brakes launches new range of prepared meals

21-Apr-2016 - Foodservice supplier Brakes has announced the launch of a new range of prepared meals.

Menu ideas

Spicy lamb kebabs

20-Apr-2016 - The explosion of premium kebabs on pub and casual dining menus hasn't gone unnoticed and is a dish publicans can cash in on over the busy summer.

Afternoon tea could be cash cow for pubs

19-Apr-2016 - Serving afternoon tea in pubs can help operators take better advantage of increased demand for all-day dining and boost profits, French pastry maker Brioche Pasquier has claimed.

Risotto Report

Rice and easy: how to boost your pub menu margins with risotto

19-Apr-2016 - Risotto may not be at the top of chefs’ agendas but, when it is available on pub menus, there are many reasons for it to sell well, including its gluten-free...

Greene King introduces first foodservice arm for tenants

18-Apr-2016 - Greene King is helping pubs that could benefit from a food offer by launching its first food supply service for tenants, after a review of the business showed many sites...


Fuller’s chefs compete for Chef of the Year title

15-Apr-2016 - Ten chefs from London pubco Fuller’s’ managed estate took part in a tense cook off to determine the company’s Chef of the Year yesterday.


Six things to know before serving ice cream in your pub

15-Apr-2016 - Summer is coming and, with it, hordes of sun-starved families, eager to occupy your pub's garden. Here's how to put together a solid ice cream offer.

Tom Kerridge to release new diet-focused cookbook

15-Apr-2016 - Top chef Tom Kerridge has begun working on a new cookbook chronicling the diet he used to drop 12 stone in two and a half years.

Top London gastropub puts squirrel on the menu

15-Apr-2016 - An award-winning London gastropub has begun serving croquettes made with a somewhat…unusual meat.

Risotto Report

Profit-raising risotto recipes

14-Apr-2016 - Risotto can be a quick, easy and high-GP pub food for busy chefs, as highlighted in the Publican’s Morning Advertiser’s recent risotto report. While the dish may be simple to...

Risotto report

10 things you need to know about risotto in pubs

14-Apr-2016 - There are few dishes that offer operators high GP, the opportunity to create gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan variants while also being tasty, but the risotto appears to tick all of...

Risotto report

Video masterclass: Make the best risotto

14-Apr-2016 - Getting a risotto right on a pub food menu is easier than it at first may seem, according to Italian Embassy head chef Danilo Cortellini in this exclusive video masterclass.