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Top 17 tips to retain pub chefs

Financial rewards, opportunities for promotion and the ability to contribute to the business’s success are three of the 17 ways managers can keep hold of their chefs and kitchen staff, a leading consultant has claimed.

Industry will need 11,000 more chefs by 2022

JJ Food Service eyes new sites after profits up

09-Oct-2015 - JJ Food Service has posted record profits of £12m for the year ending March 31 2015 – up 55% year-on-year – the majority of which would be pumped back into...

Eating insects in foodservice ‘not safe yet’

09-Oct-2015 - More research into the potential allergenic, microbiological and chemical risks of eating insects is needed before they become commonplace on menus across Europe, experts have warned.

Menu prices

High street pub food menu prices decline following increased competition

09-Oct-2015 - The strain of increased competition in the eating out sector has forced many high street pubs to slash the prices of their dishes, while the amount of side dishes sold...


Crimes against pub food? Top chefs reveal all...

08-Oct-2015 - Two top chefs have revealed what they consider to be crimes against pub food.


Searcys and Fat Duck chefs enlisted for new Surrey pub

08-Oct-2015 - Matt Edmonds, head chef at restaurant and bar Searcys, at the top of the Gherkin, London, has taken the job of chef patron at Surrey pub the Grantley Arms, Wonersh,...

Mark Sargeant sets sights on 10+ Kent pubs

08-Oct-2015 - Mark Sargeant has set his sights on running a group of new pubs across Kent.

Food and beer pairing: Top 50 Gastropubs matches

08-Oct-2015 - Top 50 Gastropubs 2016, the PMA’s annual celebration of the very best in pub food, is approaching. To mark the event, Daniel Woolfson asked sommeliers from the There’s a Beer...

Food and beer pairing: golden rules...

08-Oct-2015 - Amber ale with that steak? IPA with your curry? Daniel Woolfson looks at the theory and science behind pairing food with beer and the opportunity it presents... 

A third of vegetarians 'eat meat when drunk'

07-Oct-2015 - New research has revealed over a third of vegetarians eat meat while under the influence of alcohol.

Third Smokehouse on cards for Neil Rankin

07-Oct-2015 - Neil Rankin plans to open a third site for his Smokehouse concept over the next year.


Government must reward sustainable businesses, says top gastropub operator

07-Oct-2015 - Sustainability must "become the norm" rather than the “eccentric oddity” for food businesses, a top operator has urged. 

Authentic Pub Co cashes in on Thai food

07-Oct-2015 - The Authentic Pub Co is cashing in on Thai food with Thai Tuesdays at one of its seven sites following the acquisition of the Dragon pubs earlier this year.

FLANK brings nose to tail eating to Brighton

07-Oct-2015 - Brighton chef Tom Griffiths has launched Flank, a new residency serving Fergus Henderson-style “nose to tail” dishes at the Royal Sovereign, on the city’s Preston Street.

Pint Shop appoints Rosie Sykes as development chef

06-Oct-2015 - Meat, bread and beer specialist the Pint Shop has appointed chef and Guardian food writer Rosie Sykes as its new development chef, in a bid to take its food offer...


Pint Shop second site coming soon

06-Oct-2015 - The Cambridge-based Pint Shop will open its long-awaited second venue soon, following last summer’s announcement to expand, The Publican’s Morning Advertiser understands.

‘Haggle on your turkey prices,’ operators told

06-Oct-2015 - Operators are being urged to take advantage of low inflation by haggling on the prices they pay for their Christmas produce, such as turkey and other meats.

New food picture gallery

06-Oct-2015 - Fancy pickled quail eggs, Christmas brownie ice cream and Jamie Oliver’s newly designed sauce range feature in this week’s new pub food product gallery.

Jamie Oliver drops into Crown pub for lunch

06-Oct-2015 - Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver surprised staff at the Crown in Sevenoaks after dropping in for lunch with friend and television co-host Jimmy Doherty while filming in the area.

AA announces Britain’s top 3 food pubs

06-Oct-2015 - The AA announced its top three British food pubs at the AA Hospitality Awards in London last night (5 October).

Pub in clear over oyster poisoning

06-Oct-2015 - There is no evidence that oysters served at a pub were responsible for an outbreak of illness among several customers last month, an investigation has revealed.

‘Stop imported steak culture’ urges supplier

06-Oct-2015 - Pub chefs must source more British meat and use alternative and more profitable cuts to ensure animal protein does not become an overpriced luxury, a leading supplier has urged.

Nottingham pub wins Best Roast Dinner 2015 competition

06-Oct-2015 - Nottingham pub the Larwood & Voce, was this Sunday (4 October) named as the best place to eat a Sunday roast in the UK.

Trade misses out on vegan food market

06-Oct-2015 - Pub chefs must work harder to cater for the UK’s growing vegan population, following criticism by one industry expert who claimed most pubs couldn’t be trusted to serve 100% vegan...


My Pub: the Marksman, Hackney

06-Oct-2015 - Chefs Tom Harris and Jon Rotheram reopened archetypal East Endboozer the Marksman to rave reviews earlier this year. Joe Lutrario catches up with the pair to talk beef and barley buns...