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New allergen rules will carry unlimited fines

01-Aug-2014 - Pubs that fail to warn customers about any possible allergens in their food could face an unlimited fine, under new EU rules.

New Products

CQS launch new pastry range

31-Jul-2014 - Continental Quattro Stagioni (CQS) has launched a new range of Sicilian pastries. 

New Products

Bunzl Lockhart launches new anti-rim chip glassware

31-Jul-2014 - Bunzl Lockhart Catering Equipment has launched a new range of anti-rim chip glassware.

Chef Focus

Urban insights - James Browne

31-Jul-2014 - PubFood talks to James Browne, executive chef at bar group Urban Leisure Group, which operates seven London sites about menu trends and rated concepts.  The group’s newest opening is Ask for Janice in Farringdon.

Trend Watch

Trend watch - posh toastie

31-Jul-2014 - Alex Reed looks at what trends are adding interest to pub menus - this time the Posh Toastie

Business Booster

Money Makers

31-Jul-2014 - Event and promotional ideas for your pub

New ‘common sense’ E.coli guidelines praised

30-Jul-2014 - New guidelines on managing the risks of E.coli have been hailed as a victory for common sense.

Win tickets to MasterChef pop up restaurant

30-Jul-2014 - Licensees have a final chance to try and win tickets to an exciting pop up restaurant featuring MasterChef champions.

Kerridge takes on allotment and new accommodation

28-Jul-2014 - Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge is renting an allotment to help supply produce for his pub.

Allergen 'how to' guide launched for pubs

28-Jul-2014 - Foodservice supplier Unilever Food Solutions has launched a guide to help pub caterers prepare for the new allergen legislation being introduced in December.

Pub chef launches new cookbook

28-Jul-2014 - Pub chef Justin Brown will release a new dinner party cookbook this September.

Meat and beer concept Pint Shop seeking second site

28-Jul-2014 - Meat and beer concept Pint Shop has announced plans to expand to a second site.

London pub ditches cutlery for a night of dirty dining

28-Jul-2014 - The White Hart in Stoke Newington, North West London is hosting a ‘Dirty Dining’ night.

New products

Country Choice launch hot dog concept

25-Jul-2014 - Supplier Country Choice has launched a new all-in-one concept for hot-dogs and burgers. 

New products

Country Range introduce gourmet fish fingers

25-Jul-2014 - Country Range has launched 100% cod gourmet fish fingers.

Trend Watch

Trend Watch - Spirits in food

25-Jul-2014 - Alex Reed looks at how spirits are increasingly being featured on the food menu

Expert Insights

Expert Insight - gourmet bar snacks

25-Jul-2014 - Elliot Kuruvita talks to Michelin-starred chef Kevin Love about making the most of bar snacks

New Kit

Clean up your act

25-Jul-2014 - Warewashers are heavily used in a busy pub kitchen, so it pays to pick the best you can afford. Andrew Don looks at the latest launches and what type of kit licensees recommend

Business Booster

Money Makers

25-Jul-2014 - Event and promotional ideas for your pub

Half of publicans unaware of new allergen law

24-Jul-2014 - A new report claims that half of publicans are unaware of the new allergen law that comes into force in December.

The White Brasserie Company begins roll out of new sites

23-Jul-2014 - The Brasserie Bar Co has begun an extensive expansion of its White Brasserie pub brand.

Food Standards Agency report highlights public’s concerns when eating out

21-Jul-2014 - A new Food Standards Agency report shows food hygiene and pricing are the top concerns for people when eating out.

Publican launches 'social enterprise' cafés

21-Jul-2014 - A publican from Lancashire has opened a new café in Manchester employing out of work young people.

Hosts plans to capitalise on graduation season

21-Jul-2014 - Licensees are planning special menus and promotions to attract customers during the graduation period.

Gourmet hotdogs 'a fad'

21-Jul-2014 - Gourmet hotdogs, juice bars and bubble tea bars are “short lived” crazes, although street food is starting to have a greater influence across the wider UK restaurant sector, according to the new Menu & Food Trends Report from Allegra Foodservice.

Spotlight

Q&A: New pub food allergy requirements

Q&A: New pub food allergy requirements

Whether or not you serve food in your pub, the balance between your culinary and administration skills...

5 of the Best Summer Drinks Trends in 2014

5 of the Best Summer Drinks Trends in 2014

Being obsessed with the weather is a very British thing. However, sunshine sells drinks, so it’s also...

BBQ menus ideas for pubs
Expert Insights

Expert Insights - BBQ Menus

Elliot Kuruvita looks at BBQ menu ideas from this year’s British BBQ Battle finalists

Morning Advertiser Jobs: The new online job board for the licensed trade

Morning Advertiser Jobs: The new online job board for the licensed trade

The Publican’s Morning Advertiser has launched a new online platform with everything you need to know about...