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COFFER PEACH BUSINESS TRACKER

Pub chains outperform casual dining despite 'sluggish' growth

Pub chains outperformed casual-dining establishments in June largely thanks to Euro 2016 screenings.

CGA Peach's Peter Martin: "The eating and drinking-out market remains sluggishly slow"

"They just don't care": getting to grips with no-shows

19-Jul-2016 - “This sounds horrible,” laments Heath Ball, owner of the Red Lion & Sun in London's Highgate, “but I just don’t think they care.” 

FOOD SAFETY

Operators warned to "wash all salads" following E.coli deaths

18-Jul-2016 - Public health experts have urged operators to be vigilant and "wash all salads" when preparing and serving mixed salads after two people died of E. coli.

MENU DESIGN

Rise or fall: creating a solid summer menu

18-Jul-2016 - The British summer is a volatile beast, isn’t it? One day it will be tropical-style torrential rain, the next it’s sunscreen-doused noses, ill-fitting shorts and burned pink skin as far...

Chef-Patrons

Tom Kerridge “in talks to open third pub”

18-Jul-2016 - Tom Kerridge is reportedly in talks to take over another pub in Marlow - his third in the town. 

Dish deconstructed

Mark Sargeant makes BBQ rib of beef

14-Jul-2016 - Not all pubs have the luxury of time and local suppliers, but that doesn’t mean the food has to be poor quality. Ex-Restaurant Gordon Ramsay chef Mark Sargeant works with...

Punch and Just Eat partner for pub food delivery schemes

14-Jul-2016 - Punch has announced a new partnership with digital takeaway service Just Eat to allow licensees to have fresh food delivered to and from their pubs. 

Pub barters for beer

14-Jul-2016 - A Leicester pub is giving local fruit and veg growers the opportunity to barter their produce for beer.

Fit for the Queen? Her Majesty dines out at Edinburgh pub

14-Jul-2016 - The Queen stunned staff and locals alike when she dropped into an Edinburgh pub for lunch last week.

dish deconstructed

How to create the perfect gastropub 'gala' pie

13-Jul-2016 - This take on the classic pork pie by Jack Boast, head chef at the Michelin star-winning Galvin brothers’ London pub HOP, earns its ‘gala’ moniker thanks to the delicate soft...

Top Portuguese chef to cook 'nose to tail' dinner at London pub

13-Jul-2016 - High-profile chef Nuno Mendes is set to cook a five-course meal based on Fergus Henderson’s revered British cookbook Nose to Tail Eating at Hackney pub the Marksman later this month. ...

Food safety

Brexit: EU allergen rules 'not going anywhere'

12-Jul-2016 - Licensees should not expect allergen legislation handed down from Brussels to change in the near future, despite Britain’s impending exit from the European Union, a leading food-safety expert has stressed....

Staff

Chef sacked for 'feeding vegans animal products' taunt

12-Jul-2016 - A chef has been sacked for taunting vegans with boasts about secretly adding animal products to meals.

Turn down that racket: pubs urged to reduce noise levels for diners

11-Jul-2016 - A leading charity has urged food businesses to cut down on potentially off-putting background noise levels.

Skills Summit

"Even a kitchen porter is vital" - Fuller’s food chief talks chef shortage

07-Jul-2016 - Hiring and retaining skilled chefs is still a crux for countless businesses across the sector. The Morning Advertiser's food & drink writer Daniel Woolfson sat down for a ‘fireside chat’...

New head chef at Daniel Clifford’s Essex gastropub

07-Jul-2016 - Double Michelin star-winning chef Daniel Clifford has announced the appointment of a new head chef at his recently opened Essex pub the Flitch of Bacon.

Fuller’s takes over popular Docklands gastropub from ETM

07-Jul-2016 - London-based pub company Fuller’s has bought Docklands gastropub the Gun from ETM Group.

Pub food pop-ups

Clapham pub pop-up brings tapas with a twist

06-Jul-2016 - Clapham pub the King & Co got a touch of Barcelona cuisine when prominent pop-up chef team Tiberi set up shop earlier this week to serve traditional tapas with a...

Food safety

New food safety guidelines after grandmother ‘dies of suspected food poisoning’

06-Jul-2016 - Food safety and hygiene experts are set to reveal a nationally recognised guide to legal hygiene practices, days after a woman died of suspected food poisoning linked to eating at...

Marston’s pub “attempted to block FOI request” for food-hygiene report

04-Jul-2016 - A Derby pub has tried to prevent a damning food hygiene report from being released under the Freedom of Information Act.

Toby Carvery: breach of duty after "giving hundreds of customers norovirus"

01-Jul-2016 - Mitchells & Butlers has admitted a breach of duty to a group of 280 customers who fell ill with norovirus after visiting a Toby Carvery site in Exeter last year. 

Licensee stunned to receive zero hygiene rating for falling behind on paperwork

30-Jun-2016 - A licensee has spoken of his dismay at being slapped with a zero food hygiene rating for paperwork and structural issues.

Star Pubs & Bars to invest £250k in food support programme for licensees

30-Jun-2016 - Star Pubs & Bars has announced plans to invest £250k into helping develop its licensees' food offers over the next year.

TV chef Simon Rimmer's gastropub burgled just days after opening

29-Jun-2016 - Celebrity chef Simon Rimmer’s new pub the Viking has been burgled just a few days after opening its doors to the public. 

How to build a food offer from scratch

Pubs do Deliveroo food delivery, here’s how…

29-Jun-2016 - Creating a good pub food offer is the ‘Holy Grail’ for many wet-led operators, but getting the customer traction can’t always be possible. PubLove jumped the struggle by developing a...