Equipment

Fridges and freezers for pubs

Which fridges and freezers for your kitchen?

By Nicholas Robinson

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 most important. Nicholas Robinson points out some of the best currently...

Cutter's choice: how to choose the right knives for your kitchen

THE KNIFE REPORT

Cutter's choice: how to choose the right knives for your kitchen

By Daniel Woolfson

Knives come in all shapes, sizes and styles and from right across the globe, so it is no wonder young chefs are sometimes unsure about which ones to select for a career in the kitchen. Daniel Woolfson cuts through the marketing hype to guide buyers in...

5 things to know before buying knives

5 things to know before buying knives

By Daniel Woolfson

With the huge quantity of knives available, it can be tricky finding the knife – or set of knives – to suit your particular needs. Read on for the Publican’s Morning Advertiser's top tips for first-time knife buyers.

An exciting new trade show has launched

Events

Exciting new trade show - The Bar & Pub Show - launches

By Mike Berry

A new event dedicated to the bar and pub sector will run alongside this year's Restaurant Show at Olympia bringing together the best suppliers in the business with top operators that are transforming the UK’s on-trade.

Steak and stout pie part of Bidvest's premium ready-prepared offer

Food

Bidvest relaunches own brand after name change

By Nicholas Robinson

Foodservice giant Bidvest has relaunched its own brand portfolio of food, drink and non-food products, less than a year after the hospitality supplier changed its name.

The pub chef's Christmas gadget guide 2016

Gallery

The Christmas gadget guide for pub chefs

By Daniel Woolfson

In theory, a truly talented chef should be able to produce outstanding meals with just a frying pan, a spatula, a sharp knife and the right ingredients. Cooking isn’t about kit, it’s about skill.  But that doesn’t mean chefs shouldn’t treat themselves...

Boost sales with winter warming hot drinks

Hot drinks

Hotting up: winter alternatives to coffee

By Noli Dinkovski

The temperature is dipping, collars are being turned up and customers are looking for something to warm the cockles of the hearts. The answer, says Noli Dinkovski, is a diverse coffee offer that is adaptable to the seasons.

Investing in a new kitchen is a recipe for success

Property

Investing in a new kitchen is a recipe for success

By Chris Jowsey

Refurbishment of a pub kitchen requires careful thought, planning and execution, with a variety of factors to take into account. Here are 10 top tips for your consideration.