Equipment

Future vision: a lack of staff skills is the biggest concern to hospitality in 25 years

Staff and equipment could hold back progress

By Emily Hawkins

Equipment and staffing concerns are at the forefront of operator’s minds when it comes to considering the future of their business, according to analysis from a hospitality supplier.

Green future: wholesaler release sustainable takeaway cup

Wholesaler launches first ever 'green' cup

By Alice Leader

Booker has launched its most sustainable cup in the UK yet with a fully biodegradable lining that can break down within 90 days in a compostable environment.

Flying colours: choosing the best plates to ensure your settings are Insta-ready

What tableware should you use in your pub?

By Phil Mellows

The first bite of a meal is with the eye so make sure your food is served on ‘Instagrammable’ plates with the appropriate cutlery to give the best impression possible.

Boost your food offer with a new dining range at your premesis

Pub tableware: The great plate debate

By Stuart Stone

With a public backlash against single-use plastic materials in pubs, increasing numbers of ethically minded consumers and the simultaneous demand that your venue and food be Instagrammable, customers are piling a lot on publicans’ plates

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.

New equipment and products

New Product

New equipment and products

By Daniel Woolfson

JJ Food Service has doubled its range of fresh fruit and vegetables, aimed at offering a wider variety of products to operators.

The Big Green Egg is a great BBQ at any size

Going up in smoke: running a barbecue

By Laurie Macdonald

With the busy summer period in full swing, barbecues are all the rage in pub gardens up and down the country. A range of new options are aimings to make barbecue a year round event instead of seasonal - and give your food offering a smoky new flavour....

New equipment and products

New Products

New equipment and products

By Fred A'Court

Bunzl Lockhart Catering Equipment has launched a new tableware range themed around the great Impressionist painters.

New equipment and products

New Products

New equipment and products

By Daniel Woolfson

JJ Food Service has launched smaller pack sizes for its fresh lamb and chicken lines, aimed at supporting smaller caterers.

New equipment and products

New Products

New equipment and products

By Daniel Woolfson

JJ Food Service has doubled its range of frozen fish products.

Brakes: Prime Meats lamb products now 100% British

New equipment and products

By Daniel Woolfson

Brakes has relaunched its range of Prime Meats chilled lamb products, which will now all come from free-range, grass fed, British animals.

New equipment and products

New products

New equipment and products

By Daniel Woolfson

This week's round-up of new equipment and products for the pub trade.

George Allan, sous chef at the Cock, during his appearance on this year's MasterChef: The Professionals

Kit

Tools of the trade

By Daniel Woolfson

Three pub chefs give their recommendations on what kitchen equipment is top of their pots

Have flutes lost their fizz?

Have flutes lost their fizz?

By Stephensons

Sparkling wines have always been popular with the British, and Prosecco has recently risen to the top of the class. Until now, the drink has typically been served in a Champagne flute, but with the rise of the tipple may come the crashing of the glass...

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