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


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


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


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


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...