Pub Food

Team spirit: Staith House staff celebrate a clean service

How the Staith House’s John Calton launched a second site

By Nicholas Robinson

Five years in and the dynamic trio behind the success of the Staith House, in North Shields, Tyne & Wear, are setting their sights on the future of the gastropub, which has come a long way from its beginnings as a ramshackle quayside boozer.

Young talent: GBPA Young Chef of the Year competition kicks off

Young Chef of the Year: what the chefs cooked

By Nicholas Robinson

Young chefs battled it out in an Oxfordshire kitchen earlier this month for the chance to be crowned the UK’s Young Chef of the Year at the John Smith’s Great British Pub Awards (GBPA).

On the up: prices of salad ingredients could rise by 25%

Summer salad prices set to soar

By Nikkie Sutton

Lettuce could be in short supply due to the heat wave currently being experienced across the nation - and if the hot weather continues prices of the salad ingredient could rise by up to 25%, according to purchasing company Beacon.

In competition: chefs compete for big title

Chef of the Year finals: what the chefs cooked

By Nicholas Robinson

The cook-offs for the John Smith’s Great British Pub Awards Chef of the Year competition were held this week in Didcot, Oxfordshire, where five chefs battled it out for the title of the UK’s best chef.

Cracking news: the report found the UK had higher egg production standards than others in Europe

Calls for egg safety standards to be raised

By Nikkie Sutton

Producers of British Lion eggs are calling on the EU to raise egg safety standards across Europe in light of a new Dutch Government report into the Fipronil in eggs scandal, which highlighted insufficient food-safety standards.