Catering

Helping hand: new credit card for operators

Food credit card launched for pubs

By Nicholas Robinson

A national food wholesaler has launched a credit card for catering businesses, which has an upper limit of £25,000 and up to 37-days’ of interest free credit.

An experiment by Digital Blonde found that the more the user is involved in the story of a dish, the stronger their emotional reaction to it.

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Story time: food and social media

By Karen Fewell

Karen Fewell, founder of @DigitalBlonde, a digital marketing consultancy and marketing training company for the hospitality industry, looks at why your social media about food needs to tell a story

Premier Foods' Chef's Panel is a hit

Premier Foods' Chef's Panel is a hit

By Lesley Foottit

Premier Foods’ online panel for chefs has gathered more than 1,500 panellists since launching in Aprill last year.

Negative outlook for pub food in 2012

Negative outlook for pub food in 2012

By Lesley Foottit

Pubs are the only catering sector to see a decline in the number of meals served, according to a report from the British Hospitality Association (BHA).

Greene King: help with food

Greene King helps tenants with food

By Lesley Foottit

Greene King has relaunched its Food Made Easy training courses to help its tenants and lessees develop their food offer. Licensees on the Food Made...

Doughnuts: profitable additon to menus

Pub food: business boosters

By Jo Bruce

Ideas for boosting food sales at your pub including adding doughnuts to dessert menus and and cooking hog roasts.

Barracuda: signed with DBC Foodservice

Barracuda signs £8m deal with food supplier

By Lesley Foottit

The Barracuda Group has signed an £8m a year deal with DBC Foodservice to provide a rande of food across the pubco's 223-strong estate. The food...

CESA: Safety first

CESA: Safety first

Selecting the right equipment is a vital part of good hygiene practice in the kitchen. The first golden rule is never buy domestic equipment, as it's...

Equipment logic

Equipment logic

You've done your research, you know what type of food offer you're going to do at the pub and you've got your menu sorted. So now it's time to decide...

North: Black Bull

North: Black Bull

Wylam, Northumbria Licensee Paul Bowes is a firm believer in the personal touch and his hands-on approach to business at the Black Bull is the one...