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The Morning Advertiser Lock In podcast episode 26

The Lock In Podcast

The Lock In Podcast: Food Glorious Food!

By Ed Bedington

With indoor reopening now well underway, the Lock In team tackle the subject of pub grub, how the crisis has impacted on offers, the challenges around growing your own chefs, calorie labelling on menus and we ask how sustainable is your pub food offer?...

Paying tribute: people from across the pub trade have outlined their memories of Gary Rhodes

Pub industry pays tribute to Gary Rhodes

By Nikkie Thatcher

Pub chefs, licensees and a trade body have paid tribute to celebrity chef Gary Rhodes, following the sad news that he died this week (26 November) in Dubai.

No flash in the pan: Stonegate has credited its employment of apprentices for a reduction in chef turnover

Stonegate reduces chef turnover rate by 32%

By Emily Hawkins

Stonegate Pub Company has reduced its chef turnover by almost a third (32%) after the introduction of its back-of-house apprenticeship programme.

Measuring happiness: a review of the mood in the catering sector has been released

Food jobs will be cut to ‘absorb costs’

By Nicholas Robinson

Catering firms are preparing to cut jobs to absorb increasing costs, while a significant proportion of operators claim they do not plan to hire new staff this year.

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.

Music and food: Tom Kerridge's Pub in the Park festival expands

Tom Kerridge’s Pub in the Park – who’s there?

By Nicholas Robinson

Celebrity chef Tom Kerridge’s Pub in the Park food and drink festival has expanded to four locations and features some of the UK’s finest gastropubs and restaurants, but who will be starring at each event?

Tough competition: the awards aim to showcase the best pub chefs in the country

Parliamentary Pub Chef Awards are back

By Nikkie Sutton

The Parliamentary Pub Chef of the Year Awards are returning for a second year, in a bid to highlight growing demand for talented and creative pub chefs across the nation.

Chef rules: Jesse Dunford Wood has run Parlour since 2013

Top 50 Gastropubs chef launches cook book

By Nikkie Sutton

Jesse Dunford Wood – chef-patron of Top 50 Gastropubs stalwart the Parlour in Kensal Green, north-west London – has released his debut cook book, showcasing the best the pub has to offer.