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.

New pub food and drink picture gallery

In pictures: new food and drink

By Nicholas Robinson

Salted caramel-flavoured peanut butter and cherry bakewell-flavoured peanut butter feature in this week’s new product gallery, along with a range of ‘home-cooked’ curry sauces.

Young's Spring Grove reopens

Operator news

Young's Spring Grove reopens

By Daniel Woolfson

Young’s site the Spring Grove, Kingston-Upon-Thames, has reopened after a period of refurbishment with a new food offer.

Chocolate and beer evening at the Head of Steam in Durham

Business Booster

Money Makers

By Alison Baker

Ideas for driving food and drink sales at your pub

Valentines day can make your customers spend more to impress

GP Generator: Valentine's Day

By Phil Mellows

Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity for savvy operators to go over the top for customers who are willing to spend extra in the name of romance. The Publican's Morning Advertiser turns the lights down low and brings out the candles

Brighter new look for Thorntons Chocolate liqueur

Brighter new look for Thorntons Chocolate liqueur

By Robyn Black

Thorntons Chocolate liqueur has been given a new “brighter” look to make it more noticeable on back bars and to boost sales outside of the key Valentines, Mother’s Day and Christmas selling periods.

Baileys Chocolat Luxe

Diageo launches Baileys Chocolat Luxe

By Jessica Mason

Diageo has invested £5.5 million in a TV advertising and sampling campaign to support the launch of a new premium sub-brand for its cream liqueur brand Baileys.

Wensleydale Heifer: chocolate themed bedrooms

Opportunity of confectionery in pubs

By Sheila McWattie

Sheila McWattie looks at how to make the most of confectionery in your pub including beer and chocolate matching and themed bedrooms.

Chocolate fountain

Chocolate fountain

Where: the Wensleydale Heifer, West Witton, North Yorkshire ? The idea: When chef/owner David Moss took over the Heifer two...

On the sauce

On the sauce

Most pub cooks understand the benefit of adding a drop of the hard stuff to a recipe ­ a splash of brandy here or a drop of rum there can work...

Jac Roper

Desserts - Products

Available from Kerry Foodservice, Margetts Sprinkles are dessert toppings suitable for everything from ice cream to cheesecakes. There's chocolate...

“The focus on the customer has to be our main activity in this flat market”Hans Kristian Hustad, chief executive, Booker

Valentine's Day - Passion on a plate

By Richard Fox

Richard Fox looks at menu ideas for putting your customers in the mood for love. At great risk to my good reputation, I wish to challenge Shakespeare...