Keeping it simple is key to good desserts

Keeping it simple is key to good desserts

By Nikkie Sutton

Whether you’re a baking whizz or a beginner, desserts in pubs are an important course for punters and shouldn’t be forgotten. On all accounts, though, keeping it simple is the best way forward. Nikkie Sutton reports.

Casual Dining show, some of the best bits

New Products

What’s new in casual dining?

By Nicholas Robinson

Boosting kitchen profitability was a major theme at this year's Casual Dining show and many suppliers aimed to please with a vast line-up of interesting new products. Here we've selected a few of the ones that stood out for us.

Pubs must get creative in these changing times

Pubs must get creative in these changing times

By Mathieu Eke

The challenge is increasing for pubs and licensees, who are needing to change with the times. With the way the past four years have been, the good old local has had to become more than just the local village pub.

Top tips on increasing your pub profits with desserts

Top tips on increasing your pub profits with desserts

By Fiona McLelland

It can often be the first thing diners drop in hard times, but there are ways to put the last course at the forefront of people’s thinking. Fiona McLelland finds out how  to increase profit through desserts

Ice cream: big summer seller

10 ways to boost dessert sales

By Sheila McWattie

Sheila McWattie speaks to licensees around the country about tempting sweet-toothed customers with something a little bit different. Funky twist...

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.

Take-home desserts

Take-home desserts

Where: the White Swan, West End, Southampton, Hampshire The idea: Take-home desserts. Customer research by the Orchid Group showed that the average...

Mon£y mak£r

Mon£y mak£r

Alison Baker looks at more business-boosting conceptsPudding club Where: Red Lion, Hinxton, Cambridgeshire, ? redlionhinxton.co.uk The idea: Launched...

Jac Roper

Desserts - Proof of the pudding

Venues need to focus on old English favourites if they want to delight customers with their desserts offer. When eating out, customers often want to...

Desserts cook-off

PubChef Awards 2005 - Desserts cook-off

By Max Gosney and Jo Bruce

The Desserts category launched the third round of the PubChef Awards. Innovation was at the heart of the five chef's entries. Max Gosney and Jo Bruce...

Dessert recipes

Dessert recipes

Eating out allows customers to over-indulge themselves a little - so why not give them, and your takings, a helping hand by offering a tempting range...