Women

'Good luck chef': Charlotte Vincent to debut on Great British Menu

Top female pub chef to feature on Great British Menu

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Charlotte Vincent, the Five Bells Inn, Clyst Hydon, Devon’s head chef, is set to make her television debut on BBC 2’s Great British Menu next week, just two months after the pub was crowned one of the UK’s top gastropubs.

Female empowerment: Wells celebrates female staff for International Women's Day (Getty/ andresr)

International Women's Day 2022 - sponsored by Peroni Nastro Azzurro

Wells celebrate female staff

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Wells have celebrated International Women’s Day today (8 March) through showcasing stories of the company’s female staff.

Female leaders: Top women in the food industry have shared their thoughts on the trade

International Women's Day 2022 - sponsored by Peroni Nastro Azzurro

Top female chefs share success stories for International Women's Day

By The Morning Advertiser

To celebrate women across the on-trade this International Women's Day (8 March), The Morning Advertiser asked top female chefs to share their stories and opinions of gender equality in the sector.

Female representation: Revolution Bars Group senior team tipped to female majority

International Women's Day 2022 - sponsored by Peroni Nastro Azzurro

Revolution Bars Group champions women with new senior appointments

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Revolution Bars Group has tipped the balance of its executive team to a female majority with two new hires, in a bid to show a positive shift towards diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

BBPA launches showcase to celebrate International Women's Day: showcase will illustrate the vast roles women play throughout the entire pub and brewing industry (Credit: Getty/The Good Brigade)

International Women's Day 2022 - sponsored by Peroni Nastro Azzurro

BBPA launches showcase to celebrate International Women's Day

By Rebecca Weller

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has announced the launch of its showcase of the women working across the sector to celebrate International Women’s Day (Tuesday 8 March), with the aim of recruiting more women to the sector.

What can the sector do to boost gender equality?

MA Leaders Club

Campaign to boost diversity launched

By Nikkie Thatcher

A new campaign to level the playing field for professional women across the sector has been unveiled.

Developed role: 'When I look back, I am grateful for the changes and the education it has brought forward in many aspects of my life'

International Women's Day 2021

'Vast improvements' for women working in pubs

By Debbie Baisden, the Rayleigh Arms, Terling, Essex

My younger self did not take any notice of such events as International Women’s Day.

Women in leadership: 'There's some real talent and I think it’s just about stepping up and showing that that talent is there,' Carmen O'Neal says

International Women's Day 2021

Time to ‘step up’ and showcase female talent in drinks and hospitality

By Stuart Stone

Managing director of the 2020 UK Gin Producer of the Year, Carmen O'Neal distills why she believes International Women's Day has taken on added significance during the Covid-19 pandemic, and why collaboration is key to women continuing to unlock...

International Women's Day: we asked dozens of leading women in the hospitality for their opinions on the state of the trade

International Women's Day 2021

Women who've made their mark in the pub sector

By The Morning Advertiser

To champion and celebrate women in the on-trade, at all levels and across a variety of job functions, The Morning Advertiser ​has collected the life stories and advice from some of the most inspiring people in the sector.

International Women's Day: we asked dozens of the hospitality sector's future leaders for their opinions on the state of the trade

International Women's Day 2021

Rising stars: the next generation of women leading in the pub sector

By The Morning Advertiser

To celebrate women across the on-trade and showcase the opportunities the next generation are grabbing with both hands, The Morning Advertiser has asked some of the most inspiring people in the sector to share their stories so far.

To celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March 2021, The MA is creating a list of 30 inspiring women under-30 to highlight the next generation of leaders in the pub trade

MA to celebrate next generation of pub trade leaders for IWD 2021

By The Morning Advertiser

To celebrate International Women’s Day and raise awareness of the remarkable people we have in the sector, The MA is creating a list of 30 inspiring women under-30 to highlight the next generation of leaders in the pub trade.

Attractive offer: pubs are experiencing a healthy growth from smaller demographics

Women drive pub visit growth

By Alice Leader

New insight shows that pub visits by men declined by 0.8% in 2019, but there was a 1.6% increase in female customers, who now account for 48.7% of all pub customers.

International Women's Day: chefs at the top of pub food game

International Women's Day

Women who lead in pub kitchens

By Nicholas Robinson

As a society, we are working harder than ever to ensure equality and diversity in every aspect of business. Unfortunately, though, there is still a way to go before true equality is achieved.

International Women's Day: Sally Abé

International Women's Day

How the Harwood Arms' head chef Sally Abé got there

By Emily Hawkins

London's only Michelin-starred gastropub is headed by Sally Abé. In this feature, supported by Knorr, she gives advice on how to get to the top and argues that we need to challenge the "macho image" of kitchens.

International Women's Day: Donna Berry

International Women's Day

How Donna Berry became the chef she is today

By Emily Hawkins

Donna Berry is a straight talker and will not let anyone disrespect her or her staff. In this feature, supported by Knorr, Donna outlines her career and accolades so far.

International Women's Day: Stosie Madi

International Women's Day

Stosie Madi on her career so far

By Emily Hawkins

Lancashire-based gastropub chef and owner Stosie Madi is whirlwind, who uses her travels to inform her menu creation. In this piece supported by Knorr, Madi reveals the secrets to her success.

International Women's Day: Emily Watkins

International Women's Day

How did Emily Watkins reach the top?

By Emily Hawkins

Nationally-acclaimed chef Emily Watkins tells her story, gives advice to others who want to reach the top and reveals her plans for the future in this piece for International Women's Day, supported by Knorr.

International Women's Day: Bartenders

International Women’s Day

The women bartenders who are shaking things up

By Nikkie Sutton

Great skills on the bar are coveted by any cocktail outlet worth its salt. Here five top women bartenders in the trade tell their stories, how they got to where they are and what's next.

International Women's Day: HR and Training

International Women's Day

Leaders in pubco HR and training

By Nicholas Robinson

Without an efficient and compliant HR and training department, pubcos would crumble. Here we speak to five women who head the HR and training functions of top on-trade businesses.

International Women's Day: PR & Marketing

International Women's Day

The women at the top of on-trade PR and marketing

By Stuart Stone

Those in PR and marketing know everything about the businesses they support. The people who head a company's PR departments or own their own businesses are in enviable positions. Here six women at the top of the on-trade PR game tell their stories.

International Women's Day: Beer and Brewing, in association with AB InBev

International Women’s Day

The women who are leading in beer

By Nikkie Sutton

Beer is not a man's world and is a drink of equals, able to break down barriers of all kinds. Here five women with high profile beer careers explain how they got to where they are, as well as the barriers they have encountered along the way.

International Women's Day: Business leaders, in association with Plan B

International Women’s Day

The women who lead in the on-trade

By Nicholas Robinson

There are too few women at the top level in business across the world and the UK. While pubs and bars can't escape that fact either, here we tell the stories of nine women at the top in the on-trade.

Star treat: spa day for the hard-working female licensees

Female licensees receive Star treatment

By Emily Hawkins

Star Pubs & Bars treated some of its top female licensees to a spa day as a reward for their hard work in a historically male-dominated industry.

Quotas for women on boards: Debbie White and Lynne Franks talk at a Women 1st event

Women 1st calls for views on female board quotas

By Gurjit Degun

Women 1st, which aims to increase the number of women in senior roles in hospitality, is calling for views on whether the Government should introduce quotas for women on boards.

Shandy campaign: 35% of women like shandy

Beer: romancing the grain for women

By Fiona McLelland

Women & beer have a love-hate relationship, but is a real romance in the air? Fiona McLelland highlights the work brewers have undertaken to try...

Sheila's Wheels: 'win-win' campaign

Beyond default: marketing for women

By Phil Mellows

When it comes to aiming drinks specifically at women, marketing is often a minefield. Subtlety is often the safest route, reports Phil Mellows.

Protz: what women want?

Give women what they want

By Roger Protz

Not enough women drink beer, but a few simple changes could boost trade no end, says Roger Protz.

Beers for the girls

Beers for the girls

Beer is the most popular alcoholic drink in the world. In the UK only 12 per cent of beer sales are made to women. And there are just under 24.8...

The rise and rise of women

The rise and rise of women

By Andrew Pring

Women have been the backbone of the pub trade for centuries. Their husbands and partners may have been the name over the door and played the...

Ladies who brew...

Ladies who brew...

By Roger Protz

This brewing business, it's women's work. So, for that matter, is running top beer festivals.

Females

Females

With Mother's Day on 2 March, the timing is ideal for capturing the female market - but you'll need to think beyond the normal stereotypes. Kelly...

What women want

What women want

The smoking ban was supposed to herald the end of the male-dominated boozer, but women will still need tempting in, says Punch beer & cider...