The impact of spiralling costs may be in danger of diverting hospitality operators from the longer-term challenge of employee recruitment and retention, warns workforce management specialist Bizimply. With the latest ONS figures showing that hospitality saw the largest increase in vacancies of any industry sector in the three months to January, Bizimply chief executive Conor …

Glass Usage Down; Joins Bonsucro Programme; Eliminates Plastic from Packaging Spirited Union, the Dutch botanical rum company, has announced three key new Eco initiatives as it celebrates its fifth birthday year. Based in Amsterdam, the independent distiller has switched to a more environmentally-friendly bottle which not only uses 40% recycled glass, but reduces weight by …

Commercial Awning and canopy specialist Roche, have today released their 2021 figures which reveal an 82% increase for awnings in hospitality year on year. This coincides with a huge uplift in footfall and revenue for their hospitality customers following the addition of an awning being erected outside their pub/bar/restaurant. Bars and restaurants with outdoor space saw a spike in revenue of up to 30% …

Quintessence offers the highest expression of Grand Marnier encased in a brilliant, bespoke Baccarat Decanter Grand Marnier Quintessence Grand Marnier announces the debut of its Exceptional Range, starting with the launch of one of two rare Grand Cuvées: Quintessence. This exquisite spirit pays homage to the liqueur’s exalted history and showcases the highest expressions of …

Favrit, the successful Nordic technology company has launched in the UK market. Favrit aims to revolutionise the way restaurants and bars are run by making operations simple and profitable via its hybrid mobile ordering solution which uniquely combines a digital and personal service to ensure the best guest experience. Differentiating itself from its POS and digital …

The Loose Cannon Brewery, Abingdon, prides itself on sustainability and it has launched a ‘DRAUGHT TAKE OUT’ scheme offering beers in re-usable returnable bottles. “As fresh as you can get,” says Loose Cannon. “Our reusable bottles and member’s barrels help reduce waste and impact on the environment.” Will Laithwaite, Founder of Loose Cannon Brewery explains: …

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, you might need some inspiration to spice things up. Here’s a selection of delicious cocktails to tickle your creativity, specially prepared for the occasion! Old J Cherry Ripple ·         50ml Old J Cherry ·         35ml Milk ·         2 Scoops Vanilla Ice Cream Agnes Arber Rhubarb Gin Fizz ·         25ml Agnes Arber Rhubarb Gin …

Restaurateurs are being urged to give their heating systems some love in time for the Valentine’s Day rush. Eateries are counting down to one of their busiest times of the year around February 14th and nothing should be left to chance. Leading commercial refrigeration and air conditioning company, Pinder Cooling & Heating, is urging restaurants to …

Thatchers Cider has unveiled its new 3 in 1 Fusion Font, now available to on-trade operators. A first for the cider industry, the unique Thatchers Fusion Font embraces world leading innovation and pioneering technology to bring the choice of three infused premium fruit flavoured ciders to the bar in one single font. Dispensed to offer …

Panasonic, the professional microwave giant, is giving catering operators the chance to trial its SCV2 speed convection oven for four weeks, for free! Such is the Company’s confidence in this amazing piece of kit being able to transform any operator’s food offer, they are giving caterers the chance to apply for a free four week …