After the rockiest period for many a decade, the hospitality community has cranked back into action for summer. And, despite the most recent setback with the easing of restrictions being postponed, the sunny weather, continual success of the vaccine roll-out and the sporting events ahead mean that summer could finally bring some much-needed normality back to the …

Rockstar Spirits – Britain’s Most Exciting Independent Rum Brand To Appear on TV Thomas Hurst is to appear on Dragons’ Den to pitch his range of premium spiced rums. Rockstar Spirits Ltd was launched in November 2018 by Tom Hurst, 45, who waved goodbye to a 20-year corporate career in the drinks industry to realise …

Director of Foodservice & Licensed at Britvic, Adam Russell, says that although consumers have adapted to the ‘new normal’, they are certainly becoming more eager to return to venues and outlets. In fact, 34% of people suggest they will go back to hospitality outlets once they have received their two inoculations[1], and almost a quarter …

The London Spirits Competition will be assessed and judged by a leading panel of top-level spirits buyers with current direct commercial buying responsibility. Or spirits consultants and experts who are also directly involved in the development of new spirits brands or buying spirits for commercial resale. Special Discount Offer Ends on25 December 2020Enter Now & Save £35 per entry

New kit is compatible with all Scotsman icemakers, from compacts to high volume systems Hubbard Systems has launched a kit allowing operators to retro-fit the XSafe sanitising system to existing Scotsman icemakers.   XSafe is now fitted as standard on most Scotsman machines.  The system is proving so popular that the company decided to develop the …

Designed and Made in London  These past few months have provided The Uniform Studio with the time to craft a perfect collection of aprons; to hold all the desirable elements they look for in a design; End to End named for the thought given to every aspect of the garments’ pathway: function – fabric – feel …

Bar work, whether as a professional endeavour or used as a temporary means of making some money, can be a rewarding occupation. The role can offer flexible hours, can be extremely fun and the money can be very good too, depending on where you work and tips. However, the global Covid-19 pandemic has decimated the …

Rational iCombi Pro 1011E

Rational, a leading provider in hot food preparation equipment, is warning that it is essential for kitchen staff to follow the cleaning procedures recommended by their machine’s manufacturer in order to keep combi steamers operating safely and efficiently. Typically, combi steamers should be cleaned every day as part of the kitchen routine. Most quality machines …

Rational oven

One of the stars of Rational’s new iCombi Pro combi steamer is an advanced feature called iProductionManager which, the company says, not only increases productivity but also adds enormous flexibility to production schedules. At the same time, it reduces running costs. The option of cooking different products at the same time in a combi steamer …

Rachel Dobson, Lynx Purchasing

Hospitality operators working flat out to deal with the challenges of the tightening of Covid restrictions will also have to cope with a series of challenges set to disrupt supply in the coming months, warns buying specialist Lynx Purchasing. Planning for uncertainty could well be the definition of the ‘new normal’ for hospitality, says Lynx, …