Dee Laffan reports from the final of the 2017 Euro-Toques Young Chef of the Year. Seen as the most competitive culinary competition in Ireland for young chefs, the Euro-Toques Ireland Young Chef of the Year, presented by La Rousse Foods, is a highly sought after accolade to take home. Open to professional chefs under the age […]
Archives for December 2017
Your menu is your primary marketing tool: A straightforward enough premise to follow, you’d think, but one which so many restaurants fail to grasp. When trying to get an idea for the kind of food a restaurant serves, I’ve lost count of the times I’ve had to dig deep into the guts of its website, […]
How to add variety to your Festive menus this Christmas season. Festive season is fast approaching and that means it’s time for festive prix fixe menus that attract and delight Christmas diners. Anna Mitchell is the bookings and events manager at Lost and Found in Birmingham and is tasked with promoting the restaurant’s festive menus. […]
At Ham Yard Hotel in London’s trendy Soho neighbourhood, the Christmas season means the smell of mulled wine throughout the hotel, an impressive gingerbread display at the centre of the lobby and lots of guests. “Guests love what we do as festive decorations,” says Sarah Williams, food and beverage manager for the hotel. Ham Yard […]
It’s estimated that no-shows – guests failing to show up for their reservation, in other words – leaves UK pubs, bars and restaurants £16 billion worse off each year.