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, […]
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.
Here’s an interesting quote by Leonard Woolf, Virginia’s husband. ‘It is surprising how much one can produce in a year, whether of buns or books or pots or pictures,’ it goes. ‘If one works professionally for three and a half hours everyday.’
‘I would never return to the UK.’ For a chef who grew up in an English pub, and who graduated through the hallowed kitchens of St John, Edward Delling-Williams doesn’t seem to miss too much about British life and work. To be fair to him, being weaned on the local bitter can be a experience […]
What’s on your beer list? Carlsberg? Heineken? Red Stripe? If so, listen up, because there’s a growing sense in the industry that, if you’ve still got mass market beer dominating your tap list, you’re doing things very, very wrong. Right now, demand for craft beer is so strong – especially in major cities – that […]