‘The industry is on its knees, really.’ If you’re more used to his infectious smile and genial persona, as often broadcast on the BAFTA award-winning Channel 4 show First Dates, the ominousness in Fred Sirieix’s words is even more perturbing.
It’s becoming increasingly obvious that people – particularly the upcoming generations – want more than just food and drink when they sit down at a restaurant. An Eventbrite study, for instance, estimates that 78% of millennials would choose to spend their money on a desirable experience over purchasing something material. The idea here is that […]
The North’s biggest hospitality show, Northern Restaurant & Bar, which took place in Manchester Central from Tuesday 21st to Wednesday 22nd March had set its standards high and did not disappoint. After an incredible two days where thousands of professionals networked, bought products and found new suppliers, the trade show was a massive success. During […]
Out of all the ‘holidays’ we celebrate, it’s safe to say that spoiling our parents is probably the most satisfying. Let’s face it, being a mum or dad is a tough job, so taking a day to recognise this and treat them to some top nosh and pampering is definitely a good thing. This year, […]
Reopening a restaurant after renovations is tough work, especially when that restaurant is as storied and beloved as Auberge du Lac, in Hertfordshire, England. The restaurant, located inside of the Brocket Hall event space, reopened on February 8th just in time for Valentine’s Day. In addition to being well-known for their seasonal, farm-to-table menu, Auberge […]