It’s no secret that hiring is top of mind for restaurants these days. “It’s been quite challenging for a lot of reasons but the changes in immigration policy post-Brexit have made it harder to find chefs for your restaurant,” says Guy Holmes, managing director at Captivate Hospitality, a restaurant marketing and consulting firm based in […]
January: possibly the most interesting (read: slowest) month for restaurants and bars. The buzz of Christmas and New Year has worn off, and people are generally cash poor – if not avoiding the biting cold by jetting off to Tahiti. It’s a month that’s a curse for many operators, but could it be an opportunity […]
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, […]
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 […]
Christopher Jew of TATTU Manchester on how to update your cocktail list with the season’s latest trends.