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Channel4 – Dispatches. Too close to the truth for the industry?

Yet another piece of investigative journalism beating the Hospitality sector was aired on Channel 4 last night. It outlined the shady practices that are allegedly happening in one particular Premier Inn. Staff being told to report early for unpaid meetings or do their preparation in their own time, an unreasonable time quota set per workload…Read more Channel4 – Dispatches. Too close to the truth for the industry?

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Michelin 2018: Predictions

This is one of those posts that any blogger, connected with the Hospitality industry, will be writing about now. Their predictions for who will get a glittering Michelin star on Monday. Our understanding is that Michelin have already sent out the invitations to a select number of the current incumbents, but the next couple of…Read more Michelin 2018: Predictions

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What’s the missing piece of the puzzle? #ChefShortage

Unless you've been living under a rock, or just don't do social media, you may have noticed an article doing the rounds. The piece in question is: "Chef crisis: top restaurants struggle to find reliable chefs" by food writer Felicity Spector. Why this particular article has re-surfaced two years after publication is a mystery, but…Read more What’s the missing piece of the puzzle? #ChefShortage

Ethics

For a while now I’ve been talking to John Silvert (Silvert Service) about a level of ethics which is clearly missing from a number of Chef Recruiters. Yes, I know the chefs amongst you will find it hard to believe, that essentially competitors will actually talk to one another, but it happens, particularly if there…Read more Ethics

Apparently Instagram has transformed the restaurant industry for ‘Generation Snowflake’…..

This is according to The Independent newspaper (website, as print is so out of favour with millennials). The article, published in mid April, goes on to demonstrate the behaviour patterns of the 18-35 age bracket. Some of which are, quite frankly is a little disturbing. Where as years ago, the go to source for a…Read more Apparently Instagram has transformed the restaurant industry for ‘Generation Snowflake’…..