Today I shared an Instagram post from the owners of The Drapers Arms in London. Ordinarily, there is nothing new in that, except it’s particularly a post that generally goes against the grain of the Hospitality sector. Yes, the owners at The Drapers Arms will be closing their kitchen because they believe the high temperatures…Read more Opinion: Scorchio
So by now, you’ve probably had your fill of emails from various websites emailing you, nay pleading with you, to stay on their mailing lists. For those that have been living under a rock for past 6 months GDPR, or General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679 to give it its full title, came into…Read more GDPR – Are we there yet?
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?
This was the very question posed to me quite recently by Richard Davies, Executive chef at Calcot manor near Tetbury. And to be honest it’s something that I hadn’t really paid much attention to, because let’s face it, a peppercorn is a peppercorn right? Well no, actually it isn’t and to my shame I, like…Read more Think you know your spices?
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
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