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Calling all Chefs and Restaurateurs: Turn your Passion into Action

Posted on 23. Jul, 2010 by .

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23 July 2010 – Once again humanitarian organisation Action Against Hunger is calling on the country’s chefs and restaurateurs to unite in the fight against hunger and join culinary luminaries such as Rick Stein, Raymond Blanc, Giorgio Locatelli and Cyrus Todiwala in supporting the UK’s leading foodie campaign Fight Hunger Eat Out. Taking place throughout […]

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Customers fined for not finishing meals

Posted on 21. Jul, 2010 by .

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There are plenty of debates circling the restaurant scene but a rather interesting one has cropped up down under. An Australian chef intent on reducing waste has begun penalising diners who don’t finish their meals. Chef Yukako Ichikawa is offering a 30% discount to guests who eat all the food they order in her restaurant, […]

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HSE’s Shattered Lives Campaign: Catering & Hospitality

Posted on 12. Feb, 2010 by .

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Weber Shandwick is working with the HSE to raise awareness of slips, trips and falls in the workplace. Check this out… Some interesting stats for the Catering and Hospitality sector have come out of Weber Shandwick’s research – there were 562 major injuries and a further 1081 that resulted in workers having to take more […]

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Unhealthy Chefs

Posted on 15. Jan, 2010 by .

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Chefs have come out on top in a ranking of workers in Britain – as the unhealthiest. Those who work in the hospitality industry eat more junk food and ready meals, smoke more cigarettes and drink more alcohol than any other profession, according to researches for Medicash, a healthcare cash plan provider. They say that, […]

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Festive Frugality?

Posted on 20. Oct, 2009 by .

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Will the credit crunch make a difference to this year’s celebrations? Or will canny caterers come up with the perfect Christmas menus to satisfy everyone? If industry pundits are to be believed, it’s going to be a tough Christmas period. Consumers’ purse strings have been well and truly tightened because of the recession and caterers […]

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