Monthly Archives: February 2017

The art of pairing food

Is food pairing simply a passing trend? Everything seems to have become salted and caramelised … salted this and caramelised that. Sometimes salted AND caramelised. From chocolates to everyone’s favourite…popcorn. But food pairing goes back, way back, back to many many moons ago. We’re all aware of drink and food pairings such as white wine with…

Energy Saving Rules for Hospitality

I hear it daily. As operators, have we done everything in our power to have in place the most cost-effective energy policy? We’re talking money saving, as well as improving our sustainability by reducing our carbon footprint. It’s claimed that within the UK hospitality sector we overspend by £92 million on a turnover of £1.3 billion…

Brexit – dare we consider a positive outcome?

On Wednesday night, MPs backed the European Union Bill by 498 votes to 114, allowing the Prime Minister to begin the Brexit process. While the bill still faces more debate, negotiation and discussion before it can become law, Brexit is well and truly happening… On 24th June 2016, it seemed to many of us in the…