Monthly Archives: January 2018

When is a plate not a plate?

A few days ago a restaurant in Birmingham was fined £50,000 for serving food on wooden boards. Now, before you all start panicking and hiding any wooden serving dishes you may have, these particular ones had been linked to an alleged food poisoning outbreak. An inspection and hygiene improvement notice followed, but two months later…

What we’re up to in 2018

With a mix of consultancy work for single and multi-site catering and hospitality companies, compering industry expos, presenting at awards ceremonies, facilitating discussion panels, keynote speaking engagements and the tremendously difficult task of judging some of the best food and drink in the UK, 2018 is shaping up to be a busy year. We still…