Holborn Dining Room fundraising for NHS

Calum Franklin and his sous chef at Holborn Dining Room Nokx Majozi have launched a range of savoury treats to be sold at Drings Butchers in Greenwich to raise funds for the NHS staff at Lewisham & Greenwich hospital. The range of savoury treats to be sold include pies, sausage rolls and scotch eggs andContinue reading Holborn Dining Room fundraising for NHS

Stonegate KEEPING IN TOUCH DURING LOCKDOWN

At the start of lockdown, Stonegate Pub Company, like many other companies, furloughed many of their staff. However, that didn’t stop the company from keeping their team spirit alive. They launched a new community initiative via its internal platform, Academy Online. The segment of the platform is designed to ensure its furloughed staff still enjoyContinue reading Stonegate KEEPING IN TOUCH DURING LOCKDOWN

The Kitchen Porters of 2019

Kitchen porters are one of the most important people in the kitchen. They wash equipment, clean and prepare food to ensure the smooth running of the kitchen. However, according to many highly recognised chefs, the Kitchen Porter is often an overlooked position. Luke Thomas describes them as the “forgotten heroes of many kitchens.” But Winterhalter’sContinue reading The Kitchen Porters of 2019

MARSTON’S COMMIT TO SUPPORTING THE CARE LEAVER COVENANT

Marston’s pub company has announced its partnership with the Care Leaver Covenant to offer work experience, interview guidance and hospitality apprenticeships to all care leavers. The new partnership is set to go live in January 2020. The Care Leaver Covenant came out of the government’s ‘Keep on Caring’ strategy to support people leaving care toContinue reading MARSTON’S COMMIT TO SUPPORTING THE CARE LEAVER COVENANT

Gary Rhodes and the revival of British cuisine

After hearing the tragic news of Gary Rhodes’ death yesterday morning, the industry has been paying tribute to a chef that was at the forefront of the revival of traditional British cuisine in the 1990s. Known for his spiky hair and passion for home-grown ingredients, Rhodes was a pioneer in British cuisine. He opened hisContinue reading Gary Rhodes and the revival of British cuisine