All news articles for March 2008

Support the Cooks for the Cure Team

Support the Cooks for the Cure Team

By Alan Lodge

Paul Gayler, executive chef at the Lanesborough, and his Cooks for the Cure team has embarked on an ambitious programme of charity events to be held across the UKs network of catering colleges.

Food Sales on the Slide at Gastro's

Food Sales on the Slide at Gastro's

By Alan Lodge

Latest figures show that the number of people ordering meals at the pub is falling despite hopes the smoking ban would lead to an increase in food sales.

Hospitality Sector Facing Sex Discrimination Minefield

Hospitality Sector Facing Sex Discrimination Minefield

By Alan Lodge

Hoteliers, restaurateurs and landlords are facing up to a potential legal minefield after new sex discrimination laws made them liable for the behaviour of customers and left them open to unlimited compensation claims.

Organic Food Benefits Questioned

Organic Food Benefits Questioned

By Claire Miller

The organic food industry has been attacked by one of the UKs leading nutritional experts. Lord Krebs, former head of the FSA, says there is no reliable evidence to suggest organic produce brings health benefits which are absent from conventionally pro