All news articles for May 2010

Training and retaining staff such as chefs remains a challenge

Hospitality skills crisis deepening

By Chris Druce

The hospitality skills crisis is deepening, with more than a quarter of businesses within the sector claiming they employ staff lacking the skills needed for their jobs

You can now search for food and drink jobs on your iPhone

Hospitality job search iPhone app launched

By Chris Druce

William Reed, publisher of BigHospitality, Restaurant magazine and The Grocer, has launched a job search application specifically for Apple devices, including the iPhone and iPad

Silvano Giraldin, former Le Gavroche maître d'

Pearls of Wisdom: Silvano Giraldin

By Joe Lutrario

The celebrated maître d’ at Le Gavroche for 37 years now consults for Just Great Wine, the supplier of wines from small vineyards

Attract consumers during the World Cup through promotions and offers

FIFA World Cup: What you’re doing

By Becky Paskin

Any pub, restaurant or hotel screening the World Cup games is sure to see a boost in trade over the summer, but how can you ensure you have the edge over the competition?

Outdoor areas must be included in your licence  if screening World Cup games

The FIFA World Cup 2010: Licensing

By Chris Druce

Graeme Cushion at licensing solicitors Poppleston Allen gives his advice on enjoying a profitable and successful World Cup that remains within the law.

Kerrygold has launched butter balls ahead of the World Cup

Kerrygold butter sports balls

By Chris Druce

The Kerrygold Company’s range of butter sports balls are designed to capitalise on the host of sporting events taking place this year, including the 2010 football World Cup.

Robert Beacham and John Whitehead of Le Bistrot Pierre

Le Bistrot Pierre grows to eight sites

By Stefan Chomka

Le Bistrot Pierre will open its eighth site this month, in the Yorkshire town of Harrogate, with a ninth restaurant planned for Ilkley next year

Showing the World Cup can bring in extra custom

FIFA Word Cup 2010: Technology

By Chris Druce

The FIFA World Cup 2010 will command a global TV audience of millions, and although many will watch it at home, restaurants and pubs can create a carnival atmosphere with the right equipment in place to show the games.