All news articles for January 25, 2013

Over 600 pieces of catering equipment are being auctioned in Swindon on 31 January

Olympics catering stock up for sale

By Luke Nicholls

More than 600 lots of catering equipment used for the London 2012 Olympics is being put up for auction at the end of the month.

Great British Menu is back for 2013 with chefs and judges helping to raise funds for Comic Relief ahead of Red Nose Day

Great British Menu returns as chefs cook for Comic Relief

By Peter Ruddick

Aiden Byrne, Tom Aikens and Daniel Clifford are among chefs confirmed to be taking part in the eighth series of Great British Menu which will see 24 chefs compete for the chance to cook at a special Comic Relief banquet.

Robert Thompson's event catering business will offer catering services for homes, offices and venues across the Isle of Wight

Robert Thompson launches Isle of Wight event catering business

By Luke Nicholls

Michelin-starred chef and Isle of Wight ambassador Robert Thompson has today announced the launch of a new business, Robert Thompson Event Catering, which will provide catering for homes, offices and venues across the island.

Hotel housekeepers are usually paid national minimum wage through employment agencies and can be vulnerable to mistreatment or exploitation

Hotels urged to take heed of staff exploitation claims

By Luke Nicholls

A Parliamentary Reception has called on major UK hotel chains to ‘clean up their act’ and take more responsibility when it comes to preventing the mistreatment and exploitation of agency workers.

The new wooden plinths from Craster are designed to add impact and flexibility to Dudson's Modus range

Dudson adds wooden plinths to Modus range

By Emma Eversham

Tableware specialist Dudson has worked with Craster to add three wooden plinths to its Modus range to improve flexibility for a range of occasions such as event catering and buffets. 

Aiden Byrne, chef-owner of The Church Green and head chef of Aiden Byrne at Craxton Wood, is opening a new restaurant in Manchester this year

Aiden Byrne: Pearls of Wisdom

By Peter Ruddick

Liverpool-born chef Aiden Byrne is as recognisable to TV viewers, due to appearances on Great British Menu, as he is to the diners at his Cheshire restaurant The Church Green. However this year Byrne is also targeting recognition from the Michelin Guide.

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