All news articles for March 24, 2014

Last orders? The Government was contemplating whether to enable targeted, local alternatives to personal licences

Government retains personal licences

By Luke Nicholls

Pubs across the UK can breathe another sigh of relief as the Government has finally decided to abandon plans to scrap personal alcohol licences.  

Paddy Bishopp, co-founder, Paddy & Scott's

Non-alcoholic drinks: How to improve your coffee offering

By Carina Perkins

In the final part of our special feature on non-alcoholic drinks, BigHospitality travelled to the London School of Coffee in Kingston to meet artisan coffee producer Paddy & Scott's, and ask what restaurants and bars can do to improve their coffee...

Late master at Worshipful Company of Cooks Bev Puxley recieves his Lifetime Achievement Award from national chair of PACE Geoff Booth and national business development manager at Lifetime Awarding Lisa Hibbard

PACE Awards 2014: winners announced

By Lauren Houghton

The Professional Association for Catering Education (PACE) awards for outstanding commitments to hospitality training took place last week, with special focus on the Lifetime Achievement and National Chairman’s awards.

Mark Slaney previously worked as head sommellier for Lucknam Park Hotel and recently published a book on wine

Small Talk

Mark Slaney on the Horseshoe, wine and a life in hospitality

By Carina Perkins

Mark Slaney was practically born into the hospitality sector – his parents, grand-parents and great-grand parents were hoteliers. He worked as restaurant manager, head of dining, events manager, head sommelier and consultant before joining the Horseshoe...

Refreshing options: Our '10 of the best' gallery should help to fill your shopping list

Non-alcoholic drinks: 10 of the best

By Luke Nicholls

If this series of special features hasn't already inspired you to take a closer look at your non-alcoholic drinks offering, this picture guide of 10 of the hottest pieces of kit to help to shake up your liquid sales.

Liquid assets: Consumers are becoming more and more discerning when it comes to buying non-alcoholic drinks

Non-alcoholic drinks: Top trends for 2014

By Luke Nicholls

The second instalment of our special feature serves up some fresh insight and intelligence with 10 top trends in the vital non-alcoholic drinks arena. 

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