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Agency chefs: kitchen heroes or mercenary zeros?

Agency chefs: kitchen heroes or mercenary zeros?

By Tony Naylor

With good chefs in short supply, there is top money to be made in temping right now. But what does that mean for wider recruitment? Who will benefit? And will agency chefs ever shake off their reputation as kitchen cowboys?

Five things to consider when buying a new EPOS system

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Five things to consider when buying a new EPOS system

By BigHospitality

Gone are the days of handwritten bills and manual cash registers. With business owners being as busy as they are and customers expecting new levels of efficiency, creating the modern restaurant experience means working with a state of the art EPOS. How...

Shoryu Tak Tokumine

Shoryu's Tak Tokumine on souping up his ramen business

By Joe Lutrario

Tak Tokumine opened his first restaurant in 1980 within the Brewer Street building that now houses Mark Hix’s Soho flagship. Located below his Japanese grocer and bookshop, it was to be as inauspicious a debut as they come.