Calorie labelling

Diners are being encouraged to make healthier choices when eating out

The hospitality industry is under immense pressure from the Government to provide calorie information on its menus for the sake of the nation's expanding waistline, but doing so could mean even greater costs for the industry that is already feeling the burden of regulations and tax.

Alexis Gauthier, outside Gauthier Soho where calorie labelling is now featuring on menus

Calorie information goes on the menu at Gauthier Soho

By Emma Eversham

Chef Alexis Gauthier has added calorie information to the menu at his London restaurant Gauthier Soho after feeling a 'moral obligation' to supply customers with nutritional information.

YO! Sushi has added calorie information for all its dishes to its menus nationwide

YO! Sushi and Pizza Hut lend weight to calorie counting

By Joe Lutrario & Becky Paskin

YO! Sushi and Pizza Hut are to display calorie counts on menus across their nationwide estates, a move that suggests the branded restaurant sector is edging towards acceptance of Government recommendations on publicising nutritional information.

Pret a Manger is amongst 170 partners supporting the Responsibility Deal

Restaurants and pubs back Responsibility Deal

By Lorraine Heller

The Department of Health has published full details of its Responsibility Deal, as well as a list of 170 companies and organisations that have already pledged their support on measures to help tackle poor diets and alcohol misuse.

Health is becoming the focus of entire menus in the United States

US trends shaping the restaurant market

By Lorraine Heller

The US restaurant scene, which is one of the most competitive and dynamic markets in the world, is giving itself a facelift to respond to changing consumer behaviour.  With the UK just several steps behind, restaurateurs here could gain valuable insight...

La Tasca's healthier choices menu  is expected to appeal principally to its female customers, who make up 65% of its customer base

La Tasca highlights healthier dishes on menu

By Emma Eversham

La Tasca is highlighting healthier dishes on its spring/summer menu following calls from diners for help in identifying which of the restaurant chain's dishes had less fat and salt in