Coffee

How to choose the right coffee machine for your bar or restaurant

How to choose the right coffee machine for your bar or restaurant

By Carina Perkins

With the UK in the grip of coffee mania, restaurants and bars can no longer afford to serve up a sub-standard product. With so many options, choosing the right commercial coffee machine can be a tricky business – but this BigHospitality guide should help...

Chefs' Choice Awards 2015: Winners revealed

Chefs' Choice Awards 2015: Winners revealed

By Stefan Chomka

Restaurant magazine's annual Chefs’ Choice Awards reveal the best commercial products, suppliers, brands and equipment, as voted for by professional chefs from across the country.

There are four new flavours in teh range

Product News

Maison Routin launches new syrup range

By Lauren Houghton

French beverage creator Maison Routin has launched four new flavours in its syrup range; Salted Caramel, French Nougat, Green Apple and Yuzu Lemon.

Eating out continues to grow, pushing restaurant sales upwards

Restaurant and pub sales up 3.4% in November

By Melodie Michel

Pub and restaurant groups enjoyed a 3.4 per cent increase in like-for-like sales in November compared to the same month last year, according to the Coffer Peach Business Tracker.

The coffee shop sector is expected to reach £16.5bn in turnover by 2020

Bright future for coffee shops

By Melodie Michel

The coffee shop sector is expected to reach £16.5bn in turnover and 27,000 outlets by 2020, according to a report by World Coffee Portal.

Dishoom King’s Cross will include the main restaurant, a Bombay-style juice bar and the ‘Permit Room’ cocktail bar in the basement

Details released for Dishoom King’s Cross

By Lauren Houghton

Indian restaurant Dishoom’s third site will open in London’s King’s Cross this November, a 9000sq.ft restaurant spread over three floors.

The SRA's coffee shop rating will have an increased focus on community engagement

SRA launches sustainable café ratings

By Melodie Michel

The Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) is launching a rating scheme to assess the sustainability of the UK’s café operations.