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Six ways to serve coffee in your restaurant

Six ways to serve coffee in your restaurant

By Patrick McGuigan

Restaurateurs would largely agree that coffee is a vital part of a customer’s meal experience – after all, it’s often the last thing a diner puts to their lips before they leave, so if you get it wrong you risk leaving a bad taste in their mouth.

Grind & Co founders Kaz James and David Abrahamovitch

Grind & Co opens Shoreditch roastery and plans expansion

By Finn Scott-Delany

Grind & Co, the artisan small coffee chain backed by John Ayton MBE, has opened its own roastery, which will enable it to roll-­out three or four sites next year, according to BigHospitality's sister site MCA.

Taylor St Baristas has already raised a quarter of its target

Taylor St Baristas to double business size

By Melodie Michel

Taylor St Baristas is hoping to raise between £1.5m and £3m through a mini-bond on Crowdcube to double the number of its venues in the next two years.

Andrew Tolley of Harris + Hoole demonstrates how to make the perfect latte

60-Second Skill: The perfect latte

By Melodie Michel

With the growth of coffee culture in the UK in recent years, having a decent coffee offering has become indispensable. Here Andrew Tolley, co-founder of Harris + Hoole and head judge at the UK Barista Championships, demonstrates how make the perfect latte.

Cuidado Riserva uses ethically-sourced Arabica beans

Drury launches ethical coffee blend

By Melodie Michel

The Drury Tea & Coffee Company has launched the Cuidado Riserva, a new blend using all ethically sourced pure Arabica beans. 

Brew world order: artisan coffee is entering the mainstream and pushing up consumer expectations

Non-alcoholic drinks: Cashing in on the coffee culture

By Carina Perkins

In the first part of our special series on non-alcoholic beverages, we look at the astronomic rise of coffee culture in the UK and ask how restaurants, bars and hotels can keep up with increasingly high consumer expectations.

The Latte Pro is set to be launched in the UK soon after its manufacturers gained the right to launch it globally

Latte Pro milk frothing jug set to be launched in the UK

By Emma Eversham

Latte Pro, a stainless steel milk frothing jug that removes the need for use of a stick thermometer and helps turn out frothed milk of a consistent quality, is set to come to the UK after being awarded the right to be launched globally.