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  • In IGD's latest food-to-go customer report on ShopperVista, they explored app usage in food-to-go. Around the same time, Pret talked about their 2021 and H1 2022 sales, revealing that digital sales ac ...
  • ENSE, the UK’s premier catering equipment buying consortium celebrated its 10-year anniversary with its Partnership Summit and Awards.  Held at the Hilton London Wembley, it provided an opportunity fo ...
  • Cooking range supplier Charvet discusses the Charvet Pro 800 Four Zone Steel Plancha.
  • Solid sales growth in restaurants, pubs and bars has helped Britain’s regional city centres to recover their vibrancy in the first six months of 2022, the latest ‘Top Cities’ research from CGA and Wir ...
  • HRC sits down with design studio Harp Design, as they join as design partner for the show's vision stage for the second year running. 
  • HRC talks to Design Command, one of our 2023 design partners tasked with bringing networking area The HUB to life. 
  • Hotel, Restaurant & Catering (HRC) has announced the first two confirmed design partners for its 2023 edition: Harp Design and Design Command.  
  • On 13 July, CODE Hospitality unveiled its fifth edition of the 100 Most Influential Women in Hospitality list, narrowing down over 600 public nominations to the final 100. The list also singles out ke ...
  • Levy UK + Ireland, the market leading sports and hospitality caterer, has taken a 50% stake in multi-award winning bars and event solutions business, Peppermint.
  • Greene King has today launched a new report Untapping Potential: the role of pubs in levelling up skills, jobs and communities, highlighting the crucial role that pubs play in providing fulfilling car ...
  • Compass Group UK & Ireland, the UK’s largest food and support services business, has acquired e-foods which will sit within Foodbuy, Compass’ procurement business. e-foods, based in Manchester, provid ...
  • Global technology and service company Meiko has launched a new guide, 'Cutting Carbon in the Commercial Kitchen', in partnership with foodservice intelligence agency FOOTPRINT to help operators to ach ...
  • Ahead of a major summer of sport, KAM and Sky have partnered to gain insight around the value of live sport to pubs; the opportunities available to them by showing it, and what pub goers are looking f ...
  • Independent business and industry caterer Houston & Hawkes has partnered with Sally Abé, Great British Menu 2022 finalist and consultant chef of The Pem at the Conrad London St James hotel.
  • The app has been designed to offer support for all levels of hospitality, including managers, MHFA trained individuals, wellbeing champions, and both front and back of house positions.
  • Leading hospitality names such as Gary Jones of Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons, Alistair Birt of Harrods and Luke Selby’s Evelyn’s Table were among those recognised at a glittering ceremony for the esteem ...
  • Who are the most influential individuals in the foodservice industry in 2022? The FEA (Foodservice Equipment Association) is going to unveil the answer in its Foodservice Top 100 Industry Influencers, ...
  • Welbilt, a leading provider of commercial equipment and cloud device management for the foodservice industry, is proud to announce today the launch of the Largest Smart Restaurant Ecosystem.
  • HRC sits down with hospitality design specialists DesignLSM to talk sustainability, conscious design and bringing communities together through multi-purpose spaces.
  • Nicola Knight, Senior Analyst - Food-To-Go at IGD, shares some insights into the recovery of the eating out marketing as the institute published its UK Eating Out Forecasts 2022 report. 
  • As the UK prepares for the weekend of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, marking 70 years on the throne, hospitality businesses are busy preparing for an influx of customers eager to celebrate the big day. ...
  • HRC sits down with VitaMojo, a supplier in the show's Hospitality Tech section, to hear more about the business, how they measure trade show success and what hospitality tech trends to look out for in ...
  • New research out this week shows that 1-in-3 customers don’t feel confident ordering wine in pubs, bars and restaurants, with 1-in-9 admitting that they often find the experience intimidating. 
  • A brand-new research study has found that pub customer confidence is firmly back at pre-pandemic levels and that pubs are now more important than ever to Brits with 56% of pub-goers saying they will v ...
  • Meat free innovator, Quorn®, has commissioned an in-depth report for its hospitality customers in partnership with the Sustainable Restaurant Association. The report looks into what’s driving one of t ...
  • Hotel, Restaurant & Catering (HRC), IFE, International Food & Drink Event and IFE Manufacturing have been shortlisted for Best UK Trade Show over 8,000sqm at the prestigious AEO Excellence Awards afte ...
  • With the average commercial kitchen becoming increasingly more compact, combined with a customer’s expectation of food waiting times being shorter than ever, choosing the right equipment is crucial. N ...
  • On the second day of HRC 2022, EXP101's Kieron Bailey was joined by an all-star panel comprised of celebrity chef Michel Roux Jr,  Ruth Hansom, Head Chef at The Princess of Shoreditch, Adam Bateman, C ...
  • Andrew Seymour, Editorial Director for the Foodservice Equipment Journal, interviews Compass Group UK & Ireland Culinairy Director Nick Vadis about his career, chef competitions and working with the N ...
  • The Foodservice Equipment Association (FEA) presented 16 individuals with the Order of Merit award at HRC 2022. The award celebrates the dedicated and committed people who work voluntarily on behalf o ...
  • On 21-23 March, the foodservice and hospitality industry descended on ExCeL London for the highly anticipated return of Hotel, Restaurant & Catering (HRC).  Packed with innovative suppliers, insightfu ...
  • The final day of HRC saw some serious business being done on the show floor, plus key sessions from leading UK chefs on The Staff Canteen Live stage and not-to-be-missed discussions on topics such as ...
  • Day Two of Hotel, Restaurant & Catering saw suppliers continue to engage with a wide range of prospective clients across hospitality and foodservice, while the show’s Vision Stage, designed by Harp De ...
  • Hotel, Restaurant & Catering (HRC) returned to ExCeL London today alongside IFE, International Food & Drink Event, IFE Manufacturing and The London Produce Show.  
  • Meat free innovator, Quorn®, has commissioned an in-depth report for its hospitality customers in partnership with the Sustainable Restaurant Association. The report looks into what’s driving one of t ...
  • Environmental services provider Filta Group has been accepted by the BESCA (Building Engineering Services Competent Assessment) Vent Hygiene Elite (VHE) scheme, ensuring the competence of its vent hyg ...
  • HRC caught up with design partner Accanto Interiors to find out more about their creation for the show and why you should go and meet them on stand T717.
  • Ahead of HRC 2022, Harp Design has unveiled the striking look for the show's vision stage: an immersive café design, drained of colour and bringing a 2D cartoon to life.  HRC caught up with Harp Desig ...
  • Greene King Pub Partners has launched a new landing page on its website for Hive Pubs, its new franchise pub concept.  
  • Hotel, Restaurant & Catering talks to German Chefs Catering Co-Founder Stefan Pappert about creating a VIP home dining experience, charity work and reducing food waste.
  • Katy Moses, MD at KAM suggests that from now on hospitality needs to think about serving their customers at two very different tables; in venue and in their homes.
  • We are delighted to partner with the Hotel, Restaurant & Catering Show 2022 and so excited to share our creative concept for the networking space with you.   The brief asked us to deliver a creative i ...
  • With staff costs accounting for up to 90% of a business’ overheads and driving your results – how long can you afford to hold your breath and hope for the best?
  • Now that many hospitality businesses are re-opening, everyone is coming to grips with a ‘new normal’, with a host of new cleaning, hygiene and social distancing requirements to take on board, as well ...
  • New research suggests that 6.9 million UK adults intend to watch the postponed UEFA European Football Championships in a pub or bar. According to a new report from KAM Media and MatchPint, 56% of UK a ...
  • HRC Connects speaks to Lorraine Copes, founder of Be Inclusive Hospitality, about taking stock of company culture and turning the tide when it comes to diversity in hospitality.  
  • Mobile ordering platform provider, Yoello, have created a detailed free-to-download whitepaper focused on technology in the foodservice sector.
  • Restaurants have been stretching every sinew to get customers to eat out again and, almost as importantly, make them feel safe and comfortable enough so they return. Many though, have also taken steps ...
  • Our partner, KAM Media, have shared this infographic that outlines the key role of restaurants and how restaurants can support people and the communities in which they serve.
  • We chatted to Jamie Crummie, Co-Founder of Too Good To Go about the impact of global food waste on our planet, the operators that have gone above and beyond during the pandemic and his tips for busine ...
  • Since launching in the UK in 2014, Veganuary, has inspired and supported almost 1 million people in 192 countries to try vegan for January. The Veganuary team have created a toolkit to help businesses ...
  • We interviewed James Ghaffari, Director of B Corp Certification at B Lab UK to discuss how they supported businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic and the benefits of embracing local credentials.
  • The booking behavior, on-trip expectations, and post-trip loyalty of leisure travelers are rapidly evolving and demanding that hoteliers think differently or get left behind. In this episode of Amadeu ...
  • Creative insight agency KAM Media have put together an operator guide to hospitality tech, which highlights the key findings from their recent survey. The report outlines consumer expectations and emp ...
  • HRC supporter, Hospitality Action, have put together some useful advice for hospitality workers returning to work after months of closure. The wellness hub is broken down into advice for both individu ...
  • Restaurants have been stretching every sinew to get customers to eat out again and, almost as importantly, make them feel safe and comfortable enough so they return. Many though, have also taken steps ...
  • Deliverect work with Dishoom to ensure that they can deliver the same unique experience through delivery as they do inhouse, an objective Brian is openly obsessed with " You have to treat each online ...
  • BrewDog have now become the first beer brand to become carbon negative. To announce the key environmental changes they are implementing, they have released a sustainability report outlining all the ch ...
  • We caught up with Sophie Medlin, Consultant Dietitian at CityDietitians, to hear her thoughts on the rise of self-care during lockdown, looking after your health through food & drink and the secrets t ...
  • Our partner On-Trade Consultancy have shared their latest whitepaper on navigating the all-important steps for pub and bar operators and owners to choose an aspirational drinks range that will fulfil ...
  • 2021 looks set to be a summer of socialising for many UK consumers, if lockdown measures do lift. 36% of UK adults say they plan to have friends and family over to their homes more often than pre-pand ...
  • The New Normal

    01 Feb 2022
    It's an unprecedented time for us all and one which we are still getting used to. The Covid-19 pandemic is not just impacting our health, it's impacting the very fabric of our existence. From how we s ...
  • Hospitality Jobs UK (HJUK), a specialist hospitality job board, is bolstering its services for hospitality employers as available skilled hospitality staff continue to diminish following Brexit and th ...
  • Loyalty and Tech is on the Menu for Restaurants to Recover and Grow Post-Pandemic

    01 Feb 2022 Achille Traore, CEO, White Label Loyalty
    The pandemic reduced footfall in restaurants and fast-food outlets across the nation. Businesses were forced to implement QR codes for virtual menus, ordering, and contactless payments. This shift cam ...
  • According to the latest report from HRC partner KAM Media, Hospitality is not viewed as an attractive career choice for many people, but why is this? And how can we change this negative perception? 
  • Restaurants have been stretching every sinew to get customers to eat out again and, almost as importantly, make them feel safe and comfortable enough so they return. Many though, have also taken steps ...
  • The challenge for any operator is that as customers, as consumers, as human beings, we’re all different. You cannot please everyone all of the time, however those operators that can get close will be ...
  • What do customers really want from their dining experience? How can businesses keep guests engaged? What should operators be doing to bring amazing experiences to the forefront? Kobas & Dojo answer th ...
  • Club Soda have launched a research report that draws together data collected from mindful drinkers over the past five years, along with new surveys and in-depth interviews with consumers. 
  • Launched by the Department of Health and Social Care, the new government policy paper sets out a series of measures designed to reduce obesity levels and enable adults and children in the UK to live h ...
  • We're excited to bring The Staff Canteen Live back to Hospitality, Restaurant & Catering (HRC) at ExCel London on March 21st, 22nd and 23rd 2022 for the first time since 2020.
  • Fagor Professional will be making a big splash at HRC 2022, as it opens a UK base in Ebbsfleet, Kent.
  • In an increasingly digitised world, how can connectivity of devices and enhanced analytics unlock benefits in the commercial kitchen?
  • Avocado Social reached out to the experts to share top Instagram hacks to help you reach your audience and ensure your brands posts are engaging and visible to your target audience. 
  • Concerns over the state of the environment are on the rise across the globe, with there being a noticeable year-on-year increase in the proportion of consumers saying this.
  • Richard Johnson, Founder of the British Street Food Awards shares an insight into the latest street food trends, to understand the affects of covid, and tips for ensuring your business succeeds.
  • In 2019 the UK became the first major economy to pass a net zero emissions law, but what does this mean for the hospitality industry, and how can hospitality businesses prepare for the road ahead?
  • From the latest drinks trends, live music to marketing and personalised offers, HRC partner On Trade Consultancy share their key tips for bringing your customers back to the bar! 
  • See you at the drive thru: LEON’s new Yorkshire venture As a number of big-name brands move into the drive thru space in the UK, Hotel, Restaurant & Catering caught up with LEON Managing Director Glen ...
  • Discover how the RATIONAL multifunctional cooking systems will improve your hospital's day-to-day kitchen operations. You’ll also experience just how powerful the cooking systems are.
  • Ready to reinforce change in your restaurant? Food Waste pioneers Too Good to Go offer their top 5 suggestions for tackling food waste as a small business.
  • Making meals that matter. Discover how the RATIONAL cooking systems, the iVario Pro multifunctional cooking system and the iCombi Pro combi-steamer will improve your care homes‘s day-to-day kitchen op ...
  • In this session our expert panel discuss expected hospitality staffing trends and how to get ahead of them.
  • We have collaborated with thefoodpeople and Good Sense Research to bring you the latest edition of the Future Food Trend Tracker.
  • We collaborated with Too Good To Go to provide us with their insights on the best 10 technology apps and digital resources for the hospitality industry. From food analytics and sales forecasting to AI ...
  • Join the Foodservice Equipment Association's Chief Executive, Keith Warren, for a panel discussion on smart and sustainable foodservice equipment. Keith was joined by the chairs of the FEA's Beverage, ...
  • It costs hospitality £3bn a year and 75% of it is avoidable. When everyone knows the damage food waste is doing to their bottom line and the environment, why is it so much continues to feed bins and n ...
  • Ask the Experts about Getting to Zero Carbon in the Kitchen will discuss the equipment and techniques that will help operators save water, gas and electricity. We will also discuss connectivity and th ...
  • We caught up with Camille Vidal, Founder of La Maison Wellness, to discuss mindful drinking, the low & no drinks movement and her advice on developing a diverse drinks offering for your business.
  • This Sustainability 101 for foodservice covers the 10 key areas of the SRA’s Framework, providing your team with all the essential ingredients of Food Made Good.
  • KAM Media have created this infographic which highlights the importance and power of UK pubs.
  • After a busy month of launching new products at returning industry events, Scott Duncan, Managing Director of Unox UK, examines the brand’s continued commitment to developing new products (and enhanci ...
  • Faced with the daunting weight of news about the climate emergency, it might feel easier to step back in the belief that other people will solve the problem. Thanks to the European Commission Joint Re ...
  • Hotel, Restaurant & Catering (HRC), the business event for the foodservice and hospitality industry, has announced that Michel Roux Jr will be joining the event as Chef Ambassador when it returns to E ...
  • On Day One of HRC (21 March) Kieron Bailey of EXP101 will be joined on the Vision Stage, designed by Harp Design, by Chris Gamm, CEO of Springboard, Mark McCulloch, Founder of Hospitality Rising, Abi ...
  • We interviewed Ian Millar, Senior Lecturer in the Entrepreneurship, and Innovation department at Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL), to discuss the latest hospitality tech innovations and find out what ...
  • Join Holly Shackleton, Speciality Food Magazine, and her panel of experts as they discuss the importance of sourcing locally. 
  • EXP 101 are joined by Simone Remoli to talk through his journey and unrequited love of bloody good pasta, they will talk about his travels from the Trevi fountain to his latest opening at St Pancras I ...
  • The UK’s exit from the European Union has had an immediate and drastic impact on the world of hospitality. As of 1 January 2021, EU Nationals can no longer travel to the UK under freedom of movement, ...
  • Web tools have levelled the playing field for hoteliers when it comes to competing for bookings online, enabling savvy businesses to get more of their bookings direct and save on commission. However, ...
  • Understand how the hospitality industry manage their kitchen in the changing environment and learn what technology they use in their businesses.
  • Showing brands and operators what opportunities there are within hospitality if we embrace new technologies.
  • Creating seamless hospitality with a tech-forward business
  • HRC sat down with UNOX UK Managing Director, Scott Duncan to find out why they've chosen to exhibit at HRC in 2022 and what they are looking forward to.
  • More and more consumers are looking for sustainable options in everything they do. A recent survey revealed that around one in three people claim they have stopped buying certain brands, because they ...
  • WRAP have put together a step-by-step guide to help businesses make choices about where to use compostable plastic packaging in their business.
  • HRC catches up with an exciting addition to the show’s Design & Décor section.
  • As hopes grow for a fresh start for the new year and the world's priorities have been given new focus, the Sustainable Restaurant Association have compiled their Top Ten Sustainability Tips for the fo ...
  • Watch our on-demand webinar and learn from three experienced beverage entrepreneurs to find out their key tips for creating a successful brand. 
  • With more than half of UK food coming from overseas and supply and prices unpredictable post-Brexit, there’s never been a better time to go local. Add in the population’s pandemic awakening to the ple ...
  • In this insightful webinar hosted by hospitality recruitment leaders Hospitality Jobs UK, we explore recruitment best practice and offer advice on how to recruit differently to ensure your business st ...
  • The role of technology in just about every sector has rapidly advanced in the last few years. The same can be said for the hospitality industry. Without proper connectivity and integrated systems, mos ...
  • Catering equipment experts Alliance Online have put together 9 expert tips to minimise restaurant food waste.  
  • In this whitepaper we consider some of the key aspects which make this generation unique but which also represent challenges and opportunities to hospitality operators and brands. One thing is for sur ...
  • International Salon Culinaire, which takes place as part of Hotel, Restaurant & Catering (HRC) on 21-23 March 2022 at ExCeL London, has opened for entries.   The competition, which will be celebrating ...
  • The Catering Insight Award for Supplier of the Year – Sustainability, sponsored by Hotel, Restaurant & Catering, highlights the catering equipment manufacturers and suppliers championing environmental ...
  • Hotel, Restaurant & Catering (HRC) has partnered with B2B hospitality services agency EXP101, speciality food & drink database Tried & Supplied and Hospitality Jobs UK to curate a wide range of conten ...
  • With COP26 about to take place in Glasgow, there’s no better time to examine how sustainability in the hospitality industry can play a part in addressing the world’s greatest problems. The climate goa ...
  • We caught up with Karoly Cserfalvi, Tech Partner at citizenM hotel group, to gain an insight into what tech citizenM use to enhance their guest experience, what updates the team are making to ensure t ...

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