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The Ultimate Guide to the Best Halal Restaurants in London

London has long been known as a city of multi-cultural dining and taste experiences and the best restaurants in London are known to be amongst the best in the world. Wander the streets for long and you will find one of many superior London restaurants to suit even the most eclectic of tastes. When it comes to halal restaurants, London …

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How To Calculate Food Costs And Get Menu Pricing Right For A Profit

Getting menu pricing right is a key factor in restaurant profit. Every good restaurant manager knows that some food items, for example, fish are more expensive than others but in order to calculate food costs correctly and set menu costs at optimal levels it is important to have a good grasp on both direct and indirect costs and understand how …

21 Amazing Ideas To Get More Restaurant Customers Through The Door

For any restaurant owner the aim has to be a full house as many times a week as possible. Competition in the hospitality industry is fierce and finding innovative ways to attract customers in your direction is a key element of restaurant success. We have picked out 21 of the top restaurant marketing ideas and food marketing strategies to help …

How to Reduce Restaurant Food Waste – 20 Proven Restaurant Management Tips

Restaurant food waste is a problem that nobody in the industry can afford to ignore. According to WRAP (The Waste and Resources Action Programme) 199,100 tonnes of food waste is produced each year by UK restaurants, with very little of this going to either composting or anaerobic digestion. Not only does restaurant food waste have a significant impact on the …

10 popular cuts of lamb in the UK

To this day, Lamb still remains a menu favourite with UK diners. With its excellent flavour and tender meat, it’s no surprise that (according to the AHDB) we ate around 70,000 tonnes of this delicious meat in the last year. Many see lamb as a luxury purchase, but there is great variety in the prices of different cuts of lamb. …

10 Tips to Find the Best Catering Services for your Event

From corporate entertainment to family weddings, one of the most important elements of your event will be your choice of catering services. As well as checking that you have access to a menu that will suit you and your guests, you will want to ensure that your caterers have the whole event covered from welcome drinks all the way through …

The Top 10 Ways to Make Your Restaurant More Profitable

For all restaurant, hotel and catering managers one of the most important jobs is the creation of a restaurant menu that is both appealing and profitable. The dining consumer can be fickle and it’s vital that, as well as including steady favourites, a menu designer considers new and innovative restaurant menu ideas to keep the diners coming in order to …

Popular Food Trends for Restaurant Owners in 2017

2017 is promising to be an interesting year for the hospitality industry. The impact of the EU referendum has been a weak pound, which may well encourage international visitors to our hotels and restaurants. The forecast for growth in the hotel industry is varied with London suffering from too much room availability and other smaller cities, for example Edinburgh, predicting …

Important Tips For Cooking Chicken

Chicken is one of the most versatile meats that can be cooked in a multitude of ways. It has a mild delicate flavour and cooked right can have a soft succulent texture, which just melts in the mouth. It is low in fat and incredibly tasty making it one of the best sources of protein available. This article will provide …