Industry News

The War on Waste

The hospitality and foodservice industry has seen an intersection between health and wellness and sustainability, with a large shift towards buying locally and focusing on issues such as industrial waste. The buzz among the industry is largely related to the federal government’s recent announcement to cut food waste by 50% by 2050 with their national […]

Food for the Mind, Body and Soul

Twenty-first century living means the consumption of food has moved from being a necessity, to today where we eat largely for the experience – the entire experience.

Fare Play

Health and wellness is a phrase that’s become ubiquitous, especially when it comes to conversations around dietary needs, catering restrictions and food trends. While some dietary requirements appear to be driven by fads rather than genuine health concerns, the consumer shift to healthier eating is happening on a large scale around the country and the […]

Kuvings CS600 Chef Commercial Cold Press Juicer

The creators of the world’s first, commercial ready cold press, on demand solution slow whole juicer. Kuvings Commercial Cold Press Juicer is an on demand juicing solution. Delivering higher nutrition, rich colour and taste and greater yield. Suitable for cafes, restaurants, bars, hotels and juice bars. The stainless steel gearbox and powerful motor will juice […]

Social Media: The (Not So) Secret Weapon of Successful Hospitality Businesses

Ryan Shelley, Managing Director of Pepper IT, knows a thing or two about social media. For the last few years, he has been especially prolific in providing real social media solutions to businesses across Australia – many of which are in the hospitality industry. In fact, Ryan believes that the very nature of hospitality makes […]

Small Space, Big Results

They say that good things come in small packages, and when you look at many establishments in the hospitality industry this is most certainly true. From the famed restaurants of Tokyo that seat 10 people or less to the rise and rise of the small bar culture, small venues are big business. Or are they? […]

Five Minutes With: Mikey Enright

Aug 31, 2017 On-Premise Liquor

Mikey Enright opened up the Barber Shop in York Street, Sydney in 2013 – and the hybrid bar/barber shop has been buzzing ever since! The venue is an eclectic space, featuring vintage decor, traditional barber shop tools and over 450 gins.

Q&As with the Nestle Golden Chef’s Hat Finalists

The National Final of Australia’s longest running culinary competition for young chefs will be held at Fine Food Australia from Monday 11 – Tuesday 12 September, with the Awards being held on Wednesday 13 September. Finalist teams will cook-off live in front of an industry audience in purpose built kitchens. All finalists will have the […]

What you Need to Know about Dealing with Negative Reviews

Before setting foot in a restaurant, 60 per cent of people will consult online reviews first. This means your first impression starts online. A majority of your customers will have read good and bad reviews about your restaurant before even trying it out. So what can you do about it? A real financial impact Not […]

WorldSkills Competition comes to Fine Food Australia

When you participate in a WorldSkills Australia competition you are taking the first step toward being the best in your profession. Apprentices and students studying cooking and butchery will have the chance to test their skills at the upcoming Fine Food in Sydney in September. In collaboration with Fine Food Australia and Australian Culinary Federation, […]