Industry News

Queensland’s Burger Urge expands into NSW

Apr 3, 2017 Industry Updates

Written by foodservice Magazine. Proof that Australian’s love for burgers is not subsiding, Brisbane-based burger chain Burger Urge has announced the opening of its first store outside Queensland. Setting up shop in Glendale, near Newcastle, the new burger joint helps to expand the Burger Urge brand from being a Queensland-only based franchise to a national […]

Minimum Wage Rise Expected to Cost Jobs

Mar 31, 2017 Industry Updates

Written by Hospitality Magazine. Restaurant & Catering Australia (R&CA) has urged the Fair Work Commission to exercise restraint in its submission to the 2016-17 Annual Wage Review. R&CA has argued that, in light of Australia’s current economic conditions, last year’s 2.4 percent increase in the minimum wage is sufficient for both this and last year’s Review. […]

Time to Make Your Mark

Will you be aged between 16 and under 25 on 30 September? Are you currently working in the culinary industry of Australia? Do you have what it takes? Then it’s time to step up and make your mark in the 2017 Nestlé GOLDEN CHEF’S HAT AWARD. As the longest running culinary Award in the country […]

Why Does Hospitality Venue Fitout and Design Matter?

Written by Silver Chef. So the time has come to design and fitout your venue – are you excited? All the years of planning and scheming have finally come to fruition, and your dream venue is on it’s way to reality. However, it is at this point that many of us without hospitality experience will […]

5 of Sydney’s Freshest Architect-Designed Cafés

Have a hankering for hospitality? There are plenty of cafés in Sydney with inspired designs by talented creative teams, who each transform their client’s vision to deliver interior flair and sales success. We survey the landscape to deliver our own favourite designs that enhance the customer experience. Written by Annie Reid. Bills Bondi 79 Hall St, Bondi […]

12-Micron opens in Barangaroo

Mar 3, 2017 Industry Updates

By foodService Magazine. 230-seater restaurant, dessert kitchen and bar, 12-Micron has officially opened its doors at The Streets of Barangaroo. Reflecting its celebration of Australian produce, the venue takes its name ultra-fine, 12-micron wool fibre. Similarly, the nod to the Australian elements can be seen throughout, from the food to the drinks and interior. At […]

Rockpool Dining Group Announces 12-month Strategic Plan

Feb 28, 2017 Industry Updates

By Hospitality Magazine. Rockpool Dining Group has announced its official name change and the launch of its new corporate website, with CEO Thomas Pash outlining the group’s 12-month strategic plan. The group will continue to split focus equally across three dining tiers – premium, casual, and fast casual – in order to deliver consistency across […]

2017 Fonterra Proud to be a Chef Winner Crowned

Feb 27, 2017 Industry Updates

By foodService Magazine. Giles Gabutina, Apprentice Chef of Sydney’s Tetsuya, has been named the winner of 2017 Fonterra Proud to be a Chef competition. The announcement comes at the end of a four-day culinary and mentoring program that concluded at the RACV City Club for 34 apprentice chefs. Each finalist was required to cook an […]

Delivery Drones and 3D Steaks: Exploring the Kitchen of Tomorrow at The Future of Foodservice 2017

When: Monday, 3 April Where: The Australian Museum, Sydney Book tickets. How will Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Synthetic Biology, Genetic Engineering and Digital Disruption influence the kitchen of the future? What are the odds a 3D-printed steak will be served anytime soon at a restaurant? When are we likely to see delivery drones in Australia? What […]

5 Top New Architect-Designed Cafés in Melbourne

In Melbourne, venue owners now recognise the value that a strong architecture and design team can bring to a café and casual dining space. A well-designed hospitality space can ultimately drive traffic – and sales – through the doors, and sustain the buzz for the long term. So, here’s our roundup of the 5 top cafés […]

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