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Why A Catering Business Should Carry Out Stocktakes

Why A Catering Business Should Carry Out Stocktakes

As independent stocktakers we speak to a lot of catering business owners that are unsure why they should carry out stocktakes. This is an extremely common question asked by those in the catering and hospitality businesses, so we thought we would answer it in this blog post. We have put together three reasons why you […]

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Promote Your Restaurant This Mothers Day

Promote Your Restaurant This Mothers Day

Mothers Day is one of the busiest days of the year for restaurants. In fact it is busier than Christmas Day for many businesses. It is essential that you make the most of  Mothers Day for your restaurant. In this blog post we share some ideas of how you can do this;

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Save Money By Reducing Food Waste

Save Money By Reducing Food Waste

For many businesses in the hotel and catering industries, the biggest monetary loss is food waste. BY reducing food waste you save money don’t forget its not just the cost of the food but also there is the cost of waste disposal. By saving money you increase your bottom line and thus increase the chances […]

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The FIFO Method of Stock Control

The FIFO Method of Stock Control

The first in and first out method, also known as the FIFO method, is essential for good stock management. By using this method in the catering industry you are reducing the risk of wastage through short date, out of date or expired stock.

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Capitalise The Vegan Menus To Meet Demand

  Previously the vegan, vegetarian and meet free markets have been ignored. In some cases one or two options for vegans have been added to the menu, but nothing more than that. However over recent years there has been a huge growth in demand for vegan and vegetarian foods.

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Summer’s Coming, Is Your Restaurant Ready?

  Summer is coming and that means your target audience are looking for establishments where they can enjoy the limited British summer. They want beer gardens, ice cold drinks, delicious salads, cooling desserts, barbecues and alfresco dining.

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How To Make Your Restaurant Instagrammable

Social media is making a huge impact on restaurants, and Instagram is certainly helping with this trend. People want to go to places where they can take cool photos are share them with their followers on Instagram. If your restaurant or food looks good then these customers will do your promotion for you, and encourage […]

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Three Ways To Cope With The Warmer Weather In Your Kitchen

  The summer and warmer weather is coming and while we spoke about how you can help your customers at this time of the year in a previous blog post, you also need to think about how you can support your kitchen during these warmer months.

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BLOG – Could You Run Specials In Your Restaurant?

  It is unusual to go to a restaurant and find that they don’t have any specials; but as a restaurant owner it is often hard to decide the best ‘specials’ you can offer for your customers and target audience.

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What is the difference between wet and dry stocktaking?

Today I want to talk about the difference between food stocktaking, sometimes known as dry stocktaking and wet stocktaking. Let’s start with wet stocktaking. Wet stocktaking is as it suggests, it’s all your wet stock, it’s everything that comes through the bar, so that includes; Spirits Bottle beers Soft drinks Draft beers Lagers Wine But […]

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