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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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Should You Employ A Stocktaker Or Outsource To A Food Stocktaker?

  There are lots of bars, pubs, restaurants, hotels and cafes that would rather put an advert out to employ a stocktaker for their business. They then sift through all the application forms, interview everyone, find the right person and spend time and money training them up to do the stocktakes for the business.

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The Steps Of A Successful Food Stocktaking Process

It is essential that you run a food stocktake in your catering or hospitality business at least once a year as a very minimum as this will allow you to maintain healthy inventory levels and minimise food losses – and it will keep your accountant happy too. However, stocktakes can be time-consuming and frustrating, while […]

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Most Common Reasons For Stock Variances In Your Food Stocktake

  When you are completing your monthly food stocktake you may notice some stock variances, these can occur from time to time, but we have put together the most common reasons for stock variances enabling you to be able to solve the mystery and make changes to avoid stock variances on future food stocktakes.

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What Will A Food Stocktake Achieve?

  We are often asked by those new to the catering and hospitality sector what a food stocktake or food stock audit will actually achieve, so we though we would put this blog together to show restaurant, pub & hotel owners just how useful a good food stocktake can be for a business.

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