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Thirst for champagne continues: export figures

Thirst for champagne continues: export figures

Last year, Australia imported more than six million bottles of champagne, a rise of 1.4 percent, which makes Australia the sixth largest export market in the world.

Move over Heston: chefs need to return to the basics

Move over Heston: chefs need to return to the basics

Chefs are so preoccupied with devising menu items that resemble a scientific experiment that they’ve forgotten about the basics – and even the Michelin Guide is over it, writes Tony Berry.

PayPal adds Pay at Table feature to its mobile app

PayPal adds Pay at Table feature to its mobile app

PayPal Australia has added the Pay at Table feature to its mobile application in a bid to minimise the effects of the controversial new Europay, MasterCard and Visa (EMV) standards to be introduced…

I'll have my beast and cook it all, chefs say

I'll have my beast and cook it all, chefs say

Chefs are increasingly serving up whole animals, as well as traditionally less popular parts of the animal such as offal, pigs' tails and liver, and it's proving to be a hit with diners.

Foodservice

Din Tai Fung opens in Chatswood on Sydney's North Shore

Din Tai Fung opens in Chatswood on Sydney's North Shore

Taiwanese-based eating house, Din Tai Fung is continuing to take Sydney by storm with the opening of its latest restaurant in Chatswood on Sydney's North Shore, together with the opening of its fourth CBD venue, Chippendale's Central Park which is due to open next month.

Melbourne chef makes world’s best Neapolitan pizza

Melbourne chef makes world’s best Neapolitan pizza

Melbourne chef and owner of 400 Gradi, Johnny Di Francesco has won the world’s best Neapolitan pizza award at the Pizza World Championships in Parma, Italy.

Rockpool Bar and Grill Sydney announces reopening date

Rockpool Bar and Grill Sydney announces reopening date

Neil Perry has confirmed the doors to Rockpool Bar and Grill in Sydney will reopen on 23 April following a kitchen fire which saw nearly 200 patrons and staff evacuated earlier this month.

Venezia restaurant owner underpays two employees $78k

Venezia restaurant owner underpays two employees $78k

Perth Venezia restaurant owner Vincenzo Salvatore Todaro, has been fined more than $42,240 for deliberately underpaying husband and wife migrant workers a total of $78,054.

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Beverage

Seppeltsfield releases WWI commemorative wine

Seppeltsfield releases WWI commemorative wine

Rare Tawny Port dating back to the First World War has been released by South Australian-based Seppeltsfield estate in partnership with the Australian War Memorial.

Innovative wine technology makes Australia’s top drops more accessible

Innovative wine technology makes Australia’s top drops more accessible

The National Wine Centre in Adelaide is now home to the largest wine dispensing bank in Australia following a $350,000 investment that will enable consumers to taste iconic South Australian wines that they may not have been able to previously.

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Management

Decoding Yelp: how it can help boost business

Decoding Yelp: how it can help boost business

Ninety-percent of customers suggest online reviews have influenced their buying decisions, which indicates the trend of people logging on to share their good and bad experiences with businesses.

Food service lags behind retail in sharing paddock to plate stories

Food service lags behind retail in sharing paddock to plate stories

Diners are a fickle bunch, but a trend that seems to be sticking around is a growing interest in how food gets from paddock to plate. But is the industry prepared - or even interested in - delivering this information to their customers?

There’s more than one victim in workplace bullying

There’s more than one victim in workplace bullying

There’s no doubt that workplace bullying exists in some businesses, but having the Fair Work Commission manage it rather than employers will only hurt the industry, writes Restaurant and Catering Australia.

Safety and savings: which dishwasher is best for your business?

Safety and savings: which dishwasher is best for your business?

All dishwashers are not equal, and foodservice operators need to understand how and when there’s will be used in order to make the biggest savings. Tim Smallwood reports.

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Jobs

Cook - Karratha

Cook - Karratha

ARMY RESERVE WA - Other

If a career in hospitality appeals, why not get paid while training as a cook and a soldier in the Army learning everything from catering for formal dinners to feeding 500 elite troops.

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Events

Foodservice Australia 2014

Foodservice Australia 2014

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Griffith Market Day

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Resources

What Do New Zealand & Cheese Have in Common?

What Do New Zealand & Cheese Have in Common?

Well, not a lot really. But thanks to Fonterra Food Services, your next purchase of Perfect Italiano 10kg Mozzarella Block, 6kg Mozzarella Shred or 1kg-1.5kg Perfect Italiano Parmesan, puts you in the running to win a trip for two to...

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