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Restaurant turnover rate rises: ABS

Restaurant turnover rate rises: ABS

Turnover in the restaurant, café and catering industry has increase by nine percent, accord to retail trade data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Tea for two: high tea trends

Tea for two: high tea trends

High tea is often seen as a culinary tradition of times past, but young guns in the industry are turning that theory on its head.

Talking wine with Heston's right-hand man

Talking wine with Heston's right-hand man

Christine Salins talks to the head sommelier at The Fat Duck and finds out what it's like working for one of the world's most famous chefs.

The savings cycle: getting the most out of your dishwashing equipment

The savings cycle: getting the most out of your dishwashing equipment

Food service operators need to make savings wherever they can. Examining the kitchen's dishwashing equipment is a good place to start.

How to hire a chef that adds value to your business

How to hire a chef that adds value to your business

Following on from last month's recruitment article, Ken Burgin shares some pointers on how to hire chefs that will add real value to your business.

Foodservice

Why the Bavarian Bier Café decided add light options to its menu

Why the Bavarian Bier Café decided add light options to its menu

Famous for its heavy meat and bier approach to German hospitality, The Bavarian Bier Café has decided to widen its reach by developing a new, lighter menu offering to complement its traditional Bavarian staples.

Small business tax deductions should be implemented with caution, BDO

Small business tax deductions should be implemented with caution, BDO

Accounting firm BDO says that small businesses considering taking advantage of the tax deductions in the 2015 Federal Budget should do so with caution.

Waterman’s Lobster Co. to open in Potts Point

Waterman’s Lobster Co. to open in Potts Point

Sydney’s love for lobster rolls and liquor is continuing to rise with the imminent opening of Waterman’s Lobster Co. in Potts Point.

Chefs Shaun Quade and John-Paul Fiechtner team up to open Lûmé

Chefs Shaun Quade and John-Paul Fiechtner team up to open Lûmé

Chefs Shaun Quade and John-Paul Fiechtner have teamed up to launch the latest edition to South Melbourne’s culinary scene this June, Lûmé .

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Beverage

Australian grape and wine community’s Future Leaders revealed

Australian grape and wine community’s Future Leaders revealed

Following a record number of entries, the 2015 Future Leaders program has singled out 15 individuals from the Australian grape and wine community to become the industry’s ‘next’ thought leaders.

Winners of the Australian 2015 International Beer Awards revealed

Winners of the Australian 2015 International Beer Awards revealed

The winners of the Australian 2015 International Beer Awards were revealed at a presentation dinner held in Melbourne last night.

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Management

5 ways to ensure winter doesn't leave your business out in the cold

5 ways to ensure winter doesn't leave your business out in the cold

The cold weather can have a detrimental effect on your business if you are not well prepared. Your customers want to be greeted by a warm and welcoming environment, so you need to make sure you deliver just that.

Why your business needs cloud computing

Why your business needs cloud computing

If you want to save time, reduce paperwork and boost efficiency, now’s the time to embrace cloud technology, writes Nicolette Maury.

Pointing the finger does foodservice operators no favours

Pointing the finger does foodservice operators no favours

Owners and operators - you might not like to hear this, but the buck always stops with you. Pointing fingers and shifting the blame will do you no favours, writes Industry Observer.

The savings cycle: getting the most out of your dishwashing equipment

The savings cycle: getting the most out of your dishwashing equipment

Food service operators need to make savings wherever they can. Examining the kitchen's dishwashing equipment is a good place to start.

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