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Wine myths debunked [part II]

Wine myths debunked [part II]

In part two of a feature aimed at encouraging sommeliers not to fall victim to stereotypes, Christine Salins looks at some more myths surrounding wine.

What does unfair dismissal really mean?

What does unfair dismissal really mean?

Regardless of the size of your business or the quality of your staff, you need to be well versed in procedural fairness. By Restaurant & Catering Australia.

Quay’s Peter Gilmore to head up Bennelong

Quay’s Peter Gilmore to head up Bennelong

The Fink Group has won the hotly contested Bennelong restaurant tender, a move that will see Quay’s Peter Gilmore take over the site under a 10-year agreement with the group.

Good fry, bad fry - tips on cooking with oil

Good fry, bad fry - tips on cooking with oil

Frying food and cooking with oil is part and parcel of being a chef, but employing the right techniques and equipment are key in transforming mediocre dishes into culinary greats.

Making your event an experience: VIDEO

Making your event an experience: VIDEO

Events can be very lucrative for food service operators - when executed well. Botanic Gardens Restaurant head chef Todd Hunt walks us through one of his most recent themed events.

Foodservice

Senate Committee calls for country-of-origin seafood labelling in foodservice sector

Senate Committee calls for country-of-origin seafood labelling in foodservice sector

The Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee have recommended that country-of-origin labelling of seafood be extended to the foodservice sector.

Guests with guide dogs illegally refused entry into NSW restaurants, Guide Dogs NSW/ACT

Guests with guide dogs illegally refused entry into NSW restaurants, Guide Dogs NSW/ACT

Guide Dogs NSW/ACT say that a number of blind or vision impaired patrons have been illegally refused entry into a number of restaurants and cafes throughout the city.

Pete Evans accused of deleting facebook posts from health professionals

Pete Evans accused of deleting facebook posts from health professionals

No stranger to controversy, chef Pete Evans has found himself in hot water after comments that challenged his views on nutrition were removed from his public Facebook page.

IconPark’s third season offers permanent occupation

IconPark’s third season offers permanent occupation

The third season of the world’s first hospitality crowd-funding platform, IconPark will open on Thursday 18 December.

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Videos

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Beverage

Good Beer Week to celebrate fifth anniversary in 2015

Good Beer Week to celebrate fifth anniversary in 2015

Good Beer Week will be returning to Melbourne for its fifth year in 2015 with a smorgasbord of events taking place in over 150 venues.

Frozen beer machine keeps brews cold for 30 minutes

Frozen beer machine keeps brews cold for 30 minutes

An Adelaide café operator has purchased the rights to a machine which can keep beers cold for half an hour.

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Management

How to make the most of busy days in your business

How to make the most of busy days in your business

December is a great time for sales, but being busy can sometimes lead to chaos, not profits. Here's a quick checklist to prepare front and back of house so you maximise results, contain costs and avoid drama.

How to make your staff roster work for you

How to make your staff roster work for you

Efficient, fair and flexible rosters are a powerful way to attract and keep good staff, no matter what size your business.

5 ways to write an executive summary on LinkedIn

5 ways to write an executive summary on LinkedIn

An impressive executive summary is the key to engaging your ideal audience on LinkedIn. The summary is 2,000 characters long, so it is imperative to use the space for maximum impact.

8 tips to get diners in the door this festive season

8 tips to get diners in the door this festive season

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas - so along with hanging your stockings and tinsel, it’s time to boost bookings at your restaurant by putting a marketing plan into action.

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Resources

10 Wine Myths Debunked

10 Wine Myths Debunked

This free article explains 10 of the most common myths about wine, and may make you rethink your cheese choices that accompany your wines.

The Art of Cooking with Oil

The Art of Cooking with Oil

This free article uncovers some of the frying techniques used by well known Australian chefs, and how they can be used to extract the right flavours from various dishes to transform them from mediocre dishes to culinary greats.

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