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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

HOSTPLUS Scholarships close April 23

HOSTPLUS Scholarships close April 23

Time is running out to apply for the HOSTPLUS Scholarship, with applications closing 23 April and the winner to be announced in June.

Restaurants weigh up penalty rate costs over Easter long weekend

Restaurants weigh up penalty rate costs over Easter long weekend

Restaurants and cafes across Australia say that they will be forced to choose between either losing money, or closing over the Easter long weekend due to exceptionally high penalty rates which will result in casual workers earning up to $45 per hour.

Di Francesco to open second 400 Gradi following World Champs win

Di Francesco to open second 400 Gradi following World Champs win

Brunswick’s 400 Gradi pizzeria will soon be getting a sibling, with Johnny di Francesco announcing the new restaurant is expected to open in July.

Time Out to launch annual pub guide, pub awards

Time Out to launch annual pub guide, pub awards

Time Out Australia has announced it will hold its first ever Pub Awards on 23 June, and they’ll operate as a platform for its inaugural Time Out Pub Guides.

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Beverage

Daniel Pontifex Scholarship applications now open

Daniel Pontifex Scholarship applications now open

Entries for the Daniel Pontifex Scholarship are now open to young sommeliers working in Australia.

Cocktail only bar on the cards for The Speakeasy Group

Cocktail only bar on the cards for The Speakeasy Group

The space once inhabited by Bottleneck Bar and Eatery will soon house the Eau De Vie Apothecary, a cocktail only bar which will operate as an extension of Eau De Vie in Sydney’s Darlinghurst.

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Management

Technology: the missing puzzle piece in your business?

Technology: the missing puzzle piece in your business?

Technology is offering “big opportunities” for cafes and restaurants, said Saxon Wright, managing director of Pablo & Rusty’s.

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.

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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

5 weeks to go Moore Park NSW

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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