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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

Chefs Gallery opens in North Ryde [Gallery]

Chefs Gallery opens in North Ryde [Gallery]

Chefs Gallery has opened at Macquarie Centre, complete with a glass walled kitchen for a view of the noodles as they’re hand-made.

Meat District Co. heads to King Street Wharf

Meat District Co. heads to King Street Wharf

Following its success in LA, Meat District Co has opened in King Street Wharf, with a focus on ribs, burgers and beers.

Gordon and Heston struck by scammers: VIDEO

Gordon and Heston struck by scammers: VIDEO

Stay up-to-date on the latest industry news with our Week in Focus news round-up.

Canberra welcomes Night Noodle Markets

Canberra welcomes Night Noodle Markets

The nation’s capital will welcome the popular Night Noodle Markets in February next year, held over 10 nights and forming part of Canberra’s Enlighten festival.

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Videos

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Beverage

Matt Brooks Dux of the 2014 Len Evans Tutorial

Matt Brooks Dux of the 2014 Len Evans Tutorial

Former head sommelier at Brooks of Melbourne, Matt Brooke has been awarded the Len Evans Tutorial Qantas Dux for 2014.

Time Out Melbourne Bar Awards winners unveiled

Time Out Melbourne Bar Awards winners unveiled

Melbourne’s best bars were recognised at the second annual Time Out Melbourne Bar Awards on 17 November.

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Management

How to train your staff in 10 minutes

How to train your staff in 10 minutes

Staff training doesn't have to be a burden on your time or your bottom line. Ken Burgin lists some ways to get your crew up to scratch in a matter of minutes.

Managing staff over the festive season

Managing staff over the festive season

The peak and lull cycle that is Christmas and New Year can be a challenging time for food service operators, who tend to either be flat chat or begging for business.

8 ways to increase safety and security in your restaurant

8 ways to increase safety and security in your restaurant

Crimes such as robberies can also put your employees and customers at risk, so safety and security should be a top priority.

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.

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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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