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Sepia announces closing date

Sepia announces closing date

Martin Benn and Vicki Wild have announced they will depart Sepia restaurant at the end of 2017 and will be moving to Melbourne to join restaurateur Chris Lucas.

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World’s 50 Best announces 51–100 place-getters

World’s 50 Best announces 51–100 place-getters

The 51–100 list comprises restaurants from 24 countries and includes 11 new additions. The USA is most strongly represented, with nine inclusions, while Spain and France have four each.

Sydney’s Gastro Park to close

Sydney’s Gastro Park to close

Chef and owner Grant King will hold onto the site, replacing Gastro Park with a new venture, details of which will be revealed in the coming months.

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Interim restaurant authorisations now available from Liquor & Gaming NSW

Interim restaurant authorisations now available from Liquor & Gaming NSW

From 31 January online applicants seeking to serve liquor in restaurants and cafés under standard trading hours and conditions will be eligible to obtain an interim restaurant authorisation.

Liquor & Gaming NSW reminds operators to be vigilant over festive season

Liquor & Gaming NSW reminds operators to be vigilant over festive season

Liquor & Gaming NSW has confirmed that inspectors will be maintaining a strong presence in venues across the state over the festive season.

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OpenTable releases latest update

OpenTable releases latest update

The update enables restaurants to show availability for non-traditional seating, opening up bar-side, high-top, counter and outdoor areas for reservations.

Explainer: where to from here on penalty rates?

Explainer: where to from here on penalty rates?

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said the government respects the ruling of the commission, but stressed that it had the power to implement the changes gradually to soften the blow for workers.

Cutting Sunday penalty rates will hurt young people the most

Cutting Sunday penalty rates will hurt young people the most

Research tells us that while a third of Australians rely on regular Sunday shifts as part of their wage, nearly 40 percent of young people rely on penalty rates to survive.

The trend to turf in 2017

The trend to turf in 2017

In her first column for Hospitality, Elizabeth Meryment laments Australia's deteriorating service standards.

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Skilld slashes hospitality recruitment costs

Skilld slashes hospitality recruitment costs

It’s no secret that staffing represents a huge expense for foodservice businesses in Australia – not just because of wage costs and the penalty rate entitlements associated with a casual workforce, but also because turnover rates are high, and as...

How to cash in on the gourmet sandwich trend

How to cash in on the gourmet sandwich trend

The humble sandwich is not so humble these days. Where consumers used to be happy with sliced ham, iceberg lettuce and cheddar cheese between two slices of white bread, today’s food-savvy diners want more.

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