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March 16, 2019

There are a host of people wanting to take your money with a golden bullet that will bring customers flocking in to your restaurant. The written word in magazines, newspapers, adverts in that medium as well as the 'new world' social media can be just mind boggling. How...

September 27, 2018

Here we are sandwiched between Bradford, Leeds, Baildon, Saltaire, a small town often passed through but also overlooked.

A recent article both on TV news and written press highlighted the resurgence of Altringham where a near deserted high street has become a hub of ac...

May 22, 2018

It always surprises me, probably down to my inexperience, who comes through the doors of our restaurant off the beaten track. I know we have Sa;tire on the doorstep and being a World Heritage Site people visit from all over. Recent guest include a party from Norway who...

May 4, 2018

Another week started much the same as any other, get the restaurant back into shape after a busy Saturday evening, unload and shopping to start the week with new produce. Set the tables after the weekend rearrangements, check new bookings on-line and catch up on e-mail...

May 1, 2018

Obesity is back in the news and both sugary drinks and portion sizes coming under attack. A new sugar tax has been introduced, although a number of manufactures have decreased the amount of sugar except a couple of well known names.

Portion sizes and the calories thereb...

March 8, 2018

The trade press, written press and social media seem to be full of the demise of another restaurant chain. Jamie Oliver's chain is one high profile group to hit trouble, so are we falling out with restaurant dining?

We all need to eat but is it becoming less hassle or j...

February 16, 2018

Paul, our head chef, was once told that Yorkshire produce and promoting Yorkshire produce does not sell. Would you be more inclined to visit a restaurant that used local produce from the location they are based or do you not care where the food comes from? We are so us...

February 6, 2018

It feels as though everyday a chain of restaurants is cutting back or smaller restaurants are closing their doors. The population is growing but are tastes changing? We are constantly bombarded with companies wishing to sell tills, EPOS systems, the next best thing to...

January 17, 2018

A couple of things caught my eye in the press during the last week regarding the restaurant trade. A chef spoke to the BBC and mentioned that we do not understand food as much as we think and that the lack of domestic science at schools was partially to blame. The othe...

January 11, 2018

There is a big debate within the restaurant trade about No Shows, (where a booking has been made and no one turns up), this may be down to illness but there is a growing trend towards multiple books for parties and then making a decision on the night/day.

Even the large...

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