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Pub operators scoring an own goal if they don’t get kitchens checked before World Cup bonanza

Pub operators scoring an own goal if they don’t get kitchens checked before World Cup bonanza

Pub operators have been warned they are taking a big risk if they fail to service kitchen equipment ahead of football fans packing out establishments for this summer’s World Cup. The World Cup tournament kicks off with hosts Russia playing Saudi Arabia on Thursday June 14 and is followed by televised matches almost every day

JD Wetherspoon champions ‘green energy’ with food waste blitz across its pubs

More than 11,500 tonnes of annual food waste from JD Wetherspoon’s kitchens and pubs will avoid landfill in future after the pub chain inked a deal to outsource its management to a third party.  The company has appointed resource management firm Veolia to improve its recycling and divert all of its waste from landfill. Following successful

Stonegate goes big on smart meters and recycles 900,000 litres of cooking oil from kitchens

Stonegate Pubs now has smart meters in most of its outlets and has increased the volume of waste cooking oil that is collected from its kitchens and recycled as part of its pledge to make a contribution to the environment. The company runs 670 pubs across the UK but is keen to limit the environmental

Star creates dedicated food offer for pub managers on profit share scheme

UK-based Star Pubs & Bars has added an enhanced package of support for its ‘Just Add Talent’ operators, a year after launching the turnover and profit share agreement. The company, which runs 1,000 pubs across the UK, has confirmed it is introducing additional support for the manager-operator model, which it set up as an incentive for individuals to kick-start

UK’s biggest pub group creates pizza package complete with ovens and kitchen templates

Ei Group, the largest pub company in the UK, is rolling out an initiative to help its sites get a slice of the pizza market, which includes the provision of ovens and individual kitchen plans.   The chain’s ‘Barrel Top’ concept is aimed at giving publicans across its 4,500 estate an opportunity to make sales

Two pubs a day have ‘disappeared’ since last year’s tax shake-up

Two pubs a day have either been demolished or converted into other types of use such as homes and offices since last April’s tax changes, analysis of official government data shows. In the first revaluation of business properties for seven years, which came into effect on 1st April last year and which determines property tax bills for the next

JD Wetherspoon commits to 10 new kitchen projects this financial year

JD Wetherspoon will continue to open new pubs this year, the company said this week. The chain, which numbers 900 properties, confirmed that its intention is to open “approximately” 10 pubs in the current financial year, which ends in June. Three pubs have already opened within the last six months, with 10 sites sold during