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INSIDE FULLER’S: “When you go into our kitchens now, you have got chefs who are proud”

INSIDE FULLER’S: “When you go into our kitchens now, you have got chefs who are proud”

Head of food Paul Dickinson explains how a transformational approach to catering – coupled with a £20m investment in equipment – has changed the kitchen culture for growing pub chain

POWER LIST 2018, BUSINESS LEADERS: Simon Emeny Chief Executive, Fuller’s

Simon Emeny said last year that he could not recall a time when the industry faced such an array of additional cost pressures as the burden of rates rises, National Living Wage increases and the Apprenticeship Levy all took hold. Fast forward 12 months and while there is still a notable level of caution being

PANEL DISCUSSION: What’s the future of pub kitchens?

Kitchens are vital assets to the majority of pubs in the UK now and in many cases they are leading the way across foodservice. At the Commercial Kitchen show, FEJ editor Andrew Seymour chaired a panel discussion featuring some of the leading names in the sector as they revealed how their kitchens are evolving and

Fuller’s “better off” for pulling the plug on wood-fuelled ovens

Pub chain Fuller’s admits that it may have “got it wrong” when it initially began incorporating wood-fuelled cooking equipment into its estate but its decision to drop the appliances from its kitchens has left the group in a better position in the long-term. The pub group began experimenting and investing at a number of its

Fuller’s orders another 15 Ambach kitchen installs this year

Fuller’s is set to complete a further 15 Ambach installs before the end of this year, as the pub chain continues to standardise its kitchens around the manufacturer’s high-end cooking equipment. Since the pair began working together in 2013, Ambach has carried out approximately 60 installations across Fuller’s 193-strong estate of managed pubs, comprising a mix

Fuller’s overcomes ‘unprecedented influences’ as sales skip by 6%

Fuller’s has battled through what it said were ‘strong headwinds’ in the first half of its financial year, turning over £209m in the 26 weeks ended 30 September 2017, up from £198m in the previous period. The group’s chief executive, Simon Emeny, noted a tough period of trading and “unprecedented influences” on the business, especially

Restaurant chain trio unveiled as the industry’s best operations managers

A trio of operations managers from multi-site pub and restaurant businesses have been named the industry champions of their field at a special awards ceremony hosted last night. The Operations Managers Awards, run by the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR), is the only awards of its kind in the eating and drinking out sector.