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DATA JUST OUT: Fall in pub and restaurant groups exposes ‘flat’ market

DATA JUST OUT: Fall in pub and restaurant groups exposes ‘flat’ market

Britain’s managed pub and restaurant market experienced a dip in trading in May, with operators recording collective like-for-like sales down 0.4% compared to the same month last year, latest figures from the Coffer Peach Business Tracker show. Groups trading in London did slightly better with like-for-likes up 0.1%, compared to a 0.6% fall outside of

London operators enjoy 3% boost as rest of UK sees damp March trading

Restaurant and pub groups in London saw a 3% increase in like-for-like sales last month compared with the rest of the country which collectively suffered a 0.5% decrease in sales. According to a new report from sector sales monitor, Coffer Peach Business Tracker, a late Easter holiday break is the prime culprit for poor March

Catering association role for Crystaltech’s Derek Maher

Warewashing technical expert, Derek Maher, has been appointed as one of the board directors for catering industry association CEDA.  Maher’s expertise spans over 36 years in the commercial catering and pub industry where he is widely regarded as a leading expert on achieving optimum clean glass results. The managing director of Crystaltech has been a

INDUSTRY DEBATE: The hidden costs of your kitchens

The capital cost of developing and equipping a kitchen is only half the story for operators. Often the real expense comes from what happens to that kitchen over its lifetime — how it is managed, the efficiency of the equipment, the behaviour of staff and numerous other variables. FEJ editor Andrew Seymour chaired a panel

Expert panel to debate the hidden costs of commercial kitchens

An expert panel of foodservice experts will be discussing the hidden costs facing commercial kitchens when the Commercial Kitchen show gets underway on June 7. Foodservice Equipment Journal’s editor, Andrew Seymour, will be chairing the 30-minute debate – entitled ‘The Hidden Costs of Your Kitchen’ – as panellists discuss the real factors driving up costs

Fuller’s focuses on kitchen innovation to drive food sales

Fuller, Smith & Turner, the London brewer boasting a strong and growing estate in the south, particularly within the M25, is putting its money where its mouth is to create kitchens worthy of delivering the fresh food offer it is winning acclaim for. FEJ finds out from the man in charge of its kitchens why

Ambach makes inroads into new chain business

Catering equipment manufacturer Ambach has begun supplying heavy duty cooking suites to pub group Fuller’s in a move that it hopes could act as a springboard to working with other chain accounts. As an approved supplier to Hilton Hotels, and having completed projects for independent restaurant groups such as Roka, Ambach is no stranger to

Fuller’s thrives as it widens kitchen equipment budget

The man responsible for the kitchens at Fuller’s 182 managed pubs in the UK claims its decision to spend more on improving its cooking facilities has allowed it to accommodate a higher specification of equipment that is paying dividends for its business. The company has completed some 72 kitchen re-fits in the past four years