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Catering firm signs raw vegan coach to food development team and eyes new menu design

Catering firm Kudos has brought a nutritionist and raw vegan coach into its food development team in a clear sign of how menu trends are changing. Rochelle Costa joins the business having worked in Malaysia, South Africa and Portugal and will work in unison with chief executive Matthew Herter to influence the recipe and menu

PANEL DISCUSSION: Menu innovation challenges for multi-site operators

Keeping menus innovative and profitable is an ongoing challenge for pub and restaurant operators. At the recent Casual Dining Show in London, consultant, chef and author, Jay Morjaria, chaired a panel of some of the top executive chefs in the business as they discussed what goes on in their development kitchens. FEJ had a front

FEJ AWARDS 2018 SHORTLIST: Operator of the Year for Menu Development, sponsored by Carpigiani

The Operator of the Year for Menu Development, sponsored by Carpigiani, recognises that kitchens aren’t just places for operators to prepare food for customers or guests — they are also a test-bed for devising new menus, product creations and dishes. This honour will therefore be contested by operators that have enhanced, improved or grown their

Frankie & Benny’s gets creative in its test kitchen to win back lapsed customers

Menu refinements and new product trials are among the actions that Frankie & Benny’s is planning over the coming months as it bids to re-establish the competitiveness of the brand and attract back lapsed customers.  The performance of the chain, which spans 258 restaurants, has been under close scrutiny by owner The Restaurant Group (TRG)

Pizza oven supplier to the chains offers dough and menu consultancy

Commercial pizza oven supplier Gozney Ovens is offering comprehensive dough and menu development support to new pizzerias and restaurants. The company, which provides wood and gas ovens for chains such as MOD pizza and Franco Manca, will provide customised dough consultations and training to start-up and existing customers looking for assistance in beginning or improving