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Fuller’s chief exec confident pub sector can prevail in turbulent times ahead

Fuller’s chief exec confident pub sector can prevail in turbulent times ahead

As 2017 comes to a close, chief executive of independent brewery company Fuller’s has shared his optimistic outlook for the coming months. Chief executive of Fuller’s, Simon Emeny, told the Morning Advertiser that despite the tough times that lie ahead for the pub sector, he expects that “the great British pub will outlive us all.”

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ROUNDTABLE DEBATE: How are pub kitchens changing as food sales gather momentum?

Food in the pub industry is massive. Mintel figures put the growth at 14% over the past five years and value the pub food market at some £7.4 billion a year. It follows, therefore, that operators need to pay more attention to their kitchens than ever before. At this year’s Commercial Kitchen Show, three leading pub

Councils ‘sitting on money’ allocated to pub and restaurant operators

Many pubs and restaurants have still not received millions of pounds worth of promised business rates relief after it was promised in the Spring Budget. The promised package of support included £1,000 in relief for pubs with a rateable value of £100,000 or below and a £300 million discretionary fund for local authorities. It has

The Pelham Arms, no longer up in arms over FOG

Southern Water has been forward thinking with how they guide food service outlets when looking for solutions to tackle the ongoing issue of Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG) entering drains and jeopardising localized sewage networks. There have been cases where hospitality and food service operators have faced continued blockages, flooding and looming fines as a

Pub group looking to brew new custom in menu overhaul

Nationwide brewpub group Brewhouse & Kitchen has launched its first major menu overhaul to date, showcasing a range of new beer-based cookery. Designed by executive chef, Tom Bew, the new food offering includes a selection of dishes created using different variations of beer as a key ingredient, a range of ‘B&K favourites’ and sharing plates,

Industry representative calls for clarity on Apprenticeship Levy

A group representing casual dining restaurants and pubs is lobbying for the government to provide guidance and clarity for businesses affected by the recently introduced Apprenticeship Levy scheme. The ALMR will also be working with its members to provide support and will be launching a training solution, the ALMR Diploma, later this year. The Apprenticeship

Heston installs outdoor kitchen from Dutch supplier bidding to crack UK market

Celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal has become one of the first operators in the UK to install a WWOO outdoor kitchen at his pub, The Crown at Bray. The Michelin-starred chef was joined by staff from his restaurant, the Fat Duck, as well as from The Crown, as he unveiled the WWOO outdoor kitchen at the official UK launch