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Council becomes the first to gain top catering sustainability accreditation

Council becomes the first to gain top catering sustainability accreditation

A street food business that set up its own sustainable catering consultancy last year has helped Enfield Council to gain The Sustainable Restaurant Association’s (SRA) coveted three-star top rating for its Civic Centre restaurant. Gourmet Goat provided expert guidance on how to improve the sustainability of the food offering for over 600 council workers plus the

First sector-specific toolkit launched to help operators deal with disposable catering items

The first sector-specific guide to help foodservice businesses to find the best available alternatives to single-use plastics has been launched by the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA). The easy-to-use manual is designed to provide restaurants and other hospitality businesses, large and small, with all the essential information to ask the right questions in order to make

Darwin & Wallace bar group snaps up coveted three star rating from SRA

An independent neighbourhood bar group has bolstered its business by garnering a three star rating from the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA). The five-strong chain Darwin & Wallace, which has sites in Battersea. Clapham, Chelsea, Richmond and Chiswick, secured the converted rating for its commitment to “serving great quality food.” The SRA examines activity across three

Kitchen grill to heat water for first Nando’s ‘next-gen eco concept’

A new grill system heating the majority of water is amongst a host of high-tech features part of the first Nando’s Next Generation restaurant concept, which opened last week in Cambridge. The restaurant chain’s first ever 100% eco-friendly site (not pictured) has employed a number of new design features front- and back-of-house to improve sustainability. Further

Incoming SRA chief sets global foodservice goal

The incoming chief executive of the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) says he aims to make the UK hospitality sector the most sustainable in the world.   Andrew Stephen joins an organisation that has grown from 50 member sites at launch in 2010, to more than 6,000 under the stewardship of former managing director, Mark Linehan, who

SRA supplier approval for tech system that calculates kitchen energy usage

CaterOps, the company behind a special industry software system that allows operators to forecast energy consumption in their kitchen estates, has gained ‘Approved Supplier’ status with the Sustainable Restaurant Association. The cloud-based technology is designed to help companies easily manage catering assets and predict energy consumption, carbon footprint, lifecycle costs and capital expenditure. These sorts

First induction supplier inducted into SRA equipment list

British catering equipment manufacturer Induced Energy has been approved to become a member of the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) as a ‘food made good’ listed supplier. The Northamptonshire-based outfit, which specialises in induction cooking technology, said it was a “tough process” to get through, but that the listing reinforced the credibility and visibility of its

Oakman Inns bags three-star SRA status across all 15 sites

Oakman Inns & Restaurants today confirmed that all 15 pubs in its estate have been awarded the highest possible status of Three Stars from The Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA). Oakman Inns is only the second pub group to achieve three-star status and join the ranks of restaurateurs such as Raymond Blanc, Rick Stein, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall,

SRA conceives new scheme for foodservice sector

The Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) is set to launch a new training programme to increase knowledge and change behaviour across the hospitality industry. The Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accredited SRA Sustainability Training is designed to improve sustainability practice across the foodservice sector. The programme, which is suitable for all staff, front and back of house,