December 2018

Entry opens for World Pasty Championships

21/12/2018 06:12
Entry is now open for the 2019 World Pasty Championships, taking place 2 March at the Eden Project (Cornwall), as part of Cornish Pasty Week (24 February – 3 March).

Marking the eighth annual contest, all regular categories (amateur, professional, junior and company for both Cornish and non-Cornish pasties) will return, as will a brand new Pasty Ambassador award.

Gordon Seabright, Eden chief executive, commented: “We are thrilled to welcome back some...

Chiltern Foods expands its Aylesbury site to accommodate growth

21/12/2018 06:12
Chiltern Foods, manufacturer of fresh produce, has launched the £1 million evolution of its production facility in Aylesbury.

The site, which officially opened on 14 December, will see Chiltern Foods answer the growth in demand for its products.

Christoph Haschka, CEO, The Food Solutions Group, said; “We’re excited to have the opportunity to take on a new site and grow both our workforce and business. Aylesbury...

Foodservice show to ‘champion’ local suppliers with new event

20/12/2018 08:12
The Foodservice Show has created a new event attraction: The Covered Market, which will ‘champion’ small, local suppliers.

A range of artisan produce will fill the market stalls, including butchery, dairy, fresh fish, fresh vegetables, bakery, and herbs, spices and pulses.

Aimed at chefs, food and beverage purchases and restauranteurs, The Covered Market is an ‘opportunity’ to meet with local, independent raw...

Principals by CH&CO hosts Christmas restaurant at local school

20/12/2018 06:12
As the catering partner for Northdown Primary School (Margate), Principals by CH&CO is hosting a pop-up restaurant there, tomorrow (20 December) for students, their families and the local community alike.

With the lunch provided by Principals by CH&CO, guests will be served homemade soup, sausages and mash, and a dessert of apple crumble and custard. Tea, coffee and cakes will also be available throughout.

The restaurant will also be festively decorated, with decorations and kitchen...


Hobart ‘legend’ retires after 30 years

20/12/2018 06:12
Roger Kellow - Hobart government account manager and Cost Sector Catering 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award winner – has announced that he will be stepping down this Christmas.

After 30 years at the company, Kellow is a well-respected and highly revered employee – both within Hobart and the industry as a whole.

Tim Bender, Hobart UK sales director, said: “Roger is the definition of the word gentleman. Always smiling, always has time to help others and always...


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