Category Archives: Industry

30th annual National Restaurateurs’ Dinner

Top industry names, businesses and professionals are poised to gather for the 30th annual National Restaurateurs’ Dinner which will be held on 4th April 2017 at The Dorchester, with Early Bird Tickets now on sale. The prestigious event offers the Read more…

Finalists named for the Moët UK Sommelier of Year 2016 title

The 12 sommeliers who will be taking part in the finals of the Moët UK Sommelier of the Year Competition 2016 have been named. Organised by the Academy of Food & Wine Service (AFWS) and The Caterer, the awards test Read more…

Finalists demonstrate the art of service at the National Final of The Gold Service Scholarship

Press release Finalists demonstrate the art of service at the National Final of The Gold Service Scholarship Tuesday, 9 February 2016: The top eight National Finalists of this year’s Gold Service Scholarship competed yesterday in an exciting service challenge at Read more…

Changes to Temporary Event Notice (TEN)…

What the Temporary Event Notice (TEN) changes mean to pubs and other licensed venues John Cohen, a partner at national law firm Weightmans, talks through what the recent changes to Temporary Event Notice (TEN) legislation will mean to pubs and Read more…

Front of house service is put front and centre at Regional Final of The Gold Service Scholarship

Following a tense Regional Final at five-star The Langham Hotel in London, the top eight finalists have been chosen in this year’s Gold Service Scholarship competition. Whittled down from 24 of the country’s best front of house stars, the finalists Read more…

Whisky Sommelier of The Year 2016

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Alper Zan 2014 Restaurant Manager of The Year Prize Report

Alper Zan UK Restaurant Manager of The Year 2014 Lausanne Hotel School  Report Ecole Hoteliere Lausanne – Executive Education Operation Management Programme 2015 It was an honour winning the AFWS UK “Restaurant Manager of The Year 2014” competition. It’s such Read more…

Lord Montagu of Beaulieu’s obituary

EDWARD, 3RD BARON MONTAGU OF BEAULIEU In addition to his many other fine achievements, Lord Montagu will long be remembered as a key individual in the nascent English Wine Growing industry: not only was he one of the first three Read more…

Setting the Gold Standard

Press release The Gold Service Scholarship 2016 is open for entries Tuesday, 1st September 2015: The Gold Service Scholarship is pleased to announce that the 2016 competition is now open for entries. The competition, which recognises the very best of Read more…

Coolcucumber TV 50th Programme

Roy Ackerman Academy of Food & Wine Service President has just filmed his 50th Coolcucumber Web TV programme. I have enjoyed my life in the land of good food, wine and good company and would like to share a few Read more…