New Visiting Professor for Ulster University Business School

New Visiting Professor for Ulster University Business School

Ulster University Business School has announced the appointment of a new Visiting Professor.  Alain Kerloc’h, who is co-owner of the Michelin starred restaurant OX, has taken on the voluntary role for a four-year period. Professor Una McMahon Beattie, Head of Department for Hospitality and Tourism Management, explains, “The role of... View Article

Team at Abbey Hotel, Donegal Town are awarded Coca-Cola HBC’s coveted prize to visit The Nightclub and Bar Show in Las Vegas

Team at Abbey Hotel, Donegal Town are awarded Coca-Cola HBC’s coveted prize to visit The Nightclub and Bar Show in Las Vegas

Coca-Cola HBC Ireland and Northern Ireland have presented its coveted Christmas incentive prize to a valued customer, the Abbey Hotel, Donegal Town. The team have been gifted a flights, accommodation and tickets for two to The Nightclub and Bar Show in Law Vegas, one of the world’s most influential gathering... View Article

NI chef wins silver in Sodexo UK and Ireland competition

NI chef wins silver in Sodexo UK and Ireland competition

Dennis McCarroll from Dundonald in Belfast took home a silver medal in the recent Sodexo UK and Ireland Chef of the Year Competition held at the Great Hospitality Show in the NEC Birmingham. It marks his fourth medal to date at this extremely challenging culinary competition. Dennis, who is the... View Article

‘Six by Nico’ invests half a million pounds opening new restaurant in bustling Catherdral Quarter

‘Six by Nico’ invests half a million pounds opening new restaurant in bustling Catherdral Quarter

Renowned Scottish-Italian chef, Nico Simeone, is set to introduce his Glasgow and Edinburgh dining concept ‘Six by Nico’ to Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter. ‘Six by Nico’ Belfast will be the third addition to the growing restaurant portfolio, taking Nico’s conceptual restaurant idea out of Scotland for the first time and placing it in the bustling Cathedral Quarter.... View Article

Danni Barry joins the award-winning team at County Down gastro pub, Balloo House

Danni Barry joins the award-winning team at County Down gastro pub, Balloo House

Award-winning gastro-pub group Balloo Inns has announced a new addition to its team at Balloo House, Killinchy, County Down. Renowned chef Danni Barry has joined Balloo House as Executive Head Chef expanding its awarding-winning culinary team.  She began working in a professional kitchen at the age of 14, was named... View Article

Guinness launches new responsible drinking campaign ahead of the 2019 GUINNESS SIX NATIONS … and it’s not what you would expect

Guinness launches new responsible drinking campaign ahead of the 2019 GUINNESS SIX NATIONS … and it’s not what you would expect

The GUINNESS brand has launched its new global responsible drinking campaign to encourage moderation amongst the millions of adult fans that will be watching and enjoying the 2019 GUINNESS SIX NATIONS which kicked off last Friday, 1st February. The team behind GUINNESS knows there’s nothing better than spending time with... View Article

Henderson Foodservice intensifies record growth with Foodco acquisition

Henderson Foodservice intensifies record growth with Foodco acquisition

Henderson Foodservice, part of the Henderson Group, one of the largest employers in Northern Ireland, has added to its expanding portfolio with the acquisition of multi depot foodservice company, Foodco. Established in 1985, Foodco are an independently owned foodservice company, with distribution depots based in Lisburn, Co Antrim and Ashbourne,... View Article

Yellow Door creates 35 jobs with Hillsborough Castle catering contract win

Yellow Door creates 35 jobs with Hillsborough Castle catering contract win

Northern Ireland’s leading outside caterer, The Yellow Door’s Simon Dougan, has secured his latest venture – providing dedicated on-site catering at Hillsborough Castle, which is due to open new catering propositions on the estate as part of the major project to open the Castle up to the public by Easter... View Article

Causeway Chamber to reveal key priorities at President’s business lunch

Causeway Chamber to reveal key priorities at President’s business lunch

Causeway Chamber will reveal their key priorities for 2020 at a President’s Business Lunch on 20th February from 12 noon to 2pm in the Royal Court Hotel, Portrush.  Guest speaker, Sue Gray, Permanent Secretary, Department of Finance, will also be on hand to provide an insight into wider Programme for... View Article

GUINNESS SIX NATIONS Championship Trophy visits The Garrick and The Errigle Inn

GUINNESS SIX NATIONS Championship Trophy visits The Garrick and The Errigle Inn

Rugby fans in The Garrick Bar and The Errigle Inn in Belfast were in for a surprise last week (29th January 2019) when they came face to face with the GUINNESS SIX NATIONS Championship Trophy. The trophy was in Belfast to celebrate Guinness’s title sponsorship of the Six Nations, one... View Article