Starbucks opens latest outlet in newly-refurbished Moneda House

Starbucks opens latest outlet in newly-refurbished Moneda House

The newly-refurbished Moneda House, Wellington Place, Belfast welcomes its first tenant with global coffee brand Starbucks securing its latest city centre offering. The prominent corner site will have a 2,500 sq ft coffee shop to cater for the numerous office buildings and increasing student population in the area. Moneda House... View Article

Howard St toasts new look

Howard St toasts new look

Well known Belfast city centre bar and restaurant, Howard Street, has unveiled its freshly renovated premises following a £40,000 transformation with investment support from First Trust Bank. The restaurant, recently named as one of Northern Ireland’s ‘Top 100’ hospitality venues by Hospitality Ulster, completed the refurbishment as part of its... View Article

Lough Erne Resort’s Noel McMeel awarded top industry accolade

Lough Erne Resort’s Noel McMeel awarded top industry accolade

Lough Erne Resort’s Noel McMeel, Executive Head Chef at the luxurious five-star Fermanagh hotel, has been named ‘Best Chef in Ulster 2018’ at the prestigious Good Eating Guide to Ireland annual awards. Beating off stiff competition from within the booming culinary scene in Ulster, Noel McMeel’s talents and creative flair... View Article

120-strong Balloo Inns Group plates up new charity partnership

120-strong Balloo Inns Group plates up new charity partnership

The big-hearted team at Balloo Inns Group has embarked upon a corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme which involves a series of initiatives focused on raising awareness and funds for Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke (NICHS). The 120-strong team including chefs, managers and front-of-house staff from across the group’s three... View Article

Steakhouse Success

Steakhouse Success

Critically acclaimed chef and restauranteur Marco Pierre White visited Belfast recently to host a special lunch and a book signing. Marco welcomed guests to the Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill at the Park Avenue Hotel in east Belfast while visiting one of his most popular outlets where over... View Article

Steakhouse success

Steakhouse success

Critically acclaimed chef and restauranteur Marco Pierre White will be back in Belfast next week to host a special lunch and a book signing. Marco will welcome members of the public to the Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill at the Park Avenue Hotel in east Belfast on Thursday... View Article

New Musgrave tv ad celebrates 35 years of loving local

New Musgrave tv ad celebrates 35 years of loving local

Musgrave, the name behind Northern Ireland’s leading wholesale and convenience retail brands, SuperValu, Centra, Mace and MarketPlace, is celebrating 35 years of business in Northern Ireland, with the release of a new television advert featuring local store workers, customers and well-known iconic places. As part of the creative behind the... View Article

A taste of success for IFEX 2018

A taste of success for IFEX 2018

“With the addition of Meat@IFEX and the World Butchers’ Challenge we had high hopes for this year’s event, however IFEX 2018 has exceeded all our expectations!” comments Caroline McCusker, Event Director of IFEX. IFEX 2018 saw over 6500 visitors descend on the Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast, making it the biggest... View Article

Larne teen wins gold in the IFEX 2018 Culinary Ability Awards

Larne teen wins gold in the IFEX 2018 Culinary Ability Awards

Nineteen year old Aaron Campbell from Larne, a trainee with Dr B’s Kitchen in Belfast recently won gold in the Culinary Ability Awards held at IFEX 2018. Dr B’s Kitchen is a Barnardo’s run restaurant which trains young people with learning disabilities for a career in the hospitality industry. Aaron... View Article

Team Ireland announced as world’s top butchers

Team Ireland announced as world’s top butchers

In a contest to see who would be crowned as the world’s top butchers, Team Ireland, with butchers from Northern Ireland and Ireland competing, have been named the best in the world at the 2018 World Butchers’ Challenge. Following an outstanding display of butchery skills and creativity, the home nation,... View Article