Love is on the menu in Belfast City Centre

Love is on the menu in Belfast City Centre

Whether you love the thought of having the children off for half term and enjoying a meal out as a family in Belfast, love getting friends together for a well deserved night out or you love the idea of celebrating the most romantic day of the year with your Valentine... View Article

Knorr Professional Student Chef of the Year launches

Knorr Professional Student Chef of the Year launches

Knorr Professional Student Chef of the Year 2020, which is in its 23rd year, is now open to second year students from culinary colleges across the island of Ireland. The competition, which takes place in TU Dublin – Tallaght on 10th March 2020, is the biggest competition of its kind... View Article

Little Wing launches search for the ‘Picasso of pizza’

Little Wing launches search for the ‘Picasso of pizza’

Some of Northern Ireland’s best-known faces have created their very own pizza box art, as part of a special initiative to celebrate homegrown pizzeria Little Wing’s 10th anniversary. Channelling their inner artists, boxer Carl Frampton, radio presenter Pete Snodden, comedian Paddy Rafferty, TV personality Pamela Ballantine and graffiti artist Dean... View Article

Unprecedented demand for return of Belfast Restaurant Week

Unprecedented demand for return of Belfast Restaurant Week

Following a phenomenally popular Belfast Restaurant Week in September, organisers of the initiative have been inundated with requests from diners and restauranteurs to confirm that the event will return in 2020. In a survey following September’s initiative, restaurants reported that an increase of up to 75% in footfall during that... View Article

McMeel celebrates provenance with new winter menu

McMeel celebrates provenance with new winter menu

Lough Erne Resort’s award-winning executive head chef, Noel McMeel, who is renowned for his seasonal menus at the prized Catalina Restaurant has put provenance at the centre of his newest winter menu with a keen focus on fresh produce from Fermanagh, Cavan and Tyrone. With key ingredients sourced from around... View Article

Flogas launches carbon offsetting solution for hospitality

Flogas launches carbon offsetting solution for hospitality

Amidst increased pressure on the commercial sector to take more responsibility for their carbon footprint by driving down carbon emissions, Flogas has launched a carbon offsetting solution for its commercial customers. It will allow them to offset 100% of their own carbon emissions by providing critical support for projects directly... View Article

Taste and Tour adds three new ‘off the eaten track’ tours

Taste and Tour adds three new ‘off the eaten track’ tours

Award-winning food and drink experience company Taste and Tour has increased its Belfast-based offering to include three additional tours. Recently awarded the title of Northern Ireland’s Best Small Visitor Attraction from Tourism NI and Belfast City Airport, the company has welcomed over 15,000 guests from across the world, supporting Belfast’s... View Article

What’s cooking at IFEX 2020

What’s cooking at IFEX 2020

IFEX, Northern Ireland’s premier foodservice, hospitality, and retail event, returns to the TEC, Belfast from Tuesday 24th – Thursday 26th March 2020. With upwards of 7,000 visitors expected to attend, it’s one of the most eagerly anticipated industry events of the year. Celebrating its 25th anniversary, registration for the three-day... View Article

City Picnic re-launches following £500,000 investment

City Picnic re-launches following £500,000 investment

Popular Belfast eatery City Picnic has reopened its doors on December 4 after a £500,000 investment, creating 35 new jobs in the process. As the last City Centre tenant to reopen following the Primark Bank Buildings fire, City Picnic has undergone a major revamp and menu refresh since its closure... View Article

UU Academy restaurant wins prestigious Grub Club award

UU Academy restaurant wins prestigious Grub Club award

The Academy, Ulster University’s training restaurant, has been named Grub Club Restaurant of the Year for 2018/19. Established over 40 years ago, the Grub Club is an exclusive private dining club, and past winners of its Restaurant of the Year have included The Merchant Great Room, Deane’s, Shanks, James Street... View Article