Search for Ireland’s next culinary sensation

Search for Ireland’s next culinary sensation

Ireland’s leading competition to find the country’s next culinary sensation is open for entrants. The 2019 KNORR Student Chef of the Year, which is celebrating its 22nd anniversary, is open to second year students from culinary colleges across the island of Ireland. The competition, which takes place in Waterford Institute... View Article

Lynas Foodservice creates 14 new jobs with seventh food outlet in NI

Lynas Foodservice creates 14 new jobs with seventh food outlet in NI

Lynas Foodservice has created 14 new jobs with the opening of its seventh Food Outlet in Northern Ireland following a £1M investment. The 5,800 sq ft Lynas Food Outlet on the Boucher Road in Belfast, which is open to the public as well as offering a cash and carry service... View Article

It’s a hat trick for Eastside Awards

It’s a hat trick for Eastside Awards

It’s a hat trick for Eastside Awards in association with George Best Belfast City Airport with a consistently high calibre of entries being received. A new element was introduced to the third annual awards with the public voting for their favourite beauty salon, hair salon, eatery and takeaway, attracting more... View Article

Community fund helps save training provider

Community fund helps save training provider

A £1million community fund which provides small, unsecured loans to social enterprises and charities has committed £850K to 36 groups in Northern Ireland in just 18 months. Beneficiaries of the fund have been drawn from right across Northern Ireland with loans ranging from £1,000 to £25,000. Organisations supported include Step... View Article

Primrose expansion sees business bloom in city centre

Primrose expansion sees business bloom in city centre

A Derry couple whose appetite for culinary success breathed new life into an empty city centre property with the opening of one of the city’s signature restaurants, say they have been overwhelmed by the response from local and visiting foodies. Melanie and Ciaran Breslin, owners of Primrose, transformed a 6,000sq.ft.... View Article

20 new jobs created with opening of new café and restaurant in Custom House Square

20 new jobs created with opening of new café and restaurant in Custom House Square

Twenty new jobs have been created through the opening of a new café and restaurant at Custom House Square in Belfast city centre. Café on the Square, a high-end café and restaurant, is located on the ground floor commercial unit of the Custom House Square Residence Development, which comprises eight... View Article

New bar restaurant at Belfast City Airport promises an ‘artisan’ experience

New bar restaurant at Belfast City Airport promises an ‘artisan’ experience

Works are nearly complete on the new 280 sq. m. bar restaurant set to open at George Best Belfast City Airport as part of its £15m investment aimed at enhancing the customer experience. The new bar restaurant, The Artisan, will hero produce from a number of Northern Irish suppliers, allowing... View Article

Musgrave MarketPlace celebrates 25 years in the North West

Musgrave MarketPlace celebrates 25 years in the North West

Wholesale business, Musgrave MarketPlace, based in Derry~Londonderry, is celebrating 25 years of doing business in the North West.  Forty people are employed on the site which has operated from the Pennyburn Industrial Estate since 1993 and over the years has increased in size. Emir Sheppard, General Manager, Musgrave MarketPlace, said:... View Article

Deanes EIPIC wins Michelin Star

Deanes EIPIC wins Michelin Star

Double delight for team Deanes with the publication of the Michelin Guide for Great Britain & Ireland 2019.  Deanes EIPIC has retained its Michelin Star and Deanes At Queens has once again been awarded a Michelin Bib Gourmand. It’s the fourth year in a row that EIPIC, based in Deanes... View Article

The heat is on to find Ulster’s top young chefs

The heat is on to find Ulster’s top young chefs

Mount Charles, Ireland’s leading support service organisation has partnered with SuperValu to launch the third, annual Big School Cook Off Competition. Run in association with the Irish News and supported by Business in the Community, The Mount Charles Big School Cook Off in partnership with SuperValu, is open to all... View Article