Craic Foods wins Great Taste Golden Fork for Northern Ireland

Craic Foods wins Great Taste Golden Fork for Northern Ireland

Craic Foods in Craigavon has won the 2020 Regional Golden Fork for Northern Ireland at the finals of the UK Great Taste awards for its Black Garlic & Porcini Sea Salt. An expertly balanced combination of slow aged black garlic, sea salt and wild porcini mushroom, created as a finishing... View Article

Six by Nico team launches new HOME-X delivery service

Six by Nico team launches new HOME-X delivery service

HOME-X, a new e-commerce platform from the team behind Six by Nico restaurants, has been launched this week to bring restaurant quality food and drink experiences to homes across the UK. Spearheaded by Chef Nico Simeone and Six by Nico marketing guru Michael Sim, HOME-X has been created to satiate... View Article

SHU restaurant calls for urgent financial package from Executive

SHU restaurant calls for urgent financial package from Executive

Just one week after reopening following a £1m investment, seven-month hiatus with 25 staff brought off furlough and a further 10 who are not eligible, SHU Restaurant has said it is ‘totally devastated’ at today’s announcement of a four-week closure for all hospitality outlets. The award-winning eatery originally opened in... View Article

New SHU open for business after £1m redesign

New SHU open for business after £1m redesign

After seven months of closure, a £1m refit, building expansion and company rebrand, SHU restaurant opened its doors for business again over the weekend. The award-winning eatery originally opened in October 2000 and, since lockdown, the team has worked hard with local fit-out company McCue to complete a redesign of... View Article

Mount Charles unveils new restaurants at SRC campuses

Mount Charles unveils new restaurants at SRC campuses

Mount Charles has unveiled student restaurants in Southern Regional College’s new £35m award-winning 14,000 square-metre landmark campus in Armagh and its new 4,500 square-metre £15m campus in Banbridge. Ireland’s largest support service organisation will provide food and beverage services to college staff and students returning to undertake further and higher... View Article

Six by Nico menu features amalgamation of Indian food styles

Six by Nico menu features amalgamation of Indian food styles

Inspired by the bustling metropolis of Mumbai, Chef Nico Simeone and his team have created a Bombay Kitchen menu packed with an amalgamation of Indian food styles – recreating local dishes and reinterpreting age-old Indian traditions, to create an experience that toasts the old times and celebrates the new at... View Article

UU partners with Carluccio Foundation to promote hospitality

UU partners with Carluccio Foundation to promote hospitality

Ulster University has entered a partnership with the Antonio Carluccio Foundation to encourage young people in Northern Ireland to consider studying in the fields of Hospitality and Culinary Arts Management. The outreach programme is specifically aimed at those who may not be considering university as an option. Antonio Carluccio, the... View Article

Flogas supports Irish Men’s Sheds Association in NI

Flogas supports Irish Men’s Sheds Association in NI

Flogas brand ambassador, former Olympic athlete and wellness speaker David Gillick recently visited the Rostrevor Men’s Shed to announce a three-year energy partnership between Flogas and Irish Men’s Shed Association (IMSA) in Northern Ireland. As its new energy partner, Flogas will be offering special discounts on electricity, natural gas and... View Article

FSA is Here to Help

FSA is Here to Help

Covid-19 has been an extremely challenging time for the food industry, but the sector has shown great resilience. With many businesses changing the way they trade to survive, it’s important to understand any food safety risks that might need to be dealt with. The Food Standards Agency has released new... View Article

Lisbane tearooms named Best Kept Commercial Premises

Lisbane tearooms named Best Kept Commercial Premises

The Old Post Office in Lisbane is among category winners in Ards and North Down Borough Council’s inaugural In Bloom Community Competition. The tearooms, pantry and gift shop was named winner in the Best Kept Commercial Premises category, with runners up named as Hoops Courtyard in Greyabbey, The Cultra Inn... View Article