Second bite for foodies as Belfast Restaurant Week returns

Second bite for foodies as Belfast Restaurant Week returns

Organisers of Belfast Restaurant Week are giving foodies a second bite at mouthwatering menus with news that Belfast Restaurant Week will return this autumn, due to the phenomenal results just released from this year’s first restaurant week in February. Thirty seven restaurants participated in the initiative and reported that a... View Article

Institute of Hospitality Awards for Professionalism finalists enjoy celebratory evening at Gusto è

Institute of Hospitality Awards for Professionalism finalists enjoy celebratory evening at Gusto è

The finalists for this year’s Institute of Hospitality Awards for Professionalism were treated to a celebratory evening at the newly opened authentic Italian restaurant Gusto é in Lanyon Place, Belfast and are now preparing for the gala awards, to take place in The Titanic Belfast on Friday, 17 May 2019,... View Article

Workplace Wellbeing Day – 12th April

Workplace Wellbeing Day – 12th April

Chef Network, Ireland’s professional chef community which represents almost 3,500 chefs, has called for chefs to commit to the Kitchen Workplace Charter to mark National Workplace Wellbeing Day on the 12th of April. Ruth Hegarty, head of community at Chef Network, said, “Workplace Wellbeing day is a good time to... View Article

All fired up

All fired up

  Spotting a gap in the Northern Ireland market for quality barbecues, accessories & fuel, Moira couple Roger & Emma Allen set up the Great Outdoors BBQ Co. three years ago & are steadily building custom in the hospitality sector WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO ESTABLISH THE GREAT OUTDOORS BBQ CO.?... View Article

Finalists of The Institute of Hospitality Awards for Professionalism unveiled

Finalists of The Institute of Hospitality Awards for Professionalism unveiled

After much deliberation and anticipation, the finalists for this year’s Institute of Hospitality Awards for Professionalism have been chosen. After two gruelling days of judging at  Crowne Plaza Hotel, all the finalists have been notified and are now preparing for the gala awards, to take place in The Titanic Belfast... View Article

‘Soda & Starch Pantry and Grill’ named in Sunday Times’ Ireland’s 100 Best Restaurants 2019

‘Soda & Starch Pantry and Grill’ named in Sunday Times’ Ireland’s 100 Best Restaurants 2019

Derry-Londonderry based eatery, Soda & Starch Pantry and Grill, has been named in Sunday Times’ Ireland’s 100 Best Restaurants 2019. The coveted list published by John and Sally McKenna features eight Northern Ireland premises. Soda & Starch Pantry and Grill is a partnership between Raymond Moran and local entrepreneur Ciaran O’Neill, Managing Director... View Article

Tayto NI Launches Crisp £1million Campaign with Bite

Tayto NI Launches Crisp £1million Campaign with Bite

Iconic Northern Ireland heritage brand Tayto has launched its largest-ever TV, digital and promotional campaign as part of a major £1 million brand rejuvenation programme. Reinvigorating the well-loved crisp brand for current and new generations and underlining the strength of its taste credentials and proud association with Northern Ireland, the... View Article

Four of Northern Ireland’s top chefs cook up a dinner with a difference to support local children living with cancer

Four of Northern Ireland’s top chefs cook up a dinner with a difference to support local children living with cancer

On Friday 8th February chefs including; Simon Dougan MBE owner of the Yellow Door, Hazel Magill Executive Head Chef at the Slieve Donard Resort and Spa, Paul Cunningham Head Chef at Brunel’s in Newcastle and Jim Mulholland Head Chef at Novelli at City Quays Belfast created a spectacular menu showcasing... View Article

Killyleagh student celebrates triple success

Killyleagh student celebrates triple success

Mollie Cunningham from Killyleagh, is celebrating success after winning three top awards at the Ulster University Business School. Mollie, who recently graduated with a BSC Hons degree in Consumer Management and Food Innovation recorded the hat trick at the annual Department of Hospitality and Tourism Awards held at the Magee... View Article

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