New Belfast restaurant joins technology giant to breathe new life into Weaving Works

New Belfast restaurant joins technology giant to breathe new life into Weaving Works

A popular Belfast restaurant is opening a second eatery at a new city centre building which will also play host to one of Northern Ireland’s leading technology firms, it can be revealed. The Barking Dog on the Malone Road will open a new restaurant at the newly refurbished Weaving Works,... View Article

Musgrave MarketPlace announces £1.1m upgrade of Duncrue Cash & Carry

Musgrave MarketPlace announces £1.1m upgrade of Duncrue Cash & Carry

Musgrave MarketPlace, Northern Ireland’s leading wholesale supplier to retail, foodservice and SME businesses, has announced a £1.1 million investment in the upgrade of its Belfast-based Duncrue Cash & Carry. This significant investment forms part of Musgrave MarketPlace’s ongoing commitment to deliver a first-class customer service experience and an unrivalled product... View Article

Musgrave MarketPlace launches new Foodservice brochure

Musgrave MarketPlace launches new Foodservice brochure

Musgrave MarketPlace celebrated the launch of its new Foodservice Brochure, The Food People, at Tedford’s Kitchen Belfast last Tuesday (20th June) with an exclusive four course dinner attended by media and customers. The new brochure showcases the extensive range of products available from Musgrave MarketPlace and is also available to browse... View Article

Root & Branch opens new café in Ormeau Baths

Root & Branch opens new café in Ormeau Baths

Ormeau Baths has today announced the opening its new coffee shop, which will be operated by Belfast-based specialty coffee roasters Root & Branch, becoming the brand’s second outlet in the city. Ormeau Baths is a newly developed co-working space and tech community based in an historic former bath house in... View Article

Food NI CEO, Michele Shirlow, awarded MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2017

Food NI CEO, Michele Shirlow, awarded MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2017

Food NI Chief Executive Michele Shirlow has been awarded an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list, receiving the award in recognition for her services to the food and drink sector in Northern Ireland. Michele is the driver behind Food NI, the... View Article

Bottom’s Up for Bottomless Brunch

Bottom’s Up for Bottomless Brunch

Not quite breakfast, not quite lunch, a new foodie trend is sweeping the coolest cities, and Horatio Todd’s in Ballyhackamore is one of the first restaurants in Northern Ireland to offer the ‘Bottomless Brunch’. Kicking off on July 1st, ‘bottomless dining’ taps into the growing demand for brunch, where diners... View Article

James Street South celebrates Apprentice excellence in bid to secure industry future

James Street South celebrates Apprentice excellence in bid to secure industry future

Leading figures from the hospitality, tourism and education sectors attended a celebratory event at award-winning James Street South, as its Apprentice Programme participants graduated from the 2016/17 scheme, with six securing full time jobs within the restaurant group. The completion of the third James Street South Apprentice Programme, created by... View Article

New chic café-bar opens on the Dublin Road

New chic café-bar opens on the Dublin Road

A stylish new café and bar on the Dublin Road has officially opened this week, creating 32 full and part-time jobs, as part of a one million-pound investment by The Richland Group, the London-based property company. Situated on the ground floor of the award-winning Gallery apartment building, which opened earlier... View Article

Celebrate summer with a fresh local catch!

Celebrate summer with a fresh local catch!

Tis the season for seafood and menus across the Province are exciting us with their unique and exciting variations of our flippery friends! From succulent shellfish to tender fresh fish, for the most refined to the more natural palettes, seafood is on the rise and we’re beginning to see why.... View Article

Apprentice Scheme launches as industry leaders warn of skills shortage

Apprentice Scheme launches as industry leaders warn of skills shortage

Award-winning chef Niall McKenna has announced the launch of his fourth consecutive Chef Apprentice Programme for the 2017/18 academic year, amid real concerns of a skills gap in the sector. This scheme of education and training within the James Street South restaurant group, in collaboration with Belfast Met, has provided... View Article