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A lightbulb moment

Reducing energy expenditure is not just about changing procurement but reducing energy use. So how can businesses realise this objective? EP spoke with MATT PUMFREY, managing director, Get Smarter Energy to find out about their approach …

The top ten tips for accessing finance in the hospitality sector

Philippe Hails-Smith, Partner at Joelson Wilson LLP gave a presentation this morning which was both informative and useful.

Before delving into the topic itself, Philippe outlined what it is to need investment and how important it is that the entrepreneur know exactly what they’re looking for.

A walking tour of Borough Market

On Friday, 21st September EP and John Harris hosted an event for leaders in the hospitality industry to highlight the knowledge, experience and quality of shopping through local food markets.  Meeting at Monmouth Coffee the group then spent time exploring the market stall holders to learn more about their products and sample the wares.

“Buying the right food is the first stage to making a...

What’s happening on Food TV from a very opinionated perspective

It’s politically incorrect, in a time when everyone is paying lip service to health and sustainability. It drives a gas guzzling SUV through the lot. Adam Richman the presenter spends his time going from town to town in the US, from West to East coast, picking up the most horrendous food challenges you can think…

When should a cook make the food pilgrimage to Sicily?

Marko my friend at Illy cafe sat opposite me looking rather shocked when I said, no I’d never been to Sicily. “John you’ve got to go, if for nothing else you’ve got to taste the tomatoes. Put one in your mouth, it’s like you’ve eaten a million tomatoes, but then, you’ve never eaten anything like this. Then there’s the gelato…