Bars

Creating a greener future for bars, one zero waste cocktail at a time

By Tom Tanner There are many recipes for sustainability. Some are long, complicated and require the investment of time, energy and money. Few can be as simple, tasty, and time-friendly as the Zero Waste Cocktail campaign our new partners Flor de Caña have just launched. We’re delighted that Food Made Good Global has teamed up …

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Better Hospitality Conference: the best bits

The recent Better Hospitality Conference curated by supplier member Tried & Supplied brought together some of the most engaging, experienced and inspiring minds of the industry. Two packed days of webinars, workshops and panel sessions offered a ton of opportunities to harvest ideas and wisdom from the best in the business. Our team listened in …

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SRA becomes official Knowledge Partner for the HRC Connects platform

By Tom Tanner, PR Manager, Sustainable Restaurant Association In March 2020, we welcomed hundreds of foodservice professionals to Sustainable Hospitality 2020: Food Made Good with the SRA at HRC in London’s ExCeL. Just weeks after hosting our discussions on food waste, workshops on eliminating single-use plastic and interactive sessions on reducing carbon on menus, that vast conference space was transformed into a Nightingale …

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Reducing waste, reinventing recycling

By Will Keer, Business Director, SWRnewstar Last week the government launched consultations on two policies designed to reduce waste and reinvent recycling in the UK. Focussed on packaging, both policies will boost the shift to a circular economy by changing the current production and recycling system: Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) covers drinks containers Extended Producer …

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(Super) Saturday: a new normal night out

By Andrew Stephen, CEO, the SRA It began where it all started. The Eagle in Farringdon has for decades been a pilot light for how pubs can do great food. Their approach: ingredients without compromise at small margins. To make it work, they’ve always huddled you in on little wooden chairs amassed around small tables …

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Bar World of Tomorrow

Author: Louisa Dodd  Behind the scenes, we’ve been busy working with the global drinks giant, Pernod Ricard, on the best way to support wet-led hospitality both during the current pandemic and beyond. ‘The Bar World of Tomorrow’, launching today, is an online training programme aimed at upskilling bartenders on sustainable and responsible practices, all to …

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Darwin & Wallace uses chefs’ competitive edge to slash food waste

AUTHOR: Simon Duff Any foodservice business worth its salt knows it’ll only succeed with a food waste reduction strategy if it engages the whole team, especially its kitchen brigade. Recognising the competitive streak running through most chefs, Simon Duff, Group Executive Chef of seven strong bar group Darwin & Wallace, resolved to tap into this …

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