• National Chef of the Year

    October 17, 2017 Events; Food Trends; General; Latest News; Trends

    Each year since its launch in 1972, The National Chef of the Year competition seeks to find the best national and young national chefs. Carried out by the Craft Guild of Chefs this award hand picks the most prestigious fresh talent to find the next big thing in the culinary world.   Previous winners of this award include familiar faces, such as Mark Sergeant, Gordan Ramsey and Alyn Williams. The judging panel is a culmination of well- known and respected talents; from Tom Kerridge to... Read More

  • LOCKHART INTRODRODUCE NEW COLLECTION UNDER THE EVER-POPULAR CRÈME RANGE

    May 08, 2017 Events; General; Latest Features; Latest News; Trends

    The Crème range by Lockhart Catering Equipment is a collection of simple yet refined tableware which is beautiful with an air of unmistakable air of quality. The choice of fine ivory colouring in an eclectic range of innovative shapes and styles to create a subtle yet elegant blank canvas on which the chef can present their art. In addition to the current collection within the range, Lockhart have introduced a new style. Embossed natural waves circle each piece of Rousseau; the latest exquisite collection... Read More

  • What’s in your cup? Coffee and tea remains a growing segment within the food service industry in 2017

    April 24, 2017 Drink Trends; Events; General; Latest News; Trends

    A cuppa tea, brew; whatever you might call it, tea has always been synonymous with the British stereotype. However, over recent decades, the nation has sought something with a bit more kick. Coffee’s popularity has grown from an occasional break from the norm, to an everyday essential for most. Interestingly, the digital era has contributed to this rise in popularity, with laptops becoming an essential piece of kit for busy students and professionals on the go and mobile phones with their endless updates, applications... Read More

  • INTRODUCING NEW COLOURWAYS FOR LOCKHART’S ARTISAN RANGE

    March 20, 2017 Events; General; Latest News; Trends

    Artisan is a beautiful tableware range that combines shape, texture and colour in a way that is designed to elevate and enhance the entire dining experience. Inspired by the hand-thrown style of pottery design studios, Artisan offers something unique. Taking inspiration from Mediterranean culture and cuisines, the new Artisan range colourways have been designed to showcase vibrant, healthy food, ideal for presenting colourful and spicy dishes. The new ocean blue collection creates a calm backdrop for seafood or light salads, – the high gloss,... Read More

  • WAYS TO SAY “HAPPY NEW YEAR” WITH FOOD AND DRINK – TRADITIONS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE

    December 12, 2016 Drink Trends; Events; Food Trends; General; Latest Features; Latest News; Trends

    The annual celebration of another year passing by is rejoiced in different ways all over the globe. From England to France and Mexico to Japan, there is a number of traditions carried out all in the name of good luck and health for the forthcoming New Year. Below are some of the weird and wonderful ways people celebrate the New Year in various countries. Argentina On New Year’s Day, Argentineans eat beans, following the belief that eating beans will help them keep their current job... Read More

  • LOCKHART BRINGS ITS ‘TREND SET’ INNOVATIONS PROGRAMME TO THE RESTAURANT SHOW 2016

    August 15, 2016 Drink Trends; Events; Food Trends; General; Latest Features; Latest News; Trends

    The renowned and much anticipated Restaurant Show is returning this October for the biggest food and drink exhibition the industry has to offer. This year Lockhart will be showcasing the very best brands in the world of catering equipment at London Olympia for the first time. The show will take place from October 3 to October 5 where visitors and exhibitors alike will have the chance to interact with over 60 leading catering equipment manufacturers on display. With the aim of exhibiting the latest... Read More

  • The Spirit Show

    PLANNING AHEAD FOR THE SPIRIT SHOW EXTRAVAGANZA

    August 08, 2016 Drink Trends; Events; General; Latest Features; Latest News; Trends

    Save the date in the diary now and get ready to come face-to-face with some of the UK’s top spirit experts at The Spirit Show, this December in London where you will be exposed to a wonderful world of classic and contemporary cocktails. Once the summer months are behind us we’ll be gearing up for ‘silly season’ so whether you’re looking for inspiration for your restaurant or bar offerings, or perhaps enjoy the concept behind cocktail making, (and tasting them of course) there is... Read More

  • TIME FOR TEA… AND SCONES – HAPPY NATIONAL CREAM TEA DAY – JUNE 24th 2016

    June 20, 2016 Events; Food Trends; General; Latest News; Trends

    National Cream Tea Day has come around again for another cream filled day full of British traditions. Whether you’d like to host an afternoon tea fit for the Queen, or you simply want to treat your loved ones to freshly baked scones overflowing with jam and cream during Wimbledon at the end of the month, Cream Tea Day aims to inspire all to celebrate the quintessentially British convention. Crumbly scones, sticky fruit jam, lashings of clotted cream and perfectly brewed tea. It’s a heavenly... Read More

  • TASTE OF LONDON

    June 13, 2016 Events; Food Recipes; General; Latest Features; Latest News; Trends

    Taste of London, ‘The World’s Greatest Restaurant Festival’ taking place this month between 15th-19th June. Taste of London is a festival designed for food lovers across the UK. Whether you’re a well-dined gourmand, a new-found lover of food or simply looking for a fun day out with friends, this event is set to please all with lessons on the tricks of the trade from world-class chefs, plus a delicious sampling of gourmet food and drink suppliers. Located in Regent’s Park, London, the foodie wonderland... Read More