DRINKS & FOOD
FIVE WAYS TO MAKE ANY FESTIVE OCCASION A COMMERCIAL CRACKER
Any festive period is a brilliant time for creating quality memories with friends and loved ones. And for those of us working in busy bars and restaurants, this season of merriment also has the potential to be the most profitable time of the year.
USING COCKTAILS TO ENSURE EVERY DAY IS A SPECIAL OCCASION
Birthday, anniversaries, reunions, cocktails have the potential to make any special occasion a memorable one! Dining out is seen as a treat – consumers tend to frequent restaurants when something important has happened, and delicious drinks are an excellent way to enhance any occasion opportunity.
When Kitchen Meets Bar: Expert Tips for Sharing Ingredients
It is becoming much more common for ingredients to be shared between the kitchen and bar. Diageo Global Gastronomer Mark Moriarty shares the benefits of this in his restaurant and gives tips on how to bring these worlds together in your bar.
FOOD AND COCKTAIL MOMENTS – HOW AND WHY WE DO IT
Guests are looking for the ultimate food and drink moments and, if you’re not already providing pre and post meal experiences, then it’s worth thinking about how you bring these exciting moments into the mix.
A former pastry chef and owner/ chief drink slinger at Queen’s Park in Alabama, Laura Newman is just about the perfect person you’d want to fix you a drink after dinner. We caught up with Laura to get her top tips on how to create the perfect digestifs to delight your customers.
FOOD AND SPIRITS: ADVICE FROM A FLAVOUR PRO
Maximising the impact of a well-crafted meal with a corresponding drink, or vice versa, is a great way of elevating a guests’ experience, increasing spend per head and helping the venue’s bottom line. But, what’s the best way to bring these two worlds together?
3 BAILEYS DIGESTIFS YOU SHOULD MAKE
If your customers are asking for an indulgent and delicious digestif, there is no better liqueur to get creative with than Baileys. We take a look at the story behind the world’s premier cream liqueur and what makes it the perfect after-dinner treat.
Aperitifs Across the world
Seasoned bar owner and in-demand drinks consultant, Paul Mathew, reveals how the humble aperitif can impress your guests and boost your sales, and takes us on a whistle-stop tour of the world’s pre-dinner drinks of choice.
Pairing Food & Whisky – A Match Made In Heaven
Ewan Gunn shares how to create a match made in heaven between whisky and food.
New Trend: Food and Cocktail Pairing
Why food and cocktails is the latest trend to get excited about