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Posted by Lockhart Catering on Thursday 21 March 2019

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Reduce waste with new Rice Husk Reusable Cups
Category: Restaurants  Education  Industry News  Themes  New Products  Buyer's Guides 

Sustainability and reducing waste is top of the agenda for many hospitality businesses and with a boom in the coffee market this is a perfect place to look for ways to be a little more eco-friendly within your business.


Posted by Lockhart Catering on Wednesday 30 January 2019

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10 reasons why you should choose melamine products for food display
Category: Restaurants  Education  Industry News  Themes 

Finding the best products for your restaurant is key in ensuring efficiency, style and the highest quality food service...


Posted by Lockhart Catering on Friday 11 January 2019

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The big issue – how energy efficient is your kitchen?
Category: Restaurants  Education  Industry News  Themes  Insight 

As part of the Government’s Clean Growth Strategy businesses have been challenged to improve their energy productivity by 20% by 2030


Posted by Lockhart Catering on Tuesday 14 November 2017

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The World’s Most Difficult Dishes to Prepare
Category: Restaurants  Chefs  Education 

From the potentially fatal Fugu Puffer Fish to the notoriously hard-to-master consommé, there are some dishes that are so tricky to prepare that they can rumble even the world’s most skilled chefs.


Posted by Lockhart Catering on Wednesday 07 June 2017

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Will It Blend? Our Five Favourite Videos From Blendtec's Youtube Channel
Category: Education  Restaurants  Uncategorized 

In the world of YouTube, there’s an enormous appetite for destruction – whether that’s crushing everything from fidget spinners to pieces of fruit with a hydraulic press, or putting bricks into running washing machines just for fun (and for views, of course).


Posted by Lockhart Catering on Monday 05 December 2016

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FREE DOWNLOAD: Your Guide To Foodservice Colour Coding
Category: Hints & Tips  Restaurants  Education 
According to data from the World Health Organisation, 23 million illnesses and 5,000 deaths in Europe per year are caused by contaminated foods. More than 200 diseases are spread through food, which is why it’s so important to be aware of the dangers of cross-contamination in your restaurant kitchen – and prevent it by adapting simple and effective techniques such as foodservice colour-coding.

Posted by Lockhart Catering on Wednesday 31 August 2016

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A Taste of the Secrets and Science of Flavour Pairing
Category: Education  Hints & Tips  Industry Trends  Uncategorized 
Enhancing everything fudgy brownies and ice cream through to quirky crisps and even healthy green tea, salted caramel is a flavour that we all now know and love. Yet it wasn’t all that long ago that salt and sweet, sticky caramel was considered to be a daring and unusual flavour pairing that you’d only find on the most experimental and indulgent restaurant menus; salted caramel is one example of effective flavour pairing that has, for all intents and purposes, become a flavour in itself.

Posted by Lockhart Catering on Tuesday 21 June 2016

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What is Induction Cooking?
Category: Education  Hints & Tips  Industry Trends 
Induction cooking is a culinary revolution that’s been quietly bubbling away for some time; as well as being a more common sight in commercial kitchens, it’s increasingly likely to feature in domestic kitchens too. But what is induction cooking, and how does it work? Let us explain this clever cooking concept.

Posted by Lockhart Catering on Thursday 12 May 2016

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Five TED Talks That Everyone in the Restaurant Industry Should Watch
Category: Education  Events  Industry Trends  Restaurants 
Whether for inspiration, motivation, or simply affirmation, TED Talks are a wonderful resource – they’re like having a personal motivational speaker at your fingertips. The hundreds of TED Talks and TEDx Talks in existence cover (almost) every topic imaginable, and there are many TED Talks on restaurants and food that are a must-watch for anyone in the foodservice industry.

Posted by Lockhart Catering on Thursday 05 May 2016

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Get a Handle on Premium Restaurant Cutlery – and Serve Up the Profits
Category: Education  Hints & Tips  Restaurants 
How often do you pay attention to the quality of cutlery in a restaurant? It could be fair to say that restaurant cutlery isn’t one of those things that you really take much notice of – unless it’s exceptionally stylish, exceptionally poor quality, or even – gasp! – dirty, or damaged.