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Posted by Lockhart Catering on Thursday 28 March 2019

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How to add the wow-factor to any buffet
Category: Hints & Tips  Industry Trends  Events  Themes 

From catering for work events, serving food for celebrations or offering ‘all you can eat menus’, the word buffet doesn’t have to mean a low budget affair.


Posted by Lockhart Catering on Monday 11 March 2019

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Create a perfectly presented starter that every diner will love
Category: Hints & Tips  Industry Trends  Events  Themes 

We’ve just launched our third edition of the Lockhart Look Book which is packed full of ideas and inspiration for the perfect starter. For this week’s spotlight, we are exploring eight of the most popular options and revealing some of the creative ways you can display them.


Posted by Lockhart Catering on Monday 12 November 2018

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Five ways to make sure your festive celebrations have the wow-factor
Category: Hints & Tips  Industry Trends  Events  Themes 

The love for a corporate Christmas night out never seems to waiver and it’s the busiest time of year for those of us working in hospitality.


Posted by Lockhart Catering on Friday 07 September 2018

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Is sustainability one of the most common words in a modern kitchen?
Category: Hints & Tips  Industry Trends  New Products 

The dictionary definition of sustainability: avoidance of the depletion of natural resources in order to maintain an ecological balance.


Posted by Lockhart Catering on Thursday 31 May 2018

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Five things to consider before you buy a blender
Category: Hints & Tips  Industry Trends  New Products 

Whether you are making soups, purees or smoothies a blender is the top tool of the trade for all chefs or bar staff.


Posted by Lockhart Catering on Monday 26 February 2018

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From back to front: The battle between productivity & aesthetics
Category: Hints & Tips  Industry Trends  New Products  Interviews 

In a competitive industry like hospitality, every penny you can save or earn counts and operators continuously look for new ideas to entice customers and reduce expense.


Posted by Lockhart Catering on Tuesday 20 February 2018

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Are you telling the true story of your dishes?
Category: Hints & Tips  Industry Trends  Chefs  Interviews 

With over 2.3 million Instagram posts with the hashtag #ChefsofInstagram there is no doubt that this is a social channel which is loved and well-used by chefs. And, with its visual capabilities, it is easy to see why.


Posted by Lockhart Catering on Tuesday 13 February 2018

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It’s time to dine: What are the foods of love?
Category: Hints & Tips  Industry Trends  Events  Themes 

With there being so much focus on romance this week, it’s the perfect time for the hospitality industry to capitalise on first dates, romantic proposals or simply a celebration of love.


Posted by Lockhart Catering on Monday 29 January 2018

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The Most Inspiring Restaurant Décor Trends for 2018
Category: Industry Trends  Restaurants  Hints & Tips 

From living walls to ‘Like’-worthy artwork, we’re sharing the top five restaurant interior design trends for 2018 that are certain to inspire you.


Posted by Lockhart Catering on Friday 26 January 2018

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What is Pandan? 3 Ways to Use Nigella’s Favourite Plant
Category: Industry Trends  Restaurants  Hints & Tips 

Nigella Lawson has named the Southeast Asian leaf, pandan as the ‘trendiest’ ingredient for 2018. In this blog post, we look into what it is and three ways you can incorporate pandan into your restaurant menu.