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Posted by Lockhart Catering on Wednesday 24 August 2016

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Emerging Cuisines: Newcomers to the UK Restaurant Scene
Category: Industry Trends  Restaurants  Surveys  Uncategorized 
According to recent research from Mintel, consumers are becoming more adventurous with the cuisines that they cook at home. This is no surprise when you consider the exciting newcomers to the UK restaurant scene that have introduced food lovers to emerging cuisines, and broadened their horizons – and their palates.

Posted by Lockhart Catering on Friday 15 May 2015

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Free WiFi, or WiFi Free - How Social Media-Friendly is Your Establishment?
Category: Hints & Tips  Industry Trends  Restaurants  Surveys 
People taking photographs of their food in restaurants is now a common sight, so much so that some disgruntled chefs have banned smartphones from their dining rooms. But of course, there are those at the opposite end of the spectrum who are embracing social media at table level.

Posted by Lockhart Catering on Friday 13 February 2015

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Could Breakfasts Be the Dawn of a New Era for Your Restaurant? Our survey reveals all...
Category: Hints & Tips  Industry Trends  New Products  Recipes  Restaurants  Surveys  Themes 
If your restaurant or café doesn't open its doors until 11am, or even later for a dinner-only service, you could be missing out on a sizeable opportunity: breakfast. The ‘most important meal of the day’ is often conspicuously absent from many menus as eatery owners tend to focus their efforts on the midday and evening meals, but breakfast and brunch could well be a profitable addition to your current offering that’s worth setting your alarm early for.

Posted by Lockhart Catering on Monday 02 December 2013

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The Results of the Young Chefs Survey 2013
Category: Industry News  Surveys 
The results of our survey of young chefs are finally in – read on for insight into the habits and interests of the next generation of food professionals.