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The next evolution of event catering

Everyone in the events industry knows that a well-fed attendee is a happy attendee. So while venues prepare to reopen for business events of up to 50 people, the Food & Beverage divisions have been hard at work designing new menus and ways to...

How to tackle food waste in the events industry

This article was issued by the Event Greening Forum, a non-profit organisation that promotes sustainability within the business events sector. Roughly one third of all food produced ends up as waste. As a result, of the 31 million tonnes of food we...

Advice for young chefs, on carving out a career

Jackie Cameron, an award-winning chef and owner of Jackie Cameron School of Food & Wine in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, says that there are a lot of misconceptions about the hospitality industry and its opportunities for young chef graduates....

Lacto-ovo whatinism?

From Banting to Veganism – there are so many different types of dietary requirements out there – how on earth does one know what to cater for and where to draw the line when catering for large groups? There are two main streams of dietary...

How to choose the right catering company

Choosing a catering company can be a difficult decision, as you need to accommodate a variety of dietary requirements and still make sure that the food is both delicious and presentable. Catering is probably the single most important aspect of your...