Australian Coffee Chains Ranked

Australian Coffee Chains Ranked

Branded coffee chains stretch the length and breadth of Australia - but are their beans any good? Consumer issues magazine Choice has engaged two baristas and a home economist to test the quality of 10 large chains' coffee beans and coffee makers and found enormous differences in quality and  ...read more

Now is the Best Time to Open that Restaurant

Now is the Best Time to Open that Restaurant

Business information analysts IBISWorld released data that reveals a "restaurant renaissance" and fattening up of the catering industry during its traditionally lean winter months. "Over the next 12 months, we forecast Australians will spend $10.2 billion eating out at more than 15,000 cafes ...read more

Secrets to Hospitality Success Unveiled

Secrets to Hospitality Success Unveiled

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA, July 6, 2010 — The inaugural Hospitality Industry Success Index (HISI), developed by national commercial catering equipment (http://www.silverchef.com.au/rent-try-buy/how-does-it-work-) financier Silver Chef, was unveiled in Brisbane today (Thursday, 1 July). The national ...read more

Restaurant 2010 Announces New Dates

Restaurant 2010 Announces New Dates

Restaurant 2010 announces new dates to coincide with the Sydney International Food Festival Restaurant 2010, the exhibition for ‘hatted’ and prestigious restaurants, will now be held in October to coincide with the Sydney International Food Festival. Now in its fourth year,  ...read more

Make it Safe: A Guide to Food Safety

Make it Safe: A Guide to Food Safety

CSIRO Food and Nutritional Sciences has released a book – Make It Safe: A Guide to Food Safety – which provides small-scale food manufacturers with a practical guide to controlling food safety hazards. All people involved with preparation of food for the commercial or re ...read more

Hotel Hospitality and Design Expo 2010

Hotel Hospitality and Design Expo 2010

A resounding success! The inaugural Hotel Hospitality + Design Expo 2010 held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from 24 to 26 May was a boom for visitors and exhibitors alike. The new hotel industry show with a key focus on design, fit out and refurbishment for the hotel, ...read more

Restaurant Tricks of the Trade

Restaurant Tricks of the Trade

This story appeared in Sunday Telegraph (Sydney), June 6 under "Restaurants' list of tricks" The story goes like this.... "The techniques restaurants adopt to make customers part with their cash have been revealed. The top tricks are using a specials board to charge a premium for ...read more

Industry Stars Shine at Worldskills

Industry Stars Shine at Worldskills

Story by Rosemary Ryan at http://www.hospitalitymagazine.com.au The cream of Australia’s young hospitality and foodservice industry students were in the spotlight at this year’s Worldskills Australia competition. The winners now have the chance to possibly be selected to go ...read more

Small Businesses in Australia Getting Tax Relief

Small Businesses in Australia Getting Tax Relief

Under a new business tax system to be revealed on Sunday, Australian small businesses will get some help on their taxes under the new plan, much of it related to getting tax breaks at a quicker rate than before. Much of this is an attempt to simply the tax system so small businesses can focus m ...read more

Aussie Restaurants in World's 100 Best

Aussie Restaurants in World's 100 Best

Four Australian Restaurants have made the S.Pellegrino World's 100 Best Restaurants List. They are: Sydney’s Quay Restaurant at 27 Tetsuya's at 38 Marque at 67, and Attica at number 73 See the full list at www.smh.com.au (http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/restaurants-and-ba ...read more



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