International Women’s Day: An exploration into gender imbalance in the restaurant industry

Hospitality is a huge industry with over 2.4 million employees, which suggests that there is room for all to pursue a career within it. However, evidence like the gender pay gap and the lack of women running restaurants, bars, hotels, and other hospitality environments tells a different story. Here, catering equipment and supplies providers Mitchell & Cooper share some insight into the problem and speak to women who work in the industry to get their perspectives.

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Meet Pauline Acheron-Pintureau – Helping to Revolutionise Londoners’ Lunches

We wanted to share a story from one of our community members which was published in our free online Winter magazine. Discover how Pauline Acheron-Pintureau founded her business in 2021 and partners with social enterprise, catering and cargo delivery companies to help achieve her mission.

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Chef Luciana Berry Curates Gastronomical Journey for UK Edition of Casa Brasil

The first UK edition of Casa Brasil, a fortnight long festival will launch in London’s Covent Garden from 25th August 2022. Luciana Berry, has curated the food and drink for the event and we attended a press night to find out more. 

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Meet the Finalists of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee pudding competition

There’s an all female final of amateur bakers for the competition to find The Queen’s Jubilee Pudding to mark the Queen’s 70 years on the throne. Five bakes were selected from over 5,000 entries from across the country in a contest run by Fortnum & Mason and the Big Jubilee Lunch.

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New Listings in Londis and Budgens for Anishya Kumar’s AirWraps

Great to see one of the female food founders we featured last year Anishya Kumar is taking her food-to-go company “back to to its roots”, as her AirWraps will be going to over 650 Londis and Budgens convenience stores across the UK from January 2021.  From starting in her home kitchen Anishya was given the opportunity to sell her unique AirWraps in local convenience stores in 2015. She then went on to have success with awards and a listing in Tesco.

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Le Cordon Bleu announces Julia Child Scholarship 2019

Le Cordon Bleu London has launched their highly anticipated annual, Julia Child Scholarship which aims to provide aspiring food entrepreneurs with the first steps to business success. Find out how to enter and win a prize worth over £40,000 presented by Le Cordon Bleu alumna Mary Berry.

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