Have You Considered Portion Control Snacks in Your Aged Care Facility?

Have You Considered Portion Control Snacks in Your Aged Care Facility? It is estimated over the next 40 years the number of Australians aged 85 and over is set to quadruple, from 0.4 million in 2010 to 1.8 million by 2050*. So, it’s not surprising the proportion of the Australian population requiring residential care is [...]

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The Best Timesavers in Commercial Kitchens

The Best Timesavers in Commercial Kitchens Has anyone ever said to you “If you can’t take the heat, get out of the kitchen”? Insults aside, what they probably should have said is “If you can’t take the heat, a ticket longer than your average garden hose, 10 waiters and waitresses asking where their orders are [...]

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The Benefits of Introducing a Seasonal Menu this Winter

The Benefits of Introducing a Seasonal Menu this Winter Creating a profitable menu – it’s a job you either love or you hate. Perhaps your venue has its standard offerings as well as a range of specials or perhaps you have a rotating menu following the seasons? Regardless of which you choose, we recommend that [...]

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Meat: is it time to take the backseat?

Meat: is it time to take the backseat? A few weeks ago, animal rights activists took to the streets across Australia to protest inhumane treatment of animals. Most of the protestors were vegan and the key target was the food industry. While the method of the protests may have generated quite the controversy, the underlying [...]

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Grow your brand, grow your customer base through social media

Grow your brand, grow your customer base through social media We get it. As soon as you read the title of this article you thought: “That’s great, but I just don’t have time.” And the truth is, most foodservice operators don’t have the time to think about marketing. With menu planning, rostering, ordering, managing staff, [...]

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Don’t get in a pickle

Don’t Get in a Pickle 9 Antipasto Board Hacks You Need to Know An antipasto platter is an excellent addition to any menu – the perfect offering for those ‘in between’ times or an easy pairing for customers looking to share a drink or two after work and just want something to nibble on. If [...]

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Are you opening over Easter?

Are you opening over Easter? Here’s some food for thought… Easter is fast approaching and with it, a huge number of public holidays. Good Friday and Easter Monday are public holidays throughout Australia and in Victoria and New South Wales, Saturday and Sunday are also public holidays. Throw in ANZAC Day in the same week [...]

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Feeding the Aged Masses

Feeding the Aged Masses Isn’t it time we started getting food right in aged care? When we talk about our ageing population all too often we talk about how we will house them and care for them, focusing on age related diseases like dementia and heart disease.   But what about the food? Coming from [...]

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The Strand Yeppoon Makes Vego Risotto Even Meat-Eaters LOVE

‘The Strand’ Yeppoon Makes Vego Risotto Even Meat-Eaters LOVE The Strand Hotel in Yeppoon might just have one of the best views of any venue in Australia. But it’s not just the sweeping ocean views that brings the diners in the door, it’s Head Chef Gordon Stratford’s menu – classic pub fare with some modern [...]

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