Chef Adam’s Vegan Lasagne is Proving a Hit

Chef Adam’s Vegan Lasagne is Proving a Hit Changing attitudes among Australians are seeing several fast food chains introduce vegan options to their menus as their guests (particularly millennials) reduce their meat consumption.   Hungry Jacks, Nandos, Schnitz and Grill'd all have plant-based burgers on their menus and vegan cheese can now be ordered at [...]

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Maximising Your Bin Space

Maximising Your Bin Space It’s the middle of a busy service, you’re making a routine trip to the skip bin before finding it’s overflowing, AGAIN. You now have a choice; do you lace up those stomping boots and jump on in? Or is this the type of job best suited for the new dishy? Either [...]

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Bold Statement Alert: Pineapple Belongs in Burgers

Bold Statement Alert: Pineapple Belongs in Burgers Upon the release of our new Burger Sliced Pineapple, we took to the Riviana Foodservice Facebook page for a little promo piece. 621 comments later and we realised that people have some strong opinions on pineapple in food. First it was pizza, now burgers, where does the madness [...]

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What we learnt at Foodservice Australia

What we learnt at Foodservice Australia Three lessons we learnt from YOU (Caterers you’ll love this) Were you at the Foodservice Australia show last month? It’s one of our team’s favourite events to attend, as every year we leave inspired by the thousands of chefs, restaurateurs, café owners, bakers, pâtissiers, caterers, suppliers and producers who [...]

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Putting Chef Mental Health on the Menu

Putting Chef Mental Health on the Menu The hospitality industry is well known for its long hours, intense pressure and punishing stress. On top of that, we know that alcoholism, substance abuse, bad diets and lack of exercise are rife among chefs. So, it’s no surprise that being a chef has become synonymous with being [...]

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Creating the perfect kids’ menu

Creating the perfect kids’ menu (That doesn’t lose you money) If you’ve worked in the hospitality industry for any period of time you’ll know the most difficult customers can often be the smallest. Nothing elicits groans from wait staff quite like children walking in the door of your venue. Not only are they harder work [...]

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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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