Chef Nick Kavenagh Could Have Easily Given Up, But Didn’t

Chef Nick Kavenagh Could Have Easily Given Up, But Didn’t We talk to Mimi’s new Junior Sous Chef about how quickly things can change in hospo. The lifestyle of a chef isn’t for everyone. It can be stressful, physically challenging, mentally draining, and unpredictable, even at the best of times. Factor in a global pandemic, [...]

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How the Great Resignation is Affecting the Hospitality industry

How the Great Resignation is Affecting the Hospitality industry The Great Resignation, perhaps you’ve heard of it? It’s a buzz word used by corporate types since mid-last year that refers to the unprecedented rise in the number of workers quitting their jobs after the pandemic. Although it usually refers to white collar workers, it certainly [...]

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What Fans Are Hungry for This Footy Season

What Fans Are Hungry for This Footy Season Sports bars and pubs rejoice, footy season is back! Australians have had to wait a good while, but footy season is officially back and we couldn’t be more excited! For fans of Australia’s favourite ball sports, it’s an opportunity for them to see their teams return to [...]

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What Makes a Chef Great? Five Defining Qualities

What Makes a Chef Great? Five Defining Qualities A list of traits to look for when hiring Hiring top-notch staff is a tough task in 2022, especially in hospitality. With lockdowns and border restrictions limiting the arrival of skilled immigrants, it has caused a huge staff shortage within the sector. Finding talented chefs is particularly [...]

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Plant-Based Trends: 2022’s Most Popular Meat Alternatives

Plant-Based Trends: 2022’s Most Popular Meat Alternatives Give the people what they want with these meat substitute ideas. The number of people eating strictly plant-based has skyrocketed in Australia, with people turning their nose up to meat for a variety of different reasons. In fact, The New Daily reports that Australia is the second-most popular [...]

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What Will the New Wave of Chefs Bring to the Table in Australia?

What Will the New Wave of Chefs Bring to the Table in Australia? The workforce is adapting to the pandemic and could look a lot different in the years to come. Being a chef isn’t easy. The often-underappreciated role requires a high level of intelligence, a creative spark, resilience, an acute attention to detail, passion, [...]

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The Evolution of Ghost Kitchens & How to Start Your Own

The Evolution of Ghost Kitchens & How to Start Your Own Has this foodservice trend become a permanent fixture? Ghost kitchens were once considered an intriguing concept for foodservice. However, with the growing demand for takeaway and rise in food delivery apps, they could be a mainstay for the industry.   The trending service model [...]

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How to Hone Your Menu to be More Focused and Flexible (even with staff shortages)

How to Hone Your Menu to be More Focused and Flexible (even with staff shortages) Get more for less with your menu! The hospitality industry has been one of the hardest hit with staff shortages. We recently explored how to simplify your service if you’re struggling with staff shortages in your venue. Simplifying your menu [...]

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What Customers Want When Dining in 2022

What Customers Want When Dining in 2022 Keep up to date with constantly shifting customer demand Fleeting foot traffic and constant disruptions are just two of the major challenges for foodservice businesses in 2022 as we move into a new phase of COVID-life. Living with the virus will be no easy feat so it’s important [...]

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