Entries by LindaJoannides

JAPANESE WAGYU POISED FOR AUSTRALIAN PLATES

Japanese Wagyu, dubbed the “Rolls Royce of beef”, has entered Australia to the delight of many restauranteurs across the country. Following the decision by the Australian government to allow import of Japanese Wagyu in June, the beef is now available to those wishing to experience the revered ‘melt-in-your-mouth’ texture it is famous for. Australia is […]

CASINO NEWS: MGM’S PLANS TO BOOST CASH FLOW & CAESARS NAMED OFFICIAL SPONSOR FOR NFL

In what the company is somewhat rhetorically labelling a “growth program” MGM Resorts International plans to cut its U.S. staff to save US$100 million by 2020. The savings potentially imply 2,000 job cuts with most of the layoffs expected to be managers or higher, although the company said some union jobs could be eliminated. In […]

DIMMI CHANGES TO THE FORK

TripAdvisor’s popular online restaurant reservation platform Dimmi has rebranded to TheFork. Used by many clubs and pubs across Australia, TheFork launched on January 7 and all Dimmi restaurants have been automatically transferred across to the new website, www.thefork.com.au. Customers who visit the Dimmi website will automatically be redirected to TheFork website. TheFork is part of the […]

SPOTLIGHT ON ALLAN FREIHAUT

Your name, your club and your position. Allan Freihaut, Secretary Manager at Bulahdelah Bowling Club What is your biggest or has been your biggest challenge with the club and your role? Money, patronage and surviving a highway by-pass. Our town had road workers in town for a 12 year period (5 years ago) upgrading different sections […]

POPULAR AUSTRALIAN CLUB SOFTWARE GOES GLOBAL

Commonly known as Australia’s most powerful rostering, attendance and payroll system, ClockOn has become a real mover and shaker in the Pubs and Clubs industry in recent years. ClockOn has been around since 1999 and has evolved into a powerful workforce management system trusted by clubs Australia-wide. The NSW Central Coast Company will almost triple […]

DATES FOR THE 2019 DIARY

As we head into the holiday season, The Drop will be taking a break for a few weeks, but we thought you might want to make note of some of the major industry events coming up in 2019.  Here’s a list, and links with all the latest information. The Drop will still be open to receive […]