Entries by LindaJoannides

7 TRENDS THAT COULD DECIDE HOW WE EAT & WHAT WE SERVE IN 2019

As 2018 comes to a close, the food and beverage industry is wondering what comes next. Last week, Whole Foods, the international supermarket chain owned by Amazon that specialises in organic and natural foods, released its list of the trends it expects to dominate in 2019. More than a dozen buyers and experts collaborated to […]

THE REAL MEANING OF CHRISTMAS

The industry associated charity help2help are serving up Christmas Dinner this year for people living in poverty via their Ratha’s Place cafes in St Marys and Oak Flats. Earlier this year, help2help ramped up their operations within Australia, opening the first of their cafés to provide training and employment for people living with disabilities. As […]

RACE DAY DELIVERS DROUGHT RELIEF

A fundraising day in aid of drought relief was ironically nearly washed out last month when it was held on November 28 – a day which experienced the highest November rainfall on record. The spectacular race day was held at Warwick Farm Racecourse and organised by Cabra-Vale Diggers Club as part of their Cabra Diggers […]

HOSTPLUS RECOGNISED AS FUND OF THE YEAR & BEST IN SHOW FOR LONG-TERM PERFORMANCE – RAINMAKER SELECTINGSUPER AWARDS

The industry super fund for hospitality, tourism, recreation and sport was honoured to receive five accolades at the independently-assessed Rainmaker SelectingSuper 2018 Awards in Melbourne late last month – including Fund of the Year; Best in Show – MySuper Product; Best Long-term Performance; and, Best-MySuper Performance – Risk Weighted. Rainmaker’s Executive Director of Research and […]

SPOTLIGHT ON ADAM GIBSON

Your name, your club and your position. Adam Gibson, Catering Manager at Cessnock Leagues Club What is your biggest or has been your biggest challenge with the club and your role? The greatest challenge in my role here at the club in the last 3 years has been to grow our catering business without losing focus […]

MASTERING EXCEL FOR CLUB PROFESSIONALS

Microsoft Excel is an excellent tool that can help organise and analyse large amounts of data so you can optimise use-of-time, drive meaningful decisions and improve overall team performance. The analyses performed on Excel can be useful for Duty Managers, Supervisors and Key Customer Facing Staff, Managers Across Operations, Marketing, Food & Beverage and Finance. […]