LOCAL BREWERIES BOOM

Craft breweries are having a moment in Australia as drinkers look beyond legacy brew brands. After a bruising 12 months for the hospitality industry generally, it appears as if craft brewers are still…

CHANGES TO CASUAL EMPLOYMENT

The passage of the Fair Work Amendment (Supporting Australia’s Jobs and Economic Recovery) Bill 2021 today is a responsible outcome, ensuring casual employment remains a viable option for business, and…

THE NEW FOOD TRENDS FOR 2021

Neighbourhood dining is where the city's at While Sydney and Melbourne's central business districts remain quieter than restaurateurs would like, neighbourhoods are thriving. "I'm not at all flat…

FOOD & BEVERAGE TRENDS FOR RESTAURANTS AND BARS IN 2021

Being an industry that relies heavily upon human interaction, the hospitality sector has been among those to suffer most this year amid lockdowns and restrictions. As health and safety protocols everywhere…

GET READY FOR 2021 – WHO READS THE DROP?

The Drop was launched in 2015 by its founders, Justine Channing (Gaming Specialist), Danielle Rayner (GSL - Customer Loyalty Specialist) and Linda Joannides (Marketing Specialist). All three principals…

MERIVALE INTRODUCES THE 4 IN 1 GLASS TO RESOLVE THE “FOUR SCHOONER CARRY”

It’s the eternal Aussie pub struggle: it’s your round and you need to carry four beers back to the table in one go. Do you hug them to your chest for stability? Shove your fingers straight into…

EXHIBITIONS, INCLUDING THE AGE, ARE BACK AT ICC SYDNEY

Last week the International Convention Centre (ICC) Sydney received advice from the New South Wales Department of Health that it can proceed with hosting exhibitions, subject to one person per four square…

FREEDOM FOR MELBOURNE! AS HOSPITALITY GETS BACK TO WORK

VIC Premier finally announces an end to Melbourne's lockdown The Victorian Premier has finally resolved to open Melbourne up after months of harsh lockdown. This is what you can do now. For the official…

BREWERS FIGHT FOR MORE AFFORDABLE BEER

Australia’s three major brewers – Coopers, Lion and Carlton & United Breweries – have today called on the Government to make the humble pot, schooner and pint of draught beer at pubs and clubs…

MOGOGO DESIGNS NEW HYGIENE SCREEN SYSTEM

The current situation has been challenging for the food & beverage industry, with professionals across the world looking for ways to continue frontal F&B presentation while protecting guests and…