< Read April's Stir It Up magazine for a host of advice and inspiration for chefs and operators as we look towards the Hospitality sector starting to reopen from 12th April. Some of the headlines;
As consumers still focus on supporting local and eating local, include fresh seasonal produce in your menus. Take inspiration from page 7 with a plethora of Rhubarb recipes.
Allergy Awareness Week and National Tea Day provide additional opportunities to be part of a bigger conversation with in the Food & Drink market - see page 11.
This month's category focus covers Coffee Shops & Cafes, which have become part of daily life through the pandemic, allowing consumers an element of escape-ism within the confines of lockdown.
The five big takeaways for Coffee Shops & Cafes;
Offer premium products to satisfy consumer needs
Understand the importance of your space to remote workers
Highlight local products within your offering
Share how you are reducing your impact on the environment
Put customers at the heart of everything you do - how can you give them the best experience possible?
Consumers have come to expect options that meet their dietary requirements, head to page 31 to ensure you don't alienate any customer groups.
With recent news around Brits likely unable to take holidays outside of the UK this year, global cuisine provides the international experience without the plane ticket. The Melting Pot on page 36 includes key insights from 13 industry experts.
Our vast product range, which includes more than 7,000 products over eight categories, enables us to be your 'One Stop Shop' for all your catering needs.
Delivering everything you need from one supplier, in one vehicle, on one invoice. From fresh fruit and vegetables to dry store essentials, meat and poultry to non-foods, we've got you covered.
Multi-temperature lorries reduce the number of vehicles and time we spend on the road. A single delivery reduces the amount of time your team spend away from the kitchen.