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SAVOUR THE FLAVOURS: MEET THE NEW FAIRWAY QUICHES
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Quiche has been featured on our menus for years, from pubs to cafes, care homes to hospitals, and schools to hotels.

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MASTERING THE ART OF DISGUISING VEGGIES: SCHOOL PASTA RECIPES
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Getting kids to eat vegetables can be challenging. Many refuse, even though veggies are crucial for a healthy diet. However, with a cunning strategic approach, it’s possible to encourage schoolchildren to consume more greens.

Here are 10 general tips to consider when trying to get schoolchildren it eat more vegetables:

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TOAST TRANSFORMED: INNOVATIVE TOAST CREATIONS TO TRY IN 2023
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Toast isn’t just about butter and jam anymore; it has become a versatile canvas for a variety of flavours and ingredients, from the savoury to the sweet, to the downright creative. Here are some of the most notable toast trends for 2023.
Social media has made many different toast design trends famous, from the humble avocado on toast to cheese-pull toasties and more. So, let’s look at some of the most popular toast trends worldwide right now – they’re the best thing since sliced bread…
 
LESS IS MORE
High-quality, thick, crunchy toast with a spongy middle, lashings of thick butter and a sprinkling of sea salt are all you need when the bread is THAT good. Sourdough or artisanal breads are the main styles we see being served an...

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IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIGHT FOR CATERING PROFESSIONALS
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STREAMLINING SCHOOL BUDGETS: THE CASE FOR OWN-BRAND FOODOne way to ease the pressure on school budgets is to switch to own-brand food products. Own-brand products are often cheaper than big-name brands without compromising taste and quality. In recent years, financial constraints on school budgets have become a common concern for administrators across the country. One area where schools may be overspending without even realising it is in the realm of food services. Surprisingly, a solution to ease these fiscal pressures could be in the form of switching to own-brand food products.LACA, the School Food People, published a survey with 168 respondents covering 2,632 schools and 722,000 pupils daily. The key highlights from the survey are:90% ...

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SCORING GOALS IN THE KITCHEN: TOP DISHES FOR THE FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP 2023
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The Fifa Women’s World Cup is almost upon us, and aside from burgers – which we shared some recipes for recently – there are a few other typical New Zealand and Australian dishes you can make during the month-long World Cup, to really help get your guests into the spirit.AUSTRALIA1. BBQ SHRIMP (PRAWNS)Aussie’s love a BBQ and throwing some ‘shrimp on the Barbie’ is a line you’ve probably heard many times. This dish is quick and simple, with the flavour coming from the smokey BBQ and delicious prawn meat. Don’t worry if you don’t have a BBQ, a grill or griddle pan will do the trick. Serve these with a simple dipping sauce like an aioli or spicy mayo and a wedge of lemon, or put them onto skewers with tomatoes and veg in the ...

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A HOSPITALITY BUSINESS’S GUIDE TO HOSTING THE FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP MATCHES
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As the FIFA Women’s World Cup approaches, anticipation and excitement are steadily growing among fans. Supporters are hoping that Sarina Wiegman’s team will repeat their triumphant victory at the UEFA Women’s European Championship in 2022.Taking place in Australia and New Zealand, from July 20th to August 20th, it will be slightly different from the men’s World Cup in December! A return to warmer weather and beer gardens!You can find a full schedule of all the games here 5 REASONS TO SHOW THE MATCHESIf you’re still undecided about showing the matches, here are five reasons to consider:1. ATTRACT MORE CUSTOMERS: Broadcasting live sports can draw more patrons in. People enjoy watching sports in a social atmosphere, and a pub that...

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PIZZA EXPO 2023: HOTTEST TRENDS AND INNOVATIVE CREATIONS
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We’re looking at the latest innovative trends from the Pizza Expo 2023 in Las Vegas, such as the unique bone marrow pizza that attracted a record crowd. Use these fresh and creative ideas to inspire your UK menus.Each year, hundreds of chefs, caterers and pizza fans come together for one of the world’s biggest Pizza Expos, in Las Vegas. And this year was no different. At the end of March 2023, the International Pizza Expo saw the largest number of enthusiasts in 40 years enjoy three days of everything pizza, from tasting contests to competitions and demonstrations.The Pizza World Championships certainly got people talking, especially the not-so-traditional recipes, which showcased innovative creations like bone marrow pizza. So, let’s...

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SOCCER AND SIZZLE: CRAFTING THE PERFECT BURGER MENU FOR THE FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP 2023
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With the world’s eyes set on the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, we have a delicious opportunity to merge global excitement with a gastronomic adventure. As football unites nations, let our catering services unite palates with a range of unique burgers custom-built for this tournament.If serving awesome burgers is your thing, we did a deep dive into the current burger trends 2023, from bold flavours to saucy patties, vegan alternatives, and the use of innovative ingredients from different cuisines. We also have some brilliant burger ingredients, like soft seeded buns and delicious beef patties. Right, let’s kick off with some fun themed burger recipes and serving ideas – from Brazil to Germany and, of cours...

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MODERN TWISTS ON NOSTALGIC FAVOURITES: THE REVIVAL OF CAFÉS, DINERS, LUNCHEONETTES, AND MILK BARS
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From British ‘caffs’ with a modern flair to revived American diners and transformed Australian milk bars – we’re exploring it all here.Cafés, Diners, Luncheonettes, and Milk Bars all run on a similar business model; they serve quality food at a reasonable price in a relaxed setting. Often turnover is quick and the menus fairly small, and there’s a hefty hit of nostalgia in many dishes. From the classic cafés to the more upmarket diners, let’s look at the trends driving these popular high street eateries.CAFÉSGreasy spoons used to be on every high street corner, but social media has forced cafés to be more hip in their offering, with food designed to look good on the ‘gram. However, a handful of venues have been fighting to...

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BOOST YOUR MORNING MENU: WITH 27 BREAKFAST TRENDS FOR CHEFS
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Join us as we explore innovative dishes, ingredients, and techniques to elevate your breakfast menu and entice your customers.Even though aspects of breakfast habits might have seen changes, the underlying reasons for customers’ choices persist and span health, indulgence, convenience, and nutrition, so it’s worth ensuring that your offerings cater to these needs.Let’s take a look at the breakfast trends and inspiration.CLASSIC BREAKFASTS WITH A TWISTIt’s still about eggs Benedict, avocado on toast, pancakes and scrambled eggs. Still, many chefs are taking our familiar, much-loved breakfast and putting a twist on them, often with flavours from different cuisines, like sriracha, N’duja, beetroot and more.1) ENGLISH MUFFINS UPGRADED...

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ATOZ CATERING CASH BACK LOYALTY POINTS PROGRAM
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Earn Cash Back with AtoZ Catering Ltd's Loyalty Points Program!At AtoZ Catering Ltd, we know that our customers appreciate quality products and great service. That's why we're excited to offer a new loyalty points program that rewards our customers for their continued business. Here are some of the key features of our program:1 - Earn points on every order: Customers will earn loyalty points on every order they place on our website or app. The more they spend, the more points they earn!2 - Convert points to cash: Customers can convert their loyalty points into cash, which can be applied as a discount on their next order. The more points they have, the more money they can save!3 - Automatic point tracking: Our website and app will automatica...

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THE UNSTOPPABLE RISE OF FISH FINGERS AND 7 DELICIOUS WAYS TO SERVE THEM
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The popularity of fish fingers in Britain has continued for more than sixty years since their introduction to the market on 26 September 1955, priced at 1s 8d.Invented in the Birds Eye factory in Great Yarmouth, Clarence Birdseye (Captain) was a US-born scientist who pioneered frozen food in the 1930s with his quick freeze method. In the first year, 600 tonnes of fish fingers were consumed, growing to 1.5 million daily today.Fish fingers are surprisingly sustainable, according to the Marine Conservation Society. Some 85% of the fish in 48 supermarkets’ own-brand and branded fingers came from sustainable sources.4 FASCINATING FISH FINGER FACTS:In a study, one in five kids in the UK thinks that fish fingers are made from chicken.The world

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