Tag Archives: Hospitality

BOSCAR Shows On-Premises Assaults Down on Central Coast

According to data from BOCSAR (The Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research), assault rates in licensed premises on the New South Wales Central Coast have more than halved since 2008, a result the AHA NSW accredits to the efforts by hoteliers, police and local community. In the Gosford Local Government Area (LGA), assaults are down by […]

Adding Smokiness to Your Cocktails

To add another dimension of flavour to your cocktails and take the taste to the next level, why not add a hint of smokiness to enhance the drink? Here’s how. Add smoke with spirits The writer of the DrinkStraightUp.com blog suggests rinsing a glass in a scotch such as Compass Box’s The Peat Monster, or popular […]

The Purpose of a Food Safety Audit

With much of the success of a food business dependent on its food safety processes and systems, a food safety audit helps gather information about the business and determine whether there is room for improvement. Another important purpose of a food safety audit is to pinpoint deficiencies in the food safety processes and systems within […]

Tasmanian Hospitality Skills Shortage

The hospitality industry in Tasmania is experiencing a skills shortage, particularly among chefs, putting its fine dining reputation at risk, a recent article on Abc.net.au explained. Apprentices are in high demand and literacy problems seem to be hampering progress among apprentices. To find out more, read the article here.

Adelaide Hospitality Service Not Up to Par

A recent post on PerthNow.com.au asked the question, is the surge in the Adelaide hospitality sector killing good service? With food and drink businesses inundating Adelaide, there are concerns that service levels have dropped substantially, leaving patrons dissatisfied. Find out more here. Remember if you’re employed in the hospitality sector at a licensed venue, you […]

Five Useful Hospitality Recruitment Tips

Recruitment and staff retention are common concerns for many hospitality employers. Bar staff and waitrons in particular commonly move from job to job, which can present a problem for licensees. In this video 5 hospitality recruitment rules are discussed which could help. Just remember everytime you hire someone new to make sure they complete Responsible […]

“Find My Rice” Comes to Australia

The world’s largest hospitality search engine has arrived on our shores. Find My Rice is a global platform, hosting over 300,000 companies and two million product listings. The search engine should prove useful to everyone in the hospitality industry, from manufacturers to caterers. It helps customers find the specific product they want and introduces them […]

Eliminate Streaky Stained Glasses

Do you want crystal clear, clean glasses easily without the hassle of hand polishing? It IS possible. I recently came across an article on HospitalityMagazine.com.au which highlighted the importance of shiny, clean glassware to a hospitality business. The post suggests Winter Halter unique 360 degree RO system for glass and cutlery which claims to eliminate the […]

World Class Cocktail Week Event Program Announced

Cocktail enthusiasts be sure not to miss this! The program for the World Class Cocktail Week which begins May 25th has now been released and will be held at some of the most prestigious venues in the country. The Rook, The Roosevelt, Chophouse and The Animal in Sydney; and Mr Wow’s Emporium, New Gold Mountain […]