Asian Catering Federation welcomes ‘takeaway tax.’

Announces Tiffin Club with reusable containers Yawar Khan, the Chairman of the Asian Catering Federation (ACF), which represent the interests of 35,000 restaurants and takeaways in the UK, has given a guarded welcome to Chancellor Phillip Hammond’s proposal to introduce a levy on single use plastic packaging.  On Wednesday, the Chancellor is expected initiate a… Continue reading

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BCA Best Chef & Restaurant of the Year 2017 Announced at Its 12th Annual Award: Regional Winners

On the 19 November 2017, Bangladesh Caterers Association (BCA) announced winners of its Chef of the Year Awards; recognising eleven outstanding and talented Chefs. Alongside its Restaurant of the Year Awards; where eleven mighty UK regional winners, were chosen from hundreds of out-standing entrants. This prestigious Awards event was held at the Park Plaza Hotel… Continue reading

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British Takeaway Campaign responds to the Budget

The British Takeaway Campaign, an umbrella group representing those involved in the supply and preparation of the nation’s favourite foods, commented on the Budget. Ibrahim Dogus, Chair of the British Takeaway Campaign, said: “It is good to see the Chancellor has heeded the BTC’s calls to reduce the burden of business rates on the mainly small… Continue reading

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THE IRISH CURRY AWARDS CROWNS IRELAND’S

TOP INDIAN RESTAURANTS, CHEFS AND TAKEAWAYS The Irish Curry Awards, in association with Cobra Beer, UTIS Holdings and BJ Productions, took place this year at the Crowne Plaza, Shaw’s Bridge, on Tuesday 24 October 2017, and celebrated the best restaurants and curries on the island of Ireland, for a second year. An estimated 700 curry… Continue reading

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Keeping Ice Clean This Christmas

Hubbard Systems offers advice on ice hygiene for the festive season Christmas puts pressure on staff, but when it comes to ice for all those Christmas cocktails they need to keep cleanliness in mind; especially with media scare stories highlighting the problem of dirty ice.  Ice is a food and looking after it hygienically is… Continue reading

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Small Businesses In The UK Worth An Average of £90,000 – Map

Is your business losing value?? LONDON, UK – Thursday 9 November 2017 – The average UK small business is worth £90,000 in 2017 – down £4,000 on 2016 – according to research by online business transfer agent Bizdaq. – UK small business values dropping – the average value of a small business has fallen from… Continue reading

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Asian Curry Awards 2017 winners

Restaurant Owners and their families, Industry Stakeholders and  VIP guests attended a glittering gala dinner at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London on Sunday 12th November, to honour the winners of the 7th Asian Curry Awards, organised by the Asian Catering Federation. The awards were co presented by BBC Master Chef’s Greg Wallace and BBC and former Sky… Continue reading

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Greg Wallace and Samantha Simmonds to host Asian Curry Awards 2017

The Asian Catering Federation has announced that BBC MasterChef presenter Greg Wallace and TV news anchor Samantha Simmonds will co host its Asian Curry Curry Awards 2017, at the Grosvenor House Hotel in Mayfair on Sunday 12th November. Samantha has been a popular guest at the awards over the years.  This will be Greg’s first… Continue reading

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