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Matt Laville, who trained under Gordon Ramsay and worked at three Michelin-starred restaurant Arzak in Spain and Jason Atherton’s Michelin-starred Pollen Street Social venue in London, is to lead of “unique and delicious” kitchen at Chromos in Canterbury.
As well as a restaurant with circus entertainment, the venue in Stour Street also features a cocktail bar, barber’s shop, mini-cinema and Kent’s first cereal bar. and promises to “satisfy customers whether they desire a delightful three-course meal or appetising breakfast cereal, providing a solution for morning, evening and night”.
Venue manager Gemma Back added: “It’s completely crazy but I think it’s going to bring a breath of fresh air to the social life in Canterbury.”
Goa Beer sponsors Action Against Hunger08-03-2017
Viiking Ventures UK, the exclusive importer of Goa Indian Craft Beer, is to sponsor Action Against Hunger’s invitation-only Love Food Give Food event at Cinnamon Kitchen on Monday 27th March.
The networking event is being hosted in the Anise Bar at the Devonshire Square restaurant in the City of London, led by executive Chef Vivek Singh. The evening, being hosted to thank the charity’s supporters, will be attended by leading members of the UK’s restaurant and hospitality sector, including restaurateurs, chefs, publicans, investors, critics plus other tastemakers and influencers.
The event, is the culmination of Action Against Hunger’s fund-raising campaign for life-saving projects; providing can access clean water, food, training and healthcare to enabling entire third-world communities to be free from hunger.
Viiking Ventures’ Managing Director Ben Parmar said: “It’s a great honour to be invited to support such a good cause that does so much toward putting an end to child hunger around the globe.”
Zee Bar to open in Maidstone03-03-2017
Kent-based Zee Bar is to open a second venue, this time in Maidstone. Dr Simon Azimi is converting former nightclub Chicago Rock Café, which closed in 2013. Since then, squatters and pigeons have replaced revellers in the deelict High Street building. Azimi, who lived in Maidstone for eight years, said: “I’m very familiar with the town and what the people want and am confident the club will be a great success. Currently, it’s one of the ugliest buildings in Maidstone so we’ll be completely redoing the front of the building.” It is due to open by the end of April.
In February, a 31-year-old Crowborough man has been arrested after a violent and unprovoked attack in Zee Bar in Tunbridge Wells. He was later bailed on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.
The 23-year-old victim was repeatedly attacked with a broken bottl, causing number of serious cuts and lacerations, leaving permanent scars, in the early our of Sunday 21st February.
Margate artisan baker Speciality Breads has secured its first export deal, rolling out its breads to Malta. Twenty lines have been taken on by Shoprite Malta, including traditional English rolls, sourdough rolls, cottage loaves and luxury cranberry teacakes, plus the baker’s continental classics such as brioche rolls, focaccia and ciabatta. Shoprite Malta supplies the island’s hotels, bars and restaurants.
Speciality Breads’ MD Simon Cannell said: I’ve been surprised by the speed at which we’ve been able to export our first order but we’re absolutely delighted to be flying the flag for great British bread abroad. Whilst Brexit no doubt poses many challenges for us in the months and years ahead there are always upsides and the current exchange rate really works in our favour at the moment, particularly when our breads are at the premium end of the market.”
Tom Fourcade, Department for International Trade, Director of Export and Investments for Southern England, said: “When we first met Speciality Breads at our 'Exporting is GREAT' event in Ashford, last year, they had not seriously considered exporting. We are delighted to see that bear fruit with their first export contract. The department is determined to help local companies, such as Speciality Breads, succeed in the global race. Through the Exporting is GREAT campaign we’re already working with thousands of companies across the region; and we want to help a great many more.”
Cat Walk and Cricket28-02-2017
Goa Premium Craft Beer importer Viiking Ventures UK, has announced an incentive for restaurant waiters to win one of 50 of pairs of tickets to this year’s IIC Champions Trophy cricket matches. Goa is also sponsoring this year’s India Pakistan London Fashion Show 2017 (ILP) in conjuntion with MTV.
The eight-nation one-day international tournament will be contested by England, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, running from 1st to 18th June 2017.
Staff at bars and restaurants selling Goa Premium Craft Beer need to collect 180 bottle caps – the equivalent of 2 a day – from 1st March until 31st May. One pair of tickets will be won by the top seller, with remain qualifying waiters being entered into a draw.
“This competition brings together the culturally diverse society of the UK with their shared passion for cricket,” said Viiking Ventures MD Ben Parmar, “This promotion is designed to reward our brand ambassadors, the hard-working front of house staff, who are educating the public about the pleasures of drinking our authentic Indian craft beer.”
The incentive is just one element of Viiking’s sales strategy of supporting on and off-trade vendors. The company has also ear-marked promotional funds to support restaurants’ online marketing, charity nights, authentic gourmet dining events and the development of gluten-free menus.
The move comes within days of national press reports predicting the closure of half the nation’s curry houses inside 10 years, because of restaurants’ failure to engage in electronic marketing and develop healthier, authentic menus – according to Asian Catering Federation chairman Yawar Khan.
Goa Premium Craft Beer is also sponsoring this year’s India Pakistan London Fashion Show 2017 (ILP) in conjuntion with MTV. IPL showcases best in South East Asian luxury fashion brands, with hand-picked bespoke designers to an elite audience. The boutique event takes place at Gibson Hall in London on Saturday 4th March.
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