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(Super) Saturday: a new normal night out

By Andrew Stephen, CEO, the SRA It began where it all started. The Eagle in Farringdon has for decades been a pilot light for how pubs can do great food. Their approach: ingredients without compromise at small margins. To make it work, they’ve always huddled you in on little wooden chairs amassed around small tables …

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WEBINAR – Circular Restaurants

Summary by Tom Tanner, SRA Host Natalia Agathou, LWARB Guests: Andrew Stephen, CEO, CRA Arthur Potts Dawson, Chefs Manifesto and Omved Gardens Chef Grace Regan, Founder, SpiceBox LWARB’s Advance London Team and the SRA partnered on creating Circular Restaurants: Food that doesn’t cost the earth – a guide to help food businesses, and restaurants in …

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The Top Recipes of 2018

This year we launched our worldwide campaign #OnePlanetPlate and received flurries of recipes from incredible chefs who want to put sustainability on the menu and allow diners to vote with their forks! These creations are now available to eat at 1500 sites in the UK and beyond! You can also find the recipes online at …

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How Eurostar turned to youth to fast-track sustainability on the menu

If most boys’ dream of driving a train hits the buffers, then Matthieu Coiffard may just have found a pretty, chuffing good substitute. Last Thursday, your correspondent was lucky enough to take a day trip to Paris. But not half as lucky as young Matthieu (pictured with Yann Bayeul, Eurostar Catering Manager). Last summer, the …

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Be a local hero and cultivate stronger links with community growing groups

By Ken Elkes, Growing Together When you think of the links between sustainable restaurants and local community growing groups, such as city farms and community gardens, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Is it how both have a firm commitment to making a positive impact on the environment? Or maybe how both are …

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Making food matter key to more sustainable diets

Take the SRA President, one of the UK’s most eminent and best known scientists, an executive from a major drinks producer and a major policy expert, and what do you get? A very lively debate about how to put sustainable diets at the top of the menu. A packed conference theatre at ExCeL was the …

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The Gallery celebrates awards hat trick in style

The Gallery in Barry has been open barely three years. But in that short time it’s attracted more than its fair share of rave reviews and awards. Owner Barney Hibbert seriously downplays things in his description of the restaurant: a neighbourhood eatery serving seasonal and local produce. But when it comes to celebrating success, that’s …

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Spring into action with English Wine Week

By Julia Trustram-Eve, English Wine Producers The month of May spells a time of anticipation, with the promise of the summer ahead, plenty of the best produce available to enjoy and a general feel of all things good.  The celebratory feel in this month is now well and truly extended to English wine, now commanding …

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Make vegetables your friends

SRA Members are nothing if not innovative, trend-setting and responsive to their customers’ demands. We’ve reported on a number that have shifted the balance of their menus towards a more veg focused offering. Now, one of our Founder Members is going a step further… Friends House Restaurant located in Friends House, in Euston, has taken …

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Book your seat now for Food Made Good Awards lunch

The countdown to the Food Made Good Awards 2016 continues with nominations for the People’s Favourite pouring in. A number of Members have seized the opportunity to remind their customers about the great things they’re doing and are encouraging them to nominate. Remember nominations for this category close this Sunday 7 February, so if you …

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