40 years of delivering excellence to the Fast Food Industry

Sparks Catering Butchers Ltd, are delighted to announce a year of celebration in 2015 to mark the anniversary of their 40th birthday. One of the most respected distributors to the Fast Food and Hospitality Industry in London and the South East they have always strived to deliver the best quality products.

VILLEGIATURE AWARDS – The 2015 edition registration deadline is approaching…

Last week, the organization of the Villegiature Awards announced 5 new jury members among its team of 22 journalists: Laith Bazari (Al Arabiya Television Network), Sandra Iskander (WHERE Magazine),  Isabelle Mourgere (TV5 Monde), Benedicte Menu (Le Figaro Magazine), Marion Tours (Le Point).

VICAIMA ADD TO 1930’s CHARM AT MEYERHOLD OPERA PARIS HOTEL

Interior doors specialist, Vicaima, was selected to renovate the 1930’s inspired ambiance of the sophisticated Meyerhold Opera Paris Hotel, one of the most recent hotel properties located in the heart of the French capital. The primary objective of this renovation and rehabilitation project; set in an historic building, located near the Grands Boulevards neighbourhood, was to improve the comfort of the guests and to create a refined environment in an urban setting. Challenged by the Atlani family – the owner of the development and by the designer Anne Gelbard – leader of the project – Vicaima presented exclusive and ambitious solutions for the development, including technical doors with high performance acoustic insulation, unique design and tailor-made details.

GREENSQUARES: MAINTENANCE-FREE FLOORING SOLUTIONS FOR THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

Greensquares, the UK’s outdoor living experts, offer wipe-clean, maintenance-free, high-end composite decking and porcelain tiling and paving solutions for the hospitality industry. Customers include Copthorne Hotels, Celtic Manor Resort and Tottenham Hotspur FC.

Our hotel, leisure and sports clients thrive on the great looks and easycare regimes offered by our exclusive TimberTech maintenance-free composite decking and PrimaPorcelian tiling and paving brands. Even red wine and oil spillages are wiped away in seconds from decking, tiling or paving no matter the colour or texture.

Smart Fire UK: the May Fair Hotel’s Bar

When the May Fair Hotel was looking to transform its former gas fireplace in their cocktail bar into a stylish, elegant centrepiece, SmartFire UK was the obvious answer.   

Overmantels Media

Far more than just a functional piece of furniture, a well-selected mirror can help lift and transform a room. Mirrors introduce light and a sense of space to narrow areas and can form a central piece of artwork in a reception room.

Now your mirror can also function as a television screen! Foremost British mirror specialist, Overmantels has just unveiled its Overmantels Media range in response to a contemporary design dilemma.  The reflective mirror glass gives way to a smart TV at the touch of the remote control.

Cost effective call recording for hotels

The new Storacall-ST call recorder is a complete recording solution ideal for assisting hotels to manage operations. Hotels are always considering ways of improving the guest experience, increasing revenue and improving operational efficiency. Many areas of operation like reservations, catering, events planning and dispute resolutions are handled on the telephone.

THE SECRET’S OUT…

BRITISH BESPOKE MANUFACTURER OF HIGH QUALITY ENGINEERED WOOD FLOORING & PARQUET

Woodflooring Engineered Ltd are a British bespoke manufacturer of high quality engineered wood flooring & parquet, all produced in their Somerset factory. Their range of timbers include:

The Fine Cotton Company – Luxury Bed and Bath Linens

An award winning industry specialist, supplying the highest standards of quality and design.

Introducing our Portland Collection…

Crisp white linens and navy trim detail are the focal points of our Portland collection, a classic design with a bold contemporary twist. Embroidered towels, bath robes, slippers and laundry bags complement this clean, fresh design, bringing a tranquil ambience to any location.

Saniflo can make a world of difference in the hospitality world

Saniflo UK, part of Group SFA, is the country’s leading designer and manufacturer of pumps and macerators for domestic and commercial applications. Thanks to their extensive product range, it is possible to have bathroom, washroom, kitchen, sauna, spa or laundry facilities anywhere a water supply can reach, all without major ground works.

The Hospitality Show’s ‘Festival of Britain’s Best’ Buoyed by 20% Increase in Visitor Numbers

The 2015 Hospitality Show was pitched as a celebration of the best of British, and visitors came in their droves from across the UK to join in the festival of innovative new products and show stopping new attractions – contributing to a giant 20 per cent rise in attendance, compared with previous years.

Gangways were packed to the rafters throughout the three days with attractions such as the Business Briefing Stage playing host to big name interviews, inspiring panel sessions and the unveiling of the first-ever Star Product Awards winner. Show debutante, The Staff Canteen Live with its lineup of leading chefs and the competitive spotlight of Salon Culinaire, also provided irresistible draws for the culinary world.

Cut the Cost of Kitchen Waste with Kingspan Environmental’s Smart Food Waste Digesters

David Anderson, Kingspan Environmental’s Business Unit Director for Service and Monitoring looks at the growing problem of responsible disposal of food waste for commercial kitchens.

Food waste is fast becoming a major issue for the catering industry.

Landfill costs, which currently cost the average kitchen thousands of pounds every year will only continue to rise, while maceration has been outlawed across the majority of the country1. All this adds up to a large and expensive problem for kitchen owners.

KOBE EARNS EXCLUSIVE STAND AT PARIS DÉCO OFF 22 – 26 January 2015

Luxury fabric specialist, Kobe, has been chosen to showcase its products at the prestigious Paris Déco Off event, taking place in the city for the sixth consecutive year in January.

The exclusive five-day event, open to professionals and the general public, is one of the most esteemed in Europe, hosting the crème de la crème of textile houses – selected by invitation only.

David Harris, managing director of Kobe UK, said: “We were delighted to be chosen to take part in this internationally renowned event. It’s an opportunity to reinforce our brand with over 21,000 professionals from all over the world who visit Paris to inspire and update themselves on the latest in the world of interiors.”

Ty Nant

Ty Nant natural mineral water is internationally famed for its sumptuous cobalt blue and crimson red glass bottles. Launched over 20 years ago, Ty Nant has adopted and maintained a ‘green’, highly ecological stance even before sustainability became fashionable. The company protects its land and manages and enhances the local habitat. Typical is the initiative to replace 200 acres of conifers with indigenous broadleaf varieties to create a new woodland area, working to ISO14001 (Environmental Management) principles and managing the land to strict organic principles, the land from which the water is drawn has organic status as granted by the Soil Association.