With Easter in the air and spring now officially sprung it is time to prepare for the summer. And that means preparing for the big rush in the summer with our Easter Sale!
Uber Eats has now opened up its food delivery app to 50,000 restaurants in the UK and Ireland, giving them access to their technology and the fast-growing platform. The difference now is that instead of having to use independent delivery drivers provided by the app, restaurants can now use their own delivery staff as an option.
Some rather exciting news for UK business owners has been released that we wanted to share with you. A survey by Travelodge polled 1,500 British adults about their holiday plans this Easter – and the results are in! Brits are shunning breaks abroad in favour of supporting British tourism.
There is no doubt in saying that Andrew Pern has set the bar extremely high in the gastropub industry. With years of valuable experience, knowledge and huge success under his belt, we simply needed to catch up with him in light of the exciting re-opening of one of his gastropubs, The Star Inn the City in York City Centre. At Florigo we are extremely proud to work alongside and provide frying equipment for The Star Inn the City and The Star Inn the Harbour.
Our amazing customers at Trenchers have worked extremely hard to win the Best Fish & Chip Restaurant, so what a fantastic way to start the year. We had a chat with General Manager, Andrew Wilkinson about how winning the award has felt, the awards process and some advice for those considering entering the 2020 awards.
The week before this year’s National Fish & Chip Awards, Sales Manager & our new globe trotter James Houlston flew all the way over to Harry Ramsden’s, Genting Highlands, Malaysia. The purpose of his visit was to train the team on their new Florigo Frying Range at the new Laughing Fish by Harry Ramsden’s Fish & Chip Shop in Resorts World. Resorts World Genting is a huge tourist destination packed with all sorts of different attractions.
Bertie’s is an incredibly impressive 300 seater Fish & Chip restaurant recently opened in Edinburgh City Centre. We were extremely keen to find out more about the inspiration for the Edinburgh restaurant and the journey taken in getting it open and ready for business.
On behalf of everyone at Florigo we would like to congratulate all of the finalists and winners, you’ve all achieved a lot this year and it’s a credit to all your hard work. Events like the Fish and Chip Awards make us proud to be part of such a friendly and dedicated industry.
It’s finally here, the Fish & Chip Awards week! To get ourselves even more excited, we had to talk to the one and only Valerie Johnson from Frankie’s Fish and Chips in Brae, Shetland.
Lauren Kellaway from Kellaways Fish and Chips has had a very successful year, she has managed to make the Top 6 for the Drywite Young Fish Frier Award. Being a finalist has provided many fantastic opportunities for Lauren. Therefore, in light of the upcoming awards, we wanted to have a chat with Lauren about her experiences so far with the judging process, and life in general for a young fish frier!