Hospitality Action

Hospitality Action is a benevolent organisation for hospitality people, where the definition of hospitality is ‘the direct provision of food, drink or accommodation away from home.’ It provides a service for and from the people ...

27 March 2008

Simply Time For a Change

Situated upstairs in Jackson Row on Deansgate, Simply Heathcotes, which opened in 1996, has been at the forefront of modern and contemporary dining in the city for 12 years now. Described as ‘a catalyst for ...

6 March 2008

In Search of Stardom

Michael Caines, two-Michelin starred chef is set to open his fine dining restaurant at ABode Hotel next week in the city centre in an attempt to end Manchester’s 20 year drought of Michelin stars. Michael ...

27 February 2008

Fair Enough

Shopping for food these days can be somewhat of an ethical struggle. Do I buy free range, should I buy organic and do I need to consider the low fat option. On some occasions, shoppers ...

22 February 2008

After Black Gold - Fairtrade Fortnight

In October 2007, Black Gold, the powerful film about coffee made by Nick and Marc Francis was shown at the Real Food Fair at the Whitworth Art Gallery. Black Gold uncomfortably contrasts the plight of ...

15 February 2008

Buon appetito Manchester!

Donatello Walt Osti, manager of the Italian Chamber of Commerce for the North West, based in Manchester City centre, told us where he likes to go for a nice meal in town. "My favourite places ...

22 May 2007