restaurants

Strength of dining boom continues: report

Strength of dining boom continues: report

According to the Trade in Services Australia report, international visitors spent just over $4 billion on takeaway and restaurant meals in 2015-16, which amounted to 11.7 percent of Australia’s total tourism exports.

Etta opens in Melbourne

Etta opens in Melbourne

Etta, a contemporary neighbourhood bistro on Lygon Street, Brunswick East will open on 23 March.

Oriental Teahouse prepares for re-opening

Oriental Teahouse prepares for re-opening

Chapel Street’s Oriental Teahouse has been re-invented by restaurateur David Zhou and is set to re-open on 17 March.

New Orleans inspired NOLA opens at Barangaroo [gallery]

New Orleans inspired NOLA opens at Barangaroo [gallery]

With more than 500 American whiskies on offer, a New Orleans-inspired restaurant called NOLA Smokehouse and Bar has been added to the food offering at The Streets of Barangaroo in Sydney.

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Interim restaurant authorisations now available from Liquor & Gaming NSW

Interim restaurant authorisations now available from Liquor & Gaming NSW

From 31 January online applicants seeking to serve liquor in restaurants and cafés under standard trading hours and conditions will be eligible to obtain an interim restaurant authorisation.

Liquor & Gaming NSW reminds operators to be vigilant over festive season

Liquor & Gaming NSW reminds operators to be vigilant over festive season

Liquor & Gaming NSW has confirmed that inspectors will be maintaining a strong presence in venues across the state over the festive season.

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Explainer: where to from here on penalty rates?

Explainer: where to from here on penalty rates?

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said the government respects the ruling of the commission, but stressed that it had the power to implement the changes gradually to soften the blow for workers.

Cutting Sunday penalty rates will hurt young people the most

Cutting Sunday penalty rates will hurt young people the most

Research tells us that while a third of Australians rely on regular Sunday shifts as part of their wage, nearly 40 percent of young people rely on penalty rates to survive.

The trend to turf in 2017

The trend to turf in 2017

In her first column for Hospitality, Elizabeth Meryment laments Australia's deteriorating service standards.

The changing face of clubs in Australia

The changing face of clubs in Australia

The Epping Club’s CEO Peter Saez shares his take on the future of the club industry and its movement towards premium dining.

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Skilld slashes hospitality recruitment costs

Skilld slashes hospitality recruitment costs

It’s no secret that staffing represents a huge expense for foodservice businesses in Australia – not just because of wage costs and the penalty rate entitlements associated with a casual workforce, but also because turnover rates are high, and as...

How to cash in on the gourmet sandwich trend

How to cash in on the gourmet sandwich trend

The humble sandwich is not so humble these days. Where consumers used to be happy with sliced ham, iceberg lettuce and cheddar cheese between two slices of white bread, today’s food-savvy diners want more.

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