Caroline Baldwin

Caroline Baldwin

Assistant editor (acting)

Caroline is acting assistant editor at The Caterer, looking after features for print and online. While also assisting the editor and contributing news stories, she also looks after Menuwatches and has oversight of the foodservice sector as her beat.

News

Searcys says Christmas won't fall flat as 700 Champagne cases are held at port

04 October 2021 by

Supply chain challenges hit events and champagne experts Searcys as house label Champagne stuck in UK port due to the ongoing HGV driver crisis, fuel shortages and paperwork problems.

Chef

Book review: Macedonia – Recipes and Stories from the Balkans by Katerina Nitsou

23 September 2021 by

The opening paragraph of Macedonia – Recipes and Stories from the Balkans describes Macedonian food as “rustic and unassuming, guided by the land and perfected by the people”, setting the scene for what is a love letter to the cuisine[...]

Book review: Middle Eastern Sweets by Salma Hage Chef

Book review: Middle Eastern Sweets by Salma Hage

02 September 2021 by

Middle Eastern Sweets is a collection of classic recipes from Salma Hage’s childhood in the mountains[...]

Koya Ko brings vertical dining to London's Hackney Restaurant

Koya Ko brings vertical dining to London's Hackney

02 September 2021 by

Shuko Oda and John Devitt are bringing tachigui – standing while dining – to London with[...]

Tattu to open first London site at Outernet’s Now Building News

Tattu to open first London site at Outernet’s Now Building

31 August 2021 by

Independent restaurant group Tattu is expanding into London, with its fifth site due to open in[...]

Minute on the clock: Rick Stein Restaurants' Jack Stein on business tactics to survive Covid Profiles

Minute on the clock: Rick Stein Restaurants' Jack Stein on business tactics to survive Covid

27 August 2021 by

Jack Stein, Rick Stein restaurants’ chef-director – and middle son of Rick Stein – talks about[...]

Marcus Wareing on his new training programme and why he has never been busier outside the kitchen Chef

Marcus Wareing on his new training programme and why he has never been busier outside the kitchen

25 August 2021

The industry has suffered due to the pandemic and the staff shortage, but Marcus Wareing is thinking constructively. He speaks about being a MasterChef mentor, launching his Forward with Marcus Wareing training scheme with Compass Group and how he’s no[...]

Vivek Singh, chef-patron of Westminster’s Cinnamon Club, celebrates 20 years of Indian fine dining in the UK Chef

Vivek Singh, chef-patron of Westminster’s Cinnamon Club, celebrates 20 years of Indian fine dining in the UK

18 August 2021

Chef Vivek Singh is celebrating 20 years of the Cinnamon Club, but the journey is far from over. He speaks about breaking the mould for Indian restaurants in the UK, telling guests what they should want and how he’s ensuring[...]

Seasoned secures five-year event contract with Merlin Entertainments News

Seasoned secures five-year event contract with Merlin Entertainments

17 August 2021 by

Events company Seasoned has secured a contract with Merlin Entertainments to provide management and catering services[...]

Searcys nets five-year deal at Institution of Engineering and Technology News

Searcys nets five-year deal at Institution of Engineering and Technology

09 August 2021 by

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has chosen Searcys to provide catering for its internal[...]

Minute on the clock: the Breakfast Group's Eric Yu on moving from nightclubs to restaurants and cocktail bars Profiles

Minute on the clock: the Breakfast Group's Eric Yu on moving from nightclubs to restaurants and cocktail bars

06 August 2021 by

Eric Yu, the founder of Breakfast Group, who is behind London venues including Saint and Jerusalem[...]

Big Mamma's Victor Lugger on opening Ave Mario in Covent Garden Profiles

Big Mamma's Victor Lugger on opening Ave Mario in Covent Garden

30 July 2021 by

Brexit isn’t stopping Victor Lugger, the co-founder of the Big Mamma Group, who imports authentic Italian[...]

Compass Future of Food event: sustainability makes business sense News

Compass Future of Food event: sustainability makes business sense

21 July 2021

At an event held in London this week, Compass gathered together partners and sustainability experts to discuss the climate crisis and how, by working together, food businesses can reduce their carbon emissions and help the planet.

Elior signs £13m contract with Birmingham City FC News

Elior signs £13m contract with Birmingham City FC

20 July 2021

Elior has secured a five-year deal with Birmingham City FC to become the club’s catering partner.

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.

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