Lisa Jenkins

Lisa Jenkins

Managing Editor

Lisa Jenkins is managing editor at The Caterer and oversees food, drink and equipment news and features in the magazine and online. She is also the main contact for all of the suppliers to the industry. Lisa contributes chef and people features and also manages events including the prestigious Acorn Awards, Best Places to Work in Hospitality and the People Summit. She is also a long-term supporter and organiser of the Acorn Scholarship, as well as The Caterer’s KP of the Year competition and the Seafood Restaurant of the Year.

Products

Heineken delists all PET bottles from its on-trade network

11 October 2021 by

Heineken UK has announced a move to delist all PET bottles from its on-trade network, with the removal of PET for cider and beer saving almost six million PET bottles, or 170 tonnes, of plastic per year.

People

PM Café opens at Westminster Kingsway College

11 October 2021 by

A new café has opened at Westminster Kingsway College to help provide a haven and network base for young people working in the London hospitality community.

Hospitality students and chefs team up for charity barbecue competition Chef

Hospitality students and chefs team up for charity barbecue competition

30 September 2021 by

Chefs and hospitality students from across the country competed in a charity cook-off at the Dirty[...]

Westminster Kingsway graduates celebrate with a bang People

Westminster Kingsway graduates celebrate with a bang

30 September 2021 by

Around 200 students and apprentices donned in mortar boards and gowns have been awarded their graduation[...]

CH&CO extends its Gathered Table concept with new chef collaborations News

CH&CO extends its Gathered Table concept with new chef collaborations

30 September 2021 by

CH&CO has extended its Gathered Table initiative across the whole of the group to help shape[...]

Bidfood aims to become carbon neutral by 2045 Products

Bidfood aims to become carbon neutral by 2045

30 September 2021 by

Foodservice supplier Bidfood has announced its commitment to a net zero carbon target in a bid[...]

Bidfresh advises operators to focus on local produce for the festive season Products

Bidfresh advises operators to focus on local produce for the festive season

30 September 2021

Fresh produce supplier Bidfresh has said that festive menus built around fresh and local food will inspire post-lockdown customers to eat out in the run-up to the peak Christmas and New Year trading period.

Britvic switches on-the-go bottles to 100% recycled Products

Britvic switches on-the-go bottles to 100% recycled

30 September 2021

Britvic announced last month that a number of its brands will be moving to 100% rPET (recycled plastic), across single serve 500ml and/ or 600ml bottles.

Pathways: KK Prabakaran, executive head housekeeper at Dukes London, on why he wants to see more housekeepers in the top roles People

Pathways: KK Prabakaran, executive head housekeeper at Dukes London, on why he wants to see more housekeepers in the top roles

24 September 2021 by

KK Prabakaran, executive head housekeeper at Dukes London in Mayfair, thinks that socialising is the key[...]

New products: Utopia’s Favourite, Pinti Inox Hive chopsticks, Carpigiani UK's Ice-O-Matic UCG Series, Products

New products: Utopia’s Favourite, Pinti Inox Hive chopsticks, Carpigiani UK's Ice-O-Matic UCG Series,

17 September 2021 by

A look at the latest food, drink and equipment to hit the market.

Pathways: Zoe Gill, sector development chef at Brakes, on uniting families and supporting children with food People

Pathways: Zoe Gill, sector development chef at Brakes, on uniting families and supporting children with food

17 September 2021 by

Zoe Gill, sector development chef at Brakes, has worked her way up from deli assistant to[...]

Bookings open for FEA Light Equipment and Tableware Forum 2022 Products

Bookings open for FEA Light Equipment and Tableware Forum 2022

16 September 2021 by

The 2022 FEA Light Equipment and Tableware Forum (LET) is open for bookings and scheduled for[...]

BFFF initiative to support foodservice industry through Brexit ‘pain points’ Products

BFFF initiative to support foodservice industry through Brexit ‘pain points’

14 September 2021

To address the ongoing issues caused by Brexit, the British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF) has announced a series of new resources to support the industry.

Hakkasan marks 20 years with a celebratory menu Chef

Hakkasan marks 20 years with a celebratory menu

08 September 2021

Hakkasan in Hanway Place is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a commemorative menu across both its London sites that embraces traditional Cantonese ingredients and modern techniques.

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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