Never mind the spatchcocks… Caterer's January quiz

29 January 2014 by
Never mind the spatchcocks… Caterer's January quiz

Think you remember everything that happened in the hospitality industry in January? Try our light-hearted end-of-month quiz and find out… (if you can't see the interactive quiz, please see the text version below)

Tip: If the question appears to be cut off, mouse over it to see more.


7 - 8 Tasting menu with matching wine flight
5 - 6 Three courses and a cheese board
3 - 4 Takeaway pizza
1 - 2


Six of the top 10 rated B&Bs on Tripadvisor were in the UK, including the overall winner. What was the Dorset property called?

a) Bindon Bottom
b) Timtam Top
c) Dangly Down

Which school meal champion called for a ban on energy drinks in school?

a) Jamie Oliver
b) John Vincent
c) Prue Leith

Which classic cartoon character is set to become the subject of a series of themed restaurants?

a) Top Cat
b) Garfield
c) Danger Mouse

Ziberflat, the UK's first pay-per-minute cafe, opened in Shoreditch earlier this month. How did the owners describe it?

a) A piece of cake to run
b) Easy money
c) A treehouse for grown-ups

Why was a London McDonald's forced to apologise to its customers?

a) It put up a mis-spelt sign banning youths after 7pm?
b) It ran out of ketchup
c) A crew member jumped on the counter and screamed ‘it's not fillet-o-fish, it's FILET, damn you!'

Raithwaite Estate in Yorkshire launched a salon for man's best friend. But what is it called?

a) Pampered Pooches
b) Diamond Dogs
c) The Dog Spa

Manchester United boss David Moyes was mocked on the menu of a North Yorkshire pizzeria. How did it describe the Manchester United Calzone?

a) A cosmopolitan blend of high-class ingredients that fold under the slightest pressure
b) An under-done pizza that could really benefit from some Fergie Time
c) A bit leaky, like Man U's defence

What reason did Marcus Wareing give for his plans to relaunch his eponymous, two-Michelin-starred restaurant at the Berkeley hotel as ‘Marcus', a more informal offer?

a) ‘Michelin stars alone will not fill restaurants'
b) ‘The cost of laundering white linen is just plain silly'
c) ‘My waiters hate wearing ties'

Caterer and Hotelkeeper - Quiz of the year 2013 >>

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