The Boss of The Future

The Future Boss Recently I spent some time working semi-undercover to align some client expectations on their management team. I was alarmed by some of the practices I saw and how the management generally didn’t care or often said: “oh just throw some hands at it, that will fix it”. What really struck me was [...]

By |2019-01-10T13:02:57+00:00January 10th, 2019|AI, Brands, Food, GenX, Hospitality, London, Millennial, Robot, Travel, Trends|0 Comments

Brunch but not as you know it!

Brunch For generations, the three meal a day structure has been the norm. In fact, most people alive can remember the health education in schools and on television exhorting the value of a good breakfast. Don’t skip breakfast was the advice of the day for at least the last two generations. Despite this, we have [...]

Is the traditional restaurant review Dead?

With the recent purchase of the iconic restaurant review brand Zagat by The Infatuation a relative newcomer with a more ‘social influencer’ approach to reviewing restaurants, I ask is the traditional restaurant review dead? Zagat - The Old School Way Zagat was founded on the most basic principle of word of mouth recommendations and over [...]

Has the London restaurant bubble truly burst?

Byron Burger, Dock Kitchen, Modern Pantry, Venetia, HKK, L’Autre Pied, Paradise Garage, Embassy East these are a few of the closures London has seen in 2017 as I ask the question has the growth in London’s restaurant gone pop? London Closures The year started with restaurateurs Will Beckett and Huw Gott closing Foxlow Stoke Newington [...]

By |2018-09-29T09:05:28+00:00December 19th, 2017|Brands, Food, GenX, Hospitality, London, Millennial, Travel, Trends|0 Comments

AirBnB Growth Mean More Opportunities For Food And Drink Operators

The seeds for a significant transformation within the tourism accommodation sector were laid in 2007 in the form of three air mattresses on the floor of a San Francisco apartment. A major conference was in town, and two recent university graduates had used a simple website to successfully advertise their apartment as an ‘AirBed & [...]

By |2018-04-17T08:23:17+00:00November 15th, 2017|AirBnB, Brands, Food, Hospitality, Millennial, Travel, Trends|0 Comments