Lavazza Group Vice Presidents and cousins Marco and Giuseppe Lavazza have returned to Melbourne with one eye on the tennis and the other on growing their Australian presence in the food service sector. Read more
Outdoor dining is expected to surge this Australia Day as diners seek to enjoy their day off in the sun.
Restaurant & Catering Australia (R&CA) CEO John Hart predicts a record number of operators will remain open on 26 January, despite penalty rates of up to 2.75 times applying on these days.
On January 31, five of Adelaide’s best bartenders will challenge five talented baristas in the ultimate coffee cocktail smackdown at Bank Street Social in Hindley Street, Adelaide.
Mr Black Spirits Co and Milklab will host the event, which will put baristas head to head with the bartenders to see who’s got what it takes to create the best coffee cocktail. Read more
The Melbourne International Coffee Expo has announced a range of Specialty Coffee Association of Europe (in transition to the Specialty Coffee Association) certified courses will be offered at the event, taking place from 31 March to 1 April. Read more
If dining out or eating on-the-go leaves you feeling guilty, you’re not alone. Read more
The Fair Work Ombudsman has launched workplace flexibility, diversity and discrimination courses to help small businesses understand the law. Read more
Café diners are encouraged to snap, share, and savour outdoor dining experiences this summer with the launch of the Savour Summer Instagram competition. Read more
Six baristas will compete in the De Lish Dessert Latte Art Smackdown final this weekend. Read more
Scott Rao, one of the world’s leading coffee roasting consultants, is coming to Australia to host masterclasses in January 2017. Read more
Registration for Open Heats events at the ASCA National Coffee Championships will be open from 1 February. Read more