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Industry minute with Emily Murray

Industry minute with Emily Murray

Emily Murray brings to Riverland Group 20 years of hospitality experience in key roles with companies such as Van Haandel…
Industry minute with Hilary McNevin

Industry minute with Hilary McNevin

Hilary McNevin is a Melbourne-based food writer, facilitator and digital content manager. She worked FOH in restaurants for 15 years…
Industry minute with Anthea Loucas Bosha

Industry minute with Anthea Loucas Bosha

As CEO of Food and Wine Victoria, Anthea Loucas Bosha is responsible for the renowned Melbourne Food and Wine Festival,…
Australia’s top 4 restaurant industry trends and challenges for 2020

Australia’s top 4 restaurant industry trends and challenges for 2020

The restaurant business is not for the faint hearted. A new year presents new opportunities and new challenges for the…
Top industry trends for 2019

Top industry trends for 2019

The restaurant industry is changing at lightning pace, with new technology and global influences impacting local venues more than ever…
Niche is the word: experts reveal 2019 restaurant trends

Niche is the word: experts reveal 2019 restaurant trends

With an ever-growing number of restaurants opening across Australia, it’s more important than ever for those in the industry to…
Justin North: ‘What I’ve learned from 30 years in the restaurant biz’

Justin North: ‘What I’ve learned from 30 years in the restaurant biz’

It’s been nearly three decades since Justin North began his culinary career as an apprentice in New Zealand. During that…
Trends and challenges for Australia’s restaurant industry in 2018

Trends and challenges for Australia’s restaurant industry in 2018

Three industry experts reveal their insights into what will be hot and what problems restaurateurs may face this year. 
Matt Preston shares his tips for restaurants

Matt Preston shares his tips for restaurants

When it comes to picking good restaurants, it’s fair to say Matt Preston is more qualified than most. As well…