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Media Coverage from Martin Lynch and Hospitality Solutions

The Next Big Thing

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“What’s the next big thing in food Martin? I thought – should I buy a restaurant & be ready for it!”

I’m probably like the local business advisor whom posed this question & then suggested he’d be ready for it. The hospitality business is made up of business owners who devote time to pondering, researching or trying to be at the fore front of the next big thing. Hospitality, catering, tourism, food it’s their business to know this.

What does the future hold for UK hoteliers, restaurateurs, caterers and publicans in 2013?

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What does the future hold for UK  hoteliers, restaurateurs, caterers and publicans in 2013? This 10 minute podcast rounds up what UK industry figures expect 2013 to bring to the Hospitality sector. Via website


Back To Basics


I have been carrying out some research for a client based in the hospitality & tourism business. The body of research is based around new dinning trends & customer/consumer habits. Here’s a quote that I came across “I am looking for products and brands that are real, authentic and honest, because I know I can trust what’s in them and where they come from”. Catering for taste, or giving the customer what they want. I don’t believe this statement is a trend, if you run a pub hotel, restaurant, café then surely this should form the core of the kitchen or menu

Food For All Seasons

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The Seasonality of food Here s a Quote from Michael O’Leary “At the moment the ice is free, but if we could find a way of targeting a price on it, we would” Most of us are familiar with the business model that he operates. Low cost, basically translating to very good value, if you travel at certain times. For me this involves knowing when to travel, avoiding the busy seasons & planning ahead.



What to do with rising food costs

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Published by via Hi! Voice.

Menu planning and the importance of the menu is an essential tool in creating the power to bring customers in though your front door. The menu is a highly important factor not only because of its content but also in the way it is set out. The way dishes are displayed and its use to maximize profit. When creating the menu…continue reading

An Issue With Food Costs

In a recent blog posting on my web site I wrote about what makes a great marriage – a great food marriage that is. As a young chef working in London I learnt about the true values of food marriages. This revelation on flavours & ingredient parings how the marriage of two food ingredients work together i.e. scallops & garlic. Simple flavours with no messing around. Continue reading