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Sharing Best Practice within the Scottish Hospitality Industry

  • 12/01/2015

The Institute of Hospitality, BII Scotland and The Scottish Licensed Trade Association are jointly hosting a series of free events, beginning in Edinburgh later this month, which will look at best practices within the Scottish hospitality industry.

Find out more about the Edinburgh event below.

Event: IoH Scotland/BII/SLTA Joint Event: Business Wise Briefing - Edinburgh

Date: Tuesday 28th January 2015

Venue: Lulu, 125b George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4JN


12.30pm - Registration, refreshments & networking with delegates and local suppliers 

1.30pm - Welcome - Paul Waterson, Chair SLTA Scotland

1.45pm - Provision of healthier options – How can the Hospitality, Tourism and Licensed Drinks Industry support healthier food choices? Anne Lee (NHS Scotland)

2.05pm - Skills Development Funding – How can Skills Development Scotland support your business in training and developing your staff or the future? Lawrence Durden (Skills Development Scotland SDS)

2.25pm - Reducing energy costs in your catering operation - overview of the support and advice available to Hospitality, Tourism & Licensed Trade Members and guests including; how to access free specialist advice, training, accessing funding and getting on-site support to cut energy water and raw material use – Rob Snaith (Resource Efficient Scotland)

2.45pm - Short water/coffee/tea break

3pm - Allergen compliance and food costing! – An integrated recipe solution approach using smart E Technology – Ray Lorimer FIH, EGS and Catering - At Your Convenience

3.20pm - Licensing compliance update – Stephen McGowan Chair BII

3.40pm - Training & development – Ian Pirrie Edinburgh School of Food and Wine (ESFW)

4pm - Briefing wrap up & depart

As well as the presentations you will also have the opportunity to visit a selection of stalls promoting local produce and suppliers.

BOOKING: This event is free of charge.

To register a place at this workshop please contact:

BII members to: alice@bii.org
IOH members to: scotlandchair@instituteofhospitality.org