A thousand restaurants across the world will put sustainability on the menu this week as they take part in the Sustainable Restaurant Association’s (SRA) One Planet Plate campaign, launching on 24 March. Chefs and restaurateurs will serve dishes that highlight what their business is doing to address problems within the food system – problems highlighted […]

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**** Due to a last minute cancellation – we have just 2 places left –  please email bookings@hardens.com****   An exclusive, one-off event hosted by Harden’s Restaurant Guide co-founder Peter Harden and celebrated chef, and president of the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA), Raymond Blanc, at the magnificent Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons in Great Milton, […]

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The Chancellor’s budget for 2016 has proved rather divisive since its unveiling last week. From Jeremy Corbyn’s calls for George Osborne to resign over a purported £4.4 billion black hole in the numbers to Iain Duncan’s Smith’s dramatic exit, it has split opinion among the general public, politicians and the catering industry. One aspect of […]

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The Sustainable Restaurant Association has announced its shortlist for the People’s Favourite category at the Food Made Good Awards 2016. Among the nominees is the staff canteen at one of the West Country’s best known dairies; a Hertfordshire park café with a 10-strong team of volunteers with learning difficulties; an organic, vegetarian tearoom in the Lake […]

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Two very different restaurants, 700 miles apart, were named joint winners of the Sustainable Restaurant of the Year award yesterday (23 February) in London. Daylesford Organic, which operates three organic cafés in the Cotswolds and London, and The Captain’s Galley (Britain’s most northerly mainland restaurant) received their awards from Raymond Blanc, president of the Sustainable Restaurant […]

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