Kitchen talk.

Find out what’s cooking in the Dephna kitchen this week.
Wrapped christmas gifts
December 3rd, 2021
Cooking Gift Ideas 2021: Christmas Gifts for Home Chefs

Christmas 2021 is almost here. While some may be pleased to wave goodbye to the year, it has been a year of innovation, community, and for some – the year they launched a food business!  With the number of takeaways and home food deliveries skyrocketing, the pandemic was the perfect time to get a food […]

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JustEat delivery driver riding bike
November 22nd, 2021
How to Start a Food Delivery Business in the UK

Food delivery service was a bonus option for restaurants for many years, but the tables have turned. For a business to capitalise on the food market and keep up with the competition, allowing online ordering is now essential for success.  Nowadays, start-ups often overlook the need to rent a commercial kitchen with a physical store […]

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November 17th, 2021
How to Be a Fresh and Sustainable Food Brand

COP26 has just come to an end in Glasgow. The purpose of the annual conference was to shine a global spotlight on climate change, emergency actions and evoke thoughts in us all on how we can play our role in combatting global warming.  Hopefully, the gathering has inspired business owners in all industries to discover […]

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A variety of food takeaways
November 12th, 2021
Future of Food; What Might Our Takeaways Look Like in 2030?

Food delivery has become a global market worth more than £150 billion, having more than tripled since 2017 and, since the pandemic in London alone, restaurants are selling an extra 900,000 takeaway meals a week via popular apps like Deliveroo and Uber Eats.  Although the takeaway industry is certainly booming, the food sector will face […]

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October 25th, 2021
COP26; What Is It and Why a Sustainable Food Industry Matters

Climate change is real, it’s happening, and it’s something we are all conscious about. The world is 1° C warmer than in the pre-industrial era, causing glaciers to melt, sea levels to rise, and rainforest destruction to name a few concerns. There’s still time to change the course of action.  To avoid the point of […]

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Kitchen staff smiling
October 13th, 2021
Maximising Staff Productivity in Your Commercial Kitchen

Maximising staff productivity in your commercial kitchen is one of the most significant factors for business success. Whether it be your head chef or kitchen porter, ensuring all of your kitchen and catering staff are able to do their work with maximum efficiency and effectiveness will help you meet your goals and maintain profitability. With […]

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Commercial kitchen
September 25th, 2021
Questions You Should Ask When Renting a Commercial Kitchen

Committing to a commercial kitchen rental for your food business is a big step and one that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Kitchen space is the foundation of your food production organisation and finding the perfect kitchen to rent can sky-rocket your success. The first few steps in renting your commercial space will be among the […]

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Woman holiday smart phone showing a food ordering app
September 20th, 2021
The Revolutionary Rise of ECommerce Food Sales

The last few years have seen a revolutionary overhaul of ecommerce food sales.  Although COVID-19 heavily influenced the sector, the online food industry is accelerating at rapid rates and is on track to be worth over £110 billion by the end of 2021. Through convenience, a shift in consumer behaviour and external factors that none […]

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Chef preparing food next to two boiling cooking pans
September 14th, 2021
The Ultimate Guide to Commercial Kitchen Rules & Regulations

How Important are Commercial Kitchen Regulations? When it comes to running a commercial catering kitchen, there are a number of important rules and UK commercial kitchen regulations to follow to ensure your kitchen is safe and sanitary and of course practical. Complying with legislation is very important and guarantees that you won’t wind up with a […]

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