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December 3rd, 2023
Cooking Gift Ideas: Christmas Gifts for Home Chefs

Christmas 2023 is almost here. It’s time for a last minute gift scrabble for the chef – or home cooker – in your life. While some ready 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 […]

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November 29th, 2023
Quality vs. Cost: The Balance in Commercial Kitchen Rentals

Finding the perfect commercial kitchen rentals is not just a matter of convenience. It’s a pivotal decision that can make or break your food business.  Navigating the world of commercial kitchen rentals requires a keen understanding of the delicate dance between quality and cost. In this guide, we’ll explore the factors that can help you […]

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bustling street food market
November 20th, 2023
How to Start a Street Food Business in London

If you’re an aspiring street food vendor in London, we want to share some advice. No fluff, just practical steps to turn your passion into a thriving business venture.  London is a world leader for food, and of course, street food. Cultural diversity and creativity in the food scene, allow London to exceed many of […]

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November 15th, 2023
How Much Does It Cost to Rent a Commercial Kitchen: UK?

When launching a food business, pockets are tight, receipts pile up and money flows quicker than planned. We’re the first to say that  ‘cutting corners’ isn’t always the best business practice, but a cost-saving is always appreciated. Shopping around and educating yourself on industry-standard pricing for big-ticket items is one way to start saving money. […]

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October 23rd, 2023
Arcadia Avenue Purpose-Built Commercial Kitchens in Finchley

In the heart of Finchley, North London, a culinary revolution is underway.  Arcadia Avenue, our FIRST purpose-built commercial kitchen rentals, is set to redefine how food businesses operate. Innovation, convenience, and modernity meet to provide London food businesses with a space like no other.  Let’s take a look at Arcadia Avenue and your potential future […]

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October 17th, 2023
Commercial Cold Room Maintenance and Cleaning Tips

In the food and pharmaceutical industries, whether you’re a fresh start-up or an established company, the safe and reliable storage of products is a mission-critical task.  Walk-in cold rooms are an impeccable solution for storing bulk orders and surplus supplies, ensuring a hygienic and professional environment. However, proper maintenance is the linchpin of maintaining a […]

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October 12th, 2023
Benefits of Affordable Commercial Kitchen Hire for Startups

London’s food startup scene is brimming with innovation, but it’s no secret that it comes with a hefty price tag. Within a city renowned for soaring costs and fierce competition, every penny counts. Affordable commercial kitchen hire is changing the game. Affordable commercial kitchen rentals provide a crucial boost to the aspirations of budding food […]

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September 26th, 2023
Kitchen Safety: Optimising Commercial Kitchen Ventilation

In the fast-paced world of restaurant operations, ensuring the safety of your kitchen staff and the efficiency of your equipment is paramount. One often-overlooked yet critical aspect of achieving this balance is the proper functioning of your commercial kitchen ventilation system. So, on that note, welcome to our guide on optimising your kitchen vents for […]

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September 13th, 2023
The Rebirth of Food and Beverage Industry Jobs

Employment in the food and beverage industry is making a strong comeback, bringing a sense of optimism and fresh opportunities for those in the hospitality sector. Despite once-in-a-generation events that turned our lives upside down, the industry has weathered the storm. From the unanticipated disruptions of a pandemic, the tremors of the economic emergency, to […]

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