An Airbnb-like service for food catering has launched in Australia

Yep crowd sourcing start-ups aren’t going anywhere anytime soon as people are heavily influenced by the innovative model of services like Airbnb. It’s led to some creative ideas in the past, and Melbourne-based start up CaterNow seems to be no exception, allowing users both corporate and consumer to easily find local caterers without having to fork out bucketloads to the big guys. ... Read More | Share it now!

Fratelli Famous opens on Eagle Street Pier (Brisbane)

Fratelli Fresh’s fast-casual pizzeria spin-off, Fratelli Famous, has been very well received in Sydney and Melbourne this year, expanding as part of Rockpool Dining Group’s (formerly Urban Purveyor Group) ambitious plans that have seen the hospitality group grow immensely in 2016. Now it’s Brisbane’s turn to get the city’s first Fratelli Famous, and where better to make their debut then on Eagle Street Pier right next to the same group’s Saké Restaurant & Bar and Bavarian Bier Café?... Read More | Share it now!

Canadian Club are bringing their Racquet Club pop ups to Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane

Canadian Club are getting in on that slice of summer celebration by introducing pop-up racquet clubs across Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane for December and January. In an effort to build anticipation for one of the country’s largest annual sporting events, the Australian Open, the pop ups will be using some of the country’s best known venues to offer the public specialty Canadian Club cocktails (CC & Dry included) designed to help balance the heat of those sunny days. ... Read More | Share it now!

Saké’s epic dragon egg dessert gets a makeover; launches in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane

It was first introduced at Saké Double Bay but then quickly become such a popular dessert it made it onto the menu at the original Saké The Rocks. Now The Dragon Egg has found its way to four more restaurants in the popular Japanese dining portfolio, appearing at Melbourne’s Saké Flinders Lane and Saké Hamer Hall, and Brisbane’s Saké Eagle Street Pier. From December 1st, anyone who selects any set menu at either of these restaurants will end their feast with this exquisitely crafted dessert.... Read More | Share it now!

InterContinental Hotels & Resorts are celebrating classic cocktails with a slick new menu

70 years in and InterContinental Hotels & Resorts are still at the forefront of premium travel around the world. And as one of the leading hotel brands, it only seems right that they celebrate such a milestone by connecting many of their finest properties around the world through one celebratory cocktail menu, fashioned as the “Worldly Classics Collection”.... Read More | Share it now!

Urban Purveyor Group acquire Neil Perry’s Rockpool Group

As they approach the end of what has been a tremendous year of growth, hospitality juggernaut Urban Purveyor Group have announced a merger with Neil Perry’s Rockpool Group to create what is now known as Rockpool Dining Group. It’s a coup for the Quadrant Private Equity backed group, who have employed global hospitality veteran Thomas Pash to serve as Chief Executive Officer in collaboration with Perry, who will moving into a new role as Head of Culinary. ... Read More | Share it now!

UberEATS will deliver candy and last minute Halloween costumes around Australia today

In a bizarre but super convenient promotion for Halloween, UberEATS will be helping their customers, both old and new, get involved in the ghoulish celebrations by offering “trick or treat” packs in collaboration with M&M’s. Today anyone in the UberEATS cities of Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth or Sydney will be able to open up the app and tell a driver to fang it on over to them with a bag of treat-sized chocolates (we’re making the educated guess that M&M’s will be in there among other things) and a Halloween costume, seemingly picked at random or from a selection via the app.... Read More | Share it now!