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Sourcing Sustainable Food in Hotels

Sourcing Sustainable Food in Hotels

…munity relationships, increased customer loyalty, and improved morale and loyalty among staff. It is also an opportunity to demonstrate to stakeholders the importance placed on sustainability issues In the UK the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) works directly with restaurants and hotels to improve their sustainability. We recently got in touch to find out why making restaurants more sustainable is so important and how they go about…

Talking Point: Can we really source sustainable interiors?

…nsustainable or inherently polluting suppliers. In particular, hotel interiors and furniture adds to these issues as manufacturers often place sustainability as a secondary consideration – potentially leading to the use of unsustainable raw materials, single-use packaging and damaging chemicals. Ultimately, this requires hospitality furniture manufacturers to carefully evaluate each stage of their supply chain in order to guarantee sustainable

Sustainability in the Kitchen – Food & Drink

…r from the menu and donating profits to help fund access to sanitary tap water in the developing world. It is not just about a product’s carbon footprint, says Mark Sainsbury, co-director of the recently launched Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA), based in the UK: “Being sustainable in our industry includes paying staff properly, not overcharging customers, paying suppliers on time, getting involved with the community. To have a finite…

Devon beach cafe & Marriott among Sustainable Restaurant Awards winners

…he Sustainable Restaurant Awards 2013. Cafe-ODE, in Shaldon, Devon, has followed its partner restaurant ODE-dining in becoming Sustainable Restaurant of the Year, in the second year of the awards organised by the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA), in association with Unilever Food Solutions. Marriott Hotels International, with 58 sites across the UK, has been named Sustainable Large Restaurant Group of the Year. The 14 winners of the…

Hotels shortlisted for Sustainable Restaurant Awards

  Sustainable cooking at The Pig A number of responsible hotels have reached the shortlists for the 2015 Sustainable Restaurant Awards. The awards (sponsored by Unilever Food Solutions) recognise the achievements of the very best sustainable food service businesses in the UK and globally, based – and assessed – on the three pillars of sustainability; Sourcing, Society and Environment. The shortlisted businesses are incredibly diverse and…

Hotels come out top at Sustainable Restaurant Association awards

The Pig in Brockenhurst has been named Sustainable Hotel Restaurant of the Year at the Sustainable Restaurant Association Awards. Alongside The Pig in Brockenhurst, other hotel restaurants picked up awards and recognition. Arbor Restaurant at the impressive eco Green House Hotel in Bournemouth won the SRA Award for Environment and Les Orangeries in Lussac les Chateaux in France has been named International Sustainable Restaurant of the Year….

Sustainable Interior Design

…on needs to be part of, and enhance, it. Proximity Hotel, US The first hotel to achieve the US Green Building Council’s highest Platinum LEED rating, Proximity Hotel in North Carolina, built and operated by Quaintance-Weaver Restaurants and Hotels, has many sustainable design features including low-emitting VOC paints, adhesives and carpets, and custom-designed furniture, original artwork and shelving made of walnut SkyBlend (particleboard made…

Sustainable Restaurant Association launches Global Rating System

…enables diners to choose restaurants that match their sustainability priorities wherever they are in the world, and means chefs can compare their credentials internationally, was launched earlier this week by the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA). Some of the best restaurants in the world have already completed the SRA rating and a number of others have committed to doing so. Narisawa, the two Michelin-starred restaurant in Tokyo, won the…

The Lovat, Loch Ness: joined up thinking on reducing carbon

…icates your hotel has been awarded for its sustainability. 2007 – Gold GTBS award (first award) 2008 – VIBES Management award 2008 – Envirowise Resource Efficiency award 2012 – Carbon Trust Carbon Management award 2012 – CIS Sustainable Business award 2013 – Catey’s Sustainable Hotel award 2017 – Gold GTBS award (ongoing) GH: What other aspects of your sustainability would you like to draw attention to? We have a simple system for ordering new…

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