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What's On Each Day

17 March 2020

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10:30
  1. L.O.R. In Conversation
    NRB Hub
    Are we seeing growth and change for women who work in hospitality?

    L.O.R

  2. Pretzels - get yourself twisted!
    Market Kitchen Theatre
    Learn everything about German pretzels, their history, legends and regional customs as well as their production. Plus the opportunity to practice pretzel swinging, how you can vary the base product, a ...
11:00
  1. Exploring Castorani through The Art of Wine
    Grape & Grain Theatre
  2. Mark Owen, HOME
    Chef Live
    The food scene in Leeds is all the better for having Home on its doorstep - Yorkshire Post
  3. Modify This!
    Drinks Live Theatre
11:30
  1. Artisan Fresh Pasta
    Market Kitchen Theatre
    Artisan Fresh Pasta
11:45
  1. Looking after employee wellness
    NRB Hub
12:00
  1. The Joys of Sake
    Grape & Grain Theatre
    What is Sake? Discover the origins, how it is made, what food to pair it with, how to sell it and more
  2. If it doesn't look sexy, it won't taste sexy: How to take better drinks pics.
    Drinks Live Theatre
  3. Alex Nietosvuori, Hjem
    Chef Live
    Scandinavian sensation finds spiritual home in the north - The Times
12:30
  1. The Intricacy of Deep-Frying
    Market Kitchen Theatre
    The Intricacy of Deep-Frying
13:00
  1. Simon Martin, Mana
    Chef Live
    Manchester’s first Michelin Star restaurant since 1977
  2. Cocktails & Craic: Irish Whiskey, a vital cog in the cocktail revolution
    Drinks Live Theatre
  3. Reintroducing Mead
    Grape & Grain Theatre
  4. Manchester Hospitality Network
    NRB Hub
    Sales and marketing in the hospitality industry

    MHN

    JW Lees

13:30
  1. Krombacher beers and Biernuts, the perfect match
    Grape & Grain Theatre
  2. Tacos Tacos Tacos!
    Market Kitchen Theatre
    Tacos Tacos Tacos!
14:00
  1. Who needs Champagne anyway? A look at sparkling wines from other regions.
    Grape & Grain Theatre
    A look at sparkling wines from other regions with Wine & Spirit Education Trust
  2. Another f*cking PSM: step inside the UK's most popular cocktail
    Drinks Live Theatre
  3. Ryan Blackburn, The Old Stamp House
    Chef Live
    Chef Patron Ryan Blackburn is Cumbrian through and through, he is the third generation of his family to work in the Cumbrian hospitality industry, and it’s abundantly clear from his menus that he is a ...
14:30
  1. Cooking Over Live Fire
    Market Kitchen Theatre
    Cooking Over Live Fire
15:00
  1. Paul Leonard, Forestside
    Chef Live
    Paul Leonard joined Michelin-starred The Forest Side as Head Chef in 2019. Having previously cooked under the likes of Marcus Wareing and Andrew Fairlie, Paul’s Michelin experience also includes retai ...
  2. Icon of Gin: Plymouth Gin
    Drinks Live Theatre
  3. Kuits NRB Top Fifty 2020
    NRB Hub
    Reception and Awards Presentation
    Kuits NRB Top Fifty
15:30
  1. Continental Pasta & Spätzle Made with Love
    Market Kitchen Theatre
    Continental Pasta & Spätzle Made with Love
16:00
  1. English Fizz On The House
    Grape & Grain Theatre
    Is it time for UK restaurants to have a home-grown sparkler as a house wine and on their by-the-glass list?
  2. Scotch and Mezcal, terroir in Spirits?
    Drinks Live Theatre
  3. Adam Reid, Adam Reid at The French
    Chef Live
16:15
  1. Rosa's Signature Pad Thai
    Market Kitchen Theatre

18 March 2020

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  1. CitySession: Competitive Leisure
    NRB Classroom
    Do we need more than food and drink in 2020? We’ve seen axe throwing in Manchester, crazy golf in London, shuffle board clubs in Brooklyn, and escape rooms popping up everywhere; competitive leisure is the new “popping out for a few drinks”.
    CityCo
10:00
  1. The Patron Pick-Me-Up Brunch
    Drinks Live Theatre
10:30
  1. Taking great pics of food with the camera in your pocket
    NRB Classroom

    led by Dan Burns, who spent many years working as a creative designer, photographer and food stylist for industry press before setting up Natural Selection Design, the creative agency who recently directed and filmed Channel 4’s The Rebel Chef.

  2. Why Ancient Grains Matter to Our Savvy Consumer
    Market Kitchen Theatre

    Why Ancient Grains Matter to Our Savvy Consumer

11:00
  1. What do we mean when we talk about "minimal intervention" wines?
    Grape & Grain Theatre
    The term "minimal intervention" is thrown around a lot when talking about wines, and especially so-called "natural wines". But what does minimally intervening actually mean?
  2. Staff Wellbeing & Productivity, what your employees need to strive in a restaurant and bar career.
    Drinks Live Theatre
  3. Joseph Otway, Higher Ground
    Chef Live
    First in a series of residencies at The Bungalow - a security cabin on stilts within the £250 million Kampus development -  comes a pop-up restaurant named ‘Higher Ground.’
11:30
  1. Game Butchery
    Market Kitchen Theatre
    Game Butchery
11:45
  1. "Hospitality is almost impossible to teach” - picking up from Danny Meyer
    NRB Classroom
    A truly modern and empowering approach to delivering great guest and employee experiences. 
12:00
  1. Aiden Byrne, Black Friar
    Chef Live
    Former Manchester House chef Aiden Byrne is to take over Salford’s historic Black Friar pub.
  2. Old Forester ' 150th Anniversary - Taste Your Way Through History
    Drinks Live Theatre
  3. The Old and the New
    Grape & Grain Theatre
    From Original Lager to The Boilerhouse with a few happy stops in between
12:30
  1. Goodies from Granada
    Market Kitchen Theatre
13:00
  1. Ti' Punch or not Ti' Punch; the Rhum Clement Question
    Drinks Live Theatre
  2. Tommy Banks, Black Swan at Oldstead
    Chef Live
    Tommy is Chef Owner of both The Black Swan Oldstead and his latest venture Roots York. Tommy and his family opened The Black Swan Oldstead on 1st August 2006 (Yorkshire Day!). They have lived and farm ...
  3. "Hospitality is almost impossible to teach” - picking up from Danny Meyer
    NRB Classroom
    A truly modern and empowering approach to delivering great guest and employee experiences.
  4. Low Intervention Cognac with Fanny Fougerat
    Grape & Grain Theatre

    A portfolio tasting and discussion on each of the unique core expressions of unadulterated Cognac from Mme. Fanny Fougerat. 

13:30
  1. Pairing Beer with Food
    Grape & Grain Theatre
    A simple way for your teams to make it an impactful part of your offering.
  2. Dishoom: From Bombay with Love
    Market Kitchen Theatre
    Dishoom: From Bombay with Love. Chef Rishi Anand shares tips and tricks  from Dishoom’s first ever cookery book
14:00
  1. Meantime Beer Masterclass
    Grape & Grain Theatre
    Join our Beer Sommelier Dominic Apes, who will give you a peek into the history of Meantime and our founder’s Alastair Hook’s pioneering story
  2. Ben Tish, Norma
    Chef Live
    In January 2018, Ben Tish joined The Stafford London as Culinary Director, overseeing the entire food offering for the hotel, including The Game Bird restaurant, the celebrated American Bar, Wine Cell ...
  3. The Shrub Man Cometh ' a journey into shrubs with Nonsuch founder Henry Chevallier Guild
    Drinks Live Theatre
14:15
  1. How to write a Brilliant Winelist
    NRB Classroom
    Interactive session with wine legend Kate Goodman who will send you away with the template for the perfect wine list.
14:30
  1. The Perfect Scotch Egg
    Market Kitchen Theatre
    The Perfect Scotch Egg
15:00
  1. Wine on Tap
    Grape & Grain Theatre
  2. Whisky. Simplified.
    Drinks Live Theatre
    Black Rock Whisky Bars / whisky-me.com
  3. Rachel Stockley, Baratxuri
    Chef Live
    Rachel Stockley is a rare talent in the culinary world. She has the skill & imagination to create some of the most exquisite dishes outside of the Basque Country yet her deep respect for the ingredien ...
15:30
  1. How to serve a brilliant cheeseboard
    NRB Classroom
    Mary Ellen, the cheese queen herself, takes you through designing the perfect cheeseboard from making sure your selection is varied with a broad appeal to making sure you’re caring for your cheese properly. 
  2. New Generation Indian and Pakistani Cuisine
    Market Kitchen Theatre
    New Generation Indian and Pakistani Cuisine
16:00
  1. The Wines of Jerez
    Grape & Grain Theatre
    Pairing Fortified and Food
  2. Edwin Kuk, North West Young Chef of the Year 2020
    Chef Live
    It was Edwin’s passion, incredible skills and perfect execution that stood out - The Judges
    North West Young Chef of the Year
  3. What's next? Getting out from behind bars
    Drinks Live Theatre