Restaurants go sustainable for food waste management

Measures like composting and donation have been adopted by restaurants to tackle food waste. Food wastage in restaurants in the city is handled better due to rising awareness of effective food waste management. Donation and recycling is being practiced. Madhukar M Shetty, secretary, Karnataka Pradesh Hotel and Restaurant Association (KPHRA) said restaurants either donate the […]

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Changes in GST will affect customers more than restaurants

Food delivery services will charge the customer more to tackle the compliance cost added by the government. Food delivery services will now collect five per cent GST from restaurants which will increase their compliance cost leading to an increase in the final charges. Pradeep from Bengali Delicious, Rajarajeswari Nagar said, “As this new change in […]

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Women missing in the culinary industry

Professional kitchens remain male-dominated. Gender disparity is still a major challenge in the Indian culinary industry. Jaipur: A prominent question that often crops up in professional kitchens is: Where are the women? Though women do pursue culinary courses, Indian restaurants and kitchens are seen to be male-dominated. Research shows that men make up for 80-90 […]

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Food deliveries to help fight the Covid war

Restaurants across the city have volunteered to distribute free meals to Covid-19 patients. Chandigarh: It’s been almost a week since Sukhpreet tested positive for Covid-19. Living alone in Chandigarh, without his family to take care of him, has made it difficult for him to do all the daily chores and keep himself healthy. Ordering food […]

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Most restaurants not accessible to the disabled

Bangalore was considered to be the most livable city in the country. However, people with disabilities like blindness, deafness, dwarfism, locomotor disability, etc. face challenges to access restaurants. Bengaluru: Restaurants don’t easily offer menus that are accessible to visually impaired, people with hearing impairments or locomotor disabilities which puts them at a disadvantage. In December […]

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Disposable utensils make a comeback

Food-stall owners are using disposable utensils to minimize contact with customers and ensure safety from coronavirus. Indore: Food-stall owners, who earlier used steel plates and glass tumblers, can now be seen serving food and beverages in plastic and paper disposables to ensure safety from COVID-19. The leniency of the authorities in collecting fines has contributed […]

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Restaurants take the offline route

Deep discounts provided by various food delivery applications have become a reason for restaurants to withdraw their collaboration with them. By Shubhangi Mathur In the wake of #logout campaign launched by National Restaurants Association of India (NRAI), more than 2500 restaurants have logged out of the food delivering aggregators across the nation. Many restaurants are […]

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