Articles by A4A Team

Menu Food and Drink Awards 2022 – Entries Close July 10th

A reminder that The Menu Food & Drink Awards, are open and applications will close on July 10th. In the most recent awards, which was postponed due to covid, two awards were won by Appetite for Angus members which is fantastic to see. Firstly, Independent Coffee Shop of the Year was won by the Wee

Chef Management & Leadership Training Programme

Secure FREE places for your business on the Chef Management & Leadership Training Programme Do your head chefs and aspiring head chefs have the knowledge and skills needed to manage, motivate and retain staff effectively? With chefs traditionally having been promoted because of their culinary skills, many haven’t received the management and leadership development that

Beyond the Boat – Diversifying seafood businesses in 2022

Seafood Scotland has launched an innovation programme to stimulate new seafood tourism initiatives. The pilot will see the trade body work with organisations to explore and support business diversification and to establish new tourism opportunities for the Scottish seafood industry. The ambition is to inspire seafood organisations to exploit the huge growth in food tourism

Hospitality Industry Talent Development Programme

Hospitality Industry Trust Scotland (HIT) are running a programme funded by the Scottish Government for leaders and potential leaders in the tourism and hospitality sector. It is to aid the industry’s continued recovery by allowing more people the opportunity to improve their people management skills to better lead their businesses and teams. If you are

Join Our Team! – Recruiting Now!

Appetite for Angus (A4A) is the regional food group for the county of Angus. Formed as part of the Angus Tourism Co-Operative, A4A works on behalf of its member producers and hospitality outlets to promote everything that is great about Angus food and drink. A4A wants to make Angus a destination of choice for food

Have I missed Christmas?

Are you all wrapped up ready for Christmas? Or are you missing that extra bit of sparkle? There’s still an opportunity to make sure that you’re aligning you promotional message to the key drivers of consumer choice and broadening your appeal.  There are five major themes driving consumer purchasing behaviour: our planet, plant-based, functional wellness,

The Angus Tour – Adventure Designed by You

A new tourism experience, The Angus Tour, has been launched today (Tuesday 23rd November 2021), encouraging people to head off the main roads and routes to Dundee and Aberdeen and explore Angus. Hoping to appeal to people who want to enjoy the best of Scotland in one area, “The Angus Tour, Adventure Designed by You”, takes

Coffee and Rum – the perfect combination

Arbroath based Toll House Spirits Ltd, brand owners of the Redcastle range of spirits and liqueurs, are launching their latest line today, having worked in collaboration with another local business. Sacred Grounds Coffee Company, Angus’ first coffee roastery, have long been on Toll House Spirits’ wish list for collaborating. “Kathryn, one of the directors at