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Brighton, Hove, and Sussex hospitality industry news, benefits and all the latest vacancies.

Michael Bremner, a chef spotlight

Tip Jar interviews Michael Bremner from 64 Degrees and Murmur, where we speak to the Great British Menu winner about the hospitality industry and what he looks for when recruiting.


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Meet Phil Bartley

We talk to Brighton mover and shaker Phil Bartley from Bartley Kitchen Management about his training and experiences in hospitality.  From cheffing and chef development, to food design and his multi-venue management business. 


Happening now - The 1st hospitality apprenticeship week

The Hospitality Sector, with the support of the National Apprenticeship Service (NAS), is delighted to have launched the first Hospitality Apprenticeship Week 5th - 9th August. Come on in and find out more about how you can increase the awareness of professional careers in the hospitality industry as the industry addresses its skill balance. 

Get involved 
#FireItUp #ComeOnIn #HospitalityCareers with their social media toolkit

This coming weekend, the first Brighton Marina Food Festival

Organised by the Great British Charcuterie Co and Phil Bartley The Brighton Marina Food Festival is coming on 10th August.

Show your local support with plenty of local Sussex traders - and it would be great to see this event as another local and annual food event.


Have you tried the legendary Biggie Smorls?

Can lunch get better than this? We meet Sarah from the incredible Smorls at Brighton Open Market as she introduces us to one of their signature meals which is their 'Biggie Smorls' or their Falafel Pitta. Video

Social media top tips

Social media gives you an instant direct line to people who are potentially interested in your  business and it is an inexpensive way of getting your message out there.

But do you know the basics, or would you like a few top tips?

Here is our restaurant social media 'users guide' for aspiring novices. 


In other news

August Food & Drink Events

Discover all the food & drink events in August in this comprehensive monthly round up.

Submit your food and drinks events on Facebook

With a 1,000 members, why not submit all your venues events for free in this active food and drink specific group

Edward Street Plans

Edward Street Quarter, the redevelopment of the old Amex House site in John Street, Brighton, will have three green spaces and a huge roof terrace - plans unveiled

NEW: Matt Gillan opens Heritage this month

One of Sussex’s finest rural destination venues, a beacon of quality food, drink and hospitality. With the amenities of a luxury hotel and the warmth and comfort of a countryside pub. Find out more.

62 hot hospitality vacancies

As we hit high season in Brighton, RB Jobs surpasses the 60 job vacancies mark. 

Latest roles this week include

Find out who's recruiting this month.

Brighton hospitality discounts

A date for the diary

 Your month by month guide to the best food and drink events in Brighton, Hove and Sussex.

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