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Hugh Thomas

Hugh Thomas is a freelance food journalist. Among others, he’s written for The Guardian, Foodism, Time Out, and Great British Chefs. Hugh works closely with British Street Food who, as well as running the annual British Street Food Awards, are busy getting street food into a pub near you. He tweets @hughwrites.
Posts by Hugh Thomas
How The Gallivant’s decision to scrap tips has created a better environment for its staff – and its guests

How The Gallivant’s decision to scrap tips has created a better environment for its staff – and its guests

Tipping. It’s an issue that’s gripped the industry for as long as we all remember. For a lot of restaurateurs,…
Hugh Thomas
What Can We Learn From the Man Behind the World’s Most Sustainable Restaurant?

What Can We Learn From the Man Behind the World’s Most Sustainable Restaurant?

Christian Puglisi. A name you may (or may not) have heard of. Up until the Danish (but Italian-born) Michelin starred…
Hugh Thomas
What is the experience economy, and why should restaurants embrace it?

What is the experience economy, and why should restaurants embrace it?

It’s becoming increasingly obvious that people – particularly the upcoming generations – want more than just food and drink when…
Hugh Thomas
How collaborations can intrigue your customers and help train your staff

How collaborations can intrigue your customers and help train your staff

Increasingly, the independent restaurant industry is becoming less about trying to beat the competition, and more about working with them.…
Hugh Thomas
7 Tips on how to work with bloggers and journalists

7 Tips on how to work with bloggers and journalists

Many small restaurants and food businesses don’t enlist the services of a professional PR. They simply can’t afford it. While…
Hugh Thomas