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The Erudus Podcast S1, EP8 - Afternoon Tea Week (Laura Akano - Etiquette Expert)

In trying times – and there’s no denying that recent times have been trying – there’s nothing so comforting to the British as a lovely cup of tea. Afternoon tea is one of our most treasured traditions, and a hugely profitable market for foodservice businesses across the country. A perfect fit then, for Episode 8 of the Erudus Podcast…

Ahead of Afternoon Tea Week (10-16 August), host Andrew speaks to Laura Akano – Principal coach, consultant and trainer at Polished Manners school of Etiquette about the origins of Afternoon Tea and the etiquette to observe at it, as well as defining etiquette itself and how it’s been affected by the advances in technology and the COVID 19 pandemic.

And of course, we go through some of the biggest news stories in the foodservice industry right now, and explore how they might affect and impact those of us in it. This month that includes:

  • The Help Out to Eat Out scheme being introduced in August to help Caterers get back on their feet.
  • The government’s plans to tackle obesity through restricting adverts for junk food before 9pm.

You can listen to Episode 8 here and you can also search for the Erudus Podcast on your favourite podcast player to subscribe.

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