Andrew Hazel from Giraffe

This April, we met the Head of Food Development at Giraffe, Andrew Hazel, for our Meet the Chef series. He got into the nitty gritty about his role as well as telling us a bit more about his history with cooking and his foodie favourites… Life at GiraffeSummed up by Andrew, Giraffe’s all about “Big flavours. Positive vibes. Family friendly. Happy people.” Creating delish dishes since 1998, he tells us they plate up “feel good food”, taking inspiration from [...]

By | 2019-04-17T15:52:20+00:00 April 15th, 2019|Categories: Chains, Meet The Chef, News|0 Comments

Ciara Grace from Pizza Hut Restaurants

For the second instalment of our Meet the Chef series, we chatted to Pizza Hut Restaurants’ Senior Menu Innovations Manager, Ciara Grace. She tells us all about her role as well as the new menu they’ve just launched. And vegans, you’re in luck – because there’re plenty of vegan delights on there. Pizza Hut Restaurants Ciara tells us herself, “Everyday is different at Pizza Hut Restaurants”. Life as the Senior Menu Innovations Manager means some [...]

By | 2019-04-17T15:54:29+00:00 March 29th, 2019|Categories: Chains, News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Ciara Grace from Pizza Hut Restaurants

Restaurant of the Month: Pizza Hut Restaurants

Who is Pizza Hut? Founded back in 1958 by brothers, Dan and Frank Carney, Pizza Hut have been masters of pizza and pasta for a long time. And they’ve got a pretty good side dish and dessert offering too. Starting out in America, they’ve now got a whopping 18,400+ restaurants worldwide. And lucky for you, we’ve got 253 of them on tastecard. So, you can enjoy 2 for 1 meals everyday excluding Friday and Saturday. Great deal, even if [...]

By | 2019-03-26T14:22:39+00:00 March 26th, 2019|Categories: Chains, News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Restaurant of the Month: Pizza Hut Restaurants

What to eat if you’re going vegetarian this Veggie Month

This March, it’s Veggie Month. We all know there’re plenty of reasons to turn your palate green, like getting full-on animal-friendly, helping the planet and taking care of our bodies. But it can be tricky to figure out what to eat for your new veggie diet. So, in the spirit of all things green, we've rounded up five veggie-friendly foods to keep your iron and protein intakes up, as well as some must-try products. Green [...]

By | 2019-03-12T16:26:48+00:00 March 12th, 2019|Categories: Chains, News|Tags: |Comments Off on What to eat if you’re going vegetarian this Veggie Month

Emma Gregory from Prezzo

International Women’s Day is here, just in time for the first instalment of our Meet the Chef series. So, in the spirit of all things girl power, we’re putting female foodie, Emma Gregory, in the spotlight. As Food & Drink Innovations Manager at Prezzo, she heads up everything new, exciting and delish they have to offer (which might just be our dream job.) To find out more about life at Prezzo, her day to day and what inspires her, [...]

By | 2019-04-17T15:55:35+00:00 March 8th, 2019|Categories: Chains, News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Emma Gregory from Prezzo

Things to do with tastecard+ this February half term

February half term has arrived which means one thing: time to get the tastecard out. Whether it’s just you that needs occupying for the week or you’ve got some little ones to keep busy, tastecard+ has you sorted. From cinema trips to days out to kid-friendly meals, finding plans has never been easier. You’re so welcome. For the kids Free time? Film time. From The Kid Who Would Be King to The Lego Movie 2, [...]

By | 2019-02-21T10:28:45+00:00 February 19th, 2019|Categories: Chains, News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Things to do with tastecard+ this February half term

And our Valentine’s Survey says…

Valentine’s Day, the day filled with a whole load of love whether you’re partnered off or a strong independent single. Whether you love or hate it, everyone’s got an opinion on the day. So, we asked over 9,000 of you to spill the beans on your dating dos, don’ts, loves and loathes to find out exactly what you think. And the results are in. Today or not today? When it came to whether you celebrate [...]

By | 2019-02-14T16:43:39+00:00 February 14th, 2019|Categories: Chains, News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on And our Valentine’s Survey says…

The best pizzas to tuck into for National Pizza Day

There are a lot of national food days we celebrate here at tastecard HQ. But National Pizza Day is way up there in our top 5. This weekend we'll be trying, testing and ingesting a whole load of doughy goodness. So, we've rounded up our top five for you to try. You won't be disappointed, promise. Bella Italia: Frutti di Mare King prawns, mussels, squid, queen scallops, mozzarella and chilli on a tomato base. Yep. [...]

By | 2019-02-09T11:02:45+00:00 February 9th, 2019|Categories: Chains, Italian, News|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on The best pizzas to tuck into for National Pizza Day

What to do this Valentine’s with tastecard+

Don’t get us wrong, we love a bit of wine-ing and fine dining, but there’s plenty more to do this Valentine’s Day than head out for a fancy meal. Especially when you’ve got tastecard+ in your pocket. As well as discounts at restaurants, there’s plenty of other savings to be had with your tastecard. So, you can impress your date, pals or just yourself this Valentine’s without spending too much. It’s true what they say: Money can’t buy love, [...]

By | 2019-02-08T14:26:57+00:00 February 8th, 2019|Categories: Chains, News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on What to do this Valentine’s with tastecard+

The 7 Lucky Foods of Chinese New Year

It’s Chinese New Year and the Year of the Pig is here. The celebrations usually last for around two weeks, and this year they’ll be ending on February 15th, when the Lantern Festival falls. Along with all the celebrations, food’s a huge part of Chinese New Year. And there are seven main dishes that are eaten for luck. Here's a little background on the famous seven... Tangyuan for Family Togetherness Made up of glutinous rice [...]

By | 2019-02-06T16:55:42+00:00 February 5th, 2019|Categories: Chains, News|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on The 7 Lucky Foods of Chinese New Year