When it comes to awards, we can take or leave the Oscars, the Brits and, yes, even the Eurovision Song Contest. At COOK, we’re all about the annual Best Companies list. Being a great employer is as important to us as making great food and, over the years, we’ve found that if people are invested and enjoying working here, the rest the business ultimately takes care of itself.
Since our last virtual lunch demo a couple of weeks ago, we've gone a bit hasselback mad here at COOK. If you're looking for potato inspiration, give our super simple and deceptively delicious recipe for hasselback potatoes a try...
The new COOK Bath finally flipped its sign to Open for the first time on Monday 10th May. Opening day for any COOK shop is something to celebrate, but after this hugely challenging year for our high streets, this one feels extra special.
“The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention’ - Oscar Wilde.
Here’s the problem: everyone running or working in a business knows the world and society are facing a crisis, existential in the case of the environment. And yet businesses are seen as existing for one purpose only: to make money for their owners, ideally at a better rate than the rest of “the market”, whatever that is. So the managers employed to run these businesses have an intractable problem: to either protect their careers by keeping their financial masters happy or to do the right thing for the planet and society but thereby risk financial performance and their jobs. Happily there is a solution to this dilemma. It’s called the B Corp movement.