Restaurateur Peter Ilic plans to open at least 30 outlets for his healthy fast food brand Foodilic over the next five years, according to M&C Report’s sister title BigHospitality
Ten pubs owned by private equity group GI Partners and managed by Orchid Pub Company have been placed on the market with Fleurets, M&C Report has learnt
Chris Stagg has stepped down as deputy managing director of The Restaurant Group’s food-led pub business Brunning & Price (B&P), M&C Report understands
Nick Fiddler, the co-founder of Strada and Cote, has been appointed the new non-executive chairman of the latter, M&C Report has learn
Pub operators are becoming increasingly ‘web savvy’ but are resistant to new payment method technology, according to new research
Kerbisher & Malt, the London-based contemporary fish and chip shop concept, is set to double its estate over the next two months with openings in East Sheen and Clapham
Leading analyst Geof Collyer has reiterated his Hold recommendation for JD Wetherspoon ahead of its H1 results next Friday, saying that it’s share price “seems high enough for now”, and suggested that the market is “getting maybe a little ahead of itself” in terms of expected upgrades
Employment pressures continued to grow for the restaurant industry during 2013, despite the fact that the industry’s same-store sales and traffic results were soft during the year
McDonald’s UK introduces ‘Free Fruit Fridays’ to help millions of children get their five-a-day
A Dorset-born British pizza and cider brand has its sights on the capital – and to fill the gap left by Union Jacks’ departure. Founder Nikki Cooper spills the tomato sauce to Joe Lutrario
There has been some fine work carried out on highlighting the career possibilities available across the sector over the last couple of years, but with the campaign to cut VAT seemingly being moved into the sidings by the Government for the time being, it is time to ramp up an issue it can’t afford to ignore, job creation. The sector just needs a figurehead to lead the way in highlighting the breadth of the careers now available
Tim Martin, chairman of JD Wetherspoon, provides an update on the latest from the VAT Club and how progress is being made with politicians on some of its key points
Polpo co-founders Russell Norman and Richard Beatty have left a trail of bare-bricked copycats and no-reservation restaurants in their wake. Now recently publicans, is there anything this driven duo won’t try their hand at?
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