All Benito’s Hat articles – Page 3

  • News

    Flat Iron set for Shoreditch this summer


    Flat Iron, the ‘single-steak’ dining concept, will open its fourth site in London, in Shoreditch, this summer

  • Opinion

    Familiar name is back in the hat


    Benito’s Hat founder Ben Fordham talks to Mark Wingett about stepping back into running the Mexican food concept, eyeing expansion after exiting underperforming sites and how the business is striving to remain unique in an increasingly competitive category

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    Farmer J concept to launch in Leadenhall


    A new health-focused, fast casual concept called Farmer J is set to open in the City this spring

  • News

    Baker steps down as Benito’s Hat CEO


    Richard Baker, formerly of The Restaurant Group, has stepped down as chief executive of Benito’s Hat

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    ​Benito’s Hat launches assisted-service style format


    Benito’s Hat, the London-based restaurant chain, has launched new assisted service style in its suburban high street model

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    Ford to assist Bill’s evolution


    Graham Ford, the chief executive of Jackson & Rye, is to assist with the evolution of Bill’s

  • Analysis & Insight

    Property biggest concern for food entrepreneurs


    Property availability is the biggest challenge food entrepreneurs are facing, coupled with the cost of acquiring new sites

  • News

    Flat Iron set for Shoreditch


    Flat Iron, the ‘single-steak’ dining concept, has secured a fourth site in London, in Shoreditch

  • News

    Happiour to go nationwide


    Happiour, a London-centric app that offers time-sensitive restaurant and bar deals, is expanding its platform to attract more operators ahead of launching nationwide

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    Benito's Hat opens in Selfridges


    Benito’s Hat, the fast casual Mexican brand, is in early discussions to open concession stands in Selfridges stores following the opening of its first in London’s Selfridges

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    Benito's Hat opens Liverpool Street kiosk


    Mexican fast-casual restaurant group Benito’s Hat has opened its first street food kiosk at London’s Liverpool Street Station to serve food-on-the-go to commuters

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    Analysis & Insight

    Five minutes with... Ben Fordham - Benito's Hat


    M&C Report takes five minutes to talk to Ben Fordham, founder director of Benito’s Hat, about growing the business he loves and the magic of peas

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    Orderswift generates 800 orders in first week for Benito's Hat


    Benito’s Hat, the fast casual Mexican restaurant group, has launched an online ordering system with the introduction of Orderswift at three of its London restaurants

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    ​Operators on Q1 trading


    Operators including Azzurri Group, Bill’s, Cote, New World Trading Company, Pho and Leon give their views on how trading has gone over the first three months of the year

  • News

    Flat Iron set for Covent Garden


    Flat Iron, the ‘single-steak’ dining concept, is set to move into the space vacated by Porters restaurant in Covent Garden

  • News

    Benito's Hat to open flagship site at London Bridge


    Benito’s Hat, the fast casual Mexican restaurant group, is opening a 3,000sq ft flagship site spread over three floors at London Bridge station in the summer as part of plans to reach up to 12 sites by the end of the year, managing director Ben Fordham told M&C Report

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    Benito’s Hat confirms Bromley opening


    Mexican fast casual group, Benito’s Hat has confirmed the opening of its first restaurant outside of central London, in Bromley

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    Ford’s ‘back to basics’ drive


    Experienced hospitality sector boss Graham Ford has found the fun once again in his worklife. Mel Flaherty finds out about his past, from his first job at a Tex Mex in Paris to his time at Tragus, and how Jackson & Rye, Grillshack and Limeyard are helping to reinvigorate his passion.

  • News

    Festive like-for-like sales up across the sector


    Operators have told M&C Report that Christmas and New Year trading was strong for 2014 while early figures from the Coffer Peach Business Tracker showed collective like-for-like sales up 3.3% on last year.

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    Benito’s expansion continues


    Benito’s Hat has secured a further two sites, including the first for a new street food kiosk format at Liverpool Street Station