All Benito’s Hat articles – Page 4

  • Benito's Hat

    Benito’s Hat launches morning pop-up


    Benito’s Hat is to help Londoners survive the party season, with the introduction of “#RescueUrResaca” - a special morning after pop-up.

  • News

    ​Calculus launches new fund


    Calculus Capital, the private equity backer of Benito’s Hat and Chop’d, has launched its latest round of fundraising, as it looks to raise £25m

  • News

    Jackson & Rye closes in on third site


    Jackson & Rye is understood to have lined up a third site in London, ahead of ramping up its rollout plans next year

  • Chop'd

    Calculus confirms Chop’d investment


    Private equity fund manager Calculus Capital has confirmed it has invested £2m in Chop’d, the London-based salad bar chain

  • Chop'd

    Chop’d to secure new funding


    Chop’d is in advanced talks to secure £2m of new funding from private equity group Calculus Capital, which could help the group triple its estate over the next five years

  • News

    Bass to swap Grillshack for Selfridges


    Hannah Bass is to step down from overseeing the development of the Richard Caring-backed Grillshack and Jackson & Rye concepts, to become director of restaurants at Selfridges

  • Analysis & Insight

    Early funds catch concepts’ eyes


    Nick Crosbie, corporate partner in international law firm Olswang LLP’s leisure group, looks at a few of the common funding models for the more early-stage concepts seeking investments

  • Benito's Hat

    Benito’s Hat secures new CEO and funding


    Benito’s Hat has appointed a Richard Baker, formerly of The Restaurant Group as its new chief executive and plans to further strengthen its estate this year following an additional investment of £1.3m

  • Diary

    Diary: Nando's, JDW, Patisserie Valerie, BrewDog


    This week’s Diary includes two more concepts going on the road as Nando’s and Patisserie Valerie secure motorway sites, positive feedback on Wetherspoons, BrewDog bottling it, football fever at Benito’s Hat, and the GMB getting stuck into pubcos

  • News

    Flat Iron secures second site


    Flat Iron, the ‘single-steak’ dining concept, has secured a second site in London, after the success of its debut unit in Soho’s Beak Street

  • Benito's Hat

    Friday five-minute interview


    M C Report talks to Ben Fordham, founder of Benito’s Hat, about his best investment, his best business decision, and the best piece of advice he’s ever received

  • Tortilla

    ​​Former Loch Fyne MD to lead Tortilla


    Tortilla has appointed Richard Morris, former managing director of Loch Fyne Restaurants, as its new managing director to oversee its next stage of growth

  • Benito's Hat

    Benito’s Hat secures Leadenhall site


    Benito’s Hat Mexican Kitchen, the London-based restaurant chain, has secured a sixth site in London, M&C Report has learnt

  • News

    Flat Iron eyes expansion


    Flat Iron, the ‘single-steak’ dining concept recently nominated for R200 Awards ‘Best New Scalable Concept’, is looking to secure a second site, after the success of its debut unit in London’s Soho

  • Five Guys

    Five Guys closes in on Lakeside


    Five Guys is understood to have secured its second site outside of London, after agreeing to take a unit at Lakeside Shopping Centre’s new £9m foodcourt in Essex

  • Benito's Hat

    Diary: Las Iguanas, JDW, Benito's Hat, Toby Carvery


    This week’s Diary includes impressive figures from Las Iguanas, JDW plays chicken, Tim Bacon on his days behind the bar, Terry Pullen eyes more Ballrooms, InnBrighton refocuses on pubs, and you are what you eat according to Toby Carvery

  • Tortilla

    Tortilla gears up for next stage of growth


    Tortilla, the Quilvest-backed fast casual Mexican chain, has secured another seven sites both inside and outside London, which it hopes to bring online over the next 12 months, including four that will open before the end of the year, M&C Report understands

  • Benito's Hat

    Benito’s Hat secures fifth site


    Benito’s Hat Mexican Kitchen, the London-based restaurant chain, has secured a fifth site in London and is in legals on its first unit outside the capital

  • News

    Benito’s Hat to strengthen City presence


    Benito’s Hat Mexican Kitchen, the London-based restaurant chain, is believed to be in talks on securing two further sites in the City

  • News

    Action Against Hunger launches 2013 appeal


    Action Against Hunger has launched its 2013 Love Food Give Food appeal