All Busaba Eathai articles – Page 3

  • Vegan food
    Analysis & Insight

    Momentum in vegan trend merits greater recognition


    Veganism is one of the UK’s fastest growing lifestyle trends, but how can operators capitalise on its popularity and what is currently stopping them? MCA’s Steve Gotham reports.

  • News

    Angela joins Busaba board


    Mark Angela, the current chief commercial officer of SSP, has joined the board of Busaba Eathai

  • News

    Bowers swaps Busaba for Big Easy


    Adam Bowers has joined Big Easy Restaurants as marketing director, after leaving the same role at Busaba Eathai, MCA has learnt.

  • Busaba Eathai Interior
    Analysis & Insight

    What now for Busaba?


    In 2008, Phoenix Equity Partners signed a deal to back restaurant entrepreneur Alan Yau, investing £21.5m in the rollout of the then three-strong Busaba Eathai casual dining chain. Next June will mark the 10th anniversary of that deal and if the company hopes to finally exit the now 15-strong group by then you wonder if it will get anywhere near recouping that initial investment.

  • Opinion

    Timing at the bar


    It’s a buyer’s market out there at the moment, or so we are told, so why is one of the sector’s most influential and successful investors currently looking to sale his stake not one, but two, of his investments?

  • News

    Coming up Rosa’s


    Alex and Saiphin Moore’s Thai restaurant group has hit the 10-site mark and will soon make its regional debut in Liverpool. With the business now on the market, the couple look set for a windfall. Joe Lutrario reports

  • Busaba Eathai Exterior

    Muzinich ups stake in Busaba


    Muzinich, the New York-based fixed income specialist, has upped its stake in Busaba Eathai, the Phoenix Equity Partners-backed group

  • News

    Bruce Gillingham Pollard appoints Kelion


    Property advisor Bruce Gillingham Pollard has announced the appointment of Michel Kelion as a consultant.

  • Iberica Spinningfields
    Analysis & Insight

    ​Numbers add up for Ibérica


    From data analysis of its portfolio to an appreciation for British rivals, founder of Ibérica, Marco Fernandez Pardo, is carving through the choppy water of Brexit – something he believes will take the UK ‘down the toilet’. Finn Scott-Delany speaks to the Spanish economist

  • Jason Myers

    Myers to step down as Busaba CEO


    Jason Myers is to step down as chief executive of Busaba Eathai, the Phoenix Equity Partners-backed group

  • Jamie Oliver

    Oliver decides to twist


    As of this morning, the man who did more than most to build Jamie Oliver’s restaurant empire can finally take a break from the constant scrutiny and let others worry about where the business is headed

  • News

    Deliveroo revenues reach £128m, losses £129m


    Roofoods, the registered name of Deliveroo, has posted full year financial results revealing revenues from operations up 611% to £128m.

  • News

    Falconer joins Iberica as its new MD


    Joel Falconer, who stepped down from Busaba Eathai earlier this summer, has joined Iberica, the seven-strong Spanish restaurant group, as its new managing director

  • News

    Deliveroo to strengthen London Editions estate


    Deliveroo has announced plans to expand its delivery-only kitchen initiative Editions to six new sites across London

  • Aidan Keane

    Tributes paid to Aidan Keane


    Leading figures across the sector have paid tribute to Aidan Keane, the founder of design agency Keane Brands, who has passed away aged 49.

  • Rosas Thai Cafe

    Rosa’s Thai to consider its options


    Rosa’s, the Thai cafe concept, has appointed advisors as it considers its funding options to support future growth

  • Analysis & Insight

    South East Asian invasion is gathering momentum


    It is easy to see the appeal of South East Asian food. Bright and colourful, lighter and healthier yet packed with flavour, the cuisine has a lot going for it.

  • Alan Yau

    Yau to return with Yamabahce


    Alan Yau, the founder of Wagamama, Busaba Eathai and Hakkasan, has announced he is to return to make an unexpected and quick return to the sector with a new “mono product” concept called Yamabahce.

  • Busaba Eathai Interior

    Falconer steps down from Busaba


    Joel Falconer has stepped down as managing director of Busaba Eathai, the Jason Myers-led group

  • News

    Moores swaps Busaba for Coaching Inn Group


    The Coaching Inn Group has appointed Chris Moores, formerly of Busaba Eathai, as its new head of HR.