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    Openings of the week


    Black Sheep Coffee, The Hush Collection and Brewers Fayre, feature in MCA’s roundup of the latest openings news this week

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    M&A Review of the Year


    It certainly hasn’t been a year in hospitality M&A for the faint hearted, but for those who have stuck with the sector and taken a long-term view, opportunity has knocked. Despite fears of an investor hiatus as a result of lingering uncertainty (ongoing Brexit delays certainly haven’t been helpful to M&A advisors!), the past 12 months has again proved the robustness of the M&A market in this sector, and points to further opportunities for 2020.

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    The Big Interview: Jamie Barber on Cabana


    Jamie Barber’s Cabana chain was bought out of administration last week and absorbed into his Hush Brasseries group, saving the Brazilian barbecue concept, but shuttering a further two sites. In his first interview since the news, Barber discusses the bittersweet outcome, securing new investment for the brand, and the continued tough trading in the sector. 

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    Cabana calls in administrators, sold to Hush


    Cabana Restaurants, the Jamie Barber-led Brazilian barbecue brand, has appointed administrators, with five sites sold to Hush Brasseries, another Barber-led group.

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    Cabana closes Trinity Leeds


    Cabana, the Brazilian barbecue concept from Jamie Barber, has closed its Leeds branch, after appointing KPMG to review its options.

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    Gotham’s Easter quiz


    With the Easter bank holiday weekend almost upon us, MCA’s market insight director Steve Gotham offers up a bit of a light-hearted break from the norm with a test of your knowledge of the eating and drinking out market.

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    Carluccio’s appoints new ops director


    Carluccio’s has appointed former Zizzi head of operations, Lee Goodridge, as its new operations director.

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    Azzurri named casual dining group of the year


    Azzurri Group, Wagamama, Oakman Inns, The New World Trading Co (NWTC), Dishoom and The Alchemist were among the winners at the Casual Dining Awards yesterday.

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    Young’s in talks to acquire Redcomb


    Young’s is in talks to acquire south east-based pub, bar and restaurant operator, Redcomb, MCA understands.

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    Redcomb sees 11% increase in FY turnover


    Redcomb Pubs Limited has reported an 11% increase in turnover for the year to 30 June 2018, from £15.2m to £16.8m.

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    Albion & East to launch Italian bar & café concept


    Albion & East is to launch a third site this October, after securing the former Cabana site in London’s Brixton

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    Cabana appoints head of people


    Sarah Hammond has returned to her former role as head of people at Cabana.

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    Savills instructed to market Happyland Bournemouth


    Savills has been instructed to market Happyland in Bournemouth to seek potential interest in a prime development on the seafront site.

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    Redcomb creates Urban Social division


    Redcomb Pubs is to relaunch the Alphabet brand after acquiring the Cabana site on Upper Street, Islington, MCA understands.

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    Gender pay gap reporting: A sector overview


    Gender pay gap reporting has been dominating the headlines this week. With the deadline now passed, what were the numbers reported by some of the biggest players in the eating and drinking out market? MCA takes a look

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    Habit Burger Grill’s launch in the UK in doubt


    The launch US brand The Habit Burger Grill in the UK has been placed in doubt

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    Hammond swaps Cabana for Elite


    Sarah Hammond has left her role as head of people at Cabana to join Kent & Sussex-based operator, Elite Pubs.

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    JRC Global Buffet lines up three mores sites


    JRC Global Buffet has three new sites lined up, in Birmingham, Cardiff and Wembley.

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    Habit Burger confirms UK launch plans


    Pegasus Foods confirms it has signed an exclusive franchise contract to bring Habit Burger Grill to the UK and the Netherlands.

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    Blackband to aid Habit Burgers UK plans


    Phil Blackband, formerly of Cabana, has joined Pegusas Foods, the UK franchisee for US fast-casual brand Habit Burger Grill, as its chief operating officer