Casual Dining

  • Halal Guys

    Halal Guys target expansion


    The Halal Guys has two more sites under offer as it plans to expand out of London and open sites across the UK.

  • Steve Richards

    Steve Richards to swap CDG for Parkdean


    Steve Richards is to leave his role as chief executive of Casual Dining Group to take up the same position at Parkdean Resorts.

  • las iguanas

    Casual Dining Group focused on developing new revenue streams


    Casual Dining Group (CDG) is concentrating on developing new income streams such as delivery and digital, rather than boosting the size of its restaurant estate or launching new concepts, CEO Steve Richards told attendees at the Casual Dining Show yesterday.

  • Boojum

    Boojum lines up 10 new sites


    Boojum, the Dublin-based burrito brand, has 10 new stores in the pipeline over the next six months across Ireland and Northern Ireland, MCA has learnt. The new openings will double the size of group’s estate from 10 to 20, and follows David Maxwell’s acquisition of the concept in 2015. ...

  • News

    CDG to takeover Geronimo sites at Heathrow


    CDG is to move into pub operations after winning a tender process to run two pubs within Heathrow Airport

  • Pulled Pork

    Subway adds pulled pork to menu


    Subway is introducing a limited edition pulled pork sub to its UK and Ireland stores for the summer as part of its ‘Stay Picky’ campaign

  • News

    Wrap it Up! to open CPU to grow London pipeline


    Wrap it up!, the gourmet deli wrap concept, is on track to reach 50 stores by 2019 across central London as it is poised for growth with a “strong pipeline” of London sites, M&C Report has learnt

  • Just Falafel

    CEO exits Just Falafel


    Just Falafel, the fast-casual chain, has made key personnel changes with co-founder Mohammed Bitar taking the role of chief executive following Fadi Malas’ departure to pursue other opportunities

  • News

    Bleecker St Burger takes first permanent site


    Bleecker St Burger, the award winning street food concept, has secured its first permanent site at Spitalfields Market, London and is already eyeing growth

  • News

    Sourced Market to expand hybrid to ten in five years


    Sourced Market, the hybrid casual dining-farmers market concept at London’s St Pancras Station, is looking to expand to ten sites in the next five years after securing £700k of equity investment, M&C Report has learnt