All Chiquito articles – Page 7

  • The Restaurant Group

    TRG chair says company ‘own goals’ led to sales slide


    The Restaurant Group chairman Debbie Hewitt has given a scathing account of how Frankie & Benny’s became a troubled brand for the group.

  • Frankie & Benny's

    TRG H1 lfls down; Frankie & Benny’s review


    The Restaurant Group has reported like-for-like sales down 3.9% for the 27 weeks to 3 July and has reported the first results of its strategic review.

  • News

    Chosen Bun begins expansion push


    Gourmet burger delivery concept Chosen Bun has begun its expansion push after securing its first regional site in Chelmsford

  • Analysis & Insight

    Urban renewal at M&B


    Mark Wingett talks to Mitchells & Butlers chief executive Phil Urban about why there is no silver bullet for getting the company’s top line moving, but now the sector landscape has settled somewhat the business has an opportunity to make up ground.

  • News

    Urban: NLW to be a game changer


    Phil Urban, chief executive of M&B believes the introduction of a National Living Wage (NLW) is a game changer for the sector

  • TRG CEO Danny Briethaupt

    TRG confirms Breithaupt’s departure; McCue new CEO


    The Restaurant Group (TRG) has this morning confirmed the departure of chief executive Danny Breithaupt, with former Paddy Power chief executive Andy McCue appointed as his replacement

  • News

    TRG appoints Nightingale as new CFO


    TRG has announced the appointment of Barry Nightingale, formerly of airline Monarch, as its new chief financial officer

  • News

    Chiquito launches first app


    Chiquito, The Restaurant Group-owned Tex-Mex restaurant chain, has launched its first App

  • News

    Inferno confirmed for Eldon Square


    Bakkavor has confirmed it will open a second site under its fledgling pizza concept intu Eldon Square scheme in Newcastle

  • News

    Chiquito launches “world’s first snapchat bar”


    Chiquito’s #SayFreeze campaign is back and to celebrate TRG-owned brand is launching their frozen cocktail summer menu via a virtual ‘bar’ on Snapchat

  • News

    Private equity firms circle TRG


    Shares in The Restaurant Group (TRG) leapt by over 11% yesterday amid speculation that private equity groups were considering bids for the Frankie & Benny’s operator

  • News

    TRG and Novus win mobile marketing awards


    The Restaurant Group and Novus Leisure were both winners at the Marketing on Mobile Awards last night.

  • News

    TRG reveals Deliveroo trial


    The Restaurant Group has announced it will launch a trial with Deliveroo next month at 12 Chiquito sites with “every intention” of extending it to other brands.

  • News

    Buckle swaps TRG for Living Ventures


    Jonny Buckle has stepped down as head of acquisitions at The Restaurant Group (TRG) to become acquisitions director at Living Ventures

  • Leon exterior

    Statements of intent


    Last week, one of the UK’s eating-out market’s up-and-coming forces, Côte, made an appointment that put down a marker to the rest of the sector on the level of its ambition. At the same time, Leon underlined its fast food credentials and growth aspirations with a significant appointment of its own

  • Cote exterior

    Andrew Page becomes Cote chairman


    Former The Restaurant Group (TRG) chief executive Andrew Page has become chairman of the 75-strong Cote, the BC Partners-backed group

  • Bella Italia

    Century maker


    As Bella Italia, the Casual Dining Group (CDG)-owned brand gears up to open its one hundredth restaurant this week, Mark Wingett takes a closer look at the turnaround of the fast-growing concept. At the same time, are the Kaye family set to provide another success story with Wildwood-operator, Tasty?

  • Frankie & Benny's exterior
    Analysis & Insight

    Is the future still bright?


    After several years of consistently producing like-for-like growth, The Restaurant Group finds itself needing to address a falling share price and restoring faith in its core brand Frankie & Benny’s.

  • News

    TRG may see negative lfls for two years


    Senior analysts have given their views on The Restaurant Group’s current performance, with warnings that it may be two years before like-for-like sales begin to rise and suggestions the group would be appealing to private equity.

  • News

    TRG: Pubs an increasingly important part of the mix


    The Restaurant Group chief executive Danny Breithaupt has told MCA that the group’s pub portfolio is becoming an increasingly important part of its overall estate mix with the openings pipeline doubling for this financial year.