All Ed’s Easy Diner articles – Page 4

  • Five Guys kitchen

    Five Guys further strengthens pipeline


    Five Guys, the US better burger brand, has further strengthened its openings pipeline for this year, by securing a handful of further sites, including a former Ed’s Easy Diner site in London.

  • Carluccio's new generation store
    Analysis & Insight

    Dealing with tricky transitions


    Taking over the reins from a long-standing company chief is always a challenge for the incoming executive. Dominic Walsh compares what happened at YO! Sushi with the situation at Carluccio’s

  • Opinion

    Inside Track: Bun fight


    Too many burger chains? Too many food and drink outlets? Too many bad location decisions? Or just too many headwinds to cope with? You could probably make an argument for one, two or all of the aforementioned reasons for the sad demise of Handmade Burger Co. What is for sure is that it will have sent a further shiver down the collective spine of a sector already facing up to 12-18 months of fighting in the trenches ahead of it. Mark Wingett reports

  • News

    New US-themed concept secures Ed’s sites


    Smokin’ Joes, a new restaurant concept, has been launched through the acquisition of four former Ed’s Easy Diner sites

  • News

    BRG strengthens head office team


    Boparan Restaurant Group has strengthened its head office team with the appointment of two former The Restaurant Group (TRG) employees

  • News

    Cote refinances existing debt package


    Cote has completed a refinancing of its existing debt package, on the back of delivering “strong like-for-like growth”

  • News

    Couchman swaps GK for SSP


    Shirley Couchman has stepped down as operations director at Greene King to join SSP

  • News

    Cote delivers strong lfl growth


    Alex Scrimgeour, chief executive of Cote, has told MCA that the company has managed to deliver strong LFL growth

  • News

    Shake N Burger to open debut site in Doncaster


    Fledgling burger brand Shake N Burger, which is part of NYC Partnership, is to open its debut site, in Doncaster

  • News

    Patisserie Valerie begins Sainsbury’s trial


    Patisserie Valerie has begun a trial of a concession-style offer with supermarket company Sainsbury’s

  • News

    Todd joins Patisserie Valerie


    Reuben Todd, who stepped down as group operations director of Ed’s Easy Diner, earlier this year, has joined Patisserie Valerie

  • News

    Vachhani steps down as Big Easy FD


    Mayuri Vachhani has stepped down as finance director of Big Easy Restaurants

  • News

    Cote adds Maidstone & Newcastle to 2017 pipeline


    Cote, the BC Partners-backed group, has added Maidstone and Newcastle to its openings pipeline for 2017

  • News

    Romano appointed Harry Ramsden’s brand director


    BRG has appointed Frank Romano as the new brand director of its Harry Ramsden’s chain

  • News

    Cote strengthens openings pipeline


    Cote, the BC Partners-backed group, has further strengthened the openings pipeline for its eponymous brand with sites secures in Gloucester Quays, Lewes and Shrewsbury.

  • News

    ​Todd steps down from Ed’s


    Reuben Todd has stepped down as group operations director of Ed’s Easy Diner, the Boparan Restaurant Group (BRG)-owned chain

  • GBK exterior

    M&A activity – 2016 a year in review


    2016 was another eventful year in the restaurant and bars sector. Despite some strong headwinds, a steady flow of deal activity has continued over the last 12 months. BDO M&A specialists Tom Barnard and Eleanor Moulsdale take a look at the deals that shaped 2016 and who will be the movers and shakers over the next 12 months.

  • Some of the winners of RROTY 2016 awards

    ​Retailers’ Retailer of the Year Awards 2017 finalists announced


    The finalists for this year’s Retailers’ Retailer of the Year Awards (RROTY) have been revealed

  • Mobile apps at eating out brands

    Marginal calls, big decisions


    A new year finds the UK’s eating and drinking-out sector coming under pressure from a number of different angles, but as sure as day follows night, a challenge for one business is an opportunity for another as the sector enters a period of significant change

  • Jamie Oliver

    Jamie opens a can of worms


    News this month that Jamie Oliver was to shut six of his restaurants was met with a wave of criticism of the celebrity chef and the suggestion that Brexit might have played a part. Dominic Walsh reports