All Food and Fuel articles – Page 2

  • Brookmans Peach Pub Company

    TRG in talks to acquire Peach Pub Company


    The Restaurant Group (TRG) is in talks to acquire Peach Pub Company, the Midlands-based, multiple pub operator

  • Opinion

    Analysts corner: Peel Hunt on TRG


    Recommending shareholders sell, analysts from Peel Hunt give their take on TRG’s results this morning.

  • Brunning & Price The Inn at Shipley interior

    Food & Fuel confirms sale to Brunning & Price


    Food & Fuel has confirmed it has sold the entire share capital of the business to Brunning & Price, part of The Restaurant Group (TRG), as reported by MCA yesterday.

  • Andy McCue, The Restaurant Group

    TRG sees lfls down 3.7%; total sales down 2.1%


    The Restaurant Group (TRG) has announced a decline in like-for-like (lfl) sales of 3.7%, while total sales are down 2.1% to £326.1m (2017: £333.1m), for the 26 weeks to 1 July 2018.

  • Food and Fuel

    TRG to acquire Food & Fuel


    The Restaurant Group (TRG) has agreed to acquire Food Fuel, London-based food-led pub operator, in a deal valued at c£15m. MCA understands that the 11-strong Food Fuel business, which comprises eight gastropubs, one sports pub and two café bars, will be incorporated into TRG’s ...

  • Analysis & Insight

    Jones goes back to the coalface


    TPG Capital has returned to a trusted lieutenant, and one of the most impressive operators in the UK’s hospitality sector over the last 25 years, in a bid to move Prezzo forward. But why has Karen Jones decided this was the right time and opportunity to get back to the shop floor and how long will she need to be there, asks Mark Wingett

  • Karen Jones

    Karen Jones to head Prezzo as Hendry Pickup departs


    Karen Jones has been appointed executive chair of Prezzo while chief executive Jon Hendry-Pickup has decided to leave his role.

  • News

    Chapel Down sees H1 sales up 22%


    Chapel Down Group has reported wine sales up 22% to just under £5m.

  • Analysis & Insight

    Fuelling growth


    Jo Cumming, co-owner of Food & Fuel, the food-led pub operator, talks to Mel Flaherty about expansion, working with Ei Group, the biggest changes she has seen across the industry and embracing the needs of Millennials

  • Mowgli

    Mowgli strengthens management team


    Mowgli, the Liverpool-based Indian street food restaurant, has strengthened its management team with appointment of Matthew Peck, formerly of Byron, as its new finance director.

  • News

    Foresight closes in on Mowgli investment


    Foresight Group, the private equity firm, is closing in on completing a deal to acquire a stake in Mowgli, the Liverpool-based Indian street food restaurant, MCA understands.

  • News

    Food & Fuel looks to expand Frontier's estate


    Food & Fuel plans to add a further two sites to Frontier Pubs, the company’s joint venture with Ei Group’s Managed Investments

  • News

    EIG H1 like-for-like net income up 1.6%


    Ei Group has reported a 1.6% increase in like-for-like net income across its tenanted and leased estate for the six months ended 31 March 2017

  • News

    Frontier Pubs grows to five


    Frontier Pubs, the joint venture between Ei Group and Food & Fuel, is to open its fifth site, MCA has learnt.

  • Karen Jones

    Food & Fuel for thought


    Karen Jones, the Café Rouge founder, ex Spirit Pub Company founder and current chair of Food & Fuel, spoke to the Imbiba Conference this week on the subject of the future of the UK leisure market. She talked about how hospitality is catering to the millennial market, her top tips for fledgling operators and issued a plea to private equity backers of entrepreneurial businesses.

  • News

    Frontier Pubs secures third site


    Frontier Pubs is gearing up to open its third pub, in Stoke Newington.

  • Analysis & Insight

    Consumer spending softens in December


    Consumer spending rose 4% in December, dropping below the Q4 average of 4.8%

  • Opinion

    Teaching the Brits to fry eggs


    Jason Wells launched Brew Café with a mission to bring Melbourne café culture to London. He talks to Finn Scott-Delany about saturation in the casual-dining market and how his competitors will always be held back because of the British approach to brand building 

  • News

    Frontier Pubs secures third site


    Frontier Pubs, the joint venture between the Karen Jones-led Food & Fuel and Enterprise Inns, has secured its third site, MCA understands.

  • News

    ETI: Business rates, MRO and evolution of managed offer


    MCA talks to Enterprise Inns chief executive, Simon Townsend, about a transformational year. He talks about the latest pipeline for its evolving managing operations, including a greater focus on food, plans for further disposals and development on surplus land over the next year, why prices at the hand pump will ...