All Franco Manca articles – Page 10

  • News

    Village London reveals Rail House Café details


    Restauranteur Adam White has confirmed that his next restaurant and bar, will be called Rail House Café

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    Franco Manca launches takeaway service


    Franco Manca has launched a click and collect service across its 22-strong estate

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    Franco Manca to launch Debenhams concession


    Franco Manca has signed a partnership with Debenhams to open a concession unit at the department store operator’s Westfield White City site

  • Analysis & Insight

    Central London openings slowing


    Central London is in danger of losing its status as the epicentre of eating out, the Market Growth Monitor has warned.

  • Analysis & Insight

    A different class?


    A lack of quality sites for growth and expansion is sadly the restaurant industry’s Achilles heel. A shortage of supply, together with increasing rent and premiums, means that even those with ample funds and considerable appetite are finding it increasingly difficult to achieve returns for investors; and this problem is only likely to amplify as more operators join the bun fight, argues consultant Stephen Evans

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    GBK strengthens management team


    GBK has strengthened its management team with the appointment of a new operations director and marketing director

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    Byng swaps Itsu for Franco Manca


    Franco Manca has further strengthened its operational team, with the appointment of Tom Byng as its new head of property

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    Akhtar swaps GBK for Franco Manca


    Javed Akhtar has stepped down as operations director of Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK) after nearly five years in the role to take up the same position at the Franco Manca

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    Franco Manca sets out expansion plans


    Franco Manco has set out its expansion plans for the year, after opening its twentieth site in Guildford

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    Fulham Shore gives update on FY


    Fulham Shore has said it has rolled out the National Living Wage to under-25s and that it traded in line with expectations in the financial year to 27 March.

  • Analysis & Insight

    Evolution of the regional brewers


    There is a steady evolution within the quieter regional brewers which characterises the long term nature of their thinking and can sometimes pass unnoticed, says Simon Johnson, National Lead Pubs Corporate Advisory at CBRE

  • News

    Sherwood swaps Shake Shack for Byron


    Byron has strengthened its senior team with the appointment of Nigel Sherwood as operations director

  • News

    ​Five minutes with…Ed Gardner, Corney & Barrow


    This week M&C takes five minutes with Corney & Barrow managing director Ed Gardner. He talks about why street food impresses him, his worries about whether consumer spending will continue to outstrip rising property and wage costs, and wanting to run a brewery.

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    CDG’s Richards named Retailers’ Retailer


    Steve Richards, the driving force behind development and growth of the Casual Dining Group, has been singled out by his peers as the stand-out individual in the eating-out and drinking-out market

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    Byron lines up Reading opening


    Byron, the Hutton Collins-owned better burger concept, has further strengthened its regional openings pipeline by securing a site in Reading

  • News

    The Real Greek enjoying sales uplift


    The Real Greek is seeing like-for-like growth and strong returns on investment across its rebranded sites, as its closes in on a further opening in North London

  • News

    Sutton swaps Franco Manca for Urban Pubs


    Urban Pubs & Bars, has appointed Phil Sutton, formerly of Franco Manca, as operations manager to work with founders Nick Pring and Malcolm Heap, M&C understands.

  • Opinion

    No middle ground for Myers


    When Busaba Eathai came knocking on Jason Myers’ Dubai door, it had to be pretty special to convince him to up sticks and move back to the UK. Mark Wingett discovers why he did just that

  • News

    Franco Manca lines up triple opening


    Franco Manco, the Fulham Shore-owned chain, will open three new sites in April, including its first regional openings in Brighton and Guildford

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    The Neapolitan don


    After an underwhelming start in the UK, in the hands of Handley Amos, Neapolitan pizza chain Rossopomodoro has begun to expand steadily thanks to a menu overhaul and link-up with John Lewis. Joe Lutrario reports