All Giraffe articles – Page 9

  • News

    Tesco make further M&B appointment


    Tesco, the operator of Giraffe and Harris + Hoole, has added a further former Mitchells Butlers (M B) employee to it’s the ranks

  • News

    Gatwick restaurants offer happiness-inducing meals


    Gatwick Airport is offering passengers serotonin-boosting meals to increase happiness throughout August

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    Eclectic changes approved, Viner joins board


    Eclectic has announced that all resolutions put to shareholders at the company’s EGM held yesterday were duly passed

  • Menu & Food Trends
    Analysis & Insight

    Menu analysis: ‘Healthy eating not fully addressed’


    Analysis of menus across leading pub and restaurant operators by M&C Allegra Foodservice has shown that healthier eating has yet to become mainstream with only 36% of brands providing full calorie information on menus.

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    Brewdog updates pipeline of openings


    Brewdog has secured sites in York and Norwich in its pipeline of 12 UK openings planned for the coming months

  • Analysis & Insight

    Learning to live with the Living Wage


    With the eating and drinking out sector facing a war for talent over the coming years, the national living wage is an added hurdle to overcome. But how far does the sector have to go and does the announcement undermine efforts to build a broader platform of benefits for those seeking a career in hospitality? Also, what does the exit by the Tolley family from Harris + Hoole mean for Tesco’s other investments in dining out?

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    ​McDonald’s and Nando’s lead on social media engagement


    Nando’s, McDonald’s and Domino’s lead the way when it comes to social media engagement in the UK’s eating and drinking-out sector,

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    BrewDog plans rollout for new concepts


    Scottish brewer and bar operator BrewDog has told M&C Report its four new concepts have significant rollout potential

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    Tesco hires new head of restaurant operations


    Tesco has hired Brandie Deignan, formerly of Whitbread, as its new head of restaurant operations

  • News

    3i amongst suitors for Jamie’s stake


    3i, the former backer of Giraffe, is believed to be amongst the early runner to acquire a stake in Jamie Oliver’s restaurant business

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    Giraffe set to exit Richmond


    Giraffe, the Tesco-owned restaurant, is to dispose of its Richmond site as it looks to further consolidate its estate in the capital

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    Giraffe confirmed for Birmingham Airport


    Giraffe, the Tesco-owned restaurant, has confirmed it will open at Birmingham Airport under TRG Concessions on 22nd May

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    Private equity groups circle YO!


    Up to four investment firms have gone through to the second round of bidding to acquire YO! Sushi

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    Analysis & Insight

    The Crucible


    Catering is the only area of chain shop expansion to have seen unbroken growth in branch numbers for more than two decades. London has become the crucible for change

  • The Restaurant Bar & Grill
    Analysis & Insight

    Restaurants lead UK’s high street renaissance


    Catering outlets including restaurants are the only category of chain operator to have seen unbroken growth in UK branch numbers over the last seventeen years, according to a new study by CBRE. It found that restaurant and food outlet numbers are now 258% higher than in 1998 thanks to ...

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    Tesco adds ex-M&B director to hospitality team


    Tesco has further strengthened its family dining division with the appointment of Adam Martin, formerly marketing and strategy director at Mitchells & Butlers (M&B)

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    Tracey swaps G1 for BrewDog


    David Tracey, former director of brands and standards at G1 Group, has followed former colleague David McDowall in joining BrewDog

  • News

    Joffe confirms second MonkeyNuts opening


    Gideon Joffe has confirmed he will open the second site under his MonkeyNuts steakhouse brand later this spring in Whetstone

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    Not so elementary


    Outgoing CEO of New Food Experiences at Tesco Michael Holmes candidly admitted to a group of sector leaders at one of M&C Report’s Director’s Club dinners that he was the least experienced restaurant operator in the room, but yet found himself in a position of wielding significant influence over where many people went to eat out

  • News

    Holmes steps down from Tesco


    Michael Holmes, seen as one of the main architects of Tesco’s move into the eating-out market, including the acquisition of Giraffe, has left the company