All Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK) articles – Page 9

  • News

    Deliveroo raises £2.75m to expand business


    Deliveroo, the London-based food delivery platform, has raised £2.75m of new funding to further strengthen its logistics technologies and delivery platform

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    GBK eyes trio of further openings


    Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK), the Capricorn Ventures-backed group, is lining up three further openings for its current financial year

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    GBK secures Watford opening


    Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK), the Capricorn Ventures-backed group, has secured an opening for later this year in Watford

  • Analysis & Insight

    Channelling the right branded offer


    Stephen Evans, development director at Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK), looks at how mundane and anti-brand some of the emerging areas in London have become and says if we are not careful, gentrification will mean a “second tier of homogenisation filled with artisan coffee shops and brunch joints and very little else”

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    Diary: Orchid, Enterprise Inns, Loungers, Vapiano


    This week’s Diary includes more on the Orchid sales process, the initial feedback on Enterprise’s first managed site, another award for Loungers and renewed pressure for pubco reform

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    GBK grows pipeline


    Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK), the Capricorn Ventures-backed group, has secured two new sites and is in talks on a further four units

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    GBK founder backs new doughnut concept


    A new artisan doughnut concept backed by Gourmet Burger Kitchen co-founder Adam Wills has launched in London, according to M&C Report’s sister title British Baker

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    Analysis & Insight

    Take me out


    Restaurants are going toe-to-toe with established food-to-go and takeaway specialists to bring home a slice of the UK’s increasingly sophisticated takeout and delivery market

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    Meatliquor eyes further expansion


    Meatliquor, the fast-casual concept led by Yianni Papoutsis and Scott Collins, is planning to roll out its meat and cocktail-based restaurant to Glasgow and Newcastle within the next 12 months, The Daily Telegraph reports

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    Wagamama and GBK embrace mobile payment


    Wagamama and Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK) have joined Prezzo in introducing new mobile payment technology via the PayPal smartphone app to the whole of their estates

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    TGI’s to introduce step-change menu


    TGI Friday’s is to make a step-change in its food offer, with the launch a new menu which will comprise of brand-firsts including delicious Creole seafood such as mussels and shell-on shrimp

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    Chiquito, Frankie & Benny’s and GBK confirmed for Intu Stoke


    The Restaurant Group (TRG) brands Chiquito and Frankie & Benny’s, along with and Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK), are the first three restaurants to sign up to open at a new £20m extension at Intu Potteries in Stoke on Trent

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    Operators confirmed for Bracknell


    Coast to Coast, Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK) and Pizza Express have all been confirmed as signing up to open in Bracknell as part of The Bracknell Regeneration Partnership, a 50:50 joint venture between Legal & General Property and Schroder Property

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    GBK appoints new FD


    Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK), the Capricorn Ventures-backed group, has appointed Gerard Carolan as its new finance director

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    GBK grows pipeline


    Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK) has strengthened its long-term pipeline by already securing three openings for 2015/2016

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    Lynch to become group CEO at Nando’s


    Andrew Lynch, the former chief executive of SSP, is to become group chief executive of Nando’s, the Capricorn Ventures-backed international chain of peri peri chicken restaurants

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    FY PBT doubles at Nando’s Group


    Nando’s Group, the operator of the eponymous peri peri chicken chain and Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK), saw pre-tax profit more than double in the year to 24 February 2013, up from £14.7m to £33.4m, while turnover increased from £419.6m to £485.2m

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    Analysis & Insight

    Beers, burgers and London buses…


    Like any crowded market place there is a greater need for branded operators to differentiate themselves and raise their heads above the proverbial parapet to be seen. In the opinion of Stephen Evans, development director at Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK), three clear markets have now emerged

  • News

    GBK swings into profit


    Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK) reported a pre-tax profit of £160k for the year to 24 February 2013, against a £685k loss the previous 12 months and said that this positive momentum had continued into its current financial year

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    GBK launches new brand identity


    Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK) has launch a new brand identity, which it plans to roll out across its 59-strong estate next year, as part of the first full brand development exercise since the chain was founded in 2001