All La Tasca articles

  • Joycelyn Neve, Managing Director of the Seafood Pub Company, with executive chef Antony Shirley

    Seafood Pub Co files for administration


    The Seafood Pub Company, the multi-awarding group, has ceased trading after going into administration.

  • archies

    Archie’s secures Trafford Centre site


    Archies, the burger and shake diner concept, has lined up two new sites in its hometown of Manchester, MCA understands.

  • News

    Moonshine Bars lines up two London sites for its Bavarian concept


    Moonshine Bars has secured two further London sites for its Bavarian concept Munich Cricket Club, including a flagship location in Victoria and another in Canary Wharf.

  • News

    CDG closes Manchester La Tasca


    Casual Dining Group (CDG) has closed its Manchester branch of La Tasca, leaving it with four UK sites under the tapas concept.

  • Byron

    Wilkinson appointed Byron CEO


    Byron, the better burger brand, has appointed Simon Wilkinson as its new chief executive.

  • News

    Tapa Republic secures site for AppleYard


    Tapa Republic, which previously traded as Bilbao Berria and Norte, is to launch its new concept AppleYard in Sidcup next month.

  • Bababoom

    Rhys Oldfield joins BabaBoom as backer; Jenkins and Fish depart


    Be At One founder Rhys Oldfield has joined BabaBoom as a backer of the kebab restaurant concept, MCA has learnt.

  • Stephen Neudegg

    Dishoom appoints FD


    Dishoom has appointed Stephen Neudegg, ex of Casual Dining Group as its finance director.

  • Simon Wilkinson

    Wilkinson joins Parkdean Resorts


    Simon Wilkinson, the former chief executive of La Tasca, has joined Parkdean Resorts, overseeing the company’s retail operations.

  • Mitch Tonks

    Rockfish eyes Poole opening


    Seafood restaurant group Rockfish, founded by Mitch Tonks, has submitted a planning application to Poole Council, to open a restaurant within the Purbeck Pottery Building.

  • Notes was co-founded by financier Edward Halfon

    A crescendo of coffee


    Following a successful fundraise on Crowdcube this summer, coffee shop and wine bar Notes is looking to double its estate over the next two years. Georgi Gyton finds out more about its growth plans, which include a move into travel hubs, starting with train stations

  • Mitch Tonks

    Rockfish eyes next stage of expansion


    Rockfish, the seafood restaurant group founded by Mitch Tonks, has set a target of adding 10 sites to its currently six-strong estate in the next four years.

  • Luke Johnson

    Johnson linked to Gaucho bid


    Serial sector investor Luke Johnson is the latest name to be linked with a bid for Gaucho, the premium, steak restaurant chain, which was placed into administration last month.

  • Prezzo Beckenham

    Wilkinson was in line to be Prezzo CEO


    Simon Wilkinson was in line to become the chief executive of Prezzo

  • Money
    Analysis & Insight

    Two out of three operators implement regional pricing


    On average, two out of three operators surveyed in MCA’s latest Menu Tracker report vary their prices dependent on region, with JD Wetherspoon, All Bar One and O’Neill’s among the operators with the largest differentials.

  • Glenn Evans

    Las Iguanas: ‘We look for authentic ingredients and a story’


    Glenn Evans, the head of food development at Casual Dining Group’s Latin American chain talks to MCA’s sister title Food Spark about the biggest mistakes when it comes to menu development, the vegan junk food trend and how to introduce consumers to new foods.

  • Yishay Malkov

    Malkov leaves The Ivy Collection


    Yishay Malkov, one of the key driving forces behind the development and expansion of the Ivy Collection, has left the business

  • Richard Caring

    Caring brings in Hills to oversee restaurant concepts


    Serial sector investor Richard Caring is believed to have hired Sarah Hills, formerly managing director of Wagamama UK, to aid the continued growth of his current restaurant concepts and the development of new ones.

  • Bella Italia

    CDG signs partnership deal with Cineworld


    Casual Dining Group, the operator of Bella Italia, Café Rouge, Las Iguanas, Belgo and La Tasca, has announced a new three-year restaurant partnership deal with Cineworld, which will offer the UK’s leading cinema chain’s Unlimited cardholders a 25% discount on food and drink across the restaurant company’s brands.

  • Notes was co-founded by financier Edward Halfon

    Horler becomes chairman of Notes


    James Horler, chief executive of 3Sixty Restaurants, has becomes non-executive chairman of the London-based coffee shop and wine bar concept Notes, MCA has learnt.