All La Tasca articles – Page 6

  • News

    CDG bolsters head office team

    2015-07-30T08:24:00Z

    Casual Dining Group (CDG), owners of the Café Rouge, Bella Italia and Las Iguanas brands, has bolstered its head office team

  • Diary

    Diary: TGI; Loungers; Revolution Bars and #LIVEYOURLIFEDAY

    2015-07-29T15:22:00Z

    In this week’s Diary we look at how TGI Friday’s Fast Track initiative is faring, get an update on Loungers’ pipeline and find out about Samuel Smith’s latest branding work (no, seriously).

  • Diary

    Diary: Young’s; Strada; BrewDog and Live Your Life Day

    2015-07-22T15:23:00Z

    In this week’s Diary, we get an update on Young’s Burger Shack rollout; get some wise words on how to survive an onslaught from Jay Raynor and introduce the UK’s first Mezcaleria

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    News

    CDG in talks to acquire La Tasca

    2015-07-15T21:33:00Z

    Casual Dining Group (CDG), which recently acquired Las Iguanas, is in advanced talks to acquire La Tasca, the 46-strong Spanish tapas chain, for a sum in excess of £25m, M&C understands.

  • News

    Beds & Bars and Team Margot launch Live Your Life Day

    2015-07-08T08:21:00Z

    Beds & Bars has teamed up Yaser Martini’s charity Team Margot to launch the first Live Your Life Day on 30 July.

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    News

    Casual Dining Group acquires Las Iguanas

    2015-07-06T22:11:00Z

    Casual Dining Group (CDG) has acquired the 41-strong Las Iguanas restaurant chain from private equity firm Bowmark Capital in a deal thought to be worth between £80m and £90m.

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    News

    H1 trading round-up

    2015-07-03T16:17:00Z

    Six months into 2015, M&C’s gauges how trade has been for some of the leading players in the sector. We round-up trading at Pizza Hut, La Tasca, TCG, Deltic, Grand Union, Leon and The Koh Group among others

  • Hugh Osmond
    News

    Osmond drops out of La Tasca running

    2015-07-03T08:24:00Z

    Hugh Osmond’s Sun Capital vehicle is understood to have dropped out of the running to acquire La Tasca, which was placed on the market earlier this year

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    Analysis & Insight

    Two in five diners remain loyal to their favourite brands

    2015-07-03T08:24:00Z

    More than a third (39%) of all diners in the UK say they are loyal to the restaurants and coffee shops they visit

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    News

    Osmond runs rule over La Tasca

    2015-07-02T08:24:00Z

    Hugh Osmond’s Sun Capital Partners vehicle is believed to be one of the parties running the rule over La Tasca

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    News

    PE and trade suitors circle La Tasca

    2015-06-29T08:07:00Z

    Up to six parties are still believed to be in the running to acquire La Tasca, which was placed on the market earlier this year

  • Street Kitchen
    Analysis & Insight

    The hopes and fears facing our industry

    2015-06-29T07:21:00Z

    As we stand at the midpoint of 2015, it now seems timely to reflect on the ‘Hopes and Fears’ facing our industry and what we might expect to see in the latter half of the year, writes Stephen Evans, development director at Gourmet Burger Kitchen

  • Jonathan Kaye
    News

    Prezzo begins search for CEO Kaye’s successor

    2015-06-28T21:48:00Z

    Prezzo, which was taken private by TPG Capital earlier this year, has started the search for a new chief executive

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    Analysis & Insight

    Managing expectations

    2015-06-22T08:33:00Z

    The pub market is expected to reach a value of £24.3bn by 2018. This growth will be driven mainly by managed & branded pubs, but the challenge for this sector is to manage expectations as consumers increasingly measure operators against their restaurant peer group

  • News

    La Tasca and Peach winners at Craft Guild of Chefs Awards

    2015-06-17T08:12:00Z

    La Tasca, STK and Peach Pub Company were amongst the winners at this year’s Craft Guild of Chefs Awards

  • News

    La Tasca invests £400k in new POS and toilet refurbs

    2015-06-11T08:35:00Z

    La Tasca has invested over £400,000 on new POS IT system and refurbishing all toilets across the estate.

  • Enterprise Inns managed site
    Analysis & Insight

    Sector shift

    2015-06-01T08:39:00Z

    From increasing M A activity, to the fallout from the decision by Enterprise Inns to invest in pubs in partnership with “managed experts” and the growing pressure on the all-you-can-eat buffet market is coming under, the sector is set to shift over the coming six to 12 months from shadow ...

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    News

    CDG takes lead in race for Las Iguanas

    2015-05-15T16:42:00Z

    Casual Dining Group (CDG) is believed to have moved to the front of queue in the race to acquire Las Iguanas

  • News

    Powell swaps 3Sixty for Hickory’s

    2015-05-15T16:38:38.860Z

    Matthew Powell is to leave 3Sixty Restaurants to join Hickory’s Smokehouse as its new finance director

  • La Tasca Birmingham
    Analysis & Insight

    We want to be together

    2015-05-05T08:45:00Z

    After a relatively slow start to the year, momentum behind M&A in the sector is starting to pick up, with the sales processes of La Tasca and Las Iguanas moving up a gear. Consolidation of the market place is high on the agenda