Timing at the bar

16 Oct 2017

It’s a buyer’s market out there at the moment, or so we are told, so why is one of the sector’s most influential and successful investors currently looking to sale his stake not one, but two, of his investments?

The panel at Restaurant Conference

Building the next generation of branded operators

09 Oct 2017

Building the next generation of restaurant brands was the theme for a reflection on the future of the industry at our recent Restaurant Conference. Operators of and investors in emerging brands talked about efforts to establish themselves and to grow in a challenging marketplace

Jamie Oliver

Oliver decides to twist

04 Oct 2017 | By Mark Wingett

As of this morning, the man who did more than most to build Jamie Oliver’s restaurant empire can finally take a break from the constant scrutiny and let others worry about where the business is headed

Miller & Carter exterior

Get Carter

02 Oct 2017 | By Mark Wingett

There was an oversight at MCA’s annual Restaurant Conference, which took place last month. It was an oversight that some of the leading operators quietly pointed out to me; we had forgotten to mention a growing brand that was having an impact on the performance of parts of their estates – Mitchells & Butlers’ (M&B) premium steakhouse concept, Miller & Carter

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