Dirty Bones co-founder Cokey Sulkin has been promoted to chief executive of the brand, MCA understands.

Sulkin, who also owns The Black Dog in Vauxhall, was previously director of operations at the American comfort food restaurant and cocktail bar concept.

He founded Dirty Bones with Dipak Panchal, who is behind London nightclubs Dukebox and Mahiki.

Dirty Bones opened its fifth venue and first outside London in Oxford’s Westgate scheme last year.