All Prezzo articles – Page 9

  • Miller & Carter exterior

    Get Carter


    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

  • News

    Eagle Eye heralds “transformational year”


    Eagle Eye saw its revenue increase by 71% to £11.1m in the 12 months to 30 June 2017

  • Prezzo logo

    Prezzo group property director steps down


    Prezzo’s group property director, Steve Holloway, is to step down from his role, MCA has learnt.

  • Aidan Keane

    Tributes paid to Aidan Keane


    Leading figures across the sector have paid tribute to Aidan Keane, the founder of design agency Keane Brands, who has passed away aged 49.

  • Analysis & Insight

    Future of menu price inflation ain’t what it used to be…


    Menu changes and associated price increases have typically come twice a year. However, as operators face ever more challenging headwinds, is more frequent menu adjustment becoming the new norm? Steve Gotham looks at what the data from MCA’s Menu Tracker can tell us.

  • Prezzo logo

    Prezzo looks to consolidate estate


    Prezzo has moved to consolidate its c300-strong estate by placing a 27-strong package of sites on the market

  • News

    Conviviality Direct FY sales up 6.4%


    Conviviality has reported that its wholesale division – which incorporates Matthew Clark and Bibendum – saw revenues grow 6.4% to £1.04bn in the year to 30 April.

  • News

    Prezzo appoints new chief people officer


    Prezzo, the TPG Capital-backed group, has appointed Mark Powell, formerly of Poundland, as its new chief people officer

  • Consumer ratings on key performance indicators

    Frankie says: don't relax...


    MCA’s director of insight Steve Gotham takes a look at Frankie & Benny’s, which, a year ago, looked in deep trouble. A review has led to an upturn in fortunes but at what cost when prices have been reduced?

  • Analysis & Insight

    Knives are out for Frankie’s


    This week saw shares at The Restaurant Group fall 7% on the back of a note from UBS, which said Frankie & Benny’s new menu was still 22% more expensive than branded pub chains despite cutting prices.

  • Interviews

    Prezzo: 300 and growing


    As Prezzo passes the 300-site milestone, Jon Hendry-Pickup reflects on the challenges and opportunities for the group – including exploiting all dayparts, maximising the opportunities in at-home eating and rolling out three very different brands.

  • News

    Prezzo starts trial with UberEats, eyes food to go growth


    Prezzo, the TPG Capital-backed group, has stared a trial with UberEats in London, MCA understands.

  • News

    Marston’s, Patisserie Valerie and Prezzo join the ALMR


    Patisserie Valerie, Prezzo and Marston’s have become the latest companies to join the ALMR

  • News

    Prezzo passes 300-site milestone


    Prezzo, the TPG Capital backed restaurant chain, has passed the 300-site mark after a flurry of new openings this year, MCA has learnt.

  • Franco Manca exterior

    Not missing a trick


    Franco Manca translates as “Franco’s missing”, but under the careful watch of industry veteran David Page, you could hardly accuse the pizza concept from passing up any chances to stay ahead of the category it has been shaking up since its launch in 2008. Mark Wingett takes a look at the winner of the Best Concept Award at this year’s Retailers’ Retailer of the Year Awards and parent company Fulham Shore.

  • Wildwood
    Analysis & Insight

    Market towns not so Tasty


    The sobering full-year update from Tasty, the Kaye family-backed operator of the Wildwood and Dim T brands earlier this week, was the first one that I think gave a truer reflection of where the market actually is, with the real hard yards set to kick in

  • Cardiff Bay
    Analysis & Insight

    Regional focus: Wales


    Wales was the only region of the UK to see a fall of more than 1% in food-led licensed premises, during 2016, according to the CGA Peach/AlixPartners Market Growth Monitor.

  • News

    Prezzo targets London for MexiCo


    Prezzo is targeting major cities, including London, for its fledgling MexiCo concept and has overhauled the offer at sister brand, Chimichanga, MCA has learnt.

  • News

    Prezzo appoints Kriss as CMO


    Prezzo, the TPG Capital-backed group, has appointed Kimberly Kriss, as its interim chief marketing officer

  • News

    Poole steps down from Prezzo


    Christian Poole has stepped down as marketing director at Prezzo after nearly five years with the company, MCA understands.