Alan Jackson, chairman of The Restaurant Group, owner of Chiquito, Est Est, Frankie & Benny’s and Garfunkel’s, is shortlisted in the PLC Awards 2005 in the Entrepreneur of the Year category. Caffe Nero Group is shortlisted as Company of the Year in the awards which PricewaterhouseCoopers is sponsoring. Qualification for entry is that companies must be listed on the main market and not be large enough to qualify for the FTSE 100 or 250 indices.  The awards will be presented on March 9. Financial Times 18/02/06 page 11