All Strada articles – Page 12

  • Steve RIchards

    Apollo acquires Tragus, Derkach to step down as CEO


     John Derkach is to step down as chief executive of Tragus after Apollo Global Management, which already held the majority of the group’s debt, acquired the business from Blackstone. Steve Richards has been appointed as the c300-strong group’s new chief executive

  • News

    Salt reduction pledge attracts 50 dining out operators


    Around 50 pub and restaurant operators have now signed up to the Department of Health’s pledge to reduce salt in the food they serve to help diners achieve a reduction of 1g per person per day compared to the amount eaten in 2007

  • News

    Strada trims estate


    Strada has exited what is believed to be its third outlet in under two months as it disposes of a west London site to the operators behind the Hare and Tortoise restaurant concept

  • Strada

    Strada launches breakfast offer


    Strada, the Tragus-owned group, has followed sister brand Bella Italia, in launching a breakfast offer, which sees the brand’s c65 sites start to serve breakfast from 8am

  • Subway

    Subway signs new salt reduction pledge


    Subway has become the first quick service food retailer to commit to updated salt reduction targets under the Responsibility Deal with the Government

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    Novus makes changes to operations team


    Novus Leisure has made changes to its operations team, which has seen the departure of head of operations Marc Rust and the promotion of Stephen Hill to operations director

  • News

    Hospitality careers programme secures 3,500 jobs


    A programme designed to help jobseekers into work across the hospitality industry has succeeded in finding jobs for more than 3,500 people and saving more than £17.5m of public money

  • News

    Sector asked to agree new salt targets


    Pub, restaurant and cafe operators are being asked to agree more far-reaching salt reduction targets by December 2017 under the Responsibility Deal with the Government

  • News

    Operators recognised for menu innovation


    A number of major pub, restaurant and coffee shop operators have been recognised for their menu innovation

  • Cote

    Fiddler named Cote chairman


    Nick Fiddler, the co-founder of Strada and Cote, has been appointed the new non-executive chairman of the latter, M&C Report has learn

  • Strada

    FY lfls drop 1.6% at Tragus


    Tragus, the Café Rouge, Bella Italia and Strada operator, saw like-for-like sale decline by 1.6% in the year to 2 June 2013

  • Strada

    Strada launches delivery service


    Strada, the Tragus-owned chain, has teamed up with Deliveroo to launch a new delivery service at two of its London sites

  • Strada
    Analysis & Insight

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    As a debate rages on the meaning of informality in the fine-dining sector, operators further down the cheque-range are looking at ways to grow volumes through making their offers more informal and subsequently more accessible. At the same time, the UK’s managed pub sector has started the year in fine fettle, but what does this mean for one its main players Orchid and backer Deutsche Bank, which is currently reviewing its options for the business

  • Tragus restaurant

    Tragus to undergo debt restructure


    Tragus, the Café Rouge, Bella Italia and Strada operator, is understood to be preparing to undergo a debt-for-equity swap under a proposed restructuring of its estimated £240m debt, according to The Times

  • Bill's

    Grocer margins


    With a combination of smart management and Richard Caring’s backing, Bill’s has made the jump from fledging concept to major national player in record time. Joe Lutrario reports.

  • Benito's Hat

    Benito’s Hat secures Leadenhall site


    Benito’s Hat Mexican Kitchen, the London-based restaurant chain, has secured a sixth site in London, M&C Report has learnt

  • Bill's

    Bill’s on track to double FY turnover


    Bill’s Restaurants is on track to report turnover in its current financial year to the end of next July of between £50-55m, dependent on the timing of openings

  • News

    Tragus to launch Parisienne brasserie at Heathrow


    Tragus has announced it is invested £1.2m in opening a new 168-cover restaurant & bar concept, La Salle, at Heathrow’s new Terminal 2: The Queen’s Terminal, next June

  • Giggling Squid

    Giggling Squid builds pipeline


    Giggling Squid, the fast-growing Thai restaurant chain, is in talks on a further 10 sites as it looks to operate an estate of 16 units by the end of March 2016

  • Strada

    Strada aims to broaden appeal


    Strada is aiming to broaden its appeal through a number of changes to its menu and the design of its restaurants