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Palux cooking suite

D&D turns to Palux to bring firepower to latest kitchen

D&D turns to Palux to bring firepower to latest kitchen

Restaurant group D&D has opened its third site in Leeds city centre and will deliver a contemporary Japanese menu thanks to cooking suites from Palux. Issho’s kitchen is powered by commercial catering equipment from the German brand, which is supplied in the UK through Northants-based Euro Catering. The kitchen team at the Victoria Gate Centre

TGI Firday's

Yo! Sushi and TGI Friday’s funnel funds into Cardiff refurb projects

Yo! Sushi and TGI Friday’s have both ramped up their presence at St David’s retail centre in Cardiff. The two restaurant chains have each unveiled a new look at the retail and leisure destination which, at peak times of the year, accommodates one million guests. Yo! Sushi has refurbished its 2,200 sqft restaurant as part of a redesign

Curry restaurant

Asian restaurants in London urged to rethink business model

The Asian Catering Federation (ACF), which represents 20,000 ethnic restaurants in the UK, has urged its London members to embrace the opportunity presented by the all-night tube service. London Major Sadiq Kahn introduced the through-the-night Underground service last month. And with reports of more than 50,000 Londoners a night taking advantage of the Underground’s move

MK by Muriel's Kitchen

London casual restaurant group expands into grab-and-go

London-based premium casual restaurant group, Muriel’s Kitchen, is to enter the grab-and-go market with its first brand extension – MK by Muriel’s Kitchen. Opening on Putney High Street next month, MK by Muriel’s Kitchen is a quick-service, licensed variation of the brand offering a range of freshly-prepared healthy dishes, available to take away from breakfast

Daniel Bear, co-founder

Carve launches cashless carvery concept for London

Euphorium Bakery founder, Daniel Bear and hospitality finance director Atif Amin of Chilango, Hakkasan and Ping Pong fame, will launch their first fast casual, cashless modern carvery concept on Tooley Street, London this summer. The licensed carvery will serve its ‘carvepots’, from breakfast through to dinner containing hand carved fish, meat and vegetarian options prepped

GBK plans to put kitchen equipment at the heart of its overall restaurant design.

Top restaurant chains line up for Oldham regeneration project

Nando’s, Gourmet Burger Kitchen and Costa are among the named brands planned to open in Oldham’s flagship Old Town Hall development later this year. The ground breaking scheme – which is transforming the Grade II listed building into a multiplex Odeon cinema with 800 seats and seven screens – will include a total of seven

Ian Leigh, managing director

TLG unleashes new openings team as it eyes more restaurant projects

Thai Leisure Group (TLG) has vowed to continue expanding into 2016 after revealing it passed the £30m turnover mark last year. The group insists the “bumper year” it has just had provides it with solid foundations to enlarge the business across the country and has even led to assemble a ‘new openings team’ for the

Nando’s to create up to 40 new jobs with new Teesside restaurant

Nando’s gets green light for Teesside restaurant

Portuguese piri-piri chain Nando’s has received permission from Stockton Council to open a second restaurant in Teesside Park later this year. The new restaurant is planned for either December 2016 or January 2017 and will create up to 40 full-time and part-time jobs. Work on the single-storey restaurant is due to start now, according to