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Q&A: Ascentia director Neil Mantle on providing kit for top operators

Q&A: Ascentia director Neil Mantle on providing kit for top operators

Ascentia Foodservice Equipment offers a collection of strong catering equipment brands that will either stand by themselves when deployed in an existing specification or satisfy a complete cooking template. Casual dining chains such as Zizzi and ASK Italian are among the brands convinced by its kit, as FEJ found out when it headed to the

Gateshead retail extension sparks restaurant build frenzy

Thaikhun and Barburrito have chosen the Gateshead Metrocentre as the location for their first ventures in the North East and are among nine high-profile restaurant names confirmed to be opening at the site, it was revealed today. Two final restaurants are close to being announced as the enlarged Qube area of the Intu-run development is

Ask and Zizzi agree £5m kitchen equipment deal

High street restaurant chains Ask and Zizzi will continue to source kitchenware and crockery from 3663 Catering Equipment after an inking a deal with the company worth £4.8m. The renewal comes after the restaurants were acquired by private equity firm Bridgepoint under the company name, Azzurri Group. 3663 Catering Equipment will supply cleaning solutions, cookware,

Investor appetite for bars and restaurants shows no sign of waning

If there were any doubts that private equity firms were reluctant to invest in the restaurant sector then 2014 banished those in spectacular fashion. BDO’s winter Bar & Restaurant Report provides a fascinating account of the major M&A activity that has altered landscape. Here, in its words, is a rundown of the moves that are