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REVEALED: The five industry operators with most market momentum

REVEALED: The five industry operators with most market momentum

Costa, JD Wetherspoon, Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery, Miller & Carter and Greggs are among the businesses with the most momentum in the out-of-home eating and drinking sectors at the moment, a new report has claimed.   The study, compiled using CGA data and insight from hospitality and retail consultancy Stone & River, ranks operators in

Your complete guide to all the finalists for the 2018 FEJ Awards on 5 June

Foodservice Equipment Journal has officially announced the shortlisted companies and individuals that will be contesting the 2018 FEJ Awards. There are 12 categories in total, with seven paying tribute to the skill, hard work and judgement that operators need to demonstrate to create successful kitchen and foodservice environments, and five honouring the investment, innovation and expertise illustrated

BREAKING NEWS: Nominations open for the 2018 FEJ Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2018 FEJ Awards, celebrating the achievements of the UK’s most innovative and successful multi-site foodservice operators and caterers, as well as the catering equipment suppliers and providers that support them. Companies are invited to nominate themselves by filling in an official nomination form, or they are free to nominate

THE BIG INTERVIEW: Tortilla’s head of food on what makes its kitchens tick

Inspired by San Francisco’s Mission District ‘taquerias’, Mexican burrito chain Tortilla has carved out a niche for itself in the UK market over the past 10 years and is aiming to reach 40-plus stores in 2018. Like any successful high street operation, it is only as good as the food it serves and the man

Comptoir Libanais takes offering to the West Midlands for the first time

Lebanese restaurant Comptoir Libanais is to open its first restaurant in the West Midlands, at Grand Central, Birmingham.  The new 3,047 sq ft restaurant will be located next to Indian street food specialists, Mowgli and is due to open in March. Since its launch in 2008, the group has continued to share healthy and affordable

EDITOR’S VIEW: It might look like carnage out there, but one operator’s loss is another one’s gain

If the first month of this year is anything to go by then the only thing we can say for certain about 2018 is that it’s going to be unpredictable. It is well-documented that operators have been lamenting the cost challenges facing them for some time now, but aside from the usual bits of consolidation here

FEJ Awards to honour kitchen innovation in the industry

Foodservice Equipment Journal is delighted to announce the launch of the 2018 FEJ Awards, celebrating the achievements of multi-site foodservice operators in the UK and the catering equipment providers that serve them.   The FEJ Awards 2018 will take place on Tuesday 5 June at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole, on the first night of the Commercial Kitchen