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MC Group begins work on latest pub kitchen as it cements fourth deal with Star

MC Group begins work on latest pub kitchen as it cements fourth deal with Star

London restaurant operator MC Group UK is taking on its fourth site in partnership with Star Pubs & Bars, and commencing work on a joint £330,000 refurbishment this week. The investment will see the kitchen at the Grand Union in Uxbridge, which will be renamed The Runway to mark its change of direction, completely redesigned

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Audit reveals Star’s spend on kitchen equipment and training has got results

A multimillion pound investment in new pub kitchens and chef skills appears to be paying dividends for Star Pubs & Bars following a significant improvement in customer satisfaction ratings for its food.  An independent retail audit, carried out on behalf of the pub group, found that the overall score for properties in the Star portfolio have

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TLC to expand kitchens as it looks to ramp up estate to 20 venues in three years

Pub and restaurant operator TLC Inns has taken on the lease of a pub in Essex in partnership with Star Pubs & Bars as part of its 20-strong development scheme, which includes increasing the size of its kitchens to accommodate larger menus. The Victory is the company’s first addition to its Essex and East Anglia estate

Phil Buckley outside the Wheatsheaf on Yarm Road in Darlington.
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D&G pub group plans upgrade of whole estate with kitchens at heart of strategy

Darlington-based pub operator, D&G Pub Company is investing more than £300,000 refurbishing two Darlington pubs, including a reformat of their kitchens, in conjunction with Star Pubs & Bars. The Wheatsheaf in Yarm Road and The George in Bondgate are both undergoing makeovers as part of a modernisation programme aimed at driving up food sales and

The Weld Blundell and the new licensee Mike Reeve (5)

Star Pubs £4.6m North West investment project gets underway

Work is set to begin on Weld Blundell pub this week as part of Star Pubs & Bars North West development scheme. The £490,000 refurbishment of The Weld Blundell pub in Lydiate follows a 15-month closure. Work is expected to take two months with the pub scheduled to open in late October creating fifteen new


Blind Tiger Inns and Star alliance transforms ‘tired’ pub into 13th venue

North West multiple operator, Blind Tiger Inns, has opened the doors of its 13th location in partnership with Star Pubs & Bars. The restoration and acquisition of the property is part of a nationwide development scheme. Star Pubs & Bars is investing £3.6 million in reviving local pubs across the county in 2017. Cross Keys,

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Star Pubs ploughs £4m into kitchen refits in new F&F policy

UK-based Star Pubs & Bars has funnelled more than £4m into kitchen refits over the past two years with £1.6m of investments in 2017. The company is renovating its kitchen fixtures and fittings as part of its F&F policy which funds high cost items such as ovens, fridges, and grills, helping save licensees’ capital and

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Star Pubs & Bars combats skills shortage with training videos

UK-based Star Pubs & Bars is launching a series of food training videos to counteract the shortage of skilled kitchen staff. While the videos were created in response to licensee requests for help training kitchen staff, they were also designed to alleviate the expense and resource pressures of sending staff away on training courses. The

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Star Pubs ploughs £3.6m into Lancashire pubs as part of UK-wide project

Star Pubs & Bars is to spend £3.6 million on refurbishments in Lancashire as part of its 2017 £20 million investment programme. The company has 102 pubs in Lancashire. Refurbishments are planned at sixteen pubs in the county this year with the focus on creating great locals serving good food and coffee for the whole