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Star Pubs’ kitchens boosted by major ‘free-from’ menu investment

Star Pubs’ kitchens boosted by major ‘free-from’ menu investment

Star Pubs & Bars is launching a ‘free-from’ menu for licensees to help them cater for increased customer demand. The menu features 16 dishes and includes meat-free, dairy-free, gluten-free and vegan options for starters, mains and desserts. Mark Teed, head of food at Star Pubs & Bars, said: “Putting together a ‘free-from’ menu is daunting

Star creates dedicated food offer for pub managers on profit share scheme

UK-based Star Pubs & Bars has added an enhanced package of support for its ‘Just Add Talent’ operators, a year after launching the turnover and profit share agreement. The company, which runs 1,000 pubs across the UK, has confirmed it is introducing additional support for the manager-operator model, which it set up as an incentive for individuals to kick-start

Star Pubs negotiates three-year fixed price agreement on coffee machines for licensees

Star Pubs & Bars is boosting the support it gives to licensees with a new buying department focused on securing great products and prices as well as sharing market insight and delivering category training. The team of nine will include category experts in soft drinks, wine and spirits as well as machines, beer and ale

£840k refurb is largest that Star Pubs has ever signed off on

Star Pubs & Bars has signed off on a new pub project that represents its largest ever investment to date. The chain, which runs 1,000 pubs across the UK, has teamed up with Public Urban Bars (P.U.B) to transform the iconic English Rose in Liverpool into a food-led pub complete with state-of-the-art kitchen. The massive £840,000

Star Pubs hires former Greene King food man to shape the kitchens behind its 1,000-strong estate

Star Pubs & Bars’ drive to provide licensees with the right kitchen equipment and support will now be led by a new face with extensive experience of the pub sector, it has emerged.  Pub sector expert Mark Teed has joined the 1,000-strong group as its new food strategy and implementation manager, which will involve leading

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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

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

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

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