Hancock’s American Kitchen and Bar has recently opened three new outlets and signed a deal for its seventh as it looks to grow its presence in the market.
Already operating in Chatham, Camberley and Maidstone, the chain which launched earlier this year as also recently obtained sites in Eastleigh, Farnborough and Fareham.
As part of its expansion, the group has signed an agreement with the St James Centre in Dover to open its next outlet early next year, a location with seating for 150 guests on 4,500 sqft.
Currently, its Eastleigh outlet offers seating for 126 diners whilst the Farnborough and Fareham restaurants accommodate 110 and 120 covers respectively.
The firm is proud to boast that as part of its success it has created 60 new full time and part time roles across the three existing sites and expects to add 25 more when the Dover site opens.
David Chick, director of Hancock’s, said: “2018 has certainly been a busy year for our group and these newest openings are in line with our strategy to engage with popular retail locations.”
He added: “We seek retail hubs which enjoy consistently high footfall levels to complement our ‘everyone’s welcome’ approach, so that whether it’s an informal brunch, lunch, dinner or a more special occasion, Hancock’s provides the perfect, fun destination for local communities and visitors alike to enjoy a great time with friends and family.”