Tag Archives: burgers

Byron creditors approve rescue plan, but up to 20 restaurants will close

Byron creditors approve rescue plan, but up to 20 restaurants will close

Troubled burger chain Byron yesterday agreed a deal with creditors to restructure its business – paving the way for it to close as many as 20 sites in the UK. Around a third of its 67-strong estate could be in the firing line after the chain’s creditors voted in favour of its company voluntary arrangement.

Byron will find out tomorrow if creditors support restructuring proposal

Burger chain Byron will tomorrow discover whether creditors are backing its plans for a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) proposed earlier this month. The company needs to secure at least 75% creditor approval for its CVA, which would see it restructure the business financially to raise new investment and lower the rents it pays landlords. Byron

VIDEO: The £45,000 burger-flipping robot set to change the face of restaurant kitchens

A kitchen robot that can flip burgers twice as fast as humans will soon be available for restaurant operators to buy for around $60,000 (£45,000), it has been revealed. US restaurant chain Caliburger has just become the first in the world to start using the ‘Flippy’ system and according to local media reports it has

Veggie burger outfit raises £300k to kit out first permanent site

An artisan veggie burger company has smashed its crowdfunding target and will use the cash it has raised to open its first permanent restaurant site. The Vurger Co turned to Crowdcube at the start of this month in an effort to raise £180,000 in exchange for 23.08% of its business. It surpassed that objective in

Handmade Burger Company plunges into administration

The Handmade Burger Company is in talks about the future of its business after it collapsed into administration yesterday. Nine of its 29 restaurants were closed immediately, with the remaining sites continuing to trade as normal under the administrators’ control. Paul Masters, Conrad Beighton and Julien Irving of Leonard Curtis Recovery were appointed as Joint

McDonald’s ‘tweaking kitchen procedures’ to front fresh burger push

McDonald’s is changing kitchen procedures to cook and assemble its flagship Quarter Pounders when they are ordered – rather than in advance – according to reports in the US. The fast food chain is said to be switching exclusively to fresh beef for its Quarter Pounders and will tweak its kitchen practices to deliver the world-famous

Byron ready to defend position as burger sector becomes crowded

Bosses at Byron Hamburger believe the “quality” of the chain’s offer will set it apart from competition in the face of growing competition in the premium burger sector. The field in which Byron has made its name is getting “increasingly competitive”, with the introduction of new entrants and the expansion of established players leaving the