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Creditors of Carluccio’s given two weeks to mull over CVA proposals

Creditors of embattled casual dining chain Carluccio’s have been given two weeks to decide if they wish to back restructuring proposals that could potentially lead to more than 30 stores closing. Speculation that the company would announce a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) has been mounting for several weeks, but it took until yesterday for management

Carluccio’s third Marriott venture ‘proof that all-day trading format suits hotels’

Contemporary Italian dining chain Carluccio’s has grown its presence in London by securing a new premises inside a London Marriott hotel. Carluccio’s has opened a 3,000sqft restaurant and deli in the London Marriott Hotel Maida Vale, marking the third opening in a Marriott hotel for the group, which has opened at Heathrow and London’s Regents

Carluccio’s says death of founder will be felt throughout its business

Casual dining chain Carluccio’s has paid tribute to its founder Antonio Carluccio, who passed away yesterday. Mr Carluccio has been described as the “godfather of Italian gastronomy” in the UK and was known for his books and TV programmes, including Two Greedy Italians, as well as his highly successful restaurant chain. Neil Wickers, CEO of Carluccio’s,

Hospitality Minister needed to guide industry through choppy waters

The trade body that represents restaurant chains such as Casual Dining Group, Carluccio’s and Wagamama this morning called for the hospitality sector to have its own dedicated Hospitality Minister. With Brexit providing uncertainty for employers and costs for businesses rising, the time is right for the government to appoint a dedicated Minister to the support

Restaurant chains breathe sigh of relief over PM’s worker pledge

The industry largest representative body for restaurant and pub chains has welcomed Theresa May’s pledge to offer EU citizens living in the UK ‘settled status’ once Brexit has been completed. The Prime Minister yesterday set out her plans on employment rights for EU citizens in the context of Brexit negotiations. The statement was positively received

Carluccio’s abruptly pulls out of US as group profits take £4m hit

Italian restaurant chain Carluccio’s has closed its two US stores, just months after opening there, following intense competition resulting in lower than expected margins. The chain, which opened its first US site in Greater Washington (not pictured) in 2015, followed by another in the same area in 2016, decided that while trading was encouraging the competitive