Tag Archives: Chilango

Restaurant chains win race for key Leeds retail site

A quarter of restaurant and coffee shop chains have hitched their wagon to the landmark Pinnacle Leeds building in Leeds as the casual dining coverage at the venue takes shape. Cosy Club, Gourmet Burger Kitchen, Chilango and 200 Degrees have signed agreements in the block while three restaurant operators continue to negotiate deals for the remaining

City slicker: The inside story of how a London caterer turned an empty railway arch into a £400k production kitchen

When FEJ heads south of the River Thames to check out Grazing Food’s brand new commercial kitchen facility, talk quickly turns to the uncertainty of what Britain’s impending EU exit might mean for business. And you could excuse owner Sam Hurst for feeling a little anxious, especially since talk of big corporate and City businesses

Editor’s view: Market disruptors will come from all angles in 2016

As we head towards a new year, there’s nothing to suggest the next 12 months won’t herald the sort of operator appetite for expansion that we have seen in 2015. It’s difficult to pinpoint a operator that hasn’t enlarged their estate this year and while the tactics being deployed may vary depending on site availability

Mexican chains taking the foodservice market by storm

Mexican brands have been identified as the fastest growing part of the food sector, and second only to coffee shops overall, as the leading chains spring up in various locations across the country. The appearance of Mexican chains in high streets, shopping centres and transport hubs in the guise of burritos, tacos and nachos has