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Esquires Coffee plans UK test kitchen ahead of huge store drive

Esquires Coffee plans UK test kitchen ahead of huge store drive

Esquires Coffee will open a UK test kitchen in Putney after securing a site that will also serve as its newest coffee shop and office headquarters. The company has agreed a deal on two combined units and intends to launch its new cafe bistro model on site. The location will be home to the test kitchen

EXCLUSIVE: Compass details kitchen thinking behind first public-facing Caffe Dallucci site

Caffe Dallucci is the innovative cafe brand from Compass Group and it has just opened its first public-facing site at Solent Business Park in Fareham. Extensive detail has gone into getting the flow of service exactly right and matching the back-of-house catering and beverage equipment to the offering. FEJ travelled down to Hampshire to meet

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First Tim Hortons shopping centre branch opens for business

Canadian coffee and bakery chain Tim Hortons has crossed the Atlantic to make its shopping centre debut in the UK as part of its international growth mission. The coffee chain, famed for its signature brewed coffee and food, has opened its latest restaurant at Silverburn shopping centre in Glasgow. Tim Hortons currently operates three sites,

Tim Hortons says it must be disciplined in its UK expansion

Tim Hortons, the popular Canadian coffee chain which recently opened its first UK site in Glasgow, has said that it will need to work through a number of challenges before it publically launches any large-scale opening campaign. The brand, which has around 4,500 sites worldwide, is conscious that it must test the UK market and tweak

Rapid coffee shop market expansion could see sector grind to a halt

The blistering level at which coffee outlets are growing could mean an end to the ‘coffee shop revolution’ if a new generation of baristas is not recruited.   That’s according to a new report which has warned that whilst there are 150,000 baristas working in the UK, a further 40,000 will be needed in the

Poor wash results force coffee chain to rethink its approach to cleaning glasses

Midlands coffee shop chain 200 Degrees Coffee has solved a warewashing issue that was threatening to compromise its cleanliness standards and add extra labour costs when cleaning glasses. The Nottinghamshire-based outfit, whose owners have more than 40 years’ experience running cafes and restaurants, found that poor dishwasher results at several of its coffee shop sites left items

Coffee chain poised to launch first cafe outside of London

The Department of Coffee and Social Affairs is set to launch its first café outside of London later this month when it opens at Bristol-based Cabot Circus. Located in Cabot Circus’s Quakers Friars piazza, the 65 sqm coffee shop will join brands such as Côte, Hugo Boss and Michael Kors. Priding itself in providing customers

Notes coffee and wine bars plan to open eight outlets over the next two years

Notes, a coffee shop and wine bar concept with five London is looking to raise £600,000 to fund additional outlets and expand its coffee roastery. By the first week of June, the crowdfunding website Crowdcube showed £168,640 had been raised so far. The company, founded in 2010 by five entrepreneurs: Edward Halfon, Fabio Ferreira, Robert