Tag Archives: Comptoir Libanais

Comptoir hunts for non-exec director after ex-Prezzo man resigns

Jonathan Kaye, the highly-regarded casual dining veteran who founded Prezzo, has quit as non-executive director of Comptoir Libanais. The Lebanese canteen chain said that Mr Kaye was leaving to focus on his other business interests, with the resignation taking immediate effect. “The company has commenced the search for a suitably qualified independent non-executive director and

EXCLUSIVE: You’re doomed if equipment and menu aren’t aligned, insists Comptoir founder

Industry entrepreneur and founder of Comptoir Libanais, Tony Kitous, says that honing the chain’s kitchens as the business has expanded to more than 30 sites has been a key factor underpinning its success.   The company, which most recently opened its first site in Birmingham, prides itself on offering food that is fresh, healthy, honest

Comptoir Libanais takes offering to the West Midlands for the first time

Lebanese restaurant Comptoir Libanais is to open its first restaurant in the West Midlands, at Grand Central, Birmingham.  The new 3,047 sq ft restaurant will be located next to Indian street food specialists, Mowgli and is due to open in March. Since its launch in 2008, the group has continued to share healthy and affordable

Comptoir Libanais founder endured ‘sleepless nights’ opening chain’s first international site

Comptoir Libanais, the Lebanese canteen concept with 25 sites in the UK, has opened its first international restaurant, in the Netherlands. The chain has taken a site in the central Dutch city of Utrecht, marking a new chapter in its growth since it listed on the London Stock Exchange last year. The launch was confirmed

Comptoir rocked by downturn in restaurant trading

Lebanese restaurant chain Comptoir has spooked investors by revealing the past two months have brought further “difficult trading”, including an unexpected fall in sales and profits at some of its more established sites. The company currently operates 23 restaurants, 10 of which opened in the last eight months, and two franchise locations. Ahead of its

POWER LIST 2016, CHAIN CHAMPIONS: Chaker Hanna, Chief Executive Officer, Comptoir Libanais

Lebanese and Eastern Mediterranean restaurant chain Comptoir Libanais is aiming to open 50 restaurants over the next five years after strong interest from institutions saw it raise £16m in a recent IPO. Under the stewardship of Chaker Hanna, the chain continues to see its stock rise and he is confident that the LSE filing heralds