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EAT gains lucrative Debenhams franchise catering boost

EAT gains lucrative Debenhams franchise catering boost

Grab-and-go chain EAT has struck a franchise partnership with Compass Group that will see branded concessions launched in Debenhams and could extend to other sectors in future. The exclusive collaboration will be brought to life as part of a huge contract win for Compass Group UK & Ireland’s in-store business with the department store retailer,

Debenhams’ appetite for restaurant sales offsets weak retail demand

Debenhams’ ongoing move to expand its restaurant offering appears to be paying dividends after it thanked food sales for helping to offset a decline in core clothing sales over the last three months.   In a performance update for the 41 weeks to 17 June, the department store said the UK trading environment had been

Commercial Kitchen gears up for opening tomorrow

Commercial Kitchen, considered the premier trade show for the UK’s catering equipment industry, returns to the NEC Birmingham this week. Doors open tomorrow at 10am, with more than 2,000 attendees expected over 6-7 June. Reflecting the show’s broad appeal, representatives from well-known brands such as Pret, EAT., Costa, Subway, Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Debenhams, Pizza Hut, Nando’s,

James Martin Kitchen secures station and shopping centre sites

James Martin Kitchen has expanded its portfolio of outlets by two sites in the space of a month.      The brand, which made its debut at London Stansted Airport in 2015, can now be found at a station as well as a leading shopping centre. New James Martin Kitchens have now opened at Manchester Piccadilly

Chi Kitchen brings in consultant chef from the TV

Chi Kitchen has appointed 2014 Master Chef winner Ping Coombes as consultant chef for its two contemporary pan-Asian restaurants located in Debenhams’ Oxford Street and Birmingham stores. Following her win on the television cookery show, Coombes has embraced the opportunity to spread the knowledge of her native Malaysian cuisine, working around the world as a

Debenhams kitchen concept ready to launch

Department store Debenhams has confirmed that its newest restaurant concept will launch on Saturday 7 November, as it pushes ahead with plans to develop a quality foodservice footprint. Chi Kitchen, which will specialise in pan-Asian cuisine, will open on the ground floor of Debenhams’ flagship Oxford Street store and has the capacity to seat 68

Debenhams gives first details of exclusive kitchen concept

Debenhams has revealed the first details of Chi Kitchen, the new pan-Asian restaurant concept that will spearhead its revamped food offering at its flagship Oxford Street store. Set to launch this autumn on the ground floor of the store, the concept and brand will be exclusive to Debenhams, with further sites planned to open within

Debenhams trialling third party restaurant tie-ups

Debenhams is trialling a series of new restaurant tie-ups as it bids to muscle in on demand for in-store food offerings from shoppers and make more profitable use of its floor space. The company said today that it had begun concession trials with both Patisserie Valerie and Chi Kitchen as part of a “space optimisation”