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Tortilla wraps up 34th restaurant opening with three more yet to come

Tortilla wraps up 34th restaurant opening with three more yet to come

Tortilla, a Californian burrito and taco restaurant brand, opened its 34th restaurant last week in Dalston, just three months after launching a site in Kingston Upon Thames. The growing fast-casual concept, which is designed to be a healthier alternative to Mexican fast-food, also proclaimed that it will open three more stores before the end of 2018. The

Dubai falafel chain explores UK market for perfect partner

Dubai-based fast casual chain Operation: Falafel is hopeful of finding a local foodservice partner to facilitate its entrance into the UK market. The company has been exhibiting at the Takeaway & Restaurant Innovation Expo at London ExCeL this week and confirmed that UK expansion is very much part of its growth strategy. It has already

Investors provide funding for south coast restaurant concept to fulfill project pipeline

Kings Park Capital, an independent private equity firm dedicated to investing in the European leisure sector, has taken a significant stake in 7Bone Burger Co., a fast casual ‘better burger’ restaurant concept, by providing funding to roll-out the concept. The company’s first restaurant in Southampton was opened in 2013, followed by a second in Bournemouth,

Gourmet Kitchen Burger to roll out 30 new-look outlets with open style kitchens

Premium burger restaurant, Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK) has expanded with four new sites planned in Glasgow, Watford, Swindon and Bromley, taking the brand’s UK portfolio up to a total of 60. The development is part of a wider drive to open 30 restaurants in the next three years, increasing the portfolio to almost 100 by

Chain buyers keep equipment brands busy at Birmingham show

Exhibitors at this week’s Hospitality Show in Birmingham have reported good leads, increased footfall and high quality visitors during the event. Refrigeration equipment manufacturer Hoshizaki UK’s national sales manager, Mike Simmons said: “We have seen a good mix of end users, distributors and trade accounts stopping by the stand.”Furthermore he reported a positive response to

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