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THE BIG INTERVIEW: Taco Bell’s Jorge Torres on how the UK is leading the transformation of chain’s open plan kitchens

THE BIG INTERVIEW: Taco Bell’s Jorge Torres on how the UK is leading the transformation of chain’s open plan kitchens

Designing kitchens for a QSR environment is a fine art, but chain’s European boss explains why he thinks the company has found the right formula

UK’s largest KFC franchise gobbles up more stores after £27m refinancing deal

The largest KFC franchise in Europe has added a further 27 stores to its portfolio after agreeing a major refinancing deal with Danske Bank that provided it with £27m of new funding. The Herbert Group, which is by controlled by Northern Ireland businessman Michael Herbert, now owns a total of 145 stores, with a further

Fast food group has its eyes on $1bn Pret takeover, report says

A Filipino fast food group is reportedly plotting a takeover bid worth around £740m for 444-strong upmarket sandwich chain Pret A Manger. Jollibee, a popular fast food chain with a network of 2,700 outlets, has held talks with an advisor regarding an offer for Pret, according to a Reuters report which cited unidentified sources. The

McDonald’s buys in 14,000 new coffee machines as McCafe concept gets a revamp

McDonald’s is mounting a fresh attack on Starbucks and other major coffee chains with a revamp of its McCafe coffee line, beverage equipment and in-store design. The expanded offerings include the introduction of new café-quality espresso beverages to the McCafé lineup – made with freshly-ground espresso and US-sourced whole or nonfat milk – in addition

Testo transforms quality management process for fast food kitchens

Testo has promised to make paperwork and manual documentation a thing of the past for quick-service restaurants with a brand new solution for kitchen checks and monitoring. Quality management is traditionally a time-consuming and expensive task for restaurants, but the company is confident its ‘Testo Saveris Restaurant’ offering will deliver the automation that operators have

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