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‘Smart maintenance’ package keeps casual dining kitchens on point

‘Smart maintenance’ package keeps casual dining kitchens on point

Casual dining chains can significantly boost their bottom line due to a new smart maintenance programme developed by one of the country’s top commercial kitchen specialists. The Advance Group ‘smart maintenance service’ has been developed as part of a comprehensive kitchen solution aimed at food developers and property and purchasing businesses with multi-site operations. Advance’s

Jamie Oliver buys back his Australian restaurant business

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver is set to buy back his Jamie’s Italian restaurants business in Australia. The TV star was confirmed as the “preferred bidder” for the six restaurants this morning after the Keystone Group, which ran the franchise Down Under, went into receivership earlier this year. Receiver Morgan Kelly said it was an “ideal

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Jamie’s Italian’s Australian franchisee goes into receivership‏

The Keystone Hospitality Group, which runs the Australian franchise for Jamie’s Italian, has gone into receivership. The pub giant, which operates 17 venues across Australia, 10 of which are in Sydney, was placed into receivership after its board failed to reach an agreement with the syndicate of lenders on key aspects of its financial structure. Keystone’s portfolio includes Jamie’s

Jamie’s Italian in new equipment and training tie-up

Jamie’s Italian is aiming to improve on its coffee offering after striking an agreement with Italian brand Kimbo that will encompass the supply of equipment and training. Under the terms of the tie-up announced this week, Jamie’s will launch a new bespoke Italian coffee menu. Guests at its restaurants across the UK will have access

Jamie Oliver Group fishes for investors to fund expansion

Jamie Oliver Group, the holding company of the celebrity chef, is looking for private equity investment for the company’s restaurant businesses. The group’s chains include Barbecoa, Fifteen, Jamie’s Italian, Recipease, Union Jacks, and Diner. The funding is not expected to affect Jamie Oliver’s publishing operations. FTSE 100 investment group 3i is reported to have been

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Bill’s and Jamie’s agree to £80m Hammerson project

Bill’s Restaurant and Jamie’s Italian were today confirmed as the latest chains to join the line-up of foodservice operators at Southampton’s new WestQuay Watermark development. The £80m leisure-led project, which is managed by developer Hammerson, has already attracted a raft of names from the high street dining market, including Wahaca, Byron, Five Guys, Zizzi and