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Leisure contractor wins £5.6m of projects with national chains

Leisure contractor wins £5.6m of projects with national chains

Leisure contractor Medlock FRB has won projects worth £5.6m with national chains, including its first for Mitchells & Butlers, Britain’s biggest managed pub and restaurant firm. The contract with Mitchells & Butlers sees the 60-strong firm converting a former Ma Potters unit at the intu Trafford Centre into an All Bar One venue. It is

River Cottage chef returns to M&B for training kitchen assignment

Mitchells & Butlers has brought in a new head of culinary education to run its kitchen training programme. Chris Griffin, who most recently served at Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s River Cottage, will oversee the hospitality giant’s central training kitchen in Watford and lead the development team. Griffin’s spell at River Cottage saw him involved in setting up

M&B chain at centre of mass lawsuit after customers fall ill

Mitchells & Butlers faces a legal fight after it was reported that almost 200 people are pursuing a lawsuit against its Toby Carvery chain following a bout of severe sickness. London-based solicitors Irwin Mitchell confirmed they are currently representing 193 people who were affected by the norovirus after eating at a branch of Toby Carvery

Higher kitchen output lifts Mitchells & Butlers

The boss of the UK’s largest managed pub and restaurant operator said today that the market still remained “challenging” despite recording a 9% increase in first half sales. Alistair Darby, chief executive of Mitchells & Butlers, told investors that the firm had increased its business even though trading conditions are far from perfect. “We have

M&B kitchens serve up 200,000 Christmas Day meals

Mitchells & Butlers, the UK’s largest operator of managed restaurants and pubs, revealed this week that its kitchens turned around 200,000 covers on Christmas Day alone as customers flocked to its establishments over the festive period. Releasing a trading statement for the 17 weeks to 24 January 2015, M&B said business was up 9% year-on-year