Tag Archives: QSR

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

Night owls and early birds account for more than three quarters of growth in UK foodservice market

257 million people visit food outlets between midnight and 7am each year, according to figures released by The NDP Group. The number accounts for 83% of growth in the foodservice market. The 257m people are a small proportion of Britain’s out-of-home (OOH) foodservice industry, which registered more than 11.3 billion visits for year ending May

QSR chief sets up personal consultancy to steer operators through tough times

Max Hilton Jenvey, the former chief operating officer of QSR chain Chopstix and a 30-year veteran of the foodservice sector, is setting up his own consultancy to help steer troubled and fledgling operators through difficult times. Mr Jenvey, whose business will trade under the name ‘Oxxygen’, said he had spotted “both a gap and requirement”

Ex-Whitbread and Punch head takes over at QSR chain

A veteran of the hospitality sector with senior management experience at Punch and Whitbread has been named as the managing director of fast-growing QSR chain Chopstix Group. Jon Lake has taken over the business with immediate effect with a remit to steer the chain through its next stage of growth. It recently bought rival operator

Discounting taking ‘heavy toll’ on casual dining sector

Discounting within the hospitality sector is coming at the expense of operational productivity, a global software partner for the industry has warned.  Fourth, has revealed that productivity across the UK hospitality industry has fallen, with the key measure of ‘sales per labour hour sitting’ dropping 62p to £34.01 over the last six months, with the rate

Business growth spurt with QSRs prompts rebrand for tech solutions company

A Stoke-on-Trent-based tech-solutions company that supports quick service restaurants (QSR) has announced a rebranding scheme off the back of rapid expansion. Fifteen Digital, which has forged business relationships with QSR chains such as KFC, Taco Bell, Costa Coffee and Dunkin’ Donuts, has renamed itself as the Fifteen Group in a bid to expand the company.