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Mitchell & Butler’s annual maintenance and infrastructure bill hits £53m

Pub and restaurant giant Mitchell & Butler’s total maintenance and infrastructure CAPEX bill hit £53m this year, its annual accounts show. The figure, which is for the 12 months to the end of September 2017, is £28m less than the £81m it spent the year before due to increased remodel and conversion activity supported by

Successful kitchen fit convinces steak chain to buy Falcon and Williams for future projects

An emerging steakhouse chain has furnished its sixth and latest kitchen with a raft of equipment from AFE Group companies Falcon and Williams. Middleton’s Steakhouse  has opened an average of one new site a year since its launch in 2011, with the latest addition based in Leicester and featuring an open plan kitchen. Executive chef

New executive head chef for Smith & Wollensky steakhouse chain

High-end steakhouse Smith & Wollensky has appointed Tom Cook, formerly of Skylon Restaurant, as executive head chef. Cook’s former roles include executive head Chef of two AA rosette restaurant Le Pont de la Tour, head chef of Michelin-starred Tom Aikens Restaurant and sous chef of highly-regarded Pier Restaurant in Sydney, which held three Hats at the

Whitbread brings 200-cover steak concept to Hampshire

UK hotel, restaurant and coffee shop operator Whitbread is launching its third Bar + Block Steakhouse in February next year. The steak-focused all-day casual dining restaurant will launch in Whiteley shopping centre in Hampshire, which attracts six million annual visitors. The 4,500 square-foot, 177-cover Bar + Block site has been developed by Harrison Design, and