Bella Italia and Cafe Rouge hardest hit as Casual Dining Group closes 91 sites
Casual Dining Group (CDG) which operates restaurant brands including Bella Italia and Las Iguanas, has announced it will permanently close 91 of its 250 sites with immediate effect and has appointed Alix Partners as administrators ahead of an anticipated sale of the business."
Petition organised by Soho Estates calls for 'Soho Al Fresco' ahead of Super Saturday
Westminster Council has announced temporary pedestrianised zones in up to 20 streets to give restaurant operators extra space to serve diners at outdoor seating when they reopen on 4 July.
Mitchells & Butlers “well positioned” for reopening despite operating loss
Pub group Mitchells & Butlers (MBPLC) has reported a 12.4% drop in total revenue to £1.039m due to the pandemic, yet remains confident of rapid recovery as the country emerges from lockdown.
Larry’s to launch in Peckham at the end of July
The trio behind London’s Salon and Levan has announced it will open all-day restaurant Larry’s in Peckham at the end of July."
SSP announces 5,000 job cuts
SSP has announced up to 5,000 redundancies as part of “rapid and decisive action” to rebuild the business and recover after the pandemic.