Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

Marco Pierre White Restaurant to open in Belfast

27 August 2015 by
Marco Pierre White Restaurant to open in Belfast

Black and White Hospitality is to open its first Marco Pierre White restaurant in Northern Ireland at the four-star Park Avenue hotel in east Belfast.

The new Steakhouse Bar & Grill will open in October and is expected to create 12 jobs.

The menu will offer a selection of English and French dishes including many of the chef's childhood favourites such as French onion soup, chicken kiev or sherry trifle ‘Wally Ladd', alongside a range of 28-day aged native breed steaks.

Mandy Patrick, managing director of the Park Avenue hotel, said the new venue will provide a timely boost to the wider city economy.

She said: "I am delighted that this project is now going ahead. It is a huge expression of confidence in Belfast as a place to do business.

"Attracting internationally acknowledged brands like Marco Pierre White means Belfast and the Park Avenue hotel are directly linked into a global marketing network which drives the tourism and hospitality sector."

Nick Taplin, CEO of Black & White Hospitality, said: "With my team I have explored the potential for our first ever Northern Ireland restaurant for some time, but it was crucial that we found the right partner to bring it to life.

"The Park Avenue hotel is an excellent fit as it offers us a great space in an ideal location and we hope the people of Belfast will enjoy what we are bringing to the city."

The Park Avenue hotel has been in the same family since it opened in 1959. Mandy Patrick represents the third generation of the Stephens family.

She added: "Our restaurant reputation was almost entirely based on the quality of the steaks so it makes perfect sense that an operation which has plenty of focus on meat should link in with us."

The hotel employs 70 full time and part time staff.

Marco Pierre White restaurant to open in the Hinckley Island hotel >>

New Marco Pierre White restaurant to open in Threadneedles hotel >>

Are you looking for a new role? See all the current restaurant vacancies available with The Caterer Jobs >>

Latest video from The Caterer

The Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email

Start the working day with The Caterer’s free breakfast briefing email

Sign Up and manage your preferences below

Check mark icon
Thank you

You have successfully signed up for the Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email and will hear from us soon!

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.

close

Ad Blocker detected

We have noticed you are using an adblocker and – although we support freedom of choice – we would like to ask you to enable ads on our site. They are an important revenue source which supports free access of our website's content, especially during the COVID-19 crisis.

trade tracker pixel tracking