Play it again, Sam 13 December 2019 Sam Harrison returns to the floor at Hammersmith’s Riverside Studios, where his brasserie is set to be a blockbuster
In this week's issue... Play it again, Sam Sam Harrison returns to the floor at Hammersmith’s Riverside Studios, where his brasserie is set to be a blockbuster
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Prezzo seeks new chief executive as Jonathan Kaye steps aside

Prezzo seeks new chief executive as Jonathan Kaye steps aside

Jonathan Kaye

Prezzo is seeking a new chief executive as co-founder Jonathan Kaye moves to a non-executive role following the company's £304m acquisition at the start of the year.

Texas private equity firm TPG Capital, which bought the restaurant chain in January, has appointed one of its operating partners, Dirk Eller, as interim chief executive, The Times reported today.

Meanwhile Kaye has moved to a role looking at "strategic opportunities". He founded the company with his family 14 years ago and together they pocketed £173m for their combined 57% stake in the business.

The number of restaurants in the group has increased from 249 to 260 since the deal was struck, with most operating under the Prezzo brand as well as Mexican chain Chimichanga.


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