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Casual Dining Group bought out of administration and rebranded as the Big Table

01 August 2020 by

Casual Dining Group has been bought out of administration by private equity firm Epiris in a deal that will preserve 4,000 jobs across 150 restaurants.


Rooney Anand to step away from Casual Dining Group

29 July 2020 by

Rooney Anand will step down from his position as chairman of Casual Dining Group after less than two years in the role.


Las Iguanas and Bella Italia owner appoints advisers

18 May 2020 by

The owner of the Las Iguanas, Café Rouge and Bella Italia brands has appointed financial advisers[...]


High Court extends time limit for Carluccio’s administrators to furlough employees

15 April 2020 by

A High Court judge has extended the time limit for the administrators of Carluccio’s restaurant group[...]


Carluccio's falls into administration with 2,000 jobs at risk

30 March 2020 by

Carluccio’s has fallen into administration after challenging trading conditions, exacerbated by the coronavirus crisis, hit cashflow.


Carluccio’s doing 'everything to determine a way forward' as entire team takes March pay cut

25 March 2020 by

Carluccio’s CEO has said the company is doing “everything we can” to “determine a way forward”[...]


Casual dining industry ‘will be changed forever’ without government intervention

16 March 2020

Top casual dining bosses have called on the UK government to make meaningful intervention to support the industry, which is seeing footfall “worsening by the day” due to coronavirus, a situation set to worsen following the Prime Minister’s advice today[...]


Casual Dining trade show postponed to 14 - 15 July

12 March 2020

Casual Dining 2020, the UK trade show dedicated to the casual dining sector, has been postponed to 14 to 15 July.


Côte directors 'pleased' to see revenue uptick in challenging times for sector

06 March 2020 by

The directors of casual dining group Côte Restaurants have said they are “pleased” to have recorded[...]


TGI Fridays announces several additions to executive team

03 March 2020 by

TGI Fridays has named Alan Clark as its new chief financial officer, among a raft of[...]


Café Rouge and Carluccio’s to close Brighton sites later this month

14 January 2020 by

Both Café Rouge and Carluccio’s have confirmed plans to close sites in Brighton later this month.


Casual Dining reveals features and big names for 2020

29 November 2019 by

James Spragg, CEO of the Casual Dining Group, Steve Holmes, CEO of Azzurri Group and David[...]

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