After an underwhelming start in the UK, in the hands of Handley Amos, Neapolitan pizza chain Rossopomodoro has begun to expand steadily thanks to a menu overhaul and a forward-thinking link-up with John Lewis.
Jamie’s Italian outpaced the branded competition during the downturn. But can one of Britain’s most successful casual dining brands maintain pole position at home as it continues to build its presence overseas?
An unwillingness to compromise on the quality of its ingredients and the authenticity of its cooking has seen premium Spanish restaurant group Ibèrica make the transition from the capital to the regions with a successful new restaurant launch in Manchester.
A year or so on from landing on British soil, US burger phenomenon Five Guys is on the cusp of becoming a national player. UK managing director John Eckbert and director of operations Marcel Khan discuss the past 12 months and the group’s future.