The street food market is set to keep growing as 47 per cent of consumers plan to eat more of it in the next year, according to research conducted by Allegra Foodservice for ingredients supplier Santa Maria.
London-based street food organization KERB has announced that all of its members will become part of the Nationwide Caterer’s Association (NCASS) in a bid to improve public confidence in the safety of food sold on the streets.
Land Securities is continuing its transformation of London’s Victoria with Spanish restaurant Ibérica secured for the property firm’s upcoming Zig Zag Building and two high street operators soon to open within its 62 Buckingham Gate development.
Trinity Leeds, Land Securities’ £350m, city-centre shopping and leisure development, is pioneering ‘a new take on eating out’ with the launch of a new food hall, housing street food vendors, pop-up market stalls and emerging high street food brands.
After three months roaming London’s streets in its eponymous truck, South African street food vendor Bunnychow has secured its first semi-permanent site at one of the saught-after shipping containers within Shoreditch’s Boxpark development.
The trend for restaurant chains to create separately branded spin-offs as a way of moving into new territory appears to be at an all-time high, with a number of branded players developing ‘satellite’ concepts over the past few months.
Restaurant group Tamarind Collection has outlined its plans for the year ahead, which include rolling out its Indian street food restaurant Imli Street and gaining a Michelin star for company newcomer Zaika.
In a special audio report recorded at The Restaurant Show, Jacques Dejardin, head of operations at Jamie Oliver, reveals how the group is looking to retail, takeaway and collection, event catering and possibly all-day dining to protect its restaurants...