Casual Dining

Gaucho CVA given the green light

Gaucho CVA given the green light

By Mark Wingett

Gaucho has received approval from the majority of its creditors for its Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) plan.

Thom Elliot Pizza Pilgrims

How I got here: Thom Elliot

By Joe Lutrario

Thom Elliot founded Pizza Pilgrims with brother James in 2012. The pair now operate nine locations in London and a restaurant in Oxford.

Richard Caring admits Bill's restaurant group needed helps

Richard Caring: "Bill's needed help"

By Mark Wingett

Richard Caring says he received approaches for Bill’s last year, but that he didn’t think the all-day dining restaurant group was “dressed well enough to be sold” and that “it needed help”.

Juliette Wall Pho

How I got here: Juliette Wall

By Joe Lutrario

Juliette Wall founded Vietnamese noodle specialist Pho with husband Stephen in 2005. The group has now opened restaurants across the UK, and recently launched its 27th location, in Exeter.

Gordon Ker Blacklock

How I got here: Gordon Ker

By Joe Lutrario

A former lawyer, Gordon Ker founded Blacklock in 2013. Specialising in affordably-priced chops, the restaurant was named Best New Scaleable Concept at Restaurant magazine's R200 Awards last year.