Corporate Governance

Boparan Restaurant Group makes changes at the top

Boparan Restaurant Group makes changes at the top

By Sophie Witts

Boparan Restaurant Group (BRG), the parent company behind Ed’s Easy Diner and Giraffe World Kitchen, has announced several changes to its senior team ahead of ‘ambitious growth plans’ for the business.

Benito's Hat appoints new managing director

Michael Pearson swaps dim sum for burritos

By Joe Lutrario

Former Ping Pong operations director Michael Pearson has been appointed managing director of Benito’s Hat with a brief to oversee the currently London-based burrito chain’s expansion across the UK.

Cafe Pistou will serve Provence-inspired cuisine in Exmouth Market

October opening for former CAU MD’s Café Pistou

By Melodie Michel

Provence-inspired Café Pistou, the latest venture by former CAU and Gaucho managing director Charlie McLean, is set to open its doors by the end of October on Exmouth Market, London.

Steve Holmes will become chief executive of ASK Italian and its sister chain Zizzi

Steve Holmes becomes ASK and Zizzi CEO

By Mark Wingett

Steve Holmes, the current managing director of ASK Italian, is to step up to become chief executive of the Gondola Group-owned brand and its sister chain Zizzi, M&C Report has learnt.

Martin Williams (far right) stepped down as managing director of Gaucho earlier this month

Ex-Gaucho MD to launch new venture ‘M’

By Mark Wingett

Martin Williams, who stepped down as managing director of Gaucho earlier this month, plans to launch a new restaurant venture called M in London later this year.