Types Of Restaurants

Mark Derry, chief executive of Brasserie Blanc

Mark Derry: Pearls of Wisdom

By Peter Ruddick

Industry veteran Mark Derry has built a reputation running and advising premium casual dining restaurant brands. In 2007 his Loch Fyne Restaurants company was sold to Greene King; now as chief executive of Brasserie Blanc Derry is leading the group in...

Canteen's Dominic Lake and Patrick Clayton-Malone

Business Profile: Canteen

By Joe Lutrario

Canteen’s blend of British-centric democratic dining has won it plenty of devotees, but has it got what it takes to expand in a rapidly changing marketplace?

Orchid is planning to take a slice of the ultra-competitive, but potentially-lucrative pizza market

Orchid launches 'pizza pub' concept

By Stefan Chomka

Managed pub operator Orchid is out for a piece of the ultra-competitive, but potentially lucrative, Italian casual dining market with the conversion of a Hertfordshire site to a new 'pizza pub' concept.