All articles by Dilara Tastekin

Dilara Tastekin

World’s second Starbucks Roastery opens in China

American coffeehouse chain, Starbucks, has opened its second roastery and first overseas in Shanghai, China- the brand’s fastest growing market.

Southern Comfort rolls out festive campaign in bid to drive sales

American whiskey brand Southern Comfort will roll out a new campaign across the UK over Christmas as it looks to drive sales during the festive season.

Duddell’s opens first international restaurant in London Bridge

Cantonese cuisine specialist Duddell’s opened its first restaurant outside of Hong Kong last week (28 November) in St Thomas Church, London Bridge.

TGI Friday’s launches voice-activated Alexa service

American restaurant chain TGI Friday’s has launched a voice-activated Amazon Alexa skill that enables customers to make reservations, order takeaways…

London dominates top 100 restaurants list from OpenTable

Eating out destinations in London dominate a recently published list of the top 100 restaurants in the UK, with venues in the capital accounting for 93% of those featured.

Burger chain Five Guys ranked top hospitality firm in Sunday Times Fast Track 100

The Sunday Times has rated casual dining chain Five Guys the top hospitality company in its Fast Track 100 list which ranks the 100 private companies with the fastest-growing sales over their last three years in the UK.

Healthy French eatery Cojean opens second London site

Cojean, a French casual dining chain specialising in healthy fast food, has opened its second site in London on Berkeley Street.

Foodservice price inflation down to 5.8% – its lowest since February

Wholesale foodservice price inflation was down for the second month in a row in October – at 5.8% making it the joint lowest monthly figure since February.

YO! acquires Bento Sushi in $76m deal

High street restaurant chain YO! Sushi announced the acquisition of Bento Sushi yesterday (20 November), in a C$100m ($76m) deal.

Senior changes at CDG to support ‘growth and international development’

Casual Dining Group (CDG) has made a number of changes to its senior leadership team to help bolster growth and support the company’s international development.