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Gordon Ramsay Restaurants appoints ex-Leon CFO ahead of ‘ambitious’ expansion

18 May 2021 by

Gordon Ramsay Restaurants has appointed Antony Perring as its new chief financial officer (CFO) as it gears up for further expansion.

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Wagamama CEO Emma Woods to hand over role to Thomas Heier

19 April 2021 by

Wagamama chief executive Emma Woods has announced she intends to step down from the role to pursue her non-executive career and hand over to internally appointed successor Thomas Heier.

Wagamama boss confident chain can bounce back after restrictions ease News

Wagamama boss confident chain can bounce back after restrictions ease

16 December 2020 by

The chief executive of Wagamama said there is “real confidence” the restaurant group can return to[...]

The Restaurant Group reports encouraging trading since lockdown News

The Restaurant Group reports encouraging trading since lockdown

06 October 2020 by

The Restaurant Group has reported encouraging trading since its estate reopened, despite reporting a £62.6m loss[...]

Wagamama owner secures £50m coronavirus loan News

Wagamama owner secures £50m coronavirus loan

10 July 2020 by

The Restaurant Group (TRG) has secured £50m through the Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme as[...]

One-metre distancing guidelines could save businesses and jobs, operators say News

One-metre distancing guidelines could save businesses and jobs, operators say

27 May 2020 by

Leading operators including chef Raymond Blanc, Wagamama chief Andy Hornby and Hospitality Union’s Jonathan Downey have[...]

Wagamama owner looks to share placing to ensure News

Wagamama owner looks to share placing to ensure "sufficient liquidity" through coronavirus crisis

08 April 2020

The Restaurant Group has announced that it will carry out a placing of new ordinary shares to provide the company with “sufficient” liquidity to continue to operate through the coronavirus crisis.

Wagamama owner unveils survival package of board pay cuts and extended credit News

Wagamama owner unveils survival package of board pay cuts and extended credit

06 April 2020

The Restaurant Group, behind brands including Wagamama and Frankie & Benny’s, has unveiled a survival package incorporating an extended banking facility, pay cuts for its executive team and changes to the board.

Wagamama owner predicts coronavirus will see 25% fall in annual sales News

Wagamama owner predicts coronavirus will see 25% fall in annual sales

18 March 2020 by

The Restaurant Group, behind Wagamama, Frankie & Benny’s and Chiquito, has predicted coronavirus will hit yearly[...]

Restaurant Group sees like-for-like sales rise 2.7% as turnover tops £1b News

Restaurant Group sees like-for-like sales rise 2.7% as turnover tops £1b

26 February 2020 by

The Restaurant Group has reported a 2.7% rise in group like-for-like sales, with total sales up[...]

The Restaurant Group expected to announce further disposals News

The Restaurant Group expected to announce further disposals

24 February 2020 by

The Restaurant Group (TRG) is expected to announce further disposals of struggling sites in its 2019[...]

Veganuary 2020 serves up 'pepperphoni', watermelon tuna and a vegan steak bake News

Veganuary 2020 serves up 'pepperphoni', watermelon tuna and a vegan steak bake

02 January 2020 by

New Year, new vegan menus. 2020 has kicked off with major retailers and restaurant chains attempting[...]

Wagamama's success continues as like-for-like sales grow by 6.3% News

Wagamama's success continues as like-for-like sales grow by 6.3%

25 November 2019

Wagamama has seen like-for-like sales grow by 6.3% as the Restaurant Group continues to grow its golden goose.

Wagamama to shut down at-table ordering and payment app after users fall News

Wagamama to shut down at-table ordering and payment app after users fall

07 November 2019

Wagamama is to shut down its at-table ordering and payment app wagamamago 18 months after it was launched with the tagline ‘Uber for diners’.

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.

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