Restaurant Group

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The Restaurant Group plc
Type Public (LSERTN)
Industry Restaurant
Founded 1987
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Key people Alan Jackson (Chairman)
Danny Breithaupt (CEO)
Revenue £579.6 million (2013)[1]
Operating income £74.9 million (2013)[1]
Net income £56.2 million (2013)[1]
Website www.trgplc.com

The Restaurant Group plc (LSERTN) is a leading British chain of restaurants and public houses. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.

History[edit]

The Company was originally founded in 1987 as City Centre Restaurants plc with the objective of owning and managing the Garfunkel’s chain of restaurants.[2]

In the late 1980s the Company bought the Mexican chain Chi Chi’s and renamed it Chiquito.[2] Then in 1995 it opened its first Frankie & Benny's in Leicester.[2]

On 14 January 2004 The Company changed its name to The Restaurant Group plc.[3] In February 2004 it made an unsuccessful bid for Ask Central plc[4] and in 2006 it bought back the Deep Pan Pizza chain which it had previously sold to the management.[5]

Operations[edit]

The Company operates around 350 restaurants and public houses under the Frankie & Benny's, Chiquito, Garfunkel's, Filling Station, Home Counties Pub Restaurants, Coast to Coast and Brunning & Price brands.[6]

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