Novus Leisure has bought Rocket Restaurants from 3Sixty Restaurants for an undisclosed price, in a deal that will be completed on 30 January 2017.

TGI Fridays CEO Karen Forrester, Bill’s CEO Mark Fox and Casual Dining Group non-executive chairman Martin Robinson have been announced as keynote speakers for Casual Dining Show 2017.

The hunt is once again on to find the best burger creations from pubs, bars and casual dining operators, as the National Burger Awards returns for 2017.

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ALMR reiterates call for business rates reform

Following the government’s decision to implement business rates relief for broadband network providers, the ALMR has called upon the government to implement comprehensive reform of business rates.

AA announces Five Rosette award in January

For the first time ever, the AA has announced a new Five Rosette award in January – the restaurant achieving this is Gidleigh Park in Devon.

Brother Marcus launches Supper Club series

Brother Marcus will be launching a Supper Club series in February, welcoming chefs, food bloggers and street food vendors.

Franco Manca secures Russell Square site

Franco Manca is to open it 32nd pizzeria in Russell Square this spring.

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The burger bunch

Grills at the ready – the National Burger Awards is returning to the Islington Metal Works to once again crown the winner of the ultimate burger battle.

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A rather eventful year

Fresh off the plane from seeing the new owners in South Africa, Alasdair Murdoch, CEO of Gourmet Burger Kitchen, talks to Casual Dining Magazine about 2016 and all that came with it.

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