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KFC introduces bone china buckets to commemorate the royal wedding
15 May 18
It has created specially-designed buckets made of bone china to celebrate the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
Restaurant Brands to revamp Tim Hortons for C$700 million
1 May 18
The move follows a round of bad publicity over its management of the Canadian chain.
Pret ties up with Chilly's to launch new reusable bottles
16 Apr 18
It has also announced the commencement of its deposit return scheme trial in Brighton.
Wagamama unveils refurbished St. David's site
26 Mar 18
The new interior reflects the brand’s core Japanese values of ‘Kaizen’, which translates as positive change.
Deliveroo ties up with Vita Mojo to create Lent survival kit
13 Mar 18
The kit includes sniffable patches of chocolate, coffee, red wine, beer and bacon flavours.
Catering Design Group reveals emerging design trends in 2018
13 Mar 18
Design director Michael Sinclair offers his insight into what further design trends will be shaping the hospitality industry in 2018.
YO! launches new Chindogu menu
6 Mar 18
Chindogu are gadgets to solve everyday issues that aren’t usually thought to be worth solving.
Ed's Diner revamps UK restaurants and service model
20 Feb 18
It is refreshing its menu, adding build-your-own burgers, and a new range of shakes.
The York Roast Co. invests £150,000 to refurbish Stonegate site
15 Feb 18
Its Stonegate venue will be made into a diner and shop to open in March.
Just Eat trials ordering wand device
11 Dec 17
At the moment, the wand is only capable of asking the app to make the last order on the user's Just Eat account.
Starbucks launches new red festive cup
4 Dec 17
It is also celebrating the work of 210 local charities around the country as part of its Cheer for Good initiative.
The Tea Terrace introduces first Selfieccino in the UK
4 Dec 17
The Selfieccino enables customers’ selfies to be printed on the froth of their cappuccinos with edible food colouring.
Starbucks introduces stylish bottles for the holiday
28 Nov 17
The limited-edition Liberty Fabrics & S’well bottles feature iconic prints by luxury design house Liberty London Fabrics.
Pizza Hut unveils £237,000 makeover at Wigan restaurant
28 Nov 17
It creates 10 new jobs for the area.
Greggs to introduce Christmas Advent Calendar
14 Nov 17
The calendar will feature Greggs-themed pictures behind each door and a gift card on 24th December.
Starbucks unveils first color-in holiday cup
7 Nov 17
The season’s “cup sleeve” for hot beverages is red with an invitation to “Give Good".
Taco Bell partners with Forever 21 to launch first fashion collection
23 Oct 17
It is available on Forever21.com/UK and Forever 21 Oxford Street store for a limited time only.
Pizza Hut Restaurants unveils major refurbishment at Swindon site
10 Oct 17
The £337,000 restaurant makeover will create 10 new jobs for the area.
Starbucks collaborates with Pentatonic in environmental design partnership
26 Sep 17
It marks a major step in Starbucks commitment to reducing impact on the environment.
Pizza Hut Restaurants launches first playable pizza box DJ remixer
21 Sep 17
It will enable users to trigger vocals and beats across 12 buttons without any DJ knowledge.
Pret set to open new store at Westfield London
19 Sep 17
Pret a Manger look set to open a new outlet in Westfield London.
Starbucks Europe, Starbucks Japan participate in the 9/9 celebration
12 Sep 17
The brand’s 99% ethically-sourced coffee is celebrated every September 9th of the year.
Pizza Hut restaurants in Edinburgh undergo refurbishments
5 Sep 17
It will create 20 new jobs for the area.
McDonald's teams up with a fashion icon to unveil luxe burger box
29 Aug 17
The box was designed for McDonald’s Signature Collection.
LEON illustrates its 'coffee journey' in new artwork
25 Oct 16
In collaboration with papercut artist Helen Musselwhite.
YO! Sushi rebrands with Tokyo-inspired look
18 Oct 16
Dropping the word 'sushi' from the main logo.
Check out Domino's new UK delivery boxes
19 Apr 16
Designed by Jones Knowles Ritchie, the pizza delivery boxes that recreate the Domino's logo across two boxes.
KFC launches new look for city centre restaurants
5 Apr 16
The chicken chain introduced a new design for city centre restaurants; following the opening of its new restaurant on Newcastle's...
Starbucks rolls out new packaging design for its chilled cup range
2 Feb 16
The coffee chain launched a new packaging design for its chilled cup range found in grocery and convenience outlets.
Check out Nando’s all new South African-inspired visual identity
26 Jan 16
Filled with vibrant colours, incredible patterns and interesting mixes of old and new, this new design is the first change to the brand in ten...
McDonald's comes out with new carry-out bags
12 Jan 16
McDonald's in the United States unveiled new carry-out bags, fountain beverage cups and sandwich boxes, while UK versions are planned to come...
wagamama appoints Pearlfisher to recreate takeaway
27 Oct 15
The brand commissioned the brand consultancy firm Pearlfisher to create its new takeaway strategy and design.
New Starbucks store promotes interaction between bartenders and customers
26 Oct 15
The new Starbucks store at Upper St.
Burger King launches new restaurant design
20 Oct 15
The new design is called ‘20/20 Garden Grill’, bringing an outdoor BBQ atmosphere to the brand's stores.
West Cornwall Pasty Company Unveil New Look
19 May 15
Windsor store re-opens with look inspired by old Cornish mills.
Southern Fried Chicken’s New Look Unveiled
15 Apr 15
Chain has created a more contemporary feel with new colours and images.
Would You Like a Pool with Your Order?
9 Mar 15
Australian based QSR's newest store to have a skateboarding pool in its seating area.
KFC launches mini outlets for the ICC Cricket World Cup
2 Mar 15
As part of their ongoing partnership with Cricket, KFC will be opening a number of mini KFC outlets across 5 key stadiums during the ICC Cricket...
Meet the Hip New Hut
23 Feb 15
Pizza Hut has re-opened on The Strand in London with a brand new menu, a bar, and a £500,000 American-inspired design concept.
Patisserie Valerie Launches Interactive Website
21 Jan 15
New site features a virtual cake creation tool and 360 degree virtual tour of all company's stores.
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