FAST CASUAL | Staff Reporter, UK

Tortilla opens store at Kings Cross St Pancras, names new execs

Tortilla opened the doors to its 25th restaurant a stone’s throw away from Kings Cross station.

The restaurant will serve up its usual classic California Burritos, Tacos, Margaritas and Beers, as well as its new evening menu offering of Chicken Quesadillas and Nachos Queso, all inspired by the Taquerias from the Mission District of San Francisco. In the coming weeks, Tortilla will open two more restaurants on Clumber St, and the Victoria Centre in Nottingham, taking the business to 27 restaurants by the year end.

Meanwhile, Paul Hunter was named as the new Operations Director following his Regional Operations Director role with Bills. Martin Clover from Betty’s, was appointed as the new Food Quality Manager.

Chris Wells who was an Area manager with Mitchells & Butlers in their Premium Casual Dining group, joins Tortilla as an Operations Manager. Furthermore, Hylton Patterson, who has been with Tortilla since its launch in 2007, will head up the Commercial and Franchise side of the business.

Richard Morris, Managing Director of Tortilla said, “It’s been another great year at Tortilla and we are all extremely excited for what’s to come. We have brought on board some high quality individuals, from all aspects of the hospitality sector, who will help us continue to grow our brand across the UK and beyond.”  

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