Business series hosted by Fred Sirieix. 12 restaurant concepts seek major investment to launch their brand. Participants try to convince a jury that their new restaurant ideas could work.
Fred Sirieix welcomes Hollings, an idea serving British chophouse classics, and The Cheese Wheel, an Italian-inspired fresh pasta stall with a cheese wheel at its heart, to Manchester. Hollings is looking for £200,000 to open in London's commuter belt. The Cheese Wheel is asking for £500,000.
Fred Sirieix welcomes an all-British fine-dining concept, Epoch, and a Scottish street-food trader, ShrimpWreck, selling tempura prawn buns to Manchester. Epoch is seeking £600,000 to open its first restaurant in central London. ShrimpWreck is after £100,000 to open in Scotland.
Fred Sirieix welcomes Naked Dough, a raw cookie dough parlour, and Black Bear Burger, a premium burger idea, to Manchester. Both Naked Dough and Black Bear Burger are looking for £250,000 to roll out nationwide.
Fred Sirieix welcomes Bubble&, a bubble and squeak stall, and Dynasty, a high-end Korean idea, to Manchester. Dynasty is looking for £600,000 to open in central London. Bubble& is looking for £40,000 to roll out nationwide and become the British pasta.
Fred Sirieix welcomes Trap Kitchen, a soul food-inspired takeaway selling lobster tails, from south London, and Greedy Khao, a vegan Thai grab-and-go idea, to Manchester. Trap Kitchen is seeking £500,000 to become the next Nando's. Greedy Khao is looking for £225,000 for a 25 per cent share.
Fred Sirieix welcomes FINCA, a Cuban street-food brand, and Wholesome Junkies, a local vegan junk-food idea, to Manchester. FINCA is looking to secure £150,000 to open in their home town Liverpool before rolling out nationally. Wholesome Junkies is after £95,000 to open in Manchester.
Three restaurant ideas battle for a life-changing investment - a Filipino food van, a duck stall and an Indian street-food stall.
Three new restaurant ideas battle for a life-changing investment - an Indian burger stall, a Thai concept and an Indian-Nepalese pop-up.
Three new restaurant ideas battle for a life-changing investment - a Nordic concept, a New-Spanish supper club and a Quebec diner.