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No Change At MPW Restaurants Despite Rule Of Six

With the new ‘rule of six’ coming into force across the country, it’s very much business as usual for MPW Restaurants.

The new law, which came into effect on 14 September, means that it will be illegal for people to meet in groups of more than six.

Brought in to simplify and clarify the rules on social gatherings, there are a limited number of exemptions where COVID-19 secure venues, which includes restaurants, can still host larger numbers in total, as long as groups of up to six don’t mix or form larger groups.

With many of the restaurants having reopened in July and August means they are well equipped to adhere to the new legislation.

Dave Daniels-Ekarte, operations director said: “Across the estate we’ve been operating successfully since we were allowed to reopen back in July, so nothing has changed for us.

“Also, when we reopened, we put in place measures to ensure the safety of both guests and staff and means we are in the perfect position to…


EOHO Resounding Success For Marco Pierre White Restaurants

The Government Eat Out to Help Out (EOHO) scheme has been a huge success at Marco Pierre White Restaurants - the operating division of Black and White Hospitality – with the team now looking to carry the momentum generated by the scheme into the Autumn as a sentiment to dine out continues to increase.

Dave Daniels-Ekarte, operations director at Black and White Hospitality said: “We have served in excess of 30,000 covers across the 21 restaurants that were open in August, with strong week-on-week growth from the launch of the scheme.

“Once we were able to reopen, there was naturally a little trepidation to eat out, however, what EOHO helped dissipate was customers’ concerns regarding dining in a safe environment. Once they had visited any of our sites, they felt comfortable having witnessed the measures that had been put in place.

“This then transcended into weekend covers which have also increased week on week throughout August and are really encouraging to see.