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From the top table

Hailed as one of Poland’s top restaurateurs, Marcin Wachowicz has created a string of successful projects that are defined by their sense of energy and buzz. This issue he joins the WBJ to talks about the trials and tribulations of this cut-throat industry

Locked content Papa John’s to enter Poland

The US pizza chain Papa John’s plans to enter Polish market this year, the restaurant’s franchisee in Russian and Belarus said. The company plans to open 23 restaurants in Poland over the next 3-5 years, with the first scheduled for this year. At the same time, the company plans expansions into Kaza...

Locked content Polish milk bar Mamuśka! planning expansion across UK

The owners of Mamuśka!, a successful London-based Polish restaurant, are planning to replicate their concept across London and around the UK. The restaurant, located in the Elephant and Castle area of London, has doubled its September earnings to £65,000 compared to the same month in 2014. British-C...
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Second Polish restaurant awarded Michelin Star

Senses has become the second Polish restaurant to get a Michelin star. Its chef, Andrea Camastra is a French-Italian, who has been living in Poland for five years. He was awarded the titles of “Chef of The Year North England” and “Chef of the Future 2015” by the Gault&Mil...

Locked content Dunkin’ Donuts plans expansion in Poland

Varsovia Food Company, the Polish franchisee of Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants may launch 10 locations during the first year of operations, it reported. There are already two units in Warsaw, two further locations will be open by the summer, another two in the fall. “At the same time, we wil...

Locked content Lawry’s to enter Poland

American premium restaurants chain Lawry’s Restaurants, Inc is planning to open its business in Poland, portalspozywczy.pl reported. The company has been looking for a partner in the market. Each Lawry’s restaurant encompasses 900 sqm on average. The estimated cost of launching one unit amount...

Locked content Warburg Pincus to sell stake in AmRest

Warburg Pincus, the main AmRest’s shareholder has signed a binding agreement to sell a 31.71 percent stake in the Wrocław-based, international restaurant operator, the media reported. According to the contract, Warburg Pincus will indirectly get rid of 6.7 million shares, worth some PLN 1.1 bi...

Locked content Warren Buffet restaurants to enter Poland

A restaurant network and a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Dairy Queen is entering the Polish market,  Puls Biznesu daily reported. The company will be present in Europe for the first time in 20 years. Its owner, Warren Buffet, chose Poland. Dairy Queen has signed a long term franchise deal with P...

Locked content AmRest to invest up to PLN 400 mln, chary about Russia

Wrocław-based, international restaurant operator AmRest will invest up to PLN 400 million and plans to open 80 locations this year. However, it is going to shrink its investments in Russia. “In order to achieve the highest return on investment, the largest number of new restaurants will be ope...
Best of Warsaw winnersImage : Warsaw Insider/Karolina Gmurczyk

Warsaw Insider’s Best of Warsaw awards

Warsaw’s top restaurateurs and chefs gathered in the Sofitel for the 11th edition of the Warsaw Insider’s prestigious Best of Warsaw food and drinks awards. “Last year, was a celebration of innovation and invention, with the market maturing and diversifying like never before, ensuring the results we...