Dobbies Garden Centres' new restaurant head to speak at HTA Catering Conference

Costas Constantinou is to speak at the The Belfry in Warwickshire on 13 June in a session on Dobbies with Horticulture Week deputy editor Matthew Appleby.

The session, at 3.55 pm, will be about Dobbies' plans to develop the 34-garden centre group's restaurant offer.

Head of restaurants Constantinou, formerly of Wyevale and one of 12 of Nicholas Marshall’s new recruits at Dobbies, has introduced a new structure to include regional restaurant managers. The roles have been created to support the garden retailer’s stores and lead on new initiatives for the business.

The restaurant offer at Dobbies will be improved with local ingredients at the fore. Working with British farmers and manufacturers to provide a variety of options to suit wider dietary requirements, as well launching a new children’s menu, are priorities for the new team.

The two-day conference and dinner, sponsored by Compass Group, takes place at The Belfry in Sutton Coldfield in the West Midlands on Tuesday 13 and Wednesday 14 June 2017. See
Costas Constantinou

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