Up to 60 jobs created by restaurant opening
RESTAURANT chain Chiquito will create up to 60 jobs when it opens a branch in Uxbridge next month, the company confirmed last week.
The Mexican eatery is due to open in intu Uxbridge shopping centre in mid-December, although a date has yet to be determined.
The company, which operates 75 restaurants across the UK, has begun recruiting for the new outlet, which 166.
Spokeswoman Jacqueline Fletcher said they will need between 45 and 60 staff, from managers to chefs and waiters.
She added: “We are really looking forward to opening in Uxbridge and we are excited to bring some Tex-Mex cuisine to the area.”
The large restaurant (3,435sq ft) will be above
seat the upper mall, next to the Odeon cinema.
The location was originally earmarked for a new Wagamama, but the Japanese restaurant chain instead chose a 2,630 sq ft unit in High Street, between Nando’s and Bella Italia.
Wagamama is also expected to open next month, followed next year by American-Italian 50s-style restaurant Frankie and Benny’s.
Both Chiquito and Frankie and Benny’s are owned by The Restaurant Group, which also operates Garfunkel’s, among other household names.