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28 Sep 2018

YM&U joins forces with Trilantic Europe following rebrand

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

24 Jul 2018

Gamenet Group signed the agreement for the acquisition of 100% of GoldBet

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

15 Dec 2017

Trilantic Europe invests in the Oberberg Group

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

6 Dec 2017

Gamenet Group completed the listing on Borsa Italiana

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

4 Dec 2017

Elisabetta Franchi purchases 25% of Betty Blue S.p.A. from Trilantic Europe

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

2 Nov 2017

Talgo shortlisted for HS2 rolling stock procurement

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

1 Jun 2017

Trilantic Europe invests in leading bioethanol business in Spain and France

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

7 Apr 2017

Trilantic Europe becomes a shareholder in Pacha Group

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

28 Nov 2016

Talgo wins the most important high-speed tender in Europe with its new Avril, the most advanced high-speed train

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

24 Feb 2016

Trilantic Europe Invests In Maugeri, Leading Italian Non-Acute Private Hospital Operator

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

13 Oct 2015

Trilantic Europe completes acquisition of 90% stake in leading Italian pharmaceuticals producer Doppel Farmaceutici

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

1 Jul 2015

Trilantic Europe raises €900 million

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

1 Jul 2015

IPO of Trilantic Europe IV’s portfolio companies, Talgo and Euskaltel

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

26 Mar 2015

Prettl and Trilantic Europe announce a partnership agreement

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

14 Jan 2015

Trilantic Capital Partners has realised its investment in Clarion Events

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

17 Oct 2013

Trilantic acquires stake in Elisabetta Franchi

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

16 Sep 2013

Gamenet successfully issues €200mn in its debut bond offering

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

26 Jun 2013

Spain's Talgo Awarded €482 million Contract In Kazakhstan

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

20 Nov 2012

Trilantic Europe exits Istanbul Doors Group, owner of the leading restaurants in Istanbul and Tom Aiken’s restaurants in London

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

14 May 2012

Marex Spectron to acquire Schneider Trading Associates Pro-Trader Division

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

12 Dec 2011

Talgo manufacturing facility opens in Kazakhstan

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

26 Oct 2011

Talgo awarded the High-Speed Mecca-Medina mega-contract

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

12 Apr 2011

Michel Léonard joins Trilantic Capital Partners as operating partner

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

24 Mar 2011

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Acquires the Restaurant Business of Michelin-Starred Chef Tom Aikens

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

22 Mar 2011

Marex Group Reaches Agreement to Acquire Spectron Group

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

14 Feb 2011

Appointment of John Danilovich to Trilantic European Advisory Council

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

17 Jan 2011

Refresco Group Announces its Intention to Acquire Spumador

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

14 Jan 2011

Trilantic Capital Partners commits up to €50 million in LeYa

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

7 Jan 2011

Trilantic Capital Partners to Invest €53 million in Gamenet

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

11 Nov 2010

Talgo is awarded the contract to renew and expand the intercity passenger train coaches of the national railway company of Kazakhstan

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

28 Jul 2010

Thai Union Frozen Products Board of Directors Approves Acquisition of MW Brands from Trilantic Capital Partners

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

10 Feb 2010

Trilantic Capital Partners has Successfully Realized its Ownership Stake in Industria de Turbo Propulsores S.A.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

24 Sep 2009

Talgo: Spanish Minister of Transportation to Support Talgo in its Internationalization

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

17 Jul 2009

Talgo: Governor Doyle Announces Agreement with Talgo to Bring New Trains, Assembly and Maintenance Facilities to Wisconsin

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

16 Jul 2009

Istanbul Doors: Company Receives a Special Award at the Retailer Awards Recently Held in Istanbul

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

9 Apr 2009

Istanbul Doors: Group Launches New Italian Restaurant Concepts

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group and Tom Aikens have announced a new business partnership for Tom’s London-based restaurants. Effective 24th March 2011, the Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Ltd will become an investment and strategic partner of Tom’s, to both oversee his existing restaurants, and to grow the business.

Currently, Tom Aikens Group Ltd has two Chelsea sites – Tom Aikens Restaurant, and Tom’s Kitchen – in addition to Tom’s Kitchen, Tom’s Deli, Tom’s Terrace and Tom’s Events, all at Somerset House on the Embankment.

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is the leading restaurant and entertainment group in Turkey. It was established in 1993 and currently owns 12 brands, which include 24 restaurants, franchises and a hotel. Its first restaurant was Da Mario, opened in 1993, which was the first Italian restaurant in Istanbul. Other sites include Angelique, A’jia, Gina, Mama, Vogue Restaurant & Bar, Wan-na, Kitchenette, and Zuma (sister restaurant to the London business). Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, a prominent private equity firm focused on middle market investments in North America and Europe.

In October 2008, entrepreneur and businessman Peter Dubens acquired Tom Aikens’ business. Tom is very grateful to Peter for having acquired the group when he did, and while this was a good working relationship, he now wants to take the company in a different direction. He is excited at the potential of a new challenge with Doors, who will bring a wide variety of strengths to his existing business, notably in terms of experience within a diverse portfolio of highly successful restaurants.

This partnership will be looking to expand and strengthen the Tom’s Kitchen brand; in addition, a significant refurbishment and re-launch of the flagship Tom Aikens Restaurant in Elystan Street is planned. This will result in a 2-3 month closure from June 2011, re-opening in early September with a more contemporary look and new more informal menu and service approach.

Tom Aikens, 41, began his cooking career in London at Cavalier’s (with chef David Cavalier), followed by The Capital Hotel (with Philip Britten), La Tante Claire (with Pierre Koffmann), and Pied à Terre (both with Richard Neat, and then as head chef). Tom opened his first, eponymous restaurant in 2003, followed by Tom’s Kitchen in 2006, and the Somerset House sites since mid-2010.

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