Chopped eyes British expansion as franchise grows

Fresh food company has grown rapidly since being founded three years ago

22nd November, 2015
Brian Lee and Cathal Pendred of Irish salad bar Chopped Picture: Bryan Meade

Irish salad bar Chopped has opened negotiations with at least two potential counter-parties in Britain as it eyes expansion outside Ireland.

The company has grown rapidly since it was founded in 2012. Co-founder Brian Lee said that six franchises were scheduled to open next year, as well as a fourth outlet directly owned by the company.

Chopped has appointed Jonathan Parkhill, who masterminded the expansion of the Eddie Rockets franchise, to drive its effort. It is...

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