Little Chef is being gobbled up

 
Helen Cahill
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Some outlets could be rebranded, according to reports (Source: http://www.koutfood.com/)

Little Chef Owner Kout Food Group has confirmed that several companies have made bids for the classic motorway food restaurant.

The group said in a statement: "Kout Food Group confirms that more than one corporation (including an international chain) has expressed interest in commencing operations within the Little Chef portfolio of over 70 sites.

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"Kout Food Group will evaluate all strategic options for this unique portfolio, keeping in view stakeholders including customers and staff," it said.

Reports have suggested that Euro Garages, a delivery company which works with the likes of Starbucks, Sainsbury's and Greggs, was interested in taking on the Little Chef portfolio.

However, Kout Food Group has decided to release a statement on the matter as it wished to confirm that more than one party has made a bid of the Little Chef kitchens.

Discussions are ongoing, so the future of the Little Chef brand, shops and staff remains uncertain.

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