Ed’s Diner eyes expansion

ED’S Easy Diner, the fifties-themed American restaurant chain, will soon be flipping burgers from London to Sheffield after announcing plans yesterday to open 10 new diners by the end of this year. The group posted an operating profit of £35,000 in the 12 months to 30 September, recovering from a loss of £165,000 the previous year. Turnover jumped 58 per cent to £9.4m.