Chopstix Group UK and Applegreen plc launch new site in Celbridge

Delighted with the partnership, Applegreen plc is a leading operator of service stations in Ireland, UK and most recently in US, is excited to open several Chopstix restaurants across the estate to include motorway service stations and forecourts.

As a fast-growing and dynamic town, Celbridge is a perfect place for Chopstix to be. The site, strategically located near a busy industrial park and the main roads, public areas and public transport, it is the seventh to be launched by Applegreen plc, taking the total number of Chopstix Noodle Bars to 53 across the UK and the Republic of Ireland.

Chopstix looks forward to providing its comprehensive lunchtime, afternoon and evening offer, driving foot fall and maintaining its focus on serving healthy, fresh and affordable Oriental fusion cuisine in Celbridge.

Chopstix Group UK is delighted with the opportunity to satisfy Irish taste buds thanks to franchise partner Applegreen Plc.

Menashe Sadik, Co-Founder of Chopstix Group UK said: “The newest Listowel restaurant marks an exciting next step for the rapid expansion of Chopstix Brand Europe. It is always very exciting to work with our partner Applegreen Plc knowing their professionalism and commitment to satisfy their customers’ appetite.“

With a comprehensive franchise support program in place, Chopstix Brand Europe is more than ready to share their success and support master franchisees worldwide.

For more information about franchise opportunities, please contact:

Max Jenvey, Chief Operator Officer at Chopstix Group, on +447980 290466 or email [email protected]

About Chopstix

Celbridge store APPLEGREEN CELBRIDGE Maynooth Road Roundabout Celbridge County Kildare

Notes to editors

For more information please contact:

Max Jenvey, Chief Operator Officer at Chopstix Group, on +447980 290466 or email [email protected]

About Chopstix Noodle Bar

Chopstix Group is an emerging Oriental fast-food restaurant chain with now over 50 sites spreading across the UK and Ireland. The Chopstix group has grown into a unique brand-led fast food chain blending the best fusion of authentic Oriental inspired fast food with casual, convenient dining experiences on offer at affordable prices.

In addition, Chopstix’s chefs cook the food on site to ensure each dish is served as fresh as possible and to deliver chef theatre. Although the concept of Chopstix was conceived over a decade ago, it has picked up pace and rapidly expanded in the last 4 years, which focuses on fresh, nutritious tasty Oriental cuisine from the finest ingredients and most innovative fusion recipes to the health conscious.

Since the first major shopping centre branch opened at Bluewater in 2010, Chopstix has become a staple in the shopping centre food court.

About Applegreen plc

Established in 1992, Applegreen is a leading operator of service stations in Ireland and the United Kingdom. With a 12% share of the fuels market in the Republic of Ireland, the business employs c. 2,200 people, and operates over 150 forecourt sites. The business in 2014 entered the service station market in the East Coast of the United States and opened four sites there since April 2014. Applegreen has a number of strategic partnerships with international brands Burger King, Subway, Costa Coffee as well as Greggs and Chopstix. The business has its own food offer through the aCafé / Bakewell café brands.