New Frankie & Benny’s in Wisbech creates 50 jobs

PUBLISHED: 15:00 09 April 2014 | UPDATED: 15:00 09 April 2014

Frankie and Bennys opens in Wisbech. Centre: Manager Adam Wyatt with some of the team members. Picture: Steve Williams.

Frankie and Bennys opens in Wisbech. Centre: Manager Adam Wyatt with some of the team members. Picture: Steve Williams.

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Fifty jobs have been created by the opening of a well known Italian-American restaurant in Wisbech.

Frankie and Bennys opens in Wisbech. Left: Paige Holmes serves Gary Stevenson area support manager coffee. Picture: Steve Williams. Frankie and Bennys opens in Wisbech. Left: Paige Holmes serves Gary Stevenson area support manager coffee. Picture: Steve Williams.

A giant Frankie & Benny’s, which can cater for more than 150 people, opened for business at the Cromwell Road Leisure Park in Wisbech on Monday.

Bar, restaurant and kitchen staff and cleaners have been hired, principally from the Wisbech area, to work at the chain.

The restaurant will be managed by another Wisbech resident, Adam Wyatt, who can’t wait to get started.

He said: “I’m extremely excited and all the staff are chomping at the bit to get going.

Frankie and Bennys opens in Wisbech. Chef Krzysztof Konachowicz working at the pizza oven. Picture: Steve Williams. Frankie and Bennys opens in Wisbech. Chef Krzysztof Konachowicz working at the pizza oven. Picture: Steve Williams.

“It is exciting to be in an up and coming town like Wisbech.”

The restaurant opens from 9am-11pm from Monday to Saturday and from 9am to 10.30pm on Sunday.

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