Food and beverage sector thriving despite retail slump

Food and beverage venture 1-Group's Italian restaurant Monti (above) at the Fullerton Pavilion is having an "exceptionally good year" with a 30 per cent revenue jump this year, said 1-Group culinary director Christopher Millar. The group, which also
Food and beverage venture 1-Group's Italian restaurant Monti (above) at the Fullerton Pavilion is having an "exceptionally good year" with a 30 per cent revenue jump this year, said 1-Group culinary director Christopher Millar. The group, which also owns restaurants such as rooftop bar 1-Altitude and contemporary bistro Botanico, has seen a boost in its earnings this year.PHOTO: MONTI
The Cicheti Group, which recently added Caffe Cicheti (above) in Beach Road to its stable, saw a 15 per cent rise in spending at its three outlets.
The Cicheti Group, which recently added Caffe Cicheti (above) in Beach Road to its stable, saw a 15 per cent rise in spending at its three outlets.PHOTO: CAFFE CICHETI

Food and beverage (F&B) venture 1-Group, which owns restaurants such as rooftop bar 1-Altitude and contemporary bistro Botanico, has seen a boost in the group's earnings this year.

Its Italian restaurant Monti at the Fullerton Pavilion is having an "exceptionally good year" with a 30 per cent revenue jump this year, said 1-Group culinary director Christopher Millar.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 15, 2019, with the headline 'Food and beverage sector thriving despite retail slump'. Print Edition | Subscribe