Directors of Lytham’s latest eaterie say they have been bowled over by the fantastic support for the new venture – even before the doors have swung open!
Gusto Lytham – the company’s first Lancashire restaurant – officially opens today at 5pm.
Directors and staff say they have been delighted with their tremendous Fylde coast welcome.
Managing director of Gusto, Sue Crimes, said: “We are really excited to be opening the doors today and, from what everyone has told us, so is Lytham!
“We’ve received so many fantastic messages of support from the local community, through social media, from fellow business owners and from people coming up to us on the street as they’ve watched the restaurant take shape. Everyone has given us a legendary Lancashire welcome.
“We feel we are bringing something really new and really special to this beautiful town and we cannot wait to show off the restaurant, our first class customer service and, of course, wonderful food and drink.”
Gusto has invested more than £1 million in the 4,000sq ft restaurant and bar, situated on Dicconson Terrace.
The Grade II listed building has been lavishly transformed into a stunning 130-cover restaurant, with dining for 40 on its outside terrace.
More than 60 jobs have been created with all staff trained to Gusto’s gold standard of customer service.
Sue added: “We are delighted with the team we have put together and so pleased to have created so many jobs for local people right here in Lytham.
“Customer service is absolutely key and Gusto prides itself on offering nothing but the best to our customers.
“The restaurant is stunning, the team is in place – now all we need to do is open the doors and give Lytham the full Gusto experience!”
Gusto, which opened its first site in Cheshire’s Alderley Edge in 2005, promises its Lytham restaurant will boast a real ‘sparkly and aspirational vibe’, with a classicclassic and contemporary menu offering a wide choice of premium British and European dishes, a lunch and brunch option, plus a selection of specials and a children’s menu served until 6pm.