Pizza Express founder Peter Boizot dies aged 89

Man hailed as casual dining revolutionary has died at home in Peterborough

Peter Boizot, founder of the restaurant chain Pizza Express, has died at his home in Peterborough aged 89.

Boizot opened the first Pizza Express restaurant on Wardour Street in Soho, London, in 1965 and has been credited by many with revolutionising the casual dining experience. The brand now has more than 500 restaurants worldwide.

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Source: theguardian
Pizza Express founder Peter Boizot dies aged 89