Meet the azzurri group

The Azzurri Group is one of the UK’s largest and most successful casual dining businesses. We operate two leading national Italian brands, Zizzi and ASK Italian, and the UK’s leading quick-service Italian, Coco di Mama.

Azzurri employs nearly 5,500 people, serving over 13 million meals annually in our growing estate of over 200 restaurants and shops.

Across all our brands we focus on what really matters to our customers – a memorable experience, high-quality dishes, great people, and beautifully designed restaurants and stores.

The service is personal, the food delicious and the whole experience leaves you wanting more.


To build better food businesses that sustain happy, healthy lives. 


We’re serving better, with food businesses that nourish the needs of our people, our customers, our partners, and our planet. 



Meet our Senior Leadership Team, passionate about all things pizza, pasta, and purpose.

Steve Holmes


Lindsay Dunsmuir


Kieran Pitcher

Commercial and Property Director

Jane Bon Bernard

People Director

Pia Fairhurst

Creative Director

Kushal Banerjee

Corporate Finance Director

Joel Robinson

Digital and IT Director

Stefan Porter

Purchasing & Supply Chain Director