Café launches at shopping centre

A new café in Solihull’s Touchwood Shopping Centre has opened.

A team from Thursfields Solicitors, led by commercial property director Robert Pettigrew, advised on the lease of a bespoke central café premises in Touchwood which has now opened as Emporio Artari Café.

The new venture has been brought forward by restaurant entrepreneur Carmine Sacco and the team behind the Lucarelli Restaurants in the Mailbox in Birmingham and West Bromwich.

Italian celebrity chef Aldo Zilli has helped design some of the menu, including new signature dishes for upcoming seasonal menus.

Pettigrew said: “It is great to help bring such an exciting concept to life and we look forward to advising as the brand expands into new areas.”

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang acted for the landlord and Cushman & Wakefield were the letting agents.