Debuting last week, Million Pound Menu is a business series hosted by First Dates host, Fred Sirieix which pits 12 small-brand food businesses against eachother as they vie for a major investment to launch their brand.
This week, Fred welcomes FINCA, a Liverpool-based Cuban street-food brand, and Wholesome Junkies, a local vegan junk-food idea, to Manchester. FINCA is looking to secure £150,000 to open in their home town Liverpool before rolling out nationally while the guys behind Wholesome Junkies are after £95,000 to open in Manchester. Both FINCA and Wholesome Junkies already operate successful, street-food businesses, but can the two teams convince the investors they gave got what it takes to become the next high-street hits? They have got three days to prove themselves.
Million Pound Menu – Thursday 9:00pm on BBC 2.