Koh Thai founder Andy Lennox on his African restaurant

THE co-founder of the successful Koh Thai chain aims to open five restaurants in five years after launching a new business with his own money.

As reported on Saturday, Andy Lennox is launching Zim Braai at Parkstone’s Ashley Cross, featuring food from throughout southern Africa.

As well as adapting African dishes for the UK, the venue’s braai grills will cook feature ‘best of British’ seasonal fare and cater for the ‘flexitarian’ health trend – where meat eaters go vegetarian one day a week or so.

Zim Braai aims to launch as a Living Wage employer with all employees paid £8.75 per hour from the outset, once they have completed its Zim Training programme.

Mr Lennox was one of three friends who started Koh Thai in Boscombe in 2009. and built it into a successful…

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