New jobs being created as Miller & Carter take over Shepherd & Dog near Nacton

Miller & Carter Steakhouses

Miller & Carter Steakhouses - Credit: Archant

A steakhouse chain is taking over a family restaurant in Ipswich, creating 25 jobs, and it is still looking for new recruits.

Miller & Carter will reopen The Shepherd & Dog, in Felixstowe Road, Nacton, on March 11 after a four-week refurbishment.

Owners Mitchells & Butlers confirmed its new restaurant, which is a first for the Ipswich area, has created 25 new jobs.

It is also looking to recruit six additional team members before the opening, including chefs.

Jack Taylor, general manager at Miller & Carter Ipswich, said: “Bringing Miller & Carter to Ipswich is extremely exciting for the brand and the new restaurant will offer the best steaks and hospitality that Miller & Carter is renowned for. Everyone who works for us is completely obsessed with steak.”

Miller & Carter Steakhouse is a Mitchells & Butlers company.