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THE WORLD’S FAVORITE COOKIE MEETS THE TASTE OF SOUTH PHILLY

OREO® Churro Makes Its Way On To South Philly Cheesesteaks & Fries Menu

MORRISTOWN, NJ (October 12, 2016): Just when you thought that South Philly Cheesesteaks & Fries couldn’t get any more delicious, the quick-service cheesesteak brand raises the taste bar once again, combining the taste of South Philly with the world’s favorite cookie. Clearly, South Philly Cheesesteaks & Fries is aiming to make its customers’ taste buds go crazy with the addition of OREO® Churros to the cheesesteak brand’s already mouthwatering menu. Beginning October 10, 2016, South Philly Cheesesteaks & Fries locations nationwide will feature the OREO Churro, a dessert that puts the twist on the world’s favorite cookie, made from real OREO Cookie pieces with creme filling inside. The OREO Churro will be available on the menu while supplies last.

“We are so excited to bring the OREO Churro to our South Philly Cheesesteaks & Fries menu, as we are always looking to provide our fans with the ultimate in taste, quality and menu options,” said Andrea Carella, Brand Manager of South Philly Cheesesteaks & Fries. “By partnering with the world-famous OREO brand, the number-one brand on dessert menus and number-one selling cookie in the U.S., we are confident that we will be satisfying the palates of food lovers everywhere!”

Since opening in 1986, South Philly Cheesesteaks & Fries has been a favorite of Philly cheesesteak fans who enjoy authentic and modern day spins on one of the world’s most famous sandwiches. Representin’ old school South Philly by serving 100% Original Philly Cheesesteaks, guests can create traditional combinations like the "Whiz wit" - Cheez Whiz with grilled onions; the "Prov without" – consisting of Provolone cheese without grilled onions – or customize their own served alongside its fresh hand-cut fries. South Philly Cheesesteaks & Fries also serves up wings in a variety of flavors, burgers, hot dogs as well as its well-known Steak & Fries Bowl – made with steak tips, signature sauce, peppers, onions and Provolone cheese served over fresh-cut fries – perfect for meat and potato lovers. South Philly Cheesesteaks & Fries’ classic menu with a modern twist has something for every size appetite.

For more information, please visit www.SouthPhillyCheesesteaksFries.com.

About OREO®
OREO® is AMERICA'S FAVORITE COOKIE®, enjoyed by families and friends in more than 100 countries around the world. As one of Mondelez International's "billion-dollar" brands, OREO® is the best-selling biscuit of the 21st century with more than $2 billion in global annual net revenues. The OREO® cookie twist, lick and dunk ritual has become the signature way to enjoy this iconic cookie for many different cultures around the world. OREO® has a Facebook community of more than 40 million OREO® cookie lovers around the globe, representing 200+ countries and dozens of different languages. OREO® celebrated its 100th birthday in 2012.

About Villa Restaurant Group℠ (previously known as Villa Enterprises)

Villa Restaurant Group is a global multi-brand restaurant operator and franchisor. Founded in 1964 by Michele (Michael) Scotto, a Naples, Italy native, Villa Restaurant Group, began as a small pizzeria next to the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City. Today, Villa Restaurant Group is an international organization that recently celebrated its 51st anniversary with nearly 400 restaurants in malls, airports, casinos and other high-traffic locations.

Villa’s QSR brands, including Villa Italian Kitchen, Green Leaf’s Beyond Great Salads, Bananas Smoothies & Frozen Yogurt, South Philly Cheesesteaks & Fries, Far East and other emerging brands, can be found across 42 U.S. states, Puerto Rico and five additional countries. Villa also operates full-service restaurants in New Jersey under the 40North Group brand including The Black Horse Tavern & Pub, The Office, Steelworks Buffet & Grill, Piattino and George & Martha’s. For more information, please visit www.villarestaurantgroup.com.

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