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One Of America’s Favorite Quick-Service Pizza Brands Introduces Meatball Madness with Two New Menu Items, Beginning Wednesday, October 18

MORRISTOWN, NJ (October 18, 2017): Villa Italian Kitchen, one of America’s favorite quick-service pizza brands, today announced that it is introducing two meaty new items to its menu this fall featuring everyone’s favorite Italian classic – the meatball. Available for a limited time, these delicious offerings, which include a pizza and pizzeria roll, will have guests going mad for meatballs this fall!

Beginning on October 18, guests can enjoy Villa Italian Kitchen’s Meatball Parm Pizza or Meatball Parm Pizzeria Roll, both made with fresh-made hand-stretched pizza dough, mout...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ (October 20, 2017) – Morristown-based Villa Restaurant Group, a global multi-brand restaurant operator and franchisor, today announced the opening of its newest Green Leaf’s Beyond Great Salads and Bananas Smoothies & Frozen Yogurt locations at the Arundel Mills Mall in Hanover, MD. Operated by local franchisee, A & V Ventures, Inc., Green Leaf’s and Bananas will treat visitors and shoppers to better-for-you options including soups, salads, panini, fruit smoothies, fresh-squeezed juices and more, all made with fresh, high-quality ingredients. The Green Leaf’s and Bananas at Arundel Mills are located at 7000 Arundel Mills Circle, FC-01, Hanover, MD 21076 and are open on Monday to Saturday from 10AM&n...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ (October 19, 2017) – Morristown-based Villa Restaurant Group, a global multi-brand restaurant operator and franchisor, today announced the opening of its newest Mo’ Burger location in Philadelphia, PA at the Philadelphia International Airport. Operated by local franchisee, Philly Concession Enterprises, Inc., Mo’Burger will treat travelers to gourmet burgers that are fresh and never frozen, along with fresh cut fries, delicious appetizers, shakes and desserts. Mo’ Burger at the Philadelphia International Airport is located in Terminal D at Gate D4 and is open daily from 4:45AM – 8:55PM.

About Mo’ BurgerOffering gourmet burgers, fresh cut fries, unique appetizers, shakes and desserts; Mo&r...

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Morristown, NJ-Based Global Multi-Brand Restaurant Operator and Franchisor Expands Its International Presence With
New Villa Italian Kitchen Location Now Open at the Citystars Heliopolis in Cairo

MORRISTOWN, NJ (October 12, 2017) – Morristown-based Villa Restaurant Group, a global multi-brand restaurant operator and franchisor, today announced that it has expanded its international presence with the opening of its newest Villa Italian Kitchen restaurant in Egypt. Now open at the Citystars Heliopolis in Cairo, one of the busiest and fastest-growing shopping and entertainment centers in Egypt, and operated by local franchisee, Passion for Restaurants Co., Villa Italian Kitchen will treat visitors and shoppers to a variety of mouthwater...

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Fast-growing QSR Brand to Offer Handcrafted Sodas in Two Classic Flavors Beginning October 9

MORRISTOWN, NJ (October 10, 2017): South Philly Cheesesteaks & Fries, a fast-growing QSR brand, and favorite among authentic Philly cheesesteak lovers and fans who like a spin on the classics, today announced the addition of two new handcrafted Old-School Sodas to its menu. Beginning on Monday, October 9, guests can enjoy a Vanilla Cream or Cherry Vanilla soda – the perfect accompaniment to the bold and authentic flavors of a South Philly cheesesteak. These flavor-packed sodas are handcrafted and made-to-order and will be available at participating South Philly Cheesesteaks & Fries locations nationwide for a limited time.

“We are excite...

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Quick-Service Pizza Brand to Give Away FREE Slices in Honor of National Pizza Month on Tuesday, October 17

MORRISTOWN, NJ (October 9, 2017): Pizza lovers rejoice! Back by popular demand in honor of National Pizza Month, Villa Italian Kitchen, one of America’s favorite quick-service pizza brands, today announced that it is hosting its 8th annual Have A Slice Day on Tuesday, October 17. For one day only, Villa Italian Kitchen will treat pizza fanatics across the country to a FREE slice of delicious cheese pizza. Guests interested in taking advantage of this amazing offer can head to www.freesliceday.com and receive a coupon good for one free slice of pizza at any participating Villa Italian Kitchen location nationwide.*

“At Villa...

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Better-For-You Quick-Service Brands Offer Guests a New Fall Panini, Salad, Iced Tea and Smoothie to Enjoy Starting October 2

MORRISTOWN, NJ (October 2, 2017) Green Leaf’s Beyond Great Salads, and Bananas Smoothies & Frozen Yogurt, two rapidly growing quick-service restaurant brands known for better-for-you menu options available on-the-go, today announced the addition of four new sensationally seasonal fall menu items. Available for a limited time, these new options, which include a salad, panini, iced tea and smoothie, are full of flavor and will be available at participating locations of both brands nationwide on October 2.

From Green Leaf’s Beyond Great Salads, guests can enjoy the new Orchard Salad, loaded with walnuts, dri...

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One of America’s Favorite QSR Pizza Brands Launches First-Ever Pumpkin Spice Pizza to Celebrate
the First Day of Fall

MORRISTOWN, NJ (September 14, 2017) – Every year, when fall begins, food establishments nationwide brace themselves for the hit they'll take when all of their customers flock to coffee shops and bakeries for that coveted pumpkin spice treat. Move over Starbucks, Villa's got you beat! Villa Italian Kitchen, one of America’s favorite quick-service pizza brands, is jumping on the bandwagon and demanding its piece of the pie -- with the intro of the first-ever Pumpkin Spice Pizza. A delicious marriage of a classic Villa Italian Kitchen cheese pizza and all the cozy, seasonal flavors of fall, the Pumpkin Spice ...

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Crispy Chicken Sandwich, In all Its Wonderful Litigiousness, Will Remain on the Menu and Wrapped in the Letter from An Unnamed Competitor’s Legal Counsel

MORRISTOWN, NJ (September 6, 2017): Chick Philly fans rejoice! South Philly Cheesesteaks & Fries, a fast-growing QSR brand, and favorite among authentic Philly cheesesteak lovers and fans who like a spin on the classics, today announced that its guest-favorite crispy chicken sandwich, formerly known as the Chick Philly, will remain on its menu despite a legal threat from a certain unnamed chicken brand’s legal counsel. The delicious sandwich made with seasoned, crispy, golden brown chicken tenders, pickle chips and mayo, perfectly drizzled with honey and served on a fresh-ba...

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The aftermath of Hurricane Harvey continues to leave an impression across Southern Texas and parts of Louisiana. We have had several restaurants directly impacted by the storm and along with them many of our own people and their families. Our thoughts and prayers go out to these valued team members and their communities, as well as to anyone who has been impacted by this catastrophic event. We sincerely hope for an end to the rain, for the flooding to recede and for a speedy return to normalcy which we as a Nation are so well known for. We continue to pray for all the families impacted and especially those part of our own VRG family, and to help in the recovery efforts we have established a VRG Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund to which we ha...

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