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Steinberg’s New Role Is Key Part of Villa Restaurant Group’s Growth Strategy


MORRISTOWN, NJ, March 15, 2017: As the company continues to evolve and expand its presence in the restaurant and hospitality industry, Villa Restaurant Group, global multi-brand restaurant operator and franchisor, is proud to announce that Andrew Steinberg has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately. In his new vital role as COO, Andrew will oversee all departments of Villa Restaurant Group, including Business Development, Operations, Corporate Development, Purchasing, R & D, Communications and Digital Marketing, Talent and Culture Development and Brand Marketing.

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Villa Italian Kitchen Offers Genius $3.14 Pizza in Honor of National Pi Day

MORRISTOWN, NJ (March 3, 2017): Experts agree – topping out the list of the world’s greatest discoveries are definitely everyone’s two favorite “pi’s,” the mouthwatering pizza pie and the mathematical symbol Pi. And what better way to honor both of these life-changing things than by bringing them together for one of the country’s most exciting holidays (yes, you read correctly) and math’s biggest day of the year – National Pi Day.

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Quick-Service Brand to Launch Pink Smoothie, Priced at Same Rate as Current Documented Wage Gap on International Women’s Day, March 8, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ (February 28, 2017): According to the World Economic Forum, the gender gap will not close entirely until the year 2186. Bananas Smoothies & Frozen Yogurt®, the quick-service brand known for serving real fruit smoothies, thinks that this is completely unacceptable, and this month, in honor of International Women’s Day, the brand is doing its part to raise awareness and speed up the process. On Wednesday, March 8, Bananas will launch the Common Cents Smoothie, which will be available to patrons at the same rate as the current documented wage gap – 80 cents for women...

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One Of America’s Favorite Quick-Service Pizza Brands Adds Two New Menu Items Featuring Frank´s RedHot®
Stingin' Honey Garlic™ Sauce, Beginning Tuesday, January 31

MORRISTOWN, NJ (January 31, 2016): Villa Italian Kitchen, one of America’s favorite quick-service pizza brands, today announced that it is turning the flavor up a notch with the addition of two new menu items featuring the sweet and spicy taste of Frank´s RedHot® Stingin' Honey Garlic™ Sauce.

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WHAT: Villa Italian Kitchen, one of America’s favorite quick-service pizza brands, has finally mastered what pizza fanatics watching their waistbands have been waiting for: The #AlternateFacts Zero-Calorie Meat Lovers Pan Pizza: a zero-calorie pizza made with homemade dough prepared fresh daily, 100% whole milk mozzarella and sauce made from fresh California tomatoes and topped with pepperoni, sausage, ham and bacon for an average price of $14.99 for the whole pizza or $4.09 per slice (prices may vary per location).

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Better-For-You Quick-Service Brand Offers Guests Three New Grilled-To-Order Sandwiches, Beginning on January 23


MORRISTOWN, NJ, January 23, 2017: Green Leaf’s Beyond Great Salads, the rapidly growing quick-service restaurant brand known for better-for-you options including made-to-order salads, delicious wraps and grilled panini, today announced the addition of three new Artisan Melts to its menu this winter. Available for a limited time, these warm, grilled-to-order sandwiches will offer guests a lighter alternative and a delicious twist on a classic cold-weather favorite.

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Villa Restaurant Group is proud to announce that the company’s flagship brand – Villa Italian Kitchen – has been recognized by Pizza Today as one of the “2016 Top 100 Pizza Companies.”

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Lauren Liuzzi Named Communications and Digital Marketing Strategy Manager

MORRISTOWN, NJ, November 9, 2016: Villa Restaurant Group, global multi-brand restaurant operator and franchisor, is proud to announce that the company has made a significant promotion within its newly formed Communications and Digital Marketing Department. As the company continues to expand its presence, evolve in the industry and focus on brand building, Villa has named Lauren Liuzzi as its new Communications and Digital Marketing Strategy Manager, effective immediately. In her new role, Lauren will be managing all of Villa’s internal communications, as well as overseeing other digital marketing initiatives and brand management for Villa’s Tony + Benny...

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Anyone Named Orlando Receives Free Pizza To Celebrate Grand Re-Opening of Villa Italian Kitchen at Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets

MORRISTOWN, NJ, November 7, 2016: Mangia! Mangia! After a much anticipated and long-awaited renovation, Villa Italian Kitchen, located at the Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets, is once again open for business! Following a major overhaul and complete update, the Orlando Villa Italian Kitchen has finally re-opened to the public, serving its popular mouthwatering Italian menu items. To officially celebrate the grand reopening of the Villa Italian Kitchen at Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets, for one day only on November 15th, anyone with the name “Orlando” will receive a complimentary slice of pizza! ...

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Election-Inspired Smoothie to be Sold for 45 Cents to Commemorate the 45th President of the United States at Participating Locations Nationwide on Wednesday, November 9, 2016

MORRISTOWN, NJ (November 1, 2016): On Wednesday, November 9, Americans from coast to coast will wake up breathing a sigh of relief, because after what seemed like an eternity, this truly historic and tumultuous election process – regardless of which side of the fence you are on – has finally come to a close. After months and months of debates, rallies, scandals and relentless television ads, America has finally chosen its 45th President of the United States. To honor this milestone in our nation’s history, Bananas Smoothies & Frozen Yogurt®, se...

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