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New Team Members to Aid in Continued Growth and Expansion

MORRISTOWN, NJ, July 17, 2018: Villa Restaurant Group, global multi-brand restaurant operator, franchisor and creator of Villa Italian Kitchen®, Green Leaf’s Beyond Great Salads®, Bananas Smoothies & Frozen Yogurt®, South Philly Cheesesteaks & Fries®, Far East Asian FireSM, Mo’ Burger® and other emerging quick and full service restaurants brands, today announced that it has hired two new team members to aid in its continued growth – Carriann Sillman, General Counsel and Cher Thompson, Manager, Communications & Digital Marketing Strategy – as well as the promotion of a key player in its marketing department, Lauren Liuzzi, now Brand Manager.

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New Rapid-Fire Pizza Concept Now Open in Concourse A East


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Piattino Oven Fired Pizza, the new quick-service restaurant brand known for its artisanal hand-made pizzas and “Sand-izzas”, has made its debut at the Philadelphia International Airport. This new concept will offer busy travelers a variety of delicious build-your-own and composed pizza options all cooked to perfection in its Morello Forni oven in under two minutes! Guests who choose to design their own pizza creation can pick from a variety of sauces, cheeses and unlimited fresh toppings. Additionally, this new location will also serve hot breakfast items including pizzas and sandwiches, all made-to-order with freshly cracked eggs.

WHERE: Piattino Oven Fired PizzaC...

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Quick-Service Pizza Brand to Launch Pepperoni Loaded Pizza and Strawberry Basil Lemonade

MORRISTOWN, NJ (May 8, 2018): Villa Italian Kitchen, one of America’s favorite quick-service pizza brands, today announced the creation of a heart-stopping new limited-time-only creation: a Double Pepperoni pizza, made with forty slices of zesty pepperoni, more than ever before. The Double Pepperoni pizza is made with only the freshest ingredients like all Villa Italian Kitchen pizzas, including 100% whole milk mozzarella and sauce made from fresh California tomatoes. In addition to the classic pepperoni diehard pizza fans know and love, the new pizza also includes cup & char pepperoni – the extra-crispy, smaller-sliced variety with charre...

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Villa Italian Kitchen & Green Leaf’s Beyond Great Salads Now Offering Online Catering Ordering Nationwide


MORRISTOWN, NJ (April 5, 2018)
– Morristown-based Villa Restaurant Group, a global multi-brand restaurant operator and franchisor, today announced the expansion into online ordering for catering for two of its holdings, popular quick-service pizza brand Villa Italian Kitchen and better-for-you brand with on-the-go options, Green Leaf’s Beyond Great Salads. As of March 2018, both brands have the ability to fulfill orders for groups of 10 – 500+ at corporate meetings, school functions, sporting events, fundraisers and more – all at the click of a button!

By visiting each brand’s website, catering page ...

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Strategic Changes to Aid in Continued Growth and Expansion


MORRISTOWN, NJ, May 14, 2018:
Villa Restaurant Group, global multi-brand restaurant operator and franchisor, is proud to announce that the company has made significant promotions within its corporate team. As the company continues to expand its presence, evolve in the industry and focus on brand building, Villa has promoted the following individuals to better support its rapid growth within the quick and full-service restaurant industries.


Field Operations – Franchise and Outside Sales

Stephanie Beamer has been promoted to Division Vice President of Franchise and Catering. Stephanie has been instrumental in the development of Villa Restaurant Group’s catering business an...

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Quick-Service Pizza Brand to Give Away Free ‘Pepperoni Pucker’ Flavored Lipsticks in Honor of National Kissing Day

MORRISTOWN, NJ (March 27, 2018) – With over 251 million pounds of pepperoni consumed by Americans each year, there is no denying that the spicy red stuff is America’s favorite pizza topping. Villa Italian Kitchen, one of America’s favorite quick-service pizza brands, has cooked up a fun way for guests to enjoy their favorite flavor in a new, never-before-seen form: lipstick. In honor of National Kissing Day on Friday, April 13, fans of the pizza brand can officially pucker-up for pepperoni flavored kisses by signing up to receive a lipstick free of charge at www.PepperoniPucker.com.

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MORRISTOWN, NJ (January 29, 2018) - Morristown-based Villa Restaurant Group, a global multi-brand restaurant operator and franchisor, today announced the opening of its newest Villa Italian Kitchen location at the Fort Pierce Service Plaza in Port Saint Lucie FL. The fourth Villa Italian Kitchen location in Florida operated by local franchisee, AREAS USA, the new restaurant will treat visitors to a variety of mouthwatering menu items, from Neapolitan and pan pizzas, with homemade dough prepared fresh daily, 100% whole milk mozzarella and sauce made from fresh California tomatoes, to pasta imported from Italy, delicious salads, Stromboli, entrees and much more. Villa Italian Kitchen is located at Florida Turnpike mile marker 144 and is op...

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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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