NEW UNO CHICAGO GRILL OPENS LEXINGTON, SOUTH CAROLINA
Marks First Uno’s Restaurant in the State
27, 2003) - Uno Restaurant Holdings Corp., known for the
Chicago’s Original Deep Dish Pizza™,
announces the opening of its 193rd Uno Chicago Grill
restaurant at 5304 Sunset Boulevard. The store will officially
for business on Thursday, March 27th. The hours of operation
are 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 11 a.m.
to 12 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
“We are proud to be part of the Lexington community
and are excited to open the first location in South Carolina,” said
Uno President and Chief Operating Officer Paul MacPhail. “As
we continue to add innovative, high-quality items to our
grill menu, our Lexington customers will soon know and
love the famous Uno Original Chicago Deep Dish Pizza.”
The restaurant is owned and operated by Blair and Henry
Sims. “Uno has the best food around and I am so pleased
to be able to open the first Uno Chicago Grill location
in the state of South Carolina,” said Blair Sims.
This newly built 6000-square foot location also has an
outdoor patio and will employ approximately 125 employees.
Uno Chicago Grill offers a complete casual dining menu,
including ribs, seafood, juicy burgers and steaks, innovative
pasta dishes, scrumptious appetizers and desserts, as well
as its signature Chicago Original Deep Dish Pizza™ available
with a variety of fresh toppings.
The company continues to earn accolades from industry
and business publications. Just this month, Uno Chicago
Grill was named by Entrepreneur Magazine as the #1 franchise
opportunity in their category. The company was also selected
by Franchise Times as one of the top 20 companies to watch
Based in Boston, Uno Restaurant Holdings Corp. currently
has a total of 193 restaurants. The system includes 117
company-owned and 76 franchised Uno Chicago Grill restaurants
located in 32 states, the District of Columbia, Dubai,
Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Pakistan and Seoul, Korea. The
company also operates a consumer foods division, which
supplies airlines, movie theaters, hotel restaurants and
supermarkets with both frozen and refrigerated private
label foods and branded Uno products. For more information,
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