NEW UNO CHICAGO GRILL OPENS IN METHUEN, MASSACHUSETTS
Marks Thirty-Second Uno Restaurant in the State
BOSTON, (June 26, 2003) – Uno Restaurant Holdings
Corp., known for Chicago’s Original Deep Dish Pizza™,
announces the opening of its first Uno Chicago Grill restaurant
in Methuen. The restaurant is located at 552 Broadway (Rt.
28) Methuen, near the New Hampshire border. The store officially
opens for business on Thursday, June 26. The hours of operation
are 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Sunday through Saturday.
The newly-built, 6000-square foot location will seat 195
guests. Rene Lachapelle, Managing Partner for Uno Chicago
Grill, will oversee the Methuen location that will employ
approximately 130 employees.
“ We are proud to be part of the Methuen community
and are excited to open another location in Massachusetts,” said
Uno President and Chief Operating Officer Paul MacPhail. “We
continue to add innovative, high-quality items to our grill
menu, and of course, customers know and love our famous
deep dish pizza.”
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
in a variety of fresh toppings.
The company continues to earn accolades from industry
and business publications. Uno Chicago Grill was recently
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 in 2003.
Based in Boston, Uno Restaurant Holdings
Corp. currently has a total of 193 restaurants. The system
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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