NEW UNO CHICAGO
GRILL OPENS IN LANDOVER
Opening Marks the Tenth Uno Restaurant in Maryland
Boston, Mass., (October 24, 2003)
– Uno Restaurant Holdings Corp., known for Chicago's
Original Deep Dish Pizza™, announces the opening of
its first Uno Chicago Grill restaurant in Landover, Maryland.
The new Uno Chicago Grill is located at 1101 Shoppers Way
, across the beltway from FedEx Field. The store will officially
open for business on Monday, October 27, 2003 . The hours
of operation are Monday through Thursday 11:00 a.m. to midnight
, Friday and Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. and Sunday
11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
“We are proud to be a part of the Landover community
and are excited to open another location in Maryland ,”
said Uno President and Chief Operating Officer Paul MacPhail.
“We continue to add innovative, high-quality items
to our grill menu, and of course, Prince George 's County
customers know and love Uno for our great deep dish pizza.”
The restaurant will be a part of the new Landover Town
Center shopping mall and is ready to open with 145 employees.
The building is over 5,000 square feet and will seat 225
guests. The store is designed with the classic Uno Chicago
Grill style and will feature a grand mahogany bar. Frank
Pulli and Tom Self will oversee the new location. Frank,
Uno Chicago Grill regional director for the Washington ,
DC , Maryland , and Virginia-areas, has been with Uno for
four years and in the restaurant business for 18 years.
Tom has been a general manager for Uno in the Mid-Atlantic
region for six years and in the restaurant business for
over 20 years. “Uno has the best food around and we
are pleased to open an Uno location in the Landover community,”
said Frank Pulli.
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 fillings.
The company continues to earn accolades from industry and
business publications. In 2003, 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 in 2003.
Based in Boston , Uno Restaurant Holdings
Corp. currently has a total of 194 restaurants. The system
includes 119 company-owned and 75 franchise full-service
units. Uno Chicago Grill restaurants are located in 33 states,
the District of Columbia , Puerto Rico , South Korea and
the United Arab Emirates . 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, visit www.unos.com.
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