NEW UNO CHICAGO GRILL OPENS IN WEST FARGO
Opening Marks the First Uno Restaurant in North Dakota
Boston, Mass., (November 5, 2003)
– Uno Restaurant Holdings Corp., known for Chicago’s
Original Deep Dish Pizza™, announces the opening of
its first Uno Chicago Grill restaurant in North Dakota.
The new Uno Chicago Grill is located at 1660 13th Avenue
East, directly in front of the Loews Garden Center. The
store will officially open for business on Wednesday, November
5. The hours of operation are Monday through Saturday 11
a.m. to 1 a.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to midnight.
“We are proud to be part of the Fargo community and
are excited to open the first Uno Chicago Grill in North
Dakota,” said Uno President and Chief Operating Officer
Paul MacPhail. “We continue to add innovative, high-quality
items to our grill menu, and are looking forward to offering
our famous deep dish pizza to our Fargo customers.”
The newly built Uno Chicago Grill is 6,000 square feet
and will open with 150 employees. The restaurant seats 240
guests and will be smoke-free, including the 80 seat lounge.
In addition, the new Uno will have a private banquet room
that can accommodate up to 40 guests. The restaurant will
be run by General Manager John Mustachia and is owned and
operated by Jim Loomis.
“We are very excited to bring the tastes of Chicago
to the residents of Fargo. More importantly, we can’t
wait to see the reaction of our guests when they first sample
our famous Chicago-style deep dish pizza. Uno Chicago Grill
has the best food around and the Fargo community is in for
a real treat,” said Jim Loomis.
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
also was 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 196 restaurants. The system
includes 119 company-owned and 77 franchise full-service
units. Uno Chicago Grill restaurants are located in 34 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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