NEW UNO CHICAGO
GRILL OPENS IN NEWINGTON
New Uno to Feature Curbside Delivery, Low-Carbohydrate
Options and School Partners Program
Boston (May 7, 2004) –
Uno Restaurant Holdings Corp. announces the opening of its
eighth Uno Chicago Grill restaurant in New Hampshire. The
new Uno Chicago Grill is located at 15 Piscataqua Drive
next to the Fox Run Mall. The store will officially open
for business on Thursday, May 13. The hours of operation
are Sunday through Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.
"We are proud to be part of the Newington community
and are excited to open another Uno Chicago Grill in New
Hampshire," said Uno President and Chief Operating
Officer Paul MacPhail. "Although our guests may already
know and love our famous Chicago-style deep dish pizza,
they’ll be pleased to find items like our popular,
juicy steaks on the menu as well."
The newly built Uno Chicago Grill seats 200 guests and
will open with 120 employees. The restaurant will look and
feel like an old Chicago warehouse, with Windy City memorabilia
decorating the walls and flat screen televisions and mahogany
trim throughout the bar. In addition to serving a full menu
including new low-carbohydrate options, curbside delivery
service will be available.
To further involvement and commitment to the Newington
community, the new restaurant will offer Uno’s School
Partner Program. The program includes several educational
events, like free Pizza Maker Parties and fundraising opportunities
for local schools and community organizations.
The new Uno will be run by General Manager Mark Guay. Mark
has been with Uno for four years and is a restaurant industry
veteran. "Uno Chicago Grill provides a high quality
casual dining experience and offers the best food around,"
said Mark Guay. "In addition, we believe that the convenience
of curbside delivery will be big hit with Newington-area
In 2003, the restaurant known for its Chicago Original
Deep Dish Pizza™ evolved its name from Pizzeria Uno
to Uno Chicago Grill to reflect the variety of its menu.
Today, Uno Chicago Grill has the same great pizza, but also
offers a complete casual dining menu, including ribs, seafood,
juicy burgers and steaks, innovative pasta dishes, scrumptious
appetizers, low-carbohydrate alternatives and desserts.
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 system of 203 company-owned and 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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