THE UNO'S LEGEND
Our legend and history
ABOUT UNOS
Company Overview
THE UNO'S LEGEND
Our legend and history
TIMELINE
Historical Highlights
PRESS ROOM
In the News
FUN FACTS
Do you know Uno?
EXECUTIVE AND STAFF OFFICERS
Uno's Team
REAL ESTATE
Submit a Site
FRANCHISING
Become a Franchisee
AWARDS
Our Achievements
GALLERY
Logos, restaurant photos, food images and more
EMPLOYMENT
Join Uno Today



Press Releases Press Archive Press Kit

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 guests."

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.

Back to Press Archives 2004

 

 


Copyright 2007 Pizzeria Uno Corporation. All rights reserved. [Privacy Policy]