NEW UNO CHICAGO
GRILL OPENS IN COLUMBIA
New Uno to Feature Curbside Delivery, Low-Carbohydrate
School Partners Program
Boston (May 12, 2004) –
Uno Restaurant Holdings Corp. announces the opening of its
11th Uno Chicago Grill restaurant in Maryland. The new Uno
Chicago Grill is located at 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway.
The store will officially open for business on Friday, May
14. The hours of operation are Sunday through Thursday 11:00
a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 11:00 a.m. to
"We are proud to be part of the Columbia community
and are excited to open another Uno Chicago Grill in Maryland,"
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
The newly built Uno Chicago Grill is 6,500 square feet,
seats 238 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
in 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 Columbia 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 Sean Crawly.
Sean 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 Sean Crawly. "We believe that the
convenience of curbside delivery will be big hit with Columbia-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 almost 204 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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