NEW UNO CHICAGO GRILL OPENS IN MORGANTOWN
New Uno Features Low-Carbohydrate Options and School Partners
Boston (August 2, 2004) –
Uno Restaurant Holdings Corp. announces the opening of its
fourth Uno Chicago Grill restaurant in West Virginia. The
new Uno Chicago Grill is located at 1085 Vanvoorhis Road,
in the newly built United Center building. The store will
officially open for business on Monday, August 2. The hours
of operation are Monday through Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to
1:00 a.m. and Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., with the
full menu available until closing.
"We are proud to be part of the Morgantown community
and are excited to open another Uno Chicago Grill in West
Virginia," 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 Chicken Spinoccoli and
Lemon Basil Salmon on the menu as well."
The newly built Uno Chicago Grill is 6,500 square feet,
seats 262 guests and will open with 160 employees. The restaurant
will look and feel like an old Chicago warehouse, with Windy
City memorabilia decorating the walls and mahogany trim
throughout the bar.
To further involvement and commitment to the Morgantown
community, the new restaurant will offer Uno’s School
Partner Program. The program includes several educational
events, like free Pizza Maker Field Trips and fundraising
opportunities for local schools and community organizations.
The new Uno is owned by Steve Neu, David Saul and Bruce
Pauley of Absolut Holding Company. The restaurant will be
run by General Manager Dave Mitchell. "Uno Chicago
Grill provides a high quality casual dining experience and
offers the best food around," said Dave Mitchell. "We
believe that the variety of the menu, including the new
low-carbohydrate items and the Kids Make Their Own Pizza
option, will be a big hit with Morgantown-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 more than 200 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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