Villa Italian Kitchen Introduces The Mooch: The Most Front-stabbingly Delicious Spaghetti, Meatball & Salad Combo

MORRISTOWN, NJ (August 1, 2017) – Villa Italian Kitchen, one of America’s favorite quick-service pizza brands, today announced the launch of The Mooch – the most front-stabbingly delicious spaghetti, meatball and Caesar salad combination meal available on the market. The Mooch will be available to all guests, including leakers and paranoiacs, at all of Villa Italian Kitchen’s more than 200 locations nationwide for 11 days only, beginning on Wednesday, August 2.

A delicious Italian classic, The Mooch is masterfully prepared using imported spaghetti from Italy prepared al dente, two mouthwatering meatballs in house-made marinara sauce, a side Caesar salad made from crisp romaine lettuce, creamy Caesar dressing, croutons and parmesan cheese and a freshly baked garlic roll. The Mooch has a suggested retail price of $8.19 (cost may vary per location).

“We’re pleased to announce the launch of The Mooch – one of the most unique meal combos available in the United States,” said Mimi Wunderlich, Director of Communications and Digital Marketing Strategy for Villa Italian Kitchen. “Inspired by the recent outgoing White House Communications Director, we thought it was fitting that this offer was centered around the meatball. This delicious dish will only be available for 11 days, so get your Mooch while they’re hot!”

Villa Italian Kitchen features a variety of mouthwatering menu items, from Neapolitan and Pan pizzas, with homemade dough prepared fresh daily, 100% whole milk mozzarella and sauce made from fresh California tomatoes, to pasta imported from Italy, delicious salads, Stromboli, entrees and much more. Villa Italian Kitchen also offers catering and large to-go orders, featuring hot, delicious and high-quality meals that are perfect for any celebration, event or meeting, complete with a dedicated catering manager who ensures personalized service and a customized menu.

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About Villa Restaurant Group℠ (previously known as Villa Enterprises)

Villa Restaurant GroupSM is a global multi-brand restaurant operator and franchisor. Founded in 1964 by Michele (Michael) Scotto, a Naples, Italy native, Villa Restaurant Group, began as a small pizzeria next to the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City. Today, Villa Restaurant Group is an international organization that recently celebrated its 52nd anniversary with nearly 400 restaurants in malls, airports, casinos and other high-traffic locations.

Villa Restaurant Group’s quick-service restaurant brands, including Villa Italian Kitchen®, Green Leaf’s Beyond Great Salads®, Bananas Smoothies & Frozen Yogurt®, South Philly Cheesesteaks & Fries®, Far East Asian FireSM, and other emerging brands, can be found across 42 U.S. states, Puerto Rico and five additional countries. Villa also operates full service restaurants in New Jersey under the 40North Restaurant GroupSM brand including The Black Horse Tavern & PubSM, The Office Tavern GrillSM, The OFFICE Beer Bar & GrillSM, Steelworks Buffet & GrillSM, PiattinoSM and George & Martha’sSM. For more information, please visit