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Jul
17
VILLA RESTAURANT GROUP ANNOUNCES KEY NEW HIRES AS PART OF ITS CORPORATE TEAM

New Team Members to Aid in Continued Growth and Expansion

MORRISTOWN, NJ, July 17, 2018: Villa Restaurant Group, global multi-brand restaurant operator, franchisor and creator of Villa Italian Kitchen®, Green Leaf’s Beyond Great Salads®, Bananas Smoothies & Frozen Yogurt®, South Philly Cheesesteaks & Fries®, Far East Asian FireSM, Mo’ Burger® and other emerging quick and full service restaurants brands, today announced that it has hired two new team members to aid in its continued growth – Carriann Sillman, General Counsel and Cher Thompson, Manager, Communications & Digital Marketing Strategy – as well as the promotion of a key player in its marketing department, Lauren Liuzzi, now Brand Mana...


Jun
05
SAY ‘PIE DO’ TO THE FIRST-EVER PIZZA BOUQUET AND BOUTONNIERE

Villa Italian Kitchen to Treat Lucky Couples to Beautiful and Delicious Wedding Florals for Their Big Day

MORRISTOWN, NJ (June 4, 2018) – The month of June is the kick-off to one of the most romantic and exciting times of the year, wedding season. Each year a slew of new trends fill the pages of bridal magazines inspiring brides and grooms across the country with new takes of color palettes, favors, and florals, but this year, Villa Italian Kitchen, one of America’s favorite quick-service pizza brands, is proud to announce the newest (and most delicious) trend of the 2018 wedding season, The Pizza Bouquet and Boutonniere.

Perfect for any couple looking to add some fun and flavor to their big day, the Pizza Bouquet and Boutonn...


Mar
26
PUCKER UP FOR PEPPERONI-FLAVORED KISSES WITH LIMITED-EDITION LIPSTICK FROM VILLA ITALIAN KITCHEN

Quick-Service Pizza Brand to Give Away Free ‘Pepperoni Pucker’ Flavored
Lipsticks in Honor of National Kissing Day

MORRISTOWN, NJ (March 27, 2018) – With over 251 million pounds of pepperoni consumed by Americans each year, there is no denying that the spicy red stuff is America’s favorite pizza topping. Villa Italian Kitchen, one of America’s favorite quick-service pizza brands, has cooked up a fun way for guests to enjoy their favorite flavor in a new, never-before-seen form: lipstick. In honor of National Kissing Day on Friday, April 13, fans of the pizza brand can officially pucker-up for pepperoni flavored kisses by signing up to receive a lipstick free of charge at www.PepperoniPucker.com.

Each Pepperoni ...


Mar
05
VILLA ITALIAN KITCHEN OFFERS WHOLE PIZZA PIES FOR THE PRICE OF PI

Villa Italian Kitchen Selling $3.14 Pizzas for 2nd Year in a Row in Honor of National Pi Day

MORRISTOWN, NJ (March 5, 2018): Now back and better than ever before, Villa Italian Kitchen’s Pi Day celebration honors math’s biggest day of the year in the most delicious way possible. For the second year in a row, the favorite quick-service pizza brand is celebrating March 14 by offering full-size Neapolitan Cheese Pizzas to guests for $3.14, at locations nationwide. With homemade dough prepared fresh daily, 100% whole milk mozzarella and sauce made from fresh California tomatoes, March 14 is sure to be the most delicious day of the year.

To take advantage of this exciting offer, Pi fanatics can head to VillaItalianKitchen.com/Pi...


Jan
31
VILLA RESTAURANT GROUP OPENS NEWEST VILLA ITALIAN KITCHEN LOCATION IN PORT SAINT LUCIE, FLORIDA

MORRISTOWN, NJ (January 29, 2018) – Morristown-based Villa Restaurant Group, a global multi-brand restaurant operator and franchisor, today announced the opening of its newest Villa Italian Kitchen location at the Fort Pierce Service Plaza in Port Saint Lucie FL. The fourth Villa Italian Kitchen location in Florida operated by local franchisee, AREAS USA, the new restaurant will treat visitors to 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 is located at Florida Turnpike mile marker 144 and...


Dec
21
DREAMING OF A WHITE SLICEMAS?

Villa Italian Kitchen to Give Away Free Pizza on December 26 to All Guests Who Can Correctly Predict the Weather at the North Pole On Christmas

MORRISTOWN, NJ (December 11, 2017) – A Merry Slicemas to all, and to all a good night! Villa Italian Kitchen, one of America’s favorite quick-service pizza brands, has cooked up a fun way for its guests nationwide to get into the holiday spirit this winter season with a tricky prediction: Will it snow at the North Pole on Christmas Day? For the past two years, no snowfall has coated the icy caps Santa Claus calls home, though 2017 may be the year Mrs. Claus and the Elves finally have a White Christmas – it’s all for the guests to predict!

Beginning on Monday, December 11,...


Oct
24
VILLA ITALIAN KITCHEN ANNOUNCES MEATY NEW MENU ITEMS

One Of America’s Favorite Quick-Service Pizza Brands Introduces Meatball Madness with Two New Menu Items, Beginning Wednesday, October 18

MORRISTOWN, NJ (October 18, 2017): Villa Italian Kitchen, one of America’s favorite quick-service pizza brands, today announced that it is introducing two meaty new items to its menu this fall featuring everyone’s favorite Italian classic – the meatball. Available for a limited time, these delicious offerings, which include a pizza and pizzeria roll, will have guests going mad for meatballs this fall!

Beginning on October 18, guests can enjoy Villa Italian Kitchen’s Meatball Parm Pizza or Meatball Parm Pizzeria Roll, both made with fresh-made hand-stretched pizza dough, ...


Oct
09
It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year: Villa Italian Kitchen Announces 8th Annual Have A Slice Day Sponsored By Dr Pepper

Quick-Service Pizza Brand to Give Away FREE Slices in Honor of National Pizza Month on Tuesday, October 17

MORRISTOWN, NJ (October 9, 2017): Pizza lovers rejoice! Back by popular demand in honor of National Pizza Month, Villa Italian Kitchen, one of America’s favorite quick-service pizza brands, today announced that it is hosting its 8th annual Have A Slice Day on Tuesday, October 17. For one day only, Villa Italian Kitchen will treat pizza fanatics across the country to a FREE slice of delicious cheese pizza. Guests interested in taking advantage of this amazing offer can head to www.freesliceday.com and receive a coupon good for one free slice of pizza at any participating Villa Italian Kitchen location nationwide.*

“At Villa...


Sep
12
It’s Like Fall In Your Mouth

MORRISTOWN, NJ (September 12, 2017) – Every year, when fall begins, food establishments nationwide brace themselves for the hit they'll take when all of their customers flock to coffee shops and bakeries for that coveted pumpkin spice treat. Move over Starbucks, Villa's got you beat! Villa Italian Kitchen, one of America’s favorite quickservice pizza brands, is jumping on the bandwagon and demanding its piece of the pie -- with the intro of the first-ever Pumpkin Spice Pizza. A delicious marriage of a classic Villa Italian Kitchen cheese pizza and all the cozy, seasonal flavors of fall, the Pumpkin Spice Pizza will be available at its nearly 230 locations nationwide on Friday, September 22, in honor of the first day of fall.

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Aug
01
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, crout...