MORRISTOWN, N.J., Nov. 5, 2012 – Villa Enterprises Management Ltd., Inc. (and its affiliates, Villa Enterprises), the global multi-concept restaurant franchisor, today announced the grand opening of a brand new Villa Italian Kitchen and Bananas in Cairo, Egypt. These locations mark Villa Enterprises’ first stores to open in Egypt.
The new restaurants opened this week at the American University in Cairo (AUC). Founded in 1919, the AUC student body represents over 100 countries and its faculty members, adjunct teaching staff and visiting lecturers are internationally diverse and include academics, business professionals, diplomats, journalists, writers and others from the United States, Egypt and other countries.
“As we continue to expand abroad, we are thrilled to announce the grand openings of our premier locations in Egypt,” said Adam Torine, senior vice president of business development at Villa Enterprises Management. “Our authentic recipes set forth to satisfy tastes around the world.” The opening of Villa Italian Kitchen and Bananas in Cairo, Egypt expands Villa Enterprises Management portfolio to nearly 35 international locations in seven countries including the United States, Italy, Mexico, Azerbaijan, Colombia, United Arab Emirates and Turkey.
About Villa Enterprises Management
Villa Enterprises Management Ltd., Inc. (and its affiliates, Villa Enterprises) is a global multi-concept restaurant franchisor with more than 330 quick service restaurant (QSR) locations across 38 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and six additional countries. Founded in 1964 by Naples, Italy native Michele Scotto as a small pizzeria next to the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City, Villa Enterprises today is an international organization that owns several unique QSR brands: Villa Fresh Italian Kitchen, Villa Pizza; Green Leaf’s; Bananas; Casa Java; Mo’ Burger; Far East; and South Philly Steaks & Fries. These brands can be found in malls, airports, casinos, college campuses, and outlet centers across the U.S. and internationally. Additionally, Villa Enterprises Management owns and operates several upscale full-service restaurants in the New York City Metro area. For more information, please visit www.villaenterprises.com.