Green Leaf’s and Bananas Debuts First Colorado Location

November 11, 2013 // // Villa Enterprises Management Ltd., Inc. (, the global multi-concept restaurant franchisor, announces the grand opening of its first Green Leaf’s and Bananas quick-service restaurants in Colorado at the FlatIron Crossing Mall in Broomfield. These two new concepts join the Villa Fresh Italian Kitchen location which opened in the food court in 2011.

The concept will feature Green Leaf’s salads, paninis and wraps, and a limited Bananas menu, offering fruit smoothies and fresh juices. Unique to this location, Green Leaf’s and Bananas will also serve fresh baked goods, including bagels, pastries and more, for breakfast.

"Our menu sets us apart from most food court restaurants, and our ability to leverage our diverse brands and customize our concepts based on market demand provides us with a unique opportunity to deliver expanded dining options to consumers," says Adam Torine, senior vice president of business development at Villa Enterprises Management. "We’re thrilled to bring a fresh and healthier dining option to Colorado shoppers with our variety of salads, wraps, smoothies and other offerings."

The FlatIron Crossing Mall is an indoor regional shopping center featuring a variety of shopping, dining and entertainment options. Conveniently located between Boulder and Denver, FlatIron Crossing offers Colorado-style shopping at more than 200 fashion and specialty retailers.

The newest Green Leaf’s and Bananas location joins nearly 50 corporate and franchise concepts in shopping centers, airports, college campuses and casinos worldwide. In addition, Villa Enterprises Management currently operates more than 330 concepts across 38 U.S. states, as well as in Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico, and seven additional countries.

About Villa Enterprises Management

Villa Enterprises Management Ltd., Inc. (and its affiliates, Villa Enterprises) is a global multi-concept restaurant franchisor 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 owns and operates several unique QSR brands, including Villa Fresh Italian Kitchen, Villa Pizza; Green Leaf’s; Bananas; Casa Java; Mo’ Burger; Far East; and South Philly Steaks & Fries. Additionally, Villa Enterprises Management owns and operates several upscale, full-service restaurants in the New York City Metro area. For more information, please visit

SOURCE Villa Enterprises Management


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