Villa Enterprises Introduces New Menu Items At Green Leaf's, Bananas Smoothies & Frozen Yogurt And South Philly Steaks & Fries

Villa's Family of Fresh Brands Introduces Limited Time Items: Green Leaf's Chicken Spinach Ciabatta, Bananas Frozen Yogurt Whoopie Pie and South Philly's New Chicken & Fries Bowl!

May 28, 2014 // // MORRISTOWN, NJ - Villa Enterprises, a global multi-brand restaurant operator and franchisor celebrating 50 years in business, announced new limited time menu items at three of its restaurant concepts, Green Leaf's, Bananas Smoothies & Frozen Yogurt, and South Philly Steaks & Fries. Villa's family of fresh brands each feature a variety of freshly made menu items daily and new limited time menu items as indicated below.

Green Leaf's specialty is made-to-order salads with its motto: 'The feel good, taste good, be good choice!' Guests choose from several fresh ingredients, dressings and toppings and then it's tossed especially for you! For a limited time, Guests are invited to “Turn over a New Leaf,” with spinach! Loaded with vitamins A, K and C and a great source of iron and calcium, Green Leaf's Classic Spinach Salad is made fresh with spinach leaves, hard-boiled egg, mushrooms, croutons, and bacon tossed with honey mustard dressing. Another new limited time addition with spinach is Chicken Spinach Ciabatta made with 100% All-Natural Chicken, fresh spinach leaves, sliced avocado, roasted red peppers, cilantro, garlic mayo and pickled onions on a fresh Ciabatta roll. Both new Spinach menu items are loaded with nutrients and available now for a limited time at all Green Leaf's locations. For more information visit click here.

Whether in a cone, cup, sundae or smoothie, Bananas Smoothies &Frozen Yogurt uses non-fat frozen yogurt and fresh ingredients to make delicious combinations. A new exciting addition to the menu for a limited time is a cross between the popular ice cream sandwich and a Whoopie Pie! Each Whoopie Pie at Bananas is made-to-order with creamy non-fat frozen yogurt sandwiched between two rich Devil's food chocolate cake shells. Bananas menu also offers fruit smoothies and good-for-you snacks as well as fruit frosties, non-fat frozen yogurt sundaes, and a variety of natural grab-n-go snack offerings. The new Whoopie Pie is available at all Bananas Smoothies & Frozen Yogurt locations for a limited time. For more information visit click here.

South Philly Steaks & Fries has introduced a new limited time menu item too! Fans crave the famous cheese steaks and fresh-cut fries and now chicken lovers are invited to try the new Chicken and Fries Bowl. It's South Philly's delicious meal of fried crispy chicken, glazed with Sweet Baby Rays BBQ sauce, grilled peppers and onions, cheddar cheese and served over piping hot fresh-cut fries! South Philly's Chicken & Fries Bowl is sure to be a crowd pleaser and satisfy even the heartiest of appetites! The new Chicken & Fries Bowl is available at all South Philly Steaks & Fries locations for a limited time. For more information visit click here.

Villa was founded 50 years ago, and built its business on the strict loyalty to authentic old-world recipes that Michele Scotto brought with him from Naples, Italy in 1964. From the first pizzeria that opened in 1964 next to the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway in New York, to their most recent restaurant concepts and menu items, that commitment to quality food and genuine hospitality is still the hallmark of Villa.

About Villa Enterprises

Villa Enterprises is a global multi-brand restaurant operator and franchisor. Founded in 1964 by Michele Scotto, a Naples, Italy native, Villa Enterprises began as a small pizzeria next to the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City. Today, Villa Enterprises is an international organization celebrating its 50th anniversary with more than 340 quick-serve restaurants in malls, airports, casinos and other high-traffic locations.

Villa's QSR brands, including Villa Italian Kitchen, Green Leaf's, Bananas, South Philly Steaks & Fries and Far East, can be found across 38 U.S. states and nine additional countries. Villa also operates 11 full-service restaurants in suburban New Jersey under the 40North brand including The Black Horse Tavern & Pub, The Office, Steelworks Buffet & Grill, Piattino and George & Martha's. For more information, please visit

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Villa Restaurant Group is a global multi-brand restaurant operator and franchisor. Founded in 1964 by Michele Scotto, a Naples, Italy native, Villa Restaurant Group, began as a small pizzeria next to the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City.


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