Azerbaijan Welcomes Two Villa Enterprises Management QSR Concepts
First Group of Villa Enterprises Brands in Azerbaijan Expands: U.S. Italian Food Franchisor’s International Portfolio
December 16, 2011 // Franchising.com // MORRISTOWN, N.J. – Villa Enterprises Management Ltd., Inc. (and its affiliates, Villa Enterprises), the global multi-concept restaurant franchisor, announced today the grand opening and introduction of two of its brands to the Republic of Azerbaijan.
The grand opening of this duo of quick service restaurant (QSR) concepts - Villa Fresh Italian Kitchen and Bananas - adds to Villa’s broad concept portfolio which includes establishments in 38 U.S. states and four other countries. Located on Stiglaliyya Street in the republic’s capital city of Baku, these two Villa food concepts will be managed by TAP LLC.
“It’s a great honor to announce our expansion into Azerbaijan, and we’re so excited to have the opportunity to debut these QSR concepts on the heels of our expansion into Dubai and the UAE last month,” said Villa Enterprises Vice President of International Development Chris Fox. “Great tasting food and exceptional customer service spans all cultures and we look forward to continuing to provide our customers with high-quality, fresh food offerings as we expand abroad within this world-class facility in Azerbaijan.”
Currently, Villa Enterprises manages international locations within Mexico, Italy, the United States, Czech Republic, Kuwait and Dubai.
About Villa Enterprises Management
Villa Enterprises Management Ltd., Inc. (and its affiliates, Villa Enterprises) is a global multi-concept restaurant franchisor with 330 quick service restaurant (QSR) locations across 38 U.S. states along with five 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.
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