December 18, 2013 // Franchising.com // Villa Enterprises Management Ltd., Inc., the global multi-concept restaurant franchisor, announced the grand opening of Villa Italian Kitchen at the Blue Mall and The Market at the Princess Juliana International Airport in St. Maarten. These openings mark the company’s first in the Caribbean.
"St. Maarten is known as a shopper’s paradise, welcoming locals and visitors from around the world every day," explained Adam Torine, Villa Enterprises Management’s senior vice president of business development. "Opening these restaurants is a great opportunity to introduce our brands to a diverse group of people, which is extremely valuable as we look to expand in other international markets."
The Blue Mall offers a unique shopping experience in the Caribbean, blending the best of modern architecture with the openness of the island lifestyle and a variety of brand names and dining options, including the authentic Italian recipes from Villa Italian Kitchen. The Market by Villa offers travelers a variety of salads, sandwiches, Panini and more.
In addition, Villa Enterprises Management currently has more than 330 concepts, including more than 30 international locations. The company operates international locations in seven additional countries including the United States, Italy, Azerbaijan, Colombia, United Arab Emirates, Turkey and Mexico.
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 seven 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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