Kisses From Italy Targets Atlanta for Growth
Florida-Based Global Restaurant Brand Eyes Atlanta As Key Market for Expansion
February 24, 2021 // Franchising.com // ATLANTA - Kisses From Italy Inc. (OTCQB:KITL), the U.S. based fast-casual and quick-service restaurant specializing in Italian sandwiches, with fresh grilled meats and deli with an All-American flair, announced today plans to expand through franchising in Atlanta.
Delighting guests for more than five years with amazing hospitality and delicious American staples with a blend of Italian heritage, Kisses From Italy has amassed a loyal following that has allowed the brand to expand.
With five locations open and in development in southern Florida, Italy, and California, the brand has set its sights on targeted franchise growth, zeroing in on Atlanta and other key regions throughout the United States and Canada.
“The past year has been challenging for us all in certain ways, but it also provided us with the time and bandwidth to develop a robust franchising strategy that will drive major growth opportunities for Kisses From Italy,” said Claudio Ferri, Co-Founder, Co-CEO and CIO. “We know that our concept is built for the future and we are more than ready to bring the Kisses From Italy experience to Atlanta with entrepreneurs who are passionate and eager to be a part of our family.”
Founded by two childhood friends, Montreal natives Claudio Ferri and Michael Di Turi, Kisses From Italy began as a quick-service restaurant with Italian-American roots. Inspired by the delis and bakeries Di Turi’s grandfather owned in Italy in the 1950s, the Kisses From Italy concept boasts a traditional Italian charm paired with modern restaurant technology and service that doubles down on customer convenience. When customers visit a Kisses From Italy restaurant, what they see on the menu is what they get - unique offerings that avoid processed foods and tasty, fresh and authentic meals.
A fusion of Italian heritage with American staples, the Kisses From Italy menu includes fresh sandwiches and panini off the grill, with an array of fresh steak, chicken and sausage or deli meats, that you can top with a choice of cheese, and a choice fifteen different types of fresh and marinated vegetables and toppings and a selection choice of sauces. The menu offerings also include Angus burgers, chicken wings, and other sides such as fries, mozzarella sticks, onion rings, lasagna, panzerotti and an assortment of cakes and deserts.Coffee and breakfast are served around the clock, making savory omelets, bagels, breakfast sandwiches and sweet pastry offerings available to guests any time of day. Kisses From Italy’s coffee selection includes high-quality brewed coffee and Italian roasted espresso among other beverages. Store hours cater to both night owls and early birds, starting the day at 9 a.m. and closing at 3 a.m. in some locations.
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