May 09 2011
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First Russo's Coal Fired Italian Kitchen in the Middle East is set to open in Dubai this year.
Anthony Russo, owner of the award-winning Russo's New York Pizzeria and Russo's Coal Fired Italian Kitchen is pleased to announce expansion into the UAE after awarding exclusive UAE territory rights to Dubai based Prime Hospitality, a division of Ghobash Trading & Investment Company.
After serving his signature 28 Inch party pizza at the 2011 Gulfood Exhibition in Dubai, Russo's received an overwhelming response from Gulfood visitors sampling a slice of his pie prepared with fresh dough without additives or preservatives, topped with sauce made from premium hand-selected tomatoes and authentic Italian cheese.
Numerous expression of interested were received after the exhibition and recently signed agreements will see the popular restaurant chain serving authentic New York style Pizza's in at least 26 additional units in the Gulf alone over the next decade.
What distinguishes a coal-fired oven from a wood-burning or a gas-fired oven is the coal oven's intense heat." said Russo. "Coal just takes the flavor up a notch and truly separates us from the competition! And when paired with the freshest ingredients and our homemade dough and sauce, it's absolutely delicious."
"We chose Prime Hospitality as our partner for the UAE as their philosophy is similar to ours: a commitment to quality and fresh ingredients while offering our customers a most memorable experience for a reasonable price" Russo says.
Murad Al Nasur, General Manager of Prime Hospitality, shares Russo's sentiment 'Prime was established in 2009 and we carefully select the brands that we add to our portfolio' Al Nasur says. 'we focus on quality and authenticity of the food that we serve in our restaurants and Russo's fits right in''.
Having received numerous awards, including best pizza in the greater Houston area 2008 and 2009, Russo's was also featured in the March 2010 issue of Culinary Queen Rachael Ray's magazine 'Every Day with Rachael Ray' where Russo's pizza was rated as one of the best pizzas in the United States.
Prime Hospitality will be operating Russo's Restaurants throughout the UAE, with first openings planned in Dubai and Abu Dhabi later this year.
For more information please contact Prime Hospitality on +971-4-334-5111 or email Suzanne@NYpizzeria.com
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