Russo's New York Pizzeria wants a pizza of the UAE action
Andy Scott - CPI Financial
Posted: Fri, 31 Aug 2012 02:58 PM
The firm will open restaurants in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah in autumn after awarding territory rights to Dubai-based Prime Hospitality, a division of Ghobash Trading & Investment Company.
The first outlet at Dubai’s Jumeirah Centre is pencilled in for a late October opening, followed by an Abu Dhabi restaurant in November at the newly renovated Al Wahda Mall. Russo’s Sharjah eatery will be based at the Sahara Mall.
Russo’s says it is also looking to bring its up-market concept, Russo’s Coal Fired Italian Kitchen, to Dubai in 2013, despite not yet having secured a location.
Founded in 1992, Russo’s currently has 25 locations across the US.