Russo's Signs Sixth Franchise Deal in UAE

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On the heels of its fifth signed agreement to bring Russo’s New York Pizzeria to the United Arab Emirates, the well-known, Houston-based Italian restaurant and brand is now announcing its sixth signed franchise agreement with the well-established UAE restaurant developer and operator, Prime Hospitality. The new 1,774-square-foot restaurant is slated to open this summer at the Panaroma development in the mixed residential, leisure, and retail space, the Greens, in Dubai.

Prime Hospitality to Open Fifth Russo's Location in UAE

Established UAE restaurant developer and operator, Prime Hospitality, has signed a franchise agreement with Russo’s Restaurants to open another Russo’s New York Pizzeria in the United Arab Emirates. The well-known Houston-based Italian restaurant brand and its sister concept, Russo’s Coal-Fired Italian Kitchen, continue to bring to life old world charm, handcrafted recipes and warm hospitality.

Russo’s New York Pizzeria Opens Doors to New Houston Unit

Russo’s New York Pizzeria, a fast-casual Italian restaurant, recently opened in Houston, just south of the Woodlands at Spring Marketplace at 24230 Kuykendahl Road, Suite 200.

Local resident Guillermo Medellin, an experienced Russo’s franchisee who already owns two Russo’s Restaurants in the Woodlands and Conroe, is opening Spring’s newest eatery at the intersection of Kuykendahl and West Rayford in the Kroger Marketplace.

Russo’s New York Pizzeria Opens 20th Houston Unit

Russo’s New York Pizzeria, the fast-casual Italian restaurant, recently opened at The Shops at 3 Corners, 8236 Kirby Dr., Suite 160, in Houston.

Local resident Asif Malik, an experienced hospitality industry entrepreneur, opened the Russo’s New York Pizzeria location directly adjacent to NRG Stadium to serve local residents, businesses, and thousands of hungry football fans.

Russo’s Targets Houston for Growth

Russo’s Restaurants, the family of dining concepts that includes Russo’s New York Pizzeria and Russo’s Coal-Fired Italian Kitchen, announced plans to enhance the brands’ footprint in Houston and surrounding areas.

Demonstrating the excitement around both brands, Russo’s opened the company’s first location in Conroe, Texas, in July. An additional 10–12 restaurants will open this year in key Texas markets like Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, and Austin. Currently, there are 25 Russo’s Restaurants in development.