Chain: UFood Grill

UFood Installs Self-Ordering Kiosks in New Units

UFood Grill signed an agreement with Nextep Systems to install self-order kiosks at all new locations, effective immediately. The UFood Grill executive team recently debuted the interactive kiosk at the 2016 International Franchise Expo in New York City and received a wonderful reception from attendees. “We’re at the forefront of empowering UFood Grill guests from […]

Former Celtics Player Joins UFood Grill Board

Healthy Acquisitions Inc., which owns controlling interest of the award-winning fast-casual restaurant franchise UFood Grill, named former Boston Celtics player and coach M.L. Carr as a board member. “We’re thrilled to have the involvement of a Boston legend on our team where UFood Grill is headquartered,” says Sal Rincione, senior vice president of Healthy Acquisitions […]

Two UFood Execs Lose 95 Pounds in 90 Days

Fast casual UFood Grill prides itself in serving up wholesome, healthy food with even heartier items not surpassing the 700-calorie mark. Given the Massachusetts-based brand’s health halo, CEO Sal Rincione knew it was time for him to make some lifestyle changes. Last October when vice president of real estate and construction Walter Pomerleau vowed to […]

UFood Opens New Store in Logan International Airport

UFood Grill, the award-winning fast casual franchise where “delicious meets nutritious,” has debuted a newly remodeled location in Terminal B at Logan International Airport in Boston. Borrowing from the new prototype that was introduced last year for traditional in-line locations, the Logan remodel translates the look and feel of the new design for the airport […]

UFood Plans to Open Five New Air Force Base Units

UFood Grill, the award-winning fast-casual restaurant franchise where “delicious meets nutritious,” will open five new locations at Air Force bases across the country before the end of the year. The company announced new locations for Dover AFB, in Delaware; Randolph AFB, in San Antonio, Texas; Good Fellow AFB, in San Angelo, Texas; Cannon AFB, in […]

UFood Starts Building Liberty University Unit

UFood Grill, the award-winning, fast-casual restaurant franchise where “delicious meets nutritious,” announced that it will open a location at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. The restaurant will be part of a new dining facility now under construction with plans to open in June 2016. “Adding another university to our roster is a huge achievement for […]

UFood Signs First Franchise Deal in Maryland

UFood Grill, the award-winning, fast-casual restaurant franchise where “delicious meets nutritious,” has awarded the first franchise agreement in Maryland. Local physician and business entrepreneur Dr. Stephen Goldberg and his wife Lana, an advanced practice nurse, will open a new UFood Grill restaurant featuring the new design and menu in Howard County in late spring of […]

With a New Look, UFood Grill Gears Up for Growth

This has been a busy year for Sal Rincione since being named the CEO of UFood Grill, the award-winning, fast-casual restaurant franchise where “delicious meets nutritious.” In only six months, the restaurant veteran has been adding to his executive team, introducing a new logo and restaurant prototype, launching a redesigned website, and outlining aggressive goals […]

UFood Rolls Out “Lean and Mean” Franchise Incentive Deal

Many franchisors are “obese” with the franchise fees they charge. That’s the thinking behind UFood Grill, the award-winning fast-casual franchise where “delicious meets nutritious,” which today rolled out its new “Lean and Mean Deal”—a franchise incentive program that will offer deep discounts for a limited time on the initial franchise fee for multi-unit development agreements […]

UFood Grill Looks to Veterans For Franchise Partnerships

UFood Grill, the award-winning fast-casual franchise where “delicious meets nutritious,” today announced that the company has partnered with VetFran, a program that helps U.S. Military veterans locate franchise opportunities and provides a path towards business ownership with training, mentoring, and financial assistance. As a member of VetFran, UFood Grill will now offer veterans a 50 […]

UFood Debuts New Restaurant Design Prototype

UFood Grill, the award-winning fast-casual restaurant franchise where “delicious meets nutritious,” has debuted a new prototype for a traditional in-line design that the company plans to franchise across America. “UFood is at a historic moment in its history,” says Sal Rincione, CEO of UFood Grill. “The brand has a great track record and has built […]

UFood Grill Names New VP of Franchise Development

UFood Grill has named Bob DiBartolomeo as the vice president of franchise development and announced plans to open up to 100 new locations over the next four years in an aggressive domestic expansion program. DiBartolomeo will focus on the launch of a new traditional restaurant prototype, building on the existing non-traditional locations in the UFood […]

UFood Grill Pulls Together for Reorganization

UFood Restaurant Group and its wholly owned subsidiaries filed a voluntary petition under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts in order to preserve its operations and to resolve its liquidity issues in the face of the slow recovery from the current economic downturn. […]

UFood Grill Appoints Richard Golden as New CEO

UFood Restaurant Group Inc. announces that George Naddaff has resigned as the company’s chairman and chief executive officer. The Board of Directors also announced that it has elected Richard Golden, who has served on the company’s Board of Directors for the past three years, as the new chairman and CEO. “George has been an outstanding […]

UFood Grill To Break Into Puerto Rican Market

UFood Restaurant Group, Inc.announced that the company has contracted with franchisee Manuel Rivera to develop and operate eight UFood Grills in Puerto Rico. The first of the units is projected to open in fall 2011. "This is a great opportunity to expand our brand beyond the continental U.S.," says UFood CEO George Naddaff. "This will […]

UFood Takes Flight at Salt Lake City Int’l Airport

  UFood Restaurant Group announced that the company has been selected to build two UFood Grills at Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City, Utah. The new restaurants are a part of the airport's revitalized concessions program. The restaurants will be owned and managed by franchisee Hojeij Branded Foods, a boutique company specializing in […]

UFood Grill Gets Some Help for Franchising Efforts

With demand for healthier fast food increasing among consumers nationwide, UFood Restaurant Group Inc. announced that it has retained Jeff Bonasia to assist in developing marketing programs to identify, attract, and secure potential franchisees. The company seeks franchisees that have a track record of success operating multiple foodservice franchise locations for mature brands and are […]

UFood Embraces Social Media, Military Community

UFood Restaurant Group, Inc., announced today that it is expanding its social media efforts and online presence to better engage with UFood Grill consumers and shareholders through Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and other social media applications.  Additionally, the company will pursue opportunities for expansion on military bases and to the military community. UFood Grill retained The […]

UFood Pairs Up with Healthy Eating Nonprofit

UFood Restaurant Group Inc. forms cause marketing partnership with HealthCorps Inc., which provides experiential learning in nutrition, physical activity, and mental strength to high schools.