GFG Bakery-Café to open in Pennsylvania

    Industry News | March 3, 2020

    Greek from Greece (GFG) Bakery-Café is building on successful growth in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Florida to open its first Pennsylvania location in Kennett Square. The expansion follows an exciting month for the brand, which included the acquisition and rebranding of the concept’s largest competitor in Manhattan, a 31-unit expansion across Long Island and Stamford, and the opening of its first Florida location in Tampa.

    The Kennett Square restaurant will be operated by Chris and Maria Kotanidis. The West Chester-based pair are successful entrepreneurs with 30 years of experience in the restaurant and hospitality industry. Maria is also a certified health coach specializing in nutrition and wellbeing.

    “Chris and Maria are the best choice of operators for the Kennett Square location,” said Georgios (George) Drosos, CEO of GFG Bakery-Café. “Their combined experience is a welcome addition to the GFG team as we continue to expand our footprint across Pennsylvania and the country. The mayor of Kennett Square, Matt Fetick, recently claimed that ‘Everybody wants to build here,’ and he’s right. Kennett Square has a booming population, growing economy, and close proximity to West Chester and Philadelphia. The area is hungry for growth and authentic Greek cuisine.”

    This expansion will increase GFG Bakery-Café's footprint to more than 40 stores. With more deals in the pipeline, GFG projects over 100 units will either be open or in progress by the end of the year.

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