Industry News | May 3, 2017

Villa Italian Kitchen Adds Three New Menu Items

Villa Italian Kitchen announced that it is taking its customers on a flavor vacation this summer with the addition of three delicious, limited-time-only menu items featuring on-trend chorizo. These new menu items include a Chorizo Stromboli, Chorizo Pizza and delicious Chorizo Rolls, and offer guests the exciting opportunity to enter a sweepstakes in partnership with the renowned Chivas de Guadalajara Soccer Team and Pepsi.

The flavor-packed new menu items, which include Chorizo Stromboli—made with Southwest Chipotle Pesto, Mozzarella and Cheddar Cheese, Chorizo and Fresh Salsa—Chorizo Pizza – made with tomato sauce, Mozzarella and Cheddar Cheese, Chorizo, Olives, Peppers and Fresh Salsa—and Chorizo Rolls—made with Southwest Pesto, Mozzarella Cheese, Chorizo and Cilantro—will join Villa Italian Kitchen’s extensive menu of classic Italian options on May 3.

In addition to enjoying these new menu items at participating Villa Italian Kitchen locations nationwide, consumers are invited to snap a photo of their Pepsi and Chorizo Stromboli and post it to Instagram or Twitter using the hashtag #ChivasSweepstakes to enter for a chance to win a pair of tickets to attend a Chivas de Guadalajara U.S. soccer game this summer—with hotel and airfare included—or to win a signed Chivas de Guadalajara jersey. Consumers can also give a shout out to their favorite pizza brand by using the hashtag #VillaItalianKitchen.  The sweepstakes will run from May 3 through June 14 and entry is valid at participating Villa Italian Kitchen locations nationwide.

“We are always looking for new and exciting flavor profiles to pair with our classic menu items,” says Leslie Chinea, director of marketing for Villa Restaurant Group. “As Hispanic culture continues to flourish nationwide, so does the popularity of one of its most flavorful staples, chorizo. We look forward to offering our guests these delicious new chorizo menu items, as well as the chance to win some great Chivas de Guadalajara Soccer prizes this summer.”

Villa Italian Kitchen features a variety of mouthwatering menu items, from Neapolitan and pan pizzas, with homemade dough prepared fresh daily, 100% whole milk mozzarella and sauce made from fresh California tomatoes, to pasta imported from Italy, delicious salads, Stromboli, entrees and much more. Villa also offers catering and large to-go orders, featuring hot, delicious and high-quality meals that are perfect for any celebration, event or meeting, complete with a dedicated Catering Manager who ensures personalized service and a customized menu.

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