Villa Enterprises Brings Back Popular Harvest Panini Sandwich and Introduces Harvest Salad at Green Leaf’s Restaurants



Villa Enterprises Brings Back Popular Harvest Panini Sandwich and Introduces Harvest Salad at Green Leaf's RestaurantsBest of the Season – Harvest Salad and Panini join the Fall Menu for a Limited Time

Villa Enterprises Brings Back Popular Harvest Panini Sandwich and Introduces Harvest Salad at Green Leaf's RestaurantsVilla Enterprises Management announced the return of the popular Harvest Panini sandwich at all Green Leaf’s restaurant locations for a limited time. The Harvest Panini features sliced smoked turkey, cranberry sauce, cheddar cheese, sage aioli and savory herb stuffing served warm from a Panini press. Last year, this delicious fall sandwich was awarded Honorable Mention for Best Sandwich 2014 by Restaurant Hospitality Magazine! Also added to the menu this year is a Harvest Salad, packed with fall flavor. This scrumptious salad combines fresh spring mix, cheddar cheese, dried cranberries, walnuts, red onions and crisp apples, topped with apple cider vinaigrette. Guests can choose to add chicken on the Harvest Salad, available now at all Green Leaf’s locations.

“Our Harvest Panini is back!” said Paula Doyle, Vice President of Marketing, Villa Enterprises. “Guests enjoyed the Harvest Panini so much last year, we’ve added a Harvest Salad for those guests seeking a lighter choice or who just enjoy a fabulous fall salad.”

Green Leaf’s Harvest Salad and Panini fit perfect with the brand’s motto: “The Feel Good, Taste Good, Be Good Choice!” The specialty at Green Leaf’s is made-to-order while you watch salads. Guests choose from several fresh ingredients, dressings and toppings and a friendly team member tosses it for you! Delicious wraps, grilled Panini and specialty sandwiches offer guests a meal made from the freshest ingredients and offer a healthy option. Catering is very popular and available for any occasion. For a list of locations or more information click here.

Villa was founded 50 years ago, and built its business on the strict loyalty to authentic old-world recipes that Michele Scotto brought with him from Naples, Italy in 1964. From the first pizzeria that opened in 1964 next to the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway in New York, to their Green Leaf’s restaurants, and more than 370 restaurants today, that commitment to quality food and genuine hospitality is still the hallmark of Villa.

Villa Enterprises Brings Back Popular Harvest Panini Sandwich and Introduces Harvest Salad at Green Leaf's RestaurantsVilla Enterprises is a global multi-brand restaurant operator and franchisor. Founded in 1964 by Michele Scotto, a Naples, Italy native, Villa Enterprises began as a small pizzeria next to the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City. Today, Villa Enterprises is an international organization celebrating its 50th anniversary with more than 370 quick-serve restaurants in malls, airports, casinos and other high-traffic locations.

Villa’s QSR brands, including Villa Italian Kitchen, Green Leaf’s, Bananas, South Philly Steaks & Fries and Far East, can be found across 40 U.S. states and eight additional countries. Villa also operates 12 full-service restaurants in suburban New Jersey under the 40North brand including The Black Horse Tavern & Pub, The Office, Steelworks Buffet & Grill, Piattino and George & Martha’s. For more information, please visit www.villaenterprises.com.