Villa Enterprises Introduces New Flavored Ice Teas at Green Leaf’s & Bananas and Kicks Off Banana Art Contest



Villa Enterprises Introduces New Flavored Ice Teas at Green Leaf's & Bananas and Kicks Off Banana Art Contest

New Hibiscus, Mango and Pomegranate Flavored Teas join the Menu for a Limited Time Along with a “Best of the Bunch” Banana Lover’s Art Contest Thru  August 25th

Villa Enterprises, a global multi-brand restaurant operator and franchisor celebrating 50 years in business, announced it has added new flavored iced teas in Hibiscus, Mango and Pomegranate at  its restaurant concepts, Green Leaf’sBananas Smoothies & Frozen Yogurt participating locations for a limited time.

“Our new flavored iced teas are delicious with a taste of mango, pomegranate or hibiscus,” said Paula Doyle, Vice President of Marketing, Villa Enterprises.  “We just added these heavenly thirst-quenching tea flavors and guests love them already.”

Also beginning today, Green Leaf’s & Bananas is kicking off a “Best of the Bunch” art contest, in recognition of National Banana Lovers Day, August, 27th.  Guests are encouraged to submit photos of their creative, unique “banana” food art to enter to win prizes beginning today thru August 25th.

“We encourage our guests to get creative and join our Banana Lover’s Contest”, said Doyle. “May the best banana artist of the bunch win!”

Green Leaf’s & Bananas “Best of the Bunch” Banana Lover’s Art Contest gives guests a chance to win prizes for their creativity which include 3rd place: Breville Panini Press, 2nd place: a Breville Juicer and the Grand Prize: a Vitamix Blender.  Guests can upload a photo of their banana creation on Green Leaf’s & Bananas Facebook page here.  Winners will be chosen and announced on National Banana Lover’s Day, August 27th.  See official rules here.

Villa Enterprises Introduces New Flavored Ice Teas at Green Leaf's & Bananas and Kicks Off Banana Art ContestGreen Leaf’s will offer the new flavored teas for a limited time and fit perfect with its motto: “The Feel Good, Taste Good, Be Good Choice!” The specialty here 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.  Green Leaf’s catering is very popular and available for any occasion.  For a list of locations or more information click here.

Bananas Smoothies & Frozen Yogurt will offer the new flavored teas for a limited time.  This popular brand offers nonfat frozen yogurt and fresh ingredients to make delicious combinations whether in a cone, cup, sundae or smoothie.  Real fruit smoothies and good-for-you snacks, fresh squeezed juices, meal replacement options, as well as nondairy fruit frosties, and a variety of natural grab-n-go snack offerings, round out the menu.  For 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 more than 340 restaurants today, that commitment to quality food and genuine hospitality is still the hallmark of Villa.

Villa 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 340+ 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 38 U.S. states and nine 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.