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James Greco Joins Rapidly Expanding Newk's Eatery

James Greco Joins Rapidly Expanding Newk’s Eatery

Industry veteran will support the company’s development, and will oversee franchise and company operations As a seasoned industry leader and restaurateur, James Greco has developed a knack for identifying and developing the ingredients for restaurant success. In his new role as Chief Operating Officer for Newk’s Franchise Company, one of […]

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Sbarro Files Second Bankruptcy as Mall Traffic Dwindles

Sbarro LLC, the 800-restaurant U.S. pizza chain, filed for bankruptcy protection for the second time in three years as customer traffic slowed in the shopping-mall food courts where many of its stores do business. The company listed assets of $175.4 million and liabilities of $165.2 million in a Chapter 11 […]

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J. David Karam Named CEO of Sbarro

Sbarro announced today that current Board Chairman J. David Karam has assumed the additional duties of Chief Executive Officer.  An accomplished restaurant industry leader, Karam recently served as President of Wendy’s International, Inc. During his tenure at Wendy’s, Karam led a successful corporate turnaround, which included significant improvements in product […]

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Sbarro Returns to Its Italian Roots with New Pizza Recipe

Sbarro announced today that it is returning to its Italian roots with the introduction of a new Neapolitan-style pizza that will replace its longstanding recipe.  The new pizza, which is being introduced across Sbarro’s more than 500 U.S. locations, features all-natural ingredients, including dough made from scratch daily, vine ripened […]

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Sbarro Gears Up for Franchise Growth with Expanded Development Team

Sbarro, the world’s largest Italian mall-focused restaurant franchise, announced today that it has appointed two industry leaders to spearhead continued franchise growth, both domestically and overseas. In the midst of an aggressive revitalization effort that has gotten off the ground running, Sbarro, with more than 1,000 restaurants in 40 countries, […]

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Sbarro Names Angela Hornsby Chief People Officer

Sbarro, the world’s largest mall-focused Italian restaurant chain, today announced the appointment of Angela Hornsby to Chief People Officer. In her new role, Hornsby is responsible for leading all areas of the company’s human resources strategies, practices and programs including talent acquisition and management, leadership development and training, employee relations, […]

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Sbarro Appoints New Senior Vice President of Operations

As it embarks on a major initiative to reinvigorate the brand, Sbarro, the world’s largest mall-focused Italian restaurant chain, announced today that it has appointed food industry veteran George Wooten as Senior Vice President of Operations. Wooten will oversee all aspects of operations to ensure product and service quality and […]

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Plans Heat Up for the Sbarro of Tomorrow

Revitalization plans for Sbarro, the world’s largest mall-focused Italian restaurant chain, have officially kicked into high gear. Out of 1,013 Sbarro units worldwide, the iconic fast-casual chain has chosen 10 locations throughout the United States to unveil all new recipes prepared on new open-flame ovens, as well as made-to-order pasta […]

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Sbarro Names Dynamic, New Management Team to Lead Company’s Growth Initiative

The Board of Directors of Sbarro, Inc., a leading Italian quick service restaurant company, today announced that James Greco, 54, has been named President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Greco was the former CEO of Bruegger’s Enterprises and credited by industry experts with the strong performance and growth of […]

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