MR. GREEK Opens It’s First Location in Kuwait!

TORONTO, ON – January 23, 2014 – MR. GREEK Restaurants officially opened its first location in Kuwait on January 15, marking the company’s first of five locations planned in the region.

“Together with our partners Thimar International Food Company we are thrilled to celebrate the opening of our first MR. GREEK Restaurant in Kuwait.” Says George Raios, President & CEO, MR. GREEK Restaurants. “We have been warmly welcomed and look forward to bringing MR. GREEK and the Mediterranean dining experience to our valued guests in Kuwait.”

Mr. Ahmad Bajour – CEO and Managing Partner of Thimar Int’l Food Co. – said “We are proud to present MR. GREEK Restaurants to the public of Kuwait in order for them to enjoy the Greek culinary art. We welcome all customers to enjoy our healthy, plateful and home-made food which is made with utmost care and pride. The public in Kuwait appreciate diverse international cuisines, and MR. GREEK is a houseful of delicious plates that will make them eat, feel and live the true Greek experience”.

The first MR. GREEK is located in the Marina Mall Food Court as part of the Marina World shopping and entertainment complex, located along the beachfront in the shopping district of Salmiya. It offers dine-in, take-out, delivery and catering services.

This international expansion is just the first part of the company’s strategic plans, with an additional 10 MR. GREEK Express locations scheduled in Southern Ontario within the next 2 years. The company has been credited with putting Greek cuisine on the map and making it a top of mind choice for consumers. MR. GREEK’s 20 locations in Southern Ontario have a loyal following and have won top honours in all ‘Best Greek Restaurant” categories for two decades. Most recently, the coveted Consumer’s Choice Award and PTPA (Parent Tested Parent Approved) Seal of Approval were added to the list of accolades.

As part of MR. GREEK’s continued commitment to providing fresh, consistent quality to their guests they are in the process of opening a centralized commissary that would produce all proprietary items including all proteins and distribution of gourmet imported products from Greece. It is MR. GREEK’s motto “because life has to be enjoyed!” that has not only kept MR. GREEK as the front runner in Mediterranean cuisine but has fueled the passion to keep developing and expanding in order to meet the needs of its valued guests.

MR. GREEK Restaurants operates in both the full service and fast casual segments. MR. GREEK Mediterranean Bar + Grill offers the full Mediterranean dining experience with authentic Greek dishes such as freshly prepared salads, oven roasted lamb, delicious seafood pasta, fresh grilled whole fish, fire-grilled chicken souvlaki, moussaka, dolmades, keftedes (greek style meatballs), mouthwatering kalamari and the ever popular flambéed saganaki. OPA! The fast casual MR. GREEK Express offers an abridged menu with counter service. MR. GREEK services include dine-in, takeout, delivery and catering.

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