Boston Pizza Opens New Location In Nation’s Capital
Grand opening fundraiser supports Do It For Daron & Youth Mental Health Awareness
February 18, 2011, Ottawa, ON – Boston Pizza International Inc. proudly announces the grand opening of its 108th location in Ontario at 1640 Carling Avenue in Ottawa. Officially opening its doors on Monday, February 21, the restaurant creates 80 new jobs and will play an active role in the local community.
Boston Pizza Carling is owned by Len Ryan and Scott Breckenridge. This is the first Boston Pizza franchise for both owners who are excited to bring Canada’s leading casual dining restaurant and sports bar experience to the Carling area.
“Boston Pizza is a proven Canadian restaurant franchise that features a diverse menu that guests love,” says franchisee Len Ryan. “As the first casual dining and sports bar concept in the area, we look forward to serving great food and providing great service to local residents, while creating a fun and inviting atmosphere that everyone can enjoy.”
The new restaurant will carry on the Boston Pizza tradition of giving back to the community. As part of the restaurant’s grand opening celebrations, Boston Pizza Carling donated all server tips from its dress rehearsals to the Do It For Daron campaign in support of Youth Mental Health Awareness and suicide awareness.
Boston Pizza Carling features the chains’ new contemporary interior and exterior design. With seating for 108 people in the dining room and another 69 guests in the sports bar, the restaurant can accommodate a party of any size. The sports bar also features a number of high-definition flat-screen televisions as well as state-of-the-art sound and video equipment making it the perfect place to watch all of the major sporting events. In addition, the restaurant features a 54-seat patio perfect for enjoying warm summer nights with friends and family.
About Boston Pizza
Boston Pizza International Inc. is Canada’s No. 1 casual dining brand with more than 340 restaurants in Canada. Annually, Boston Pizza serves more than 40 million guests. The company has been recognized as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies and was named one of Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures by Waterstone Human Capital for 2007 and 2008. Boston Pizza International Inc. is located in Richmond, B.C. and has regional offices in Mississauga, Ontario and Laval, Quebec. For more information visit http://www.bostonpizza.com .
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For more information, please contact:
Director of Communications, Boston Pizza International