Fast-casual eatery expands local access to healthy and convenient meals in Greater Cleveland.
The enticing, unforgettable flavors of the Mediterranean are now in Middleburg Heights! The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill, an award-winning and rapidly expanding Mediterranean fast-casual concept, just opened a new location at 19077 Bagley Rd. The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill is part of the United Franchise Group™ family of affiliated franchise brands and consultants.
The Middleburg Heights restaurant is the second location in the Cleveland area, owned and operated by Adnane Ouarzazi, an avid traveler and food enthusiast who has visited over 70 countries and has 20 years’ experience working for a Fortune 500 company in retail and customer service. He has invested in opening 5 of The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill restaurant locations in the greater Cleveland area and would eventually like to open a total of 10.
“My family and I have a passion for food diversity and are very excited to continue our restaurant expansion by serving fresh, healthy, Mediterranean favorites and big bold flavors to our community,” said Moroccan-born Ouarzazi. “Everything is prepared fresh daily in our kitchen using family recipes so whether you’re in the mood for a gyro, rice bowl or even an Angus burger, we have the perfect choices to satisfy any craving.”
Aligning with The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill’s mission to Live Your Life Deliciously, the award-winning menu features chef-inspired homegrown recipes and big bold flavors, like the fan-favorite Great Greek Gyro, as well as Lamb, Steak and Chicken Souvlaki Plates. In addition, guests can enjoy four signature house-made dips including Hummus, Tzatziki, Melitzanosalata (eggplant dip) and Tirokafteri (spicy roasted red pepper) and made-to-order fresh Feta Fries.
The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill offers a wide variety of customizable options, including a Classic Greek Salad with choice of Gyro Meat, Salmon, or several other protein choices. Guests can also indulge in must-have desserts like Baklava Ice Cream and Rice Pudding. Everything is prepared in-house with fresh ingredients that bring traditional flavors from recipes passed down generation after generation.
The Middleburg Heights restaurant serves lunch and dinner from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays with dine-in, pick-up and delivery options. The restaurant also offers free WIFI, indoor seating for 43 guests and patio seating for up to 20 guests.
The award winning Great Greek Mediterranean Grill was co-founded in 2011 by two third-generation culinary trained restaurateurs with more than 30 years of experience in the food and hospitality business, Nick A. Della Penna and Trent Jones, purchased The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill’s first location in Henderson, Nevada. After successfully opening two additional Las Vegas locations, Della Penna and Jones started franchising the concept with United Franchise Group and have seen ongoing success. United Franchise Group, the global leader for entrepreneurs, is a community of affiliated brands and consultants with more than 1,600 franchisees worldwide. For more information about The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill visit www.thegreatgreekgrill.com and for franchise information, visit www.thegreatgreekfranchise.com.
Led by CEO Ray Titus, United Franchise Group (UFG) is home to an affiliated family of brands and consultants including Accurate Franchising Inc., Exit Factor, FranchiseMart, Fully Promoted, Signarama, Transworld Business Advisors, and the Coworks division consisting of Franchise Real Estate, Network Lead Exchange (NLX), Office Evolution (OE) and Venture X as well as a food division featuring Graze Craze and The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill. UFG affiliated brands include over 1600 franchises in more than 60 countries, with consultants that have helped develop over 350 brands into franchises, in over 80 countries with more than 2500 franchisees. With over three decades in the franchising industry United Franchise Group offers unprecedented leadership and solid business opportunities for entrepreneurs.