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Maggiano's Little Italy Opens at Cherry Hill Mall


CHERRY HILL, N.J., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Maggiano's Little Italy brings its love of food and wine to Cherry Hill when it opens today at Cherry Hill Mall on Route 38. This is the third Maggiano's Little Italy to open in New Jersey, bringing the total number of Maggiano's restaurants to 45 locations worldwide.

The location will employ 160 teammates, many of whom are local New Jersey residents. The grand opening event, held Saturday, Feb. 28, benefited the Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Jersey. Funds raised as part of the event will help to grant a local girl's wish to visit Orlando theme parks in early March.

Maggiano's Little Italy offers guests classic and contemporary Italian-American dishes in a warm and friendly, nostalgic atmosphere reminiscent of the golden age of Little Italy. Made-from-scratch food is served family style or a la carte. Maggiano's famous family style dining is perfect for sharing and allows guests to choose from three alternatives with different price points to fit every occasion: Light, Classic, and Chef's Choice. Guests can also select from a full menu of a la carte items ranging from new twists on old favorites such as Lasagna or Baked Ziti & Sausage to famous Chef-inspired creations such as Lobster Ravioli and Maggiano's signature dish Rigatoni "D(R)."

Restaurant industry veterans Mike Woernle, General Manager, and Thomas Hubbard, Executive Chef, will oversee restaurant operations.

"Spacious and comfortable, Maggiano's features rich dark wood, black leather booths, classic red-checkered tablecloths and black-and-white mosaic tile floors," said Woernle. "Cherry Hill residents and visitors will enjoy a unique and memorable dining experience provided by this ambiance and welcoming environment."

The 16,500-square-foot facility features seating for 370 guests and four private dining rooms that will accommodate an additional 240 people. Maggiano's specializes in hosting large parties and corporate events for 20 to 130 people.

Located at 2000 Route 38, Suite 1180, in Cherry Hill, Maggiano's offers lunch, dinner, carryout and banquet spaces for any occasion. The bar and dining areas are open from 11:30 a.m. - 10 p.m. Monday - Thursday; 11:30 a.m. - 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and noon - 10 p.m. Sunday.

Ample parking is available. For more information or to make a reservation, call Maggiano's Little Italy at (856) 792-4470 or visit

About Maggiano's Little Italy

Maggiano's Little Italy specializes in Italian-American cuisine served in a warm and friendly atmosphere. Maggiano's menu features both classic and contemporary recipes -- authentic pastas, signature salads, prime steaks, fresh seafood, regular chef specials and specialty desserts. Maggiano's 45 locations worldwide offer lunch and dinner, delivery, carryout service and banquet spaces for special occasions. Maggiano's is one of three restaurant brands in the portfolio of Dallas-based Brinker International (NYSE: EAT), one of the world's largest casual dining companies, with more than 1,700 restaurants 27 countries. Other Brinker restaurant brands include Chili's(R) Grill & Bar and On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina(R).

SOURCE Maggiano's Little Italy

EDITORS' NOTE: High-resolution photos of the restaurant opening are available upon request by contacting the Brinker Media Relations Department at (800) 775-7290.

Kari Streiber
Firehouse for Maggiano's
Stacey Sullivan
of Brinker International
for Maggiano's Little Italy
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