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Kisses from Italy (US) Opens its Location in Europe

05 Jun 2019 - Miami-based Kisses from Italy is opening a corporate-owned location near the port city of Bari on the Adriatic Sea.President and CEO Michele Di Turi said the location will also have a bar and lounge component and hopes it is the first of many locations in Europe.

"Italian traditions and culture have always been the source of inspiration behind our culinary concept," he said in a company press release. "It was therefore only natural that we select an emblematic locale to begin our expansionary journey through Europe. It is expected to allow us to establish and build our European franchise program and distribution network, as well as creating efficiencies that can be scaled across the various business units."

The restaurant, at Strada Provinciale 70 #100, Via Vittorio Veneto 100 Ceglie del Campo, Bari, Italia, will serves as the company's training facility for future franchisees in Europe.

Kisses from Italy opened in 2015, and serves Italian panini, homemade lasagna, salads, panzerotti Di Bari, coffee and dessert offerings. It now has three corporate-owned stores.

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