Margherita set to launch second pizzeria at Sheikh Zayed Road

Celebrated Italian brand to offer authentic Neapolitan cuisine to wider UAE market


Dubai, UAE (September 13, 2015) – Margherita Pizzeria, a leading Italian franchise offering authentic Neapolitan cuisine, has announced the grand opening of its second branch in Dubai, which is located along Sheikh Zayed Road.


The outlet’s grand opening on Monday, 5th October 2015, will celebrate the Italian franchise’s move to strengthen its position in the UAE and to provide a wider audience of food lovers the opportunity to enjoy their signature Neapolitan menu.


Margherita Pizzeria will offer a smorgasbord of activities to introduce the mouth watering flavors to the media, the Italian community, and food connoisseurs. The private function will be attended by His Excellency Mr. Giovanni Favilli – Italian Consul General in Dubai who will be a special guest for the ribbon cutting ceremony. Along with other key corporate partners, the event will also feature the attendance of the country’s premier writers, editors and bloggers all of whom will be given the chance to sample the restaurant’s specialties and trademark dishes. Guests will enjoy the warm cozy interior and friendly atmosphere that Margherita Pizzeria has to offer.


Mr. Kamal Abou Ammar, Director- Restaurants Division in NTDE Group, said : “We, at Margherita UAE, are committed to providing our customers with an unforgettable culinary experience coupled with unparalleled service. We want to give our guests quality food made from the freshest ingredients that they can enjoy and bond over with family and friends. We are more than a restaurant, we are a neighborhood pizzeria offering a slice of Italian life.”


The Sheikh Zayed Road Branch features an indoor seating capacity of 150 as well as an additional outdoor seating area which features homely details and rustic embellishments beautifully integrating tomatoes in celebration of Italy ‘ s beloved ingredient.


Margherita’s main specialties are its pizzas which are handmade according to the authentic simplicity and elegance of the Neapolitan process. It also offers a diverse menu that features the heavenly flavors of traditional Italian cuisine including salads, rissotti, pasta and other classic dishes.


“Margherita Pizzeria first opened its doors in 2008 in a small neighborhood in Gemmayzeh, Beirut. The brainchild of Giovanni Casa, Magherita has crossed borders in just a few years to set up five branches in Lebanon and to expand later on across the MENA to bring its coveted appetizing flavors to the people of the region. NTDE Group; the master franchisee of Margherita pizzeria in UAE, is a leading distribution and logistics partner in the Middle East region for many renowned international brands”, Mr. Abou Ammar says.


Margherita Pizzeria features the freshest ingredients, in time tested authentic recipes, presented in an authentic Italian décor for a truly ‘Neapolitan experience’. It has other branch on The Walk at Jumeirah Beach Residence in Dubai and will open a third Restaurant in 2016 at The Pointe project at Palm Jumeirah Dubai. Italian food lovers would be able to savor Margherita’s dishes and experience the diverse selection of dishes by visiting one of the branches or taking advantage of the delivery service.