Grand opening activities highlighted by toy drive supporting The
TORONTO, Dec. 13 /CNW/ - Boston Pizza International Inc. proudly
announces the grand opening of its 107th location in Ontario at 16A-1 Leslie Street in Toronto's Beach Area.
Opening its doors on Monday, December 13, the restaurant creates 110
new jobs and will play an active role in the local community.
Boston Pizza Leslie/Lakeshore is owned by Gurpreet Toor, Rupinder Toor
and Kulbir Dhadwal. This is the first Boston Pizza franchise for the
owners who are excited to bring the Boston Pizza experience to the
"Boston Pizza is a great Canadian restaurant franchise with a proven
concept that features a diverse menu that guests love," says franchisee
Gurpreet Toor. "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 right from the opening of its doors. As part of
grand opening celebrations, Boston Pizza is inviting local residents to
a special event and toy drive on Tuesday, December 14, in support of
CTV's Toy Mountain benefiting The Salvation Army. Residents are
encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped toy to the restaurant between 5:00
PM and 7:00 PM to help build a mountain of toys for a special
live-to-air- broadcast with CTV News Toronto's Tom Brown.
The new restaurant will feature Boston Pizza's new contemporary interior
and exterior design. With seating for 134 people in the dining room
and another 86 guests in the sports bar, Boston Pizza 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
46-seat patio with a great view of the Toronto skyline as well as the
perfect vantage point for watching summer sunsets by the lake.
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 www.bostonpizza.com.
SOURCE Boston Pizza International Inc.
For further information:
Director of Communications, Boston Pizza International
Trillium Corporate Communications
416-322-3916 ext. 231