The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill opens in Florham Park, New Jersey

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Fast casual restaurant to bring authentic Mediterranean flavors to Morris County

The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill opens in Florham Park, New JerseyFlorham Park, New Jersey ( The tantalizing and unforgettable flavors of the Mediterranean are coming to New Jersey! The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill®, an award-winning and rapidly expanding Mediterranean fast-casual concept, opened its first restaurant in New Jersey on Monday May 23rd at 182 Ridgedale Avenue in Florham Park. The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill is part of the United Franchise Group™ family of affiliated brands and consultants.

Aligning with The Great Greek’s mission to help Live your life deliciouslythe winner menu features chef-inspired house recipes and big, bold flavors like the fan-favorite traditional Gyro, plus lamb, steak and chicken Souvlaki platters. Additionally, customers can enjoy four signature house dips including hummus, tzatziki, melitzanosalata (eggplant dip) and tirokafteri (spicy roasted red pepper) and fresh feta fries made to order.

The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill opens in Florham Park, New Jersey
Feta fries

The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill offers a wide variety of customizable options including a classic Greek salad with a choice of gyro meat, chicken souvlaki, salmon or several other protein choices. You can also feast on must-try desserts like baklava ice cream and rice pudding. Everything is prepared on site with fresh ingredients that bring traditional flavors from recipes passed down from generation to generation.

Born and raised in New York, franchisee Jonathan Arzt has worked in the food and beverage industry for over 17 years and was drawn to The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill by his commitment to serving fresh, healthy food in a way that stands out from other restaurants. Notions. Arzt plans to use his industry expertise to expand The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill’s presence in the region with five additional restaurants slated to open in the next few years.

“I look forward to bringing new jobs to the community and building a great team,” Arzt said. “I look forward to offering the healthy and satisfying dining options at The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill at Florham Park.”

The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill will serve lunch and dinner from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sunday with takeout, pickup, and delivery options.

The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill opens in Florham Park, New Jersey

About the Great Greek Mediterranean Grill

The award-winning Great Greek Mediterranean Grill® was co-founded in 2011 by two third generation culinary trained restaurateurs with over 30 years of experience in the restaurant and hospitality industry, Nick A. Della Penna and Trent Jones, purchased The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill’s first location in Henderson, Nevada. After successfully opening two additional locations in Las Vegas, Della Penna and Jones began franchising the concept with United Franchise Group and enjoyed continued success. United Franchise Group, the world’s leading contractor, is a community of affiliate brands and consultants with more than 1,600 franchisees worldwide. For more information on visiting the Great Greek Mediterranean Grill and for more information on franchises, visit

About United Franchise Group

Led by CEO Ray Titus, United Franchise Group™ (UFG) is home to an affiliated family of brands and consultants, including Accurate Franchising Inc.™, FranchiseMart®, Franchise Real Estate™, Fully Promoted®, Preveer™ (formerly Resource Operations International), Signarama®, Transworld Business Advisors®, and the Coworks™ division consisting of Network Lead Exchange™ (NLX), Office Evolution® (OE) and Venture X® as well as a food division comprising Graze Craze®, Jon Smith Subs® and The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill®. UFG affiliate brands include over 1,600 franchises in over 60 countries, with consultants helping to franchise over 350 brands, in over 80 countries with over 2,500 franchisees. With more than three decades in the franchising industry, United Franchise Group provides unparalleled leadership and strong business opportunities for entrepreneurs.


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