The burgeoning fast-casual model has gained a loyal following for serving the “most genuine Greek gyro you will get with out shopping for a aircraft ticket!” As a substitute of reserving a flight to Athens, SoCal residents might be given a 3rd possibility inside driving distance to get their Greek road meals repair when Apóla opens in Riverside this fall.
†That is the primary of many huge steps that Apóla Greek Grill will take as we develop and share the scrumptious recipes which were handed down by way of our household for generations,” mentioned founder Yianni Kosmides. “We’re excited to open our first franchise location and look ahead to including extra as we proceed our launch towards aggressive progress going ahead.”
Majid Zahedi will take the reins of the primary Apóla franchise, a SoCal restaurateur for over 30 years. Zahedi is the previous proprietor of a nationwide, multi-site franchise with places in San Diego County, a French culinary start-up in Orange County, and a uncooked juice bar in Los Angeles County.
“I really like this idea as a result of the recipes and flavors are so acquainted to my tradition and with the ability to serve meals with contemporary substances units it aside from most different franchise alternatives,” says Zahedi. “Apóla is thought for the household ambiance it shares with its company and I’m excited to convey that very same feeling and high quality of Greek meals to Riverside residents and guests!”
Apóla’s followers are available for the genuine Greek gyro – with pork, Roma tomatoes, purple onions, tzatziki and a handful of French fries wrapped in a heat pita bread. But when pork or meat is not your factor, the restaurant will tweak it to make the gyro rather less genuine however nonetheless very Greek with rooster, beef and lamb or its personal meatless possibility!
Kosmides factors out that Apóla presents one thing for everybody with a wide range of Greek dishes. Visitors can strive completely different proteins corresponding to rooster, beef and lamb – all halal licensed – in addition to grilled shrimp skewers, grilled rooster souvlaki and their very own meatless gyro that may be paired with a wide range of spreads – from the unique Tzatziki to Skorthalia Garlic Unfold to its distinctive Spicy Hummus. Conventional staples corresponding to dolmas, falafel, avgolemono soup, and Greek salad are additionally on the menu.
Apóla Greek Grill could be seen domestically in The Los Angeles Herald and California Telegraphand on the life-style TV present ‘That is LA’.
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