Famous Famiglia co-founder wins award
The Famous Famiglia franchise has announced that its co-founder Giorgio Kolaj has received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2010 Award in the retail, distribution, and manufacturing category in Metro New York. According to Ernst & Young LLP, the award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who are building and leading dynamic, growing businesses.
The first Famous Famiglia restaurant was opened up by the Kolaj brothers in 1986 in the Upper West Side of New York City. Twenty-three years later, Famous Famiglia is now active worldwide operating both company-owned and franchised locations. The restaurants can be found across a diverse mix of venues which include leading airports and transportation hubs, malls and shopping centers, colleges and universities, theme parks, hotels and casinos, stadiums and arenas, military bases, medical centers, motorways, and in-line urban downtown locations. The Famous Famiglia brand currently operates in the United States, Mexico, Asia, and Europe. (kbp)