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VERTS Mediterranean Grill

November 30, 2016 08:00 ET

VERTS Mediterranean Grill Continues East Coast Expansion With New York Office and New Leadership Positions

Austin-based Mediterranean Fast-Casual Chain opens office in New York's Soho neighborhood

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - November 30, 2016) - Leading fast-casual chain VERTS Mediterranean Grill, announced today the official opening of their New York office and has added positions to support entry into new markets. The decision was fueled by the company's aggressive expansion plan throughout the East Coast.

"We are excited to grow VERTS into a national chain," said Michael Heyne, CEO and Co-founder of VERTS. "Our New York office will allow for us to better lead this significant advancement as we bring our inspiring Mediterranean menu into new markets."

In the upcoming months, VERTS plans to hire fifteen executives, directors, and managers to lead operations, marketing and human resource efforts. The roles include COO, CFO, VP of HR, VP of Finance, VP of Culinary Affairs, Director of Brand Marketing, Director of Experience, and Creative Director. The company is actively seeking and interviewing candidates.

VERTS' new facility features modern conference rooms and expanded office space for the company's expanding team. VERTS' office is located in the New York's Soho neighborhood in Manhattan.

"Five years ago, we embarked on a mission to become the culinary leader in Mediterranean fast-casual as we served fresh, healthy food to new communities. We have tripled the size of our marketing, human resource, and operations team in this past year alone and have strategically positioned VERTS for rapid growth," said Heyne.

About VERTS Mediterranean Grill
VERTS is an award-winning restaurant concept that delivers on its mission to become the culinary leader in fast-casual Mediterranean food by serving chef-inspired pitas, bowls and salads. Teams in each one of our restaurants' kitchens prepare savory, healthy food from scratch daily using fresh, all natural ingredients.

Millennial co-founders Michael Heyne and Dominik Stein launched VERTS in 2011 with the simple idea of recreating the popular food they missed from their native Europe and making it available for American consumers. VERTS currently has locations across Austin, Dallas, San Antonio, Houston, and Boston. The company is undergoing a major expansion across the U.S. and plans on opening restaurants in New York City and Philadelphia, amongst several new markets. To learn more, please visit us at or follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

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