Oldsmar will open on September 19 and Odessa is expected to start 2023
Tampa, Florida (RestaurantNews.com) Acclaimed Italian restaurant brand Mandola’s Italian cuisine, now with two very successful locations near Tampa, Florida, is proud to announce further expansion into the market with two exciting locations coming soon. Created by Chef and Restaurateur Damien Mandolabest known as co-founder of Carrabba’s Italian Grill, and his wife and business partner Trina Mandolathe next Mandola’s Italian Kitchen restaurants are scheduled to open September 19, 2022 in Oldsmar, Florida, followed by Odessa, Florida in early 2023.
Most Recent Locations
Mandola’s Italian Kitchen in Oldsmar will be located at 3138 Tampa Roadanchoring the AMC Woodlands Square 20 movie theater, conveniently located in the Wood Mall. Slated to employ 60 people, the Mandola’s 5,000 square foot Italian kitchen can accommodate approximately 120 people indoors, including 750 square feet of terrace space for alfresco dining with seating for an additional 65 people. The backbone of the authentic Italian brand, Mandola’s will also feature its signature Italian menu, hospitable atmosphere, unique beverage offerings and in-house bakery.
Mandola’s Italian kitchen in Odessa will be an important part of the new construction Preserving the marketplacelocated at 16080 Preserve Marketplace Blvd.. Located in the highly anticipated new plaza, this restaurant Mandola’s Italian Kitchen will be the brand’s first stand-alone restaurant. The restaurant will embody the delicious Italian experience for which the brand is renowned, while also including a patio space for al fresco dining.
“We look forward to expanding further into the Tampa area and bringing our food, hospitality and experience to the wonderful communities of Oldsmar and Odessa,” said Chef Damian Mandola. “There’s nothing quite like Mandola’s Italian cuisine and unique, cozy atmosphere and fresh, high quality Italian cuisine, using the recipes that have been in my family for generations. My wife Trina and I are excited to open these new venues and can’t wait to welcome the amazing guests to the area!”
Distinguishing itself from others in the category, Mandola’s distinctive restaurant model functions as a fast-casual concept – a restaurant, bar, bakery and market with a charming and lively atmosphere. With authentic Italian décor and elegant furnishings hand-selected by Trina Mandola, guests will be able to purchase Mandola’s signature items Coffee. Which will include homemade dessert favorites, such as ice cream, cannoli, cakes, cookies and seasonal offerings, as well as specialty coffees, such as espresso and cappuccino. Additionally, a variety of groceries and Italian merchandise will be available for purchase from the Marketsuch as pastas, sauces, imported chocolates, specialty oils and vinegars, and interesting Italian wines.
Using authentic recipes and fresh, highly-selective ingredients, Mandola’s Italian Kitchen will offer delicious Italian cuisine with the signature flavors that have been famous for the Mandola family for decades. Guests will enjoy a variety of bold and memorable flavors in every made-from-scratch dish from Mandola’s extensive menu, including fresh pasta, sauces, mozzarella, pizza dough, Italian wedding and much more. A fresh and hot focaccia is served free with every starter, and the restaurant will also offer an extensive list of wines and unique Italian beers to complement every meal perfectly. In addition to the existing extensive menu, Mandola will feature daily features, which have proven to be customer favorites.
A must for any special occasion, revelers can also book the famous Mandola’s Mobile pizza oven, a hit at special events, bringing fresh wood-fired pies straight from the oven to the table. Mandola’s also offers catering options for small and large parties for anyone who wants to enjoy delicious Italian cuisine in the comfort of their own home or other locations, without sacrificing fresh-from-the-oven restaurant taste or quality. Mandola’s Italian Kitchen will be open daily for lunch and dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., offering indoor and outdoor dining, as well as take-out and curbside pickup.
The new Italian restaurants in Oldsmar and Odessa, the result of a partnership between Damian Mandola and Paul Avery, president and CEO of the World of Beer Bar & Kitchen chain and former president and COO of Outback Steakhouse (OSI), Inc., will be the third and fourth Florida restaurants respectively, bringing the company’s portfolio to nine. After enjoying great success in Texas and at the first two Florida Mandola’s Italian Kitchens in Riverview, FL and Carrollwood, FL, the team plans to continue expanding the concept throughout the Sunshine State and beyond.
Telephone and in-person interviews, as well as biographies, photos, renders and menu images, are available upon request.
About Mandola’s Italian Cuisine
Mandola’s Italian Kitchen was opened in Austin, Texas in 2006 by Damian and Trina Mandola, quickly becoming a community favorite and eventually expanding to four Texas locations by 2018. After further expansion in Florida with two and more locations on the horizon, Mandola’s has been rightly named as one of “2022 Breakout Brands” from Nation’s Restaurants News. The family-friendly, casual ristorante uses only the freshest ingredients prepared daily and homemade sauces from the Mandola family’s homemade recipes. With the same pioneering spirit of traditional Italian neighborhood restaurants, Damian and Trina Mandola preserve the Italian-American experience and welcome guests into their kitchen. Whether dining at one of their restaurants or serving favorite meals to loved ones with the help of Mandola’s Italian Catering, guests are sure to truly enjoy great food and warm Italian hospitality. . Mandola’s is more than just a restaurant, when you walk through our doors you become part of our family! For more information, please visit https://mandolas.com.
On behalf of Mandola’s Italian Kitchen
On behalf of Mandola’s Italian Kitchen