Grimaldi’s New York-style pizzeria opening in Huntsville

An award-winning New York-style pizzeria is located in Huntsville.

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria will open in the Valley Bend Shopping Center on Carl T. Jones Drive in the fourth quarter of 2021, Huntsville’s Power Brands Hospitality Group announced on Wednesday.

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria offers handmade pizzas cooked in coal ovens, calzones, antipasti, salads and homemade desserts. A full bar offers specialty cocktails, craft beers, and a robust wine list, including their own “Mille Gradi,” Rosso Toscano Sangiovese Red and Pinot Grigio, which are specially made in Tuscany, Italy.

Learn more about the restaurant and check out the menu HERE.

“Grimaldi’s is known as the highest quality pizza brand with more than 100 years of pizza history, and Power Brands Hospitality Group is the perfect franchisee to bring our New York style pizza to Alabama,” said Joseph Ciolli CEO, CEO of Grimaldi’s Pizzeria in a press release. “Our longstanding reputation for high quality food and an excellent guest experience fits our concept perfectly with the experience, knowledge and success of the Power Brands Hospitality Group in developing a national brand in its core markets. Together we look forward to creating Grimaldi fans for life. “

The Power Brands Hospitality Group is also planning to open a Grimaldi in Birmingham.

“Grimaldi’s is one of the world’s most iconic New York-style pizzerias and we are excited to bring the savvy brand to Huntsville, AL and Birmingham, AL in the near future,” said Kumar Patel Managing Partner at PBHG.

“Grimaldi’s focus on providing guests with a first-class dining experience fits seamlessly into our existing restaurant portfolio and we are pleased that we have reached this important milestone with all of our partners, employees and stakeholders.”

About the Power Brands Hospitality Group

Power Brands Hospitality Group (“PBHG”) was founded in North Alabama in 1991 and is a leading owner and operator of several restaurant brands including Five Guys, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Super Chix and Urban Cookhouse. PBHG has now grown to over 30 restaurants and spas, and has made multiple hotel investments throughout the Southeast, exceeding the quality expectations of each brand’s products and services.

Huntsville Havoc elevating cash for St. Jude via Jersey Public sale Saturday night time

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Havoc have teamed up to raise funds for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital with a shirt auction on Saturday night after the game.

The Havoc is auctioning Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle jerseys, and 100 percent of the proceeds go to the hospital known for treating it regardless of a family’s solvency.

One of St. Jude’s eight partner clinics is located at Huntsville Hospital for Women and Children, so children in northern Alabama suffering from childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases can be treated close to their homes.

Cassie Smith is Arab. She was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia at the age of 17.

“I totally lost walking, I had no idea how to do it. My muscle mass was gone, I couldn’t go up the stairs alone, my father had to carry me most of the time. I couldn’t get up for more than a minute or I would pass out because I was just too weak, ”says Cassie Smith.

Cassie was treated for the first three months at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.

“It was hard for me to see my parents go home, my sister go home, and then I had to stay up there,” says Smith.

But the partner clinic in Huntsville offers Cassie and others in North Alabama the opportunity to be closer to home.

“You know nothing is better than at home. When I was in Memphis, I had pretty big problems because I wasn’t home, ”says Smith.

“If we weren’t here, these families wouldn’t be in their homes, in their community, with the support they need. And if they come here and let us do their treatment and care for them, they can be at home and have a more normal life, ”says nurse Laura Wiggs.

Now, three years later, Cassie is officially through with chemotherapy. The St. Jude Affiliate Clinic in Huntsville held a “No Mo Chemo” party to celebrate.

“While Cassie looks great today, there have been days when she really wasn’t feeling well and yet she only won in the end, and so do all of our children regardless of their diagnosis. They’re just inspiring, ”says nurse Caroline Webster.

Cassie credits St. Jude for her recovery.

“My nurses in particular, my doctors here at the subsidiary, are amazing. You’ve helped me a lot on this trip, ”says Smith.

The shirt auction, which supports St. Jude’s efforts, will be held at the VBC Arena after the game in Huntsville Havoc. You must be there in person to participate.

You can send HOPE to 61094 to donate St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Bring your donation receipt to the game information booth for a free St. Jude Swag!


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Cheesecake Manufacturing unit, Fundamental Occasion Leisure heads to Huntsville

Bridge Street will be the second location for The Cheesecake Factory in the state of Alabama, and Main Event Entertainment will be the first.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Get ready for cheesecake lovers, The Cheesecake Factory is on its way to Rocket City!

The restaurant is expected to open in Bridge Street Town Center on the south end of the property later this year.

Main Event Entertainment will also hit Bridge Street next year. The venue features bowling, laser tag, zipline, and over a hundred arcade games.

“We are very excited to have the opportunity to bring this to the city and return it to the local community, and we are also excited to see how many jobs this will add to both the local community and the local community in sales tax revenue that the community will receive be returned, “says Haley Buie, Marketing Manager at BridgeStreet Town Center.

CONNECTED: Are Dining Tents a Safe Way to Eat Out During the Pandemic?

The Main Event on Bridge Street will be the first location in the state of Alabama.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have a lot of information on how to protect yourself and others from the coronavirus.

The virus can easily spread from person to person. Therefore, the CDC recommends that you stay at least three feet away from people who are not in your household. The virus spreads via respiratory droplets that are produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes, breathes or speaks, according to the CDC. For this reason, the CDC recommends wearing a fabric face mask around others and in public.

Additionally, the CDC recommends that you wash your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.

Symptoms to look out for include fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, tiredness, muscle or body pain, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, constipation or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, and diarrhea. according to CDC.

click here You can find more COVID-19 information on the CDC.

If you suspect you may have the coronavirus, you should run tests and self-quarantine.

click here Contact the Alabama Department of Public Health for additional COVID-19 information.