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Hundreds of Alicante locals have already eaten at the first Ginos in the Garbinet neighborhood

  • The well-known Italian restaurant brand celebrated its arrival in the Alicante neighborhood by inviting its first customers to enjoy its famous artisan pizzas and pastas.
  • With this opening, which has created 15 jobs, Ginos is continuing with its expansion plan in the Levante area where it already has 12 locations.
Alicante, 27th June, 2018.

Ginos, the Grupo Vips brand which specializes in Italian cuisine, has inaugurated its first restaurant in the Alicante neighborhood of Garbinet at Plaza de Alcalde Agatángelo Soler número 6. The brand wanted to celebrate its arrival in the neighborhood by inviting its first customers to try the famous Ginos artisan pizzas and pastas.

The opening of this new location, which created 15 jobs, is part of the expansion plan for the brand in the Levante region where it already has 12 locations, 5 of which are in the province of Alicante, and where it plans to continue an intense pace of openings this year with both internally-owned restaurants and franchises.

This restaurant has more than 300 m2 distributed among two floors with a capacity for 134 customers (118 in the dining room and 16 on the terrace). It is designed with the brand’s all-new image with a modern and urban interior design without giving up on the cozy and warm spirit that has always been typical of Ginos.

The Ginos offering: Top quality recipes and a cosmopolitan atmosphere

The Ginos culinary offering is known for its authentic Italian recipes where artisan processes predominate the preparation of their dishes, made to order with intense flavor in an open-view oven. Their dishes are made with top quality raw materials and ingredients, including references directly imported from Italy such as the dry and fresh pasta from Puglia, arrototala (rolled) pancetta bacon and the Pecorino, Parmiggiano, Emilia Romagna and 100% buffalo mozzarella cheeses from southern Italy used in some of its pizza and pasta recipes. Moreover, Ginos has just added an all-new 100% whole grain pizza crust to its menu as one more step towards its commitment to innovation which seeks to offer varied, artisan and quality options to adapt to new trends and its customers’ needs. The 100% whole grain pizza crust has a higher mineral, vitamin, protein and fiber content due to the unrefined whole wheat.

Ginos also has a re-worked and award-winning gluten-free menu which includes versions of some of their most iconic dishes like their famous Cioccolatissimo.

All of the benefits of Club VIPS on your cell phone

Customers at the new Ginos Agatángelo may enjoy all of the opportunities for free offered to members of the emblematic Club VIPS, the pioneer and unique loyalty program in the sector. With the free Club VIPS App, local guests may earn EuroVIPS and receive special mobile offers, high-speed Wi-Fi button to surf the web for free, the possibility of ordering from a phone and paying faster with just a click and the Club VIPS wallet so guests always have money available and can send money to others.

Ginos  Agatángelo

C/ Sepúlveda 183 Plaza Alcalde Agatángelo Soler, nº6

03015 Alicante

Opening hours:

Sunday to Thursday: 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Fridays, Saturdays and holiday eves: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. to midnight

About Ginos:

Ginos is a brand of restaurants specializing in authentic quality Italian cuisine at a very affordable price. It is characterized by its warm, cozy and informal premises. It was created at the end of the 80s by Grupo Vips and has become an indisputable reference in the sector. The menu of Ginos restaurants offers a whole trip through Italy. Its wide and varied gastronomic offer is made up of artisan dishes and recipes of Italian origin. Delicious antipasti, assorted salads, abundant traditional pasta dishes made with wheat semolina, fresh pasta or stuffed pasta, pizzas made at the time, tasty risottos and generous meat and fish dishes, without forgetting desserts like the classic Italian tiramisu or its delicious Ciocolattisimo. In addition, Ginos offers the possibility of designing their pasta and pizza dishes to enjoy an artisan meal of Italian origin in your own way. To give the final touch to this 100% Italian experience, Ginos has a wine list composed of Italian classics such as Sangue di Judas, I Muri or Lambrusco.

About Grupo Vips:

Grupo Vips is one of the leading multi-brand and multi-format groups in the organized restaurant sector in Spain. The company manages a total of six well-known brands it either owns or operates under franchising agreements: VIPS, VIPS Smart, Ginos, Fridays, Starbucks and wagamama. Moreover, Grupo Vips has a premium sandwich, salad and take-away product factory, BSF. The company manages a total of 400 locations serving more than 120,000 customers a day. It runs a pioneer and restaurant sector-leading loyalty program, Club VIPS, with more than 1,000,000 members throughout Spain.  The App, which is unique in the market and was released at the end of April 2015, has already been downloaded more than 1 million times. Grupo Vips is a private equity company which was founded in 1969. Seventy percent of Grupo Vips shares are held by majority shareholders and founders, led by the Arango family, and 30% are held by the ProA Capital fund. Grupo Vips employs more than 9,300 people and ended fiscal year 2017 with 415 million euros in turnover. For the second consecutive year, Grupo Vips was listed in the ranking of the companies with the best reputation in Spain, as per RepTrak® Spain 2018, as the only restaurant business to be included on the list. www.grupovips.com.