FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BELLISSIMO! ALLEN & GERRITSEN NAMED AGENCY OF RECORD FOR PAPA GINO’S INCORPORATED
Agency will support more than 370 Papa Gino’s and D’Angelo Grilled Sandwiches locations across New England
WATERTOWN, MA (December 13, 2011) - Allen & Gerritsen (a&g), recently ranked number one in the United States by Advertising Age as “Best Place to Work” in Marketing and Media, today announced that it has been named the advertising agency of record (AOR) for Dedham, MA based Papa Gino’s Incorporated. Papa Gino’s Inc. is the parent company of New England's leading quick service Italian restaurant chain and the premier regional sub sandwich chain: Papa Gino’s and D’Angelo Grilled Sandwiches. a&g was selected, without a formal agency review, based on its forward thinking, innovative ideas, and proven experience and track record in the restaurant industry.
Allen & Gerritsen’s team of expert food & beverage advertisers will work with Papa Gino’s Inc. to build and expand brand and product awareness, boost the company’s digital presence and build a strong social media community around both Papa Gino’s and D’Angelo.
About Allen & Gerritsen
Allen & Gerritsen (a&g) is a 26-year-old advertising agency with an entrepreneurial spirit. Always focused on what’s next, we view the agency as a lab, incubating ideas to build business (including our own media channels like #Techi). a&g is ranked number one by Advertising Age a Best Place to Work Top 50 Independent advertising agencies in the US and named a Best Place to Work in Massachusetts by both the Boston Globe and the Boston Business Journal. Our client roster is comprised of a mix of consumer and BtoB brands, including: The Boston Celtics, Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Comcast, D’Angelo Grilled Sandwiches, Hannaford Supermarkets, MFS Investment Management, Ninety Nine Restaurants, Papa Gino’s, WBUR, Partnership for a Drug Free America, Raymond Corporation (a division of Toyota Industries Corporation), Toy State, Waters Corporation and Zildjian.
About Papa Gino's Inc.
Papa Gino’s, Inc. based in Dedham, Massachusetts, Papa Gino’s, Inc. is the parent company of Papa Gino’s and D’Angelo Grilled Sandwiches. Papa Gino’s, Inc. operates more than 370 company-owned and franchised Papa Gino’s, D’Angelo and dual-location restaurants and employs more than 5,000 people. Both D’Angelo and Papa Gino’s are committed to providing high-quality products, attentive service, clean, convenient, attractive restaurants, and a premium value experience for every guest. The company culture, which is characterized by its values, a strong work ethic and the fair treatment of people, includes a large number of people who have spent their entire working lives in these restaurants, keeping the passion for excellence alive. For more information about Papa Gino's, Inc. and its brands, please visit www.papaginos.com
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