Uno Restaurant Holdings
100 Charles Park Rd.
Boston, MA 02132
CEO: Ian Baines
Uno Restaurant Holdings Corp. operates 143 company-owned and franchise restaurants under the name Uno Chicago Grill. These restaurants are located in 28 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, South Korea and the United Arab Emirates.
Uno is best-known for its Chicago-style
deep dish pizza but also serves steaks, ribs, pasta, grilled
chicken, hamburgers and seafood. Restaurants also have a full
The Company also operates fast casual Uno Dué Go cafés, a quick service concept called Uno Express, and Uno Foods, a consumer packaged foods business which supplies airlines, movie theaters, hotels, airports, travel plazas, schools and supermarkets with both frozen and refrigerated private-label foods and UNO branded products.
In January 2010, Uno Restaurant Holdings filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Uno is owned by Centre Partners, a private equity firm with offices in New York and Los Angeles.
Ian Baines was appointed CEO in January 2013.
Pizzeria Uno began when Ike Sewell opened a restaurant in Chicago
that specialized in serving his new creation, deep-dish pizza.
1955 - To
handle overflow traffic from the original Pizzeria Uno, a second
Uno restaurant opened one block away from the Original Uno, called
1975 - Aaron
Spencer, current Chairman, first tasted Pizzeria Uno pizza at
a meeting in downtown Chicago
1978 - Spencer
gained Sewell's approval to expand the concept to other markets
1979 - First
Uno restaurant outside of Chicago opened in Boston
1980 - The
first Uno franchise unit opened in Washington, D.C.
1987 - Uno
became a publicly owned company (NYSE:UNO)
1994 - Uno
added kitchen equipment like sauté stations, charbroilers,
grills and fryers to its restaurants
1995 - New
menu offerings, including steaks, pastas and fajitas were introduced
2001 - Uno
Restaurant Holdings Corp. became a private company in a $41 million
merger with a corporation formed by Chairman Aaron Spencer and
other company executives
Restaurant name evolves to Uno Chicago Grill
- Uno Restaurant Holdings Corporation entered into an agreement
with Centre Partners, a leading middle market private equity
firm with offices in New York and Los Angeles, whereby Centre
Partners acquired a controlling interest in the company. Aaron
Spencer, the company's Founder and Chairman, as well as the senior
members of the Uno management team, also maintained significant
Hourly employees receive training, growth
potential, flexible shifts, competitive wages and medical and
Management including general managers and
assistant managers get the following:
- Competitive Base Salaries and Compensation
- Quarterly Performance Bonuses
- Flexible Scheduling
- Health/Dental/Life Insurance
- Short and Long Term Disability
- Accidental Death and Dismemberment
- 401(k) with a Match to your Contribution by the Company
- Tuition Assistance
- Paid Vacation
- Management Holidays