Villa Enterprises Management Ltd. Inc., a multi-concept restaurant operator, has launched a new quick-serve concept, Tinta Mexicana, at the Arizona Mills Shopping Center located in Tempe, Ariz.
According to a news release, Villa Enterprises collaborated with local chef, Silvana Salcido Esparza, to create the Mexican restaurant specifically for the shopping center in the hopes of attracting local and tourist shoppers.
"We created Tinta specifically for this shopping center to appeal to the community, and what better way than working with a local chef who knows how to cook for the tastes of the area so well," said Anthony Scotto, CEO of Villa Enterprises Management. "Our ability to create new concepts based on market demand provides us with a unique opportunity to deliver expanded dining options to consumers, and we're excited to introduce this new concept to the community."
Tinta's menu features build-your-own options of burritos, tacos, bowls and tortas. Protein choices include beef, pork or chicken; and toppings include homemade salsas, veggies and more. The menu also features a number of signature creations, including the Barbacoa Burrito, Tacos de Pina, Pollo Asado Bowl and the Torta de Tinta, as well as Mexican-inspired hot dogs, grilled corn-on the-cob, churros and more.
The newly renovated, 11,500-square-foot food court managed by Villa Enterprises also features the company's Green Leaf's, Bananas, South Philly Steaks & Fries and Far East brands, as well as another concept new to the Villa Enterprises portfolio, Sukotto Japanese Grill, which will offer teriyaki, noodle soups and sushi.
The company will open four additional concepts throughout the next several months, including Villa Italian Kitchen and Mo' Burger. Additionally, Villa Enterprises will franchise a Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf location and will be renovating the entire seating area of the food court.
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