The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill® Continues Florida Expansion

Florida-based Mediterranean concept continues expansion across The Sunshine State

West Palm Beach, Fla.The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill®, an award winning and rapidly expanding Mediterranean fast-casual concept, has its sights set on South Florida as it continues to grow across the United States. Recently, Entrepreneur recognized the franchise as the 45th Top New Franchise in 2021, a ranking highly sought-after in the franchise industry.

"The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill continues to be a huge success and our franchisees and customers quickly see why we are growing," said Co-Founder Nick Della Penna, recently appointed President of Great Greek Franchising, LLC. "We want to continue our expansion throughout Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and across the state of Florida."

The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill is bringing its fresh, enticing flavors of the Mediterranean to West Palm Beach soon with the opening on Thursday May 27th and already has a presence across the state with locations in Palm Beach Gardens, Port St. Lucie, and the Orlando area. The second Orlando location opened downtown in April and includes a private banquet and meeting space, expansive patio seating  a full catering kitchen, and will  offer happy hour daily with wine, beer and appetizers.

The award-winning chef inspired menu at The Great Greek features' homegrown recipes and big bold flavors like the fan favorite traditional Gyro as well as Lamb, Steak, and Chicken Souvlaki platters. In addition, guests crave the four-signature house-made dips featuring Hummus, Tzatziki, Melitzanosalata and Tirokafteri (spicy roasted red pepper) as well as our made to order Fresh Feta Fries. Guests can also indulge in the must-have desserts like Baklava Ice Cream or Rice Pudding. The Great Greek offers a wide variety of customizable options for guests to enjoy, including a classic Greek Salad with a choice of Salmon, Shrimp, or several other protein choices. Everything is prepared in-house with fresh ingredients that bring traditional flavors from recipes passed down generation after generation.

Currently, The Great Greek has 141 franchise locations either open or in development both domestically and internationally, with South Florida being a key market for the brand while other areas of interest include Atlanta, Phoenix, Nashville, and Columbus.

The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill is seeking single-unit or multi-unit developers. The brand's initial franchise fee is $39,500 with a total investment cost ranging $476,050 - $798,250. For more information about The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill, visit

About The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill

The award winning Great Greek Mediterranean Grill was co-founded in 2011 by two third-generation culinary trained restaurateurs with more than 30 years of experience in the food and hospitality business, Nick A. Della Penna, and Trent Jones, who purchased The Great Greek's first location in Henderson, Nevada. After successfully opening two additional Las Vegas locations, Della Penna and Jones started franchising the concept with United Franchise Group and have seen ongoing success. United Franchise Group is comprised of ten affiliated companies and brands with more than 1,600 franchisees in more than 80 countries. For franchise information, visit

About United Franchise Group

Led by CEO Ray Titus, United Franchise Group is home to a variety of brands including Signarama, Fully Promoted, Experimax, Jon Smith Subs, Venture X, Transworld Business Advisors, Network Lead Exchange, Accurate Franchising, ROI and The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill. With over three decades in the franchising industry and more than 1600 franchisees throughout the world, United Franchise Group offers unprecedented leadership and solid business opportunities for entrepreneurs.