A New Restaurant Company for the 21st Century

FoodFirst Global Restaurants is the proud parent company for two of America's most popular Italian restaurant brands. As a private company, we are in a strong position to refresh these brands, expand the number of locations in the future and invest in the long term profitable growth of our company going forward.

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About Us

FoodFirst Global Restaurants

FoodFirst Global Restaurants was formed in 2018 by leading investment firm GP Investments, Ltd and a group of talented entrepreneurial investors. At FoodFirst Global Restaurants, we are relentlessly focused on the quality of our food and ensuring our guests have a consistently outstanding experience. We accomplish that by driving a world class culture with our people who care deeply about our Mission and live our Values.

Leadership Team

Steve Layt, Chief Executive Officer
John Imbriolo, Chief Culinary Officer
Brian Grusi, Chief Financial Officer

Our Mission

Provide Good Food for the Planet.

Food that is...
  • Exceptionally GOOD tasting
  • Remarkably GOOD for you
  • You feel GOOD afterwards
  • A GOOD everyday value
  • GOOD for the environment

Our Values

We have big dreams. We possess an inspiring vision and purpose. We have a deep passion that drives us. We believe in the power of possibility. We are innovators. We hold ourselves to the highest of standards and treat people with the utmost of respect. We demonstrate consistency. We generate trust. We know quality leads to profitability. We achieve results with integrity.

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Orlando Restaurant Support Center

420 S Orange Ave | CNL Tower II | Suite #900
Orlando, FL 32801