A New Restaurant Company for the 21st Century

FoodFirst Global Restaurants is proud to announce the acquisition of two popular Italian restaurant brands. By being 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 profitable growth of our company going forward.

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About Us

FoodFirst Global Restaurants

FoodFirst Global Restaurants is a collaboration between visionary restaurateur/owner-partner Brad Blum and leading investment firm GP Investments, Ltd. At FoodFirst Global Restaurants, we are passionate about good food, know good food, enjoy good food, and are dedicated to always improving upon and consistently providing good food.

Leadership Team

Brad Blum, Chairman & CEO
John Imbriolo, Chief Culinary Officer
Brian Grusi, Chief Financial Officer

Team Bios

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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