Russo's Italian Kitchen Coming to Conway
Posted: Mon, 8 Aug 2011 06:26 PM
South Central Restaurants Inc. of Perryville is bringing the Russo’s Coal-Fired Italian Kitchen franchise to Arkansas.
South Central Restaurants is purchasing the Village Inn building at 2490 Sanders Road in Conway to remake as Russo’s.
The Russo’s in Conway will be the corporation’s inaugural restaurant, as well as the first Russo’s in the state.
are scheduled to begin later this month, and Russo’s should open in
October or November. The 5,500-SF facility will seat 255 guests.
Central’s president, Buddy Metcalf, has plans to open more Russo’s
locations, including the smaller version of the franchise, Russo’s New
York Pizzeria. Cities on Metcalf’s radar for future restaurants are
Jacksonville and Little Rock.
which has its corporate headquarters in Houston, specializes in
made-from-scratch traditional Italian fare and New York-style pizza.