The Simple Greek from “The Profit” opens location in Oviedo

We were invited to a media preview today at The Simple Greek – Oviedo as seen on CNBC’s “The Profit” – one of my favorite show that comes on after my favorite show, Shark Tank. The food was so good and fresh and the restaurant was very clean. They will be running a Grand Opening special tomorrow 3/9 of $1 … Read More

$1 gyros up for grabs in honor of Simple Greek St. Pete grand opening

To celebrate its grand opening in downtown St. Pete, The Simple Greek plans to offer a signature menu item this week for $1. The build-your-own gyro is among the dishes that the fast-casual restaurant brand — which opened in St. Pete at 312 Third St. S. on Feb. 15 — is known for. Limited to one per person and usually … Read More

Retail Wrap: Simple Greek adds to Pearland dining options

The Simple Greek, a creation of Marcus Lemonis inspired by his CNBC reality show “The Profit,” will hold a grand opening at10621 Broadway, Suite 109, in Pearland on Feb. 20. Local franchise partners Rob and Jean McLean and Hugh and Stacy Putman will open the Mediterranean-style restaurant, with about 2,000 square feet and 49 seats, at the northeast corner of … Read More

Wolfe: The Simple Greek brings one more option in Greek cuisine to Pensacola

The worst part of the Pensacola Greek Festival is when it ends. There’s nothing like sinking your teeth into a gyro and finishing your meal with a generous serving of baklava. Now, you don’t have to wait until next October to get your fix. A new restaurant, The Simple Greek, is providing Pensacola with one more option in Greek cuisine. … Read More

Gyro worship: New casual Greek eateries are on the way

If three restaurant projects are any indication, you’ll soon be hearing much more about fast-casual Greek food in the region. This week brought the opening of The Simple Greek, a syndicated spin-off of a Pittsburgh restaurant featured on the CNBC show The Profit. The region’s first location is tucked off Susquehanna Road in Dresher, behind a CVS and next to … Read More

Native son to open The Simple Greek in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Opening a restaurant was something attorney Tony DeSisto wanted to do. A Rhode Island native and alum of Portsmouth Abbey, he realized his dream six weeks ago when he opened The Simple Greek in Carrollwood, Florida, near where he lives. In coming weeks, he’ll realized his next dream, to open a restaurant in Rhode Island. With … Read More

The Simple Greek Is Now Open in Westborough

A fast-casual Mediterranean restaurant with a handful of locations around the country opened its first outpost in Massachusetts. The Simple Greek is now up and running at 290 Turnpike Rd., as Patch reported, and it will honor the occasion with a grand opening on Friday, March 3. The Simple Greek embraces the use of a counter-service system to offer a … Read More

Opa! for business: The Simple Greek arrives in Tampa

Tony DeSisto is a lawyer by day and a restaurateur … also by day. “Most days I get here by 8 a.m. to mop the floors,” he said. “Then, once we’re ready to open, I have my laptop to do legal work.” “Here” is the recently opened The Simple Greek restaurant in Tampa’s Carrollwood district, and DeSisto, a 2009 graduate … Read More

‘The Profit’ Greek restaurant spices up Round Rock

Calling all gyro-lovers — if you haven’t yet, it’s time to embrace this Round Rock restaurant opening. The Simple Greek, a Mediterranean eatery concept born on the CNBC’s TV reality program “The Profit,” will be getting two dozen franchise openings around the country. One of its new locations includes a front that debuted Thursday in Round Rock at 3200 Greenlawn … Read More

The Simple Greek Brings Flavors Of The Mediterranean To Norwalk

NORWALK, Conn. — Walking into the Simple Greek, which just opened at 440 Westport Ave. in Norwalk, is just like stepping onto the set of “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” said George Pertesis, who owns the restaurant with his father John. “Being Greek is who we are. It’s in our blood,” said Pertesis. His father, John, his mother, Maria, and … Read More