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Au Bon Pain Parent Buys bellagreen

Ampex Brands has acquired bellagreen, an American bistro concept with locations in Houston and Dallas. But the chain’s new owners have a healthy appetite for growth.

“bellagreen is pioneering a new path for the fast-casual industry and we look forward to introducing this brand to every major city in the U.S,” says Ampex CEO Tabbassum Mumtaz in a release announcing the deal

bellagreen will retain Erik Bednar and Silvestre Reyes in their current roles of regional operator and director of culinary as well as all restaurant-level staff, per a release.

bellagreen joins Ampex’s growing portfolio of brands including Au Bon Pain, acquired 12 months ago. Ampex Brands also serves as a Yum! Brands and 7-Eleven franchisees with more than 500 QSR and fast-casual restaurants and convenience stores.