Press Release (ePRNews.com) - IRVINE, Calif. - Feb 21, 2017 - Independent Film Development Corp. a diversified, publicly-held hospitality and entertainment company, today announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Vendetti’s Pizza and Pasta of Oxford, Michigan to form a joint venture to manufacture and market Vendetti’s signature sandwich, The Spanky™.
“This is a great move for IFLM and Vendetti’s,” said IFLM CEO Jeff Ritchie. “The Spanky Sandwich has been a favorite inparts of Michigan for more than 40 years. It’s time for the rest of the country to fall in love with it, too.”
“Our family has been making these for years,” said Vendetti’s co-owner Carol Vendetti-Tacia. “When my father started the business back in the 1960s, he took pride in doing everything the right way. He always used the freshest and best ingredients. We’re keeping the tradition alive by doing everything the same old fashioned way.”
The Spanky Sandwich features an in-house baked pepperoni bun, stuffed with meat sauce and smothered with melted mozzarella. It is currently marketed through Vendetti’s flagship location in Oxford, Michigan and via their food truck.
“We’re looking forward to sharing our signature sandwich with the world,” said co-owner Dino Vendetti. “We’ve been a Michigan tradition for decades. Time to spread the word: there is nothing like a Spanky.”
“These are exciting times for IFLM,” said CEO Ritchie. “Our foray into the hospitality side of the business creates additional opportunities for us to grow.”
About Independent Film Development Corp.:
Based in Irvine, California, Independent Film Development Corporation is developing a multi-pronged approach to hospitality management, digital content creation and commercial real estate acquisition.
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