'Feed The Fear' Winner to Receive Pizza for a Year, MacBook Pro

Villa Fresh Italian Kitchen and AMC Mark The Walking Dead Series Premiere with Facebook Sweepstakes

Oct 28, 2010, 06:35 ET from Villa Enterprises Management Ltd., Inc.

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Villa Enterprises Management Ltd., Inc., the global multi-concept restaurant franchisor, announced today its chain of Villa Fresh Italian Kitchen restaurants located throughout the U.S. and internationally, and AMC will launch Feed The Fear, an enter-to-win Facebook sweepstakes to mark the Halloween premiere of the epic new AMC original series The Walking Dead written, directed and executive produced by three-time Academy® Award-nominee Frank Darabont (The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile).  

The sweepstakes which will run through Monday, Nov. 22, invites individuals to visit www.FeedTheFear.com for a chance to win free pizza for a year from the famed Italian restaurant chain along with a MacBook Pro loaded with content from The Walking Dead, which is based on Robert Kirkman's popular comic book series.  In addition, 10 runners-up will receive the first comic book from The Walking Dead series and a Villa Fresh Italian Kitchen Pie Pass.

The Walking Dead will debut during AMC Fearfest, the network's annual blockbuster marathon of thriller and horror films, on Sunday, Oct. 31 at 10/9c.  Winners of the Feed The Fear sweepstakes will be notified on or around Dec. 1.  


Villa Enterprises Management Ltd., Inc. (and its affiliates, Villa Enterprises) is a global multi-concept restaurant franchisor with 322 quick service restaurant (QSR) locations across 38 US states along with five additional countries. Founded in 1964 by Naples, Italy native Michele Scotto as a small pizzeria next to the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City, Villa Enterprises today is an international organization that owns several unique QSR brands: Villa Fresh Italian Kitchen; Villa Pizza; Green Leaf's; Bananas; Casa Java; Mo' Burger; Far East; and South Philly Steak & Fries.  These brands can be found in malls, airports, casinos, college campuses, and outlet centers across the US and internationally.  Additionally, Villa Enterprises Management owns and operates several upscale full-service restaurants in the New York City Metro area.  For more information, please visit www.villaenterprises.com.


AMC reigns as the only cable network in history to ever win the Emmy® Award for Outstanding Drama Series three years in a row, as well as the Golden Globe® Award for Best Television Series - Drama for three consecutive years.  Whether commemorating favorite films from every genre and decade or creating acclaimed original programming, the AMC experience is an uncompromising celebration of great stories.  AMC's original stories include the Emmy® Award-winning dramas Mad Men and Breaking Bad, and entertaining non-scripted programming such as AMC News.  AMC further demonstrates its commitment to the art of storytelling with curated movie franchises like AMC Hollywood Icon and AMC Complete Collection.  Available in more than 96 million homes (Source: Nielsen Media Research), AMC is a subsidiary of Rainbow Media Holdings LLC, which includes sister networks IFC, Sundance Channel, WE tv and Wedding Central.  AMC is available across all platforms, including on-air, online, on demand and mobile.  AMC: Story Matters Here(SM).

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