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New Partnership with Hearts & Hibs Football Clubs

Posted: 9th August 2017

Vittoria Group are delighted to announce an exclusive new partnership with Heart of Midlothian Football Club and Hibernian Football Club for the 2017/18 SPFL Football season.

The Italian restaurant group based in Edinburgh have confirmed a sponsorship deal with two of Edinburgh’s biggest football clubs for the up-coming season.
One of the Scotland’s most successful restaurant brands, Vittoria Group will have the opportunity to engage with both Hearts and Hibernian football club fans via an exciting new consumer campaign that will include promotion, giveaways, digital and social media activations, as well as consumer events in their restaurants throughout the season.

As a partner of Heart of Midlothian Football Club and Hibernian Football Club, Vittoria Group who own multi award winning restaurants Vittoria on the Walk, Vittoria on the Bridge, La Favorita, La Favorita Delivered, Taste of Italy and Divino will have access to one of the most passionate and highly engaged base of football fans in Edinburgh.

Tony Crolla, Chairman of Vittoria Group, “I am very pleased that Vittoria Group can support two of Edinburgh’s SPFL football clubs for the 2017/18 season, particularly at a time when both Hearts and Hibernian have so much to look forward to – on and off the pitch. As a valued partner, our restaurant group are delighted to offer all season ticket holders at Hibernian and Hearts discount at any time while dining at Vittoria on the Walk, Vittoria on the Bridge and the home of Edinburgh’s original log-fired pizza at La Favorita on Leith Walk”.

A spokesperson for Hearts said, “The club are really forward to working with Vittoria Group throughout the season. They are one of the biggest restaurant groups in the city and we are delighted that our fans will have the opportunity to enjoy a special rate when they dine at one of Vittoria’s outlets.”

Laura Montgomery, Head of Sales and Sponsorship for Hibernian FC said, “We are delighted to partner with the Vittoria Group for the season ahead. They have excellent restaurants right in the heart of the City and it is fantastic news that our supporters will be able to directly benefit from the partnership with a special discount when dining. It is an exciting time for the club as we return to the Premiership and this is further great news for both the club and our fans.”

Mr Crolla continued to say, “We are passionate about our customers and recognise that many of our loyal diners attend football games week after week in Edinburgh. We are looking forward to getting behind both teams and hope that fans will continue to join us pre and post match and discover the delicious authentic Italian food that Vittoria group have become so well known for in the city.”

Season Ticket Holder Rewards and Terms & Conditions:
1. 20% off food bill only
2. All bookings are subject to availability and change
3. Bookings cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer and only on the A La Carte menu
4. Bookings can be used for the SPL season of 2017/18 & subject to change of terms
5. Season tickets must be shown on arrival to the restaurant
6. Bookings can be made for a maximum 12 people only using 1 season ticket

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