Owners of Brio and Bravo restaurants moving from Columbus to Florida

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The company that owns the Italian restaurant chains Brio Tuscan Grille and Bravo Cucina Italiana are moving their headquarters to Florida.

Officials said Wednesday that the executive team of a new company called FoodFirst Global is moving to downtown Orlando.

The two Italian chains will be the flagship businesses of the new company led by Brad Blum, a former president of Olive Garden.

The Orlando Sentinel reports that FoodFirst Global plans to acquire more brands.

The two Italian restaurant chains have about 110 locations nationwide and currently are based in Columbus, Ohio.

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