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North Italia Expands to The Woodlands

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THE WOODLANDS, TX – North Italia, the modern Italian concept known for its crave-worthy cuisine and handcrafted cocktails, will open the doors to its second Houston-area location in The Woodlands this fall. The restaurant will welcome guests starting October 5th at 1201 Lake Woodlands Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77380.

North Italia Italian Meatballs The Woodlands

This Woodlands restaurant, located at The Woodlands Mall, marks North Italia’s 32nd location in the U.S. and the seventh in Texas. Upon opening, North Italia Woodlands will offer full dine-in service along with takeout and delivery via the brand’s online ordering platform and exclusive delivery partner, DoorDash, for guests who would prefer to enjoy the North Italia experience from the comfort of their own home. The single-story restaurant will feature an indoor/outdoor bar, along with a covered exterior patio that wraps the entire length of the building.

Leading the culinary team, Executive Chef Shawney Severns is excited to bring her talent and flair to The Woodlands. A long-time member of North Italia family, Chef Severns will bring to life the concept’s famed modern approach to classic Italian dishes including pizzas, pastas, seasonal salads, chef’s boards, handcrafted cocktails, handmade desserts, and more for the greater Houston market. Chef Severns will be joined by fellow North Italia alum, Brynn Ward, who embodies hospitality and will lead the restaurant as the General Manager. The Woodlands location will feature lunch, happy hour, dinner, and brunch service.




Prospective North Italia employees can showcase their passion for food during an in-venue job fair. Whether an aspiring restaurateur or seasoned professional looking for a change, North Italia is proud to help new talent craft their ideal culinary career. From the front of the house to the kitchen, each North team member will play a critical role in delivering a memorable, handmade experience.

North Italia The Woodlands Job Fair:


  • August 31 – September 18, 2022
  • Monday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Sunday: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.


  • North Italia Woodlands
  • 1201 Lake Woodlands Drive, #403, The Woodlands, TX 77380

North Italia was conceived by Fox Restaurant Concepts founder Sam Fox in 2002.  Since then, the neighborhood spot has expanded to 32 locations across the U.S. At North, we put our all into every detail so that you know you’re always in good hands. Using only the freshest ingredients, our chefs create a variety of modern Italian dishes that always satisfy. Our pasta is made from scratch daily. Our Chef’s choice daily pizza is a sure-to-please favorite, and savory entrees like Tuscan Half Chicken and Braised Short Rib deliver flavors that go above and beyond the expected. For more information, visit