Mawji Foods, Inc./Mama Brava's

Affordable Gourmet - Because Everyone Deserves Great Taste!

About US
The first Mama Brava's opened in in the mid-70's as a small family restaurant upstate NY. Since that time, the restaurant branched out to include numerous states along East Coast, the mid-west and Canada. Mama Brava's was asked to serve a five year contract with the prestigious West Point Academy where it received the highest rating for culinary excellence ever presented to a franchise in the history of the institution.

As the youngest of 13 children, Karim Mawji was quickly recognized as a major talent in the family business. He reduced the oil in the fresh pizza dough recipe, and added fresh vegetables as natural sweeteners to the marinara. In 1988, he moved to the Carolina's with his wife, Debora. They opened several restaurants along the coast, and eventually settled into the small hamlet of Shallotte, NC. With more than 30 years of performing his craft upon a brick oven, Karim has rightfully earned the title of Master Pizza Chef.

The popular wing sauce recipe can be credited to Karim's business partner and wife. In a spur of the moment decision to raise money for the American Red Cross, Karim decided to compete against the big guys along Myrtle Beach's famed "Restaurant Row". But since he had never cooked wings at his restaurant before, he called Debora on the phone and asked her to come up with a recipe for wing sauce, quick! Off the top of her head, she suggested a unique combination of ingredients that would surely taste different from the rest. This last minute creation earned them the highly coveted "Best on the Beach" Buffalo Wing trophy, snatching the title from a nationally acclaimed franchise. Imagine their surprise! This popular wing sauce has subsequently won three additional awards for excellence, and is now available in bottles under the brand name "Manja! Gourmet Glaze & Drizzle".

Our Products
Specialty Foods, Gourmet Sauce, Wing Glaze

Located between Myrtle Beach, SC and Wilmington, NC. Exit off Highway 17, onto Main Street in Shallotte, NC. At Wal-Mart, turn east onto Route 130 (Holden Beach Road). Mama Brava's is located a few hundred feet from the Wal-Mart intersection, on the left.

Hours of Operation
Monday through Saturday. 11 AM - 2 PM for lunch. 4 PM to 9 PM for dinner.

Web Site

Here's where you can find our products
In October 2011 we will be introducing our second product in our Gourmet line of Specialty Foods you can't find anywhere else. Manja! Gourmet Glaze & Drizzle HOT. With just the right touch of Red Habanero, this glaze will surely spice up your Gourmet table with lots of flavor!

Mawji Foods, Inc./Mama Brava's
Debora or Karim Mawji
119 Holden Beach Road
Shallotte, NC 28470
Phone: 910-616-8916

Special News

Mama Brava's signature wing sauce is now now available in convenient 16 oz. and 32 oz. bottles. Winner of four awards for excellence.

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