If you want some Italian cooking from this company, apparently all you have to do is ASK. ASK Restaurants is a leading casual dining operator in the UK with about 120 locations. The chain's menu features a variety of pasta dishes and rustic-style pizzas, as well as several choices of antipasti. In addition to its flagship brand, ASK operates the Zizzi chain of upscale Italian eateries that offer authentic Italian favorites in a contemporary setting at about 100 locations. ASK is a unit of Gondola Group, which also owns the PizzaExpress chain. Brothers Adam and Sam Kaye started the company in 1993.