Round Table Pizza Expands Into India With 50 Restaurant Development Agreement

Wed Feb 27, 2013 5:26pm EST

NEW DELHI--(Business Wire)--
Round Table Pizza, an American pizza restaurant icon known for gourmet quality
and fresh innovation announced the signing of an exclusive agreement with South
Asian Hospitality Services Pvt. Ltd. to develop 50 restaurants in India. The
leading west coast pizza brand will focus on serving its premium pizza to the
growing middle class in India craving better tasting pizza. The first Round
Table Pizza restaurant is expected to open by year end. This brings the total
number of international Round Table Pizza restaurants operating or slated for
development to 97.
"India has one of the fastest growing and most vibrant economies in the world
and they value premium brands like Round Table Pizza," notes Round Table Pizza
CEO Rob McCourt. "We are excited to work with South Asian Hospitality Services
Pvt. ltd., which has the experience and resources to bring our dedication to
families and serving a superb pizza to India."
"We are proud to bring the great taste of Round Table Pizza to India," said Ms.
Bela Juneja, Director of South Asian Hospitality Services Pvt. Ltd. "Our
customers deserve Round Table`s delicious west coast pizza made with the highest
quality ingredients after years of compromising with discount brands in India."
About Round Table Pizza
Founded in California`s San Francisco Bay Area, Round Table Pizza was founded by
Bill Larson in 1959 to create a place where families could relax and share a
superb pizza. More than fifty years later, Round Table Pizza remains true to its
founder`s vision with 450 restaurants across the western United States and the
world. Round Table`s signature tagline, "The Last Honest Pizza", describes its
commitment to quality and authenticity.
About South Asian Hospitality Services Pvt. ltd.
South Asian Hospitality Services, based in New Delhi, is one of the largest
multi-brand restaurant management companies in India. It operates more than 50
restaurants in India with over 1000 employees. The company has master franchise
rights of known international brands, such as Rita`s Italian Ice from the United
States and Muffin Break "Café Bakery brand" from Australia, and national brands,
including Moti Mahal, Nirula`s, Rajdhani, Wagh Bakri Tea Lounge, and Punjab
Sweets. It operates in 15 cities in India with offices in Delhi, Mumbai, Punjab
and South India.
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