Fast Casual Italian Restaurant expanding its wing in South India.
Sbarro, an Italian chain restaurant has expanded its partnership agreement with White Planet Restaurants (WPR), led by Sriram Rajagopal and Gopal Rajagopalan, to expand its wing in South India.
WPR is currently operating five Sbarro eateries in India, was named the brand's South Indian master franchisee with plans to open 35 new outlets. The first restaurant was opened in Chennai in May 2013, three more outlets to open in South India. Bangalore already has four Sbarro outlets.
Randy Jones, Chief Operating Officer of Global Franchise, Sbarro, said "White Planet Restaurants has been a valuable partner in helping us to successfully launch Sbarro to the India marketplace," "There is no better team to partner with as we further grow our footprint in India. We look forward to continuing to work with WPR to enable more people to enjoy Sbarro's fresh Italian fare."
"The Sbarro team has provided tremendous support throughout our partnership, which has been critical to helping us open, operate and ultimately introduce a great dining experience to the people of India," mentioned, Sriram Rajagopal, Managing Director and CEO of White Planet Restaurants. "We are excited about the brand and as master franchisee; we look forward to continued success in deepening our market penetration and expanding the Sbarro brand across South India”.