Monday, September 11, 2006

US chain Sbarro coming to India

Newsday reports:

US based Italian restaurant chain Sbarro announced its decision to open 100 eateries in India, making it the company’s largest international expansion. Sbarro will be partnering with RTC, an Indian company to open the restaurants in New Delhi in 2007 and then 10 new restaurants every year for the next ten years. Most restaurants will be in malls in the major metros.

Sbarro will be the first restaurant in India to sell pizza by the slice and will also have a full Italian menu on offer besides pizza. The company will also be creating a new vegetarian menu to cater to vegetarian customers that make up a large part of the population. At present, Sbarro which was formed more than 50 years ago has nearly 1,000 restaurants in 30 countries.

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