US pizza restaurant franchise to expand in UAE

Round Table Pizza, a USA-based pizza restaurant franchise, has signed a deal to expand in the UAE. Ghassan Wehbe, who currently owns and runs seven Round Table Pizza restaurants in Dubai, has signed a deal to open a further 17 locations across the UAE.

Rob McCourt, President of Round Table Pizza, said: 'We are excited to extend Round Table Pizza to a broader global audience. Our founding principles of providing families with a comfortable place to dine and serving premium pizzas are universally appealing.'

Ghassan Wehbe commented: 'I lived on Round Table Pizza as a university student and knew its founder. Round Table's quality is second-to-none and we've worked hard to further that reputation in the UAE. Since Dubai is a business and tourist hub, Round Table Pizza's name is renowned throughout the Middle East.'