SAN DIEGO — Sunit Saha has joined Papa Bello Enterprises as president of the Papa Bello Pizza concept. In his new role, Mr. Saha will be responsible for directing and overseeing the construction of a new corporate location and training facility for Papa Bello Pizza in Tennessee, as well as the expected expansion of several new franchised locations this year.

Mr. Saha has more than 30 years of experience in domestic and international business, including 24 years as the corporate manager of Gaylords Indian restaurant chain.

“Mr. Saha is a seasoned and highly experienced restaurateur, with decades of experience building and growing companies in various industries,” said Jim Price, chief executive officer of Papa Bello. “In addition to his international business experience, he has handled the day-to-day management and marketing of a very successful restaurant chain and his insight in the industry is exactly what Papa Bello Pizza needs to help with our expansion plans.”

Founded in 2005, Papa Bello Pizza offers pizzas, pastas, subs and salads.