Cannoli Kitchen Pizza named restaurant executive Andrew DiMatteo as its operations manager.

DiMatteo will lead the chain’s franchisee training program, as well as oversee operations for Cannoli Kitchen Pizza. Most recently, DiMatteo served as vice president of operations for a privately owned, multi-unit Italian restaurant brand focusing on handmade pizzas and other menu items, per a release.

Cannoli Kitchen Pizza is owned by multiconcept operator United Franchise Group. It’s part of UFG’s Big Flavor Brands division, which includes fast-casual restaurants like The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill and specialty concepts like the grazing and charcuterie board chain Graze Craze.