Tin Dum Asiacafe Bolsters Management Team

Pair of Arby's veterans join the growing pan-Asian concept.

Tin Drum Asiacafé, a Georgia-based fast-casual restaurant chain, named former Arby's veterans Ray Biondi and Joe Ippolito as chief operating officer and vice president of operations, respectively.

With more than 30 years' experience in the restaurant industry, Biondi was previously senior vice president of franchise management for Arby's. He also was a partner and SVP at RTM, Arby's largest franchisee, for nearly 10 years.

Ippolito previously served as vice president of operations at Arby's. His background also includes working with Firehouse Subs, Tim Horton's and Boston Market.

In addition, Tin Drum announced the company has moved its headquarters to Roswell, Ga., from Atlanta.

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