Eric Taylor is the new president of Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar, a Dallas-based casual dining and sports bar concept.

Taylor most recently served as senior vice president and chief development officer at Rita’s Italian Ice. His background also includes senior leadership experience at such restaurant brands as Sbarro and Bennigan’s.

Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar’s has 29 locations operating in 22 states and 12 locations in Mexico. The company’s sister brand, Boston Pizza, has more than 400 locations throughout Canada.