Creation & Development, Ongoing Management
2000 Beirut, Sodeco
First Coffee & Bagels Chain in the Middle East,
and one of those charming coffee houses and
restaurants which contributed to making an
entire sector of Beirut attractive again.
2003 Beirut, Trabaud
This Italian trattoria created a turning point
on the Italian food scene, The Food Gallery
initiated the rebirth of a renowned address, on
2004 Beirut, Tabaris
This 35 year old landmark is probably the most
ancient address on Beirut’s dining scene,
encouraged by the previous successes. Food
Gallery Gulf gave this admirable concept a new
life, and made it one of the most successful
restaurants in our city.
2006 BCD, Allenby Street
International brand restaurant’s concept
development and implementation included: Supply
Chain, Recruitment, Technical and Dining Room
Design, PR & Marketing.
Italian café/restaurant in
2006 Beirut, Saifi Village
Featured several times in magazines for its
outstanding cuisine, its impeccable service and
its remarkable décor. it is probably the most
beautiful restaurant in our city. Since its
creation in 2006, the managing partners brought
together their distinct backgrounds to develop
it. The result was “exceptional”. This venture
has enjoyed growing business and was rated
amongst the Fastest growing Top 20 Businesses in
Lebanon for 2010.
Creation of a high-end
2008 Beirut, Ashrafieh
Unique, authentic Italian cuisine, this
restaurant features exclusive, never before seen
dishes that keep every one of our guests amazed
Consultancy on Development & Management
In the field of catering, Food Gallery Gulf contributed to
the restructuring and organization of a renowned catering
company and its operations, as well as establishing its PR
and marketing strategies.
Food Gallery Gulf also consulted on the creation of
restaurants for a well-known International hotel chain in
2007 in Jeddah, KSA. Our involvement in this international
hotel chain was in restaurant design, HR recruitment,
marketing, menu creation and implementation. Follow-up
visits and auditing are provided whenever necessary.
As for stand alone restaurants, the Food Gallery Gulf ’s
team is currently involved in ongoing general restructuring
and management consultancy of a 30 year establishment in
Riyadh, KSA, including production mapping, administrative
and service procedure creation and implementation for:
supply chain, HR policies, menu standardization, accounting,
catering, etc... The goal of this mission is to open the
first franchise of the Riyadh branch in Jeddah, KSA. Opening
date estimated around November 2009.
Food Gallery Gulf also consulted on the reopening of a hotel
in Beirut, involving the creation of new structures, a new
concept and image, and general operations, for the entire
establishment as well as its restaurants.
From 2009 till 2012, Food
Gallery Gulf ’s management team created and established the
largest hospitality division in Down Town Beirut, Lebanon.
The $35M project had a total staff of 600 employees
including management personnel. It collaborated with
Michelin star chefs, award winning architects and designers
as well as internationally renowned food and beverage
Tasks included Business
Development and Operational management for 6 restaurants and
a large catering company with a capacity of 4,000 meals a