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Our dedicated team is composed of professionals with an extensive experience in the food and beverage industry.
From concept development, to design, operations and management, we work together to bring our clients and their businesses the best service in the field.
One of the companies established was nominated amongst the top 25 fastest growing companies in Lebanon in 2009 , under the team's management.

Our team’s cumulative experience extends over 20 years both in Lebanon and abroad, including countries such as Kuwait, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates,
Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Iraq.

Maya Bekhazi-Noun
Managing Partner – Beirut Office

Maya’s passion for food and entrepreneurial spirit led her to co-found Food Gallery ME, earning her both local and regional acclaim. She has over fourteen years experience in the food service industry, owning and operating restaurants, bakeries, fast-food concepts and catering businesses.
Maya worked as a consultant to internationally renowned companies such as the Sheraton in Jeddah, and more recently to the Beirut Hospitality Company (BHC), a Solidere venture. During that time she conceived, developed and managed new concepts including Café M, Relais Foch and GRID Coffee, as well as a 1,200m2 central production kitchen and catering business.
Starting in 1998 and in addition to her consultancy work, Maya began to develop her own restaurants including Tribeca, Pinocchio, Tartuffo, the Beirut Cellar and Fiona’s. With her partner, Gebran, she is currently developing a new pastry concept, a “make your own salad” concept Shoots, a burger shop, a Lebanese restaurant, and a rotisserie.
Maya was also awarded the best woman achiever in hospitality in 2010 amongst many other awards.
She is also very active in promoting entrepreneurship and is a famous advocate of women empowerment programs as well as promoting CSR amongst the private sector in Lebanon

 

Gebran Bekhazi
Managing Director – Abu Dhabi Office

Gebran is an entrepreneur and co-founder of Food Gallery ME. He has extensive experience in development strategies, marketing, franchising, consultancy and operational procedures in the Middle East. He specializes in the scaling and development of food and beverage concepts.
His vast knowledge on research, market analysis, market gaps, and consumer behavior helped him develop cutting-edge concepts in the UAE and Lebanon with his partner Maya. He is currently managing, operating and franchising Shoots, Burger Box, and a Lebanese restaurant.