Whether it’s through her successful restaurants or her YouTube channel, Aline Kamakian, owner and CEO of Fig Holding, is on a quest to spread Armenian heritage across the world. Here, she tells us about her expansion plans and upcoming projects.
Raised in an environment of cinema lovers and among people who share a passion for food, Mario Haddad Jr. has artfully blended his expertise in the film industry with a love for gastronomy and a unique flair for both storytelling and creating unforgettable experiences. Besides managing the film distribution side of his family legacy, Empire cinemas, he is responsible for some of the most successful F&B concepts in Lebanon, namely: Le Sushi Bar; Mario e Mario; Mariolino; and Al Falamanki. Haddad Jr. has now set his sights on a new adventure with Mariolino Sahel. HN spoke to him to learn more.
SIAL Middle East will be held in December, instead of September, to ensure the wider competitiveness of the pioneering event.
The resort is part of RAK Properties’ strategy aiming to transform the emirate’s tourism sector into an engine for economic growth.
The First Collection Jumeirah Village Circle will open in September 2021. The 40-story high-rise tower will house an array of dining and leisure facilities.
Finding the right match in any business relationship — franchise or not — is related to chemistry, compatibility and, most importantly, trust. Daniel During, principal and managing director at Thomas Klein International, lifts the lid on how to pick the perfect franchise partner.