Spotlighting Mireille Hayek

Spotlighting Mireille Hayek

When it comes to breaking the glass ceiling, Mireille Hayek, Founder and Co-Owner of Em Sherif, has shattered it all together. Her brands, Em Sherif Restaurant; Em Sherif Café;  Em Sherif Sea Café; and Parrilla, have been a raving success both locally and internationally. With four branches in Lebanon and nine abroad (Kuwait, Qatar, Egypt, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, UK and Saudi Arabia), Hayek is not considering refraining anytime soon, and will keep on innovating. HN discusses with her the current obstacles and her growth forecasts .

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How to Merge Positions Without Affecting the Workflow

How to Merge Positions Without Affecting the Workflow

New trends in business are moving towards job combinations with the aim of managing labor costs and increasing efficiency. Manal Syriani, franchise manager of The Lebanese Bakery, explores the variables to consider when it comes to changing job functions.

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Hyatt to debut in Cyprus with a property to open in Limassol in 2025

Hyatt to debut in Cyprus with a property to open in Limassol in 2025

The new-build beachfront resort will be situated at a Blue Flag beach east of Limassol, one of the island’s most cosmopolitan cities. 

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Highlighting the Foodpreneur Behind BrandPortunity Consulting

Highlighting the Foodpreneur Behind BrandPortunity Consulting

Armed with impressive credentials and F&B retail service experience spanning the Middle East and North Africa, Christian Salloum pursued a dream he had been nurturing since the age of 17, launching his own restaurant and catering consultancy. BrandPortunity, like the name suggests, is a mixture betwee “brand” and “opportunity.” The company is a testament to Salloum’s creativity, success and positivity, mirroring the opportunities and solutions that he has shaped over the years and the brands that he has strengthened with his knowledge and determination. HN sat with the foodpreneur to learn more about BrandPortunity.

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