Nicolas Audi Catering, renowned for its signature finesse and devotion to perfection, is venturing into the frozen ready-meal market thanks to the vision of Karim Audi, who is propelling his father’s legacy forward. With a degree in hospitality management from Glion Institute of Higher Education and eight years’ experience working for his father, Nicolas Audi, he decided to launch the new product line “Ready To Eat Just Heat” by Nicolas Audi.
HN sits down with Aline Kamakian, owner and CEO of Fig Holding, who is responsible for spreading the Armenian heritage with her own YouTube channel and a wave of restaurants, Mayrig and Batchig, serving Armenian delicacies in Lebanon, KSA, Armenia and Maldives.
While IHG has a clear strategy, well-loved brands and a robust business model, we are not immune to a crisis of this magnitude. During this challenging time, we have stayed focused on being there for our guests.
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 .
Ziad Kamel, CEO and founder of Cloud Restaurants is an effervescent entrepreneur with an insatiable passion for the hospitality sector and an untampered enthusiast that is best portrayed in his brands: Go! Greek, Go! Healthy, Go! Pasta, Go! Chinese, Go! Noodle, Go! Risotto & Pasta.
Globe-trotting chef, television personality and culinary consultant Joe Barza is credited with introducing Lebanese cuisine to diners around the world. We managed to sit him down for a few minutes and ask him to share his thoughts on the past and plans for the future.