A look at the state of the hospitality industry with Rabih Fakhreddine

A look at the state of the hospitality industry with Rabih Fakhreddine

Rabih Fakhreddine, founder and CEO of 7 Management, has always had a passion for the food and entertainment industry. As a trailblazing restaurateur, he evaluates the state of the industry and shares a few trade secrets.

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TAMADA set to open in Dubai

TAMADA set to open in Dubai

Ennismore and 7 Management will be launching TAMADA at SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences by December 2023, offering a unique dining experience.

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5 nightlife influencers on achieving after-dark success

5 nightlife influencers on achieving after-dark success

Staying ahead in a fiercely competitive, ever-changing environment and retaining customer loyalty are just some of the hurdles that operators in the nightlife segment face. HN caught up with some of the region’s leading industry influencers to discover more about how they navigate the notoriously challenging nightlife nightlife scene.

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9 influential restaurateurs at the table

9 influential restaurateurs at the table

We asked a group of successful restaurateurs to share their insights, philosophies and upcoming projects with Hospitality News Middle East. Here’s what they had to say.

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6 knights of hospitality

6 knights of hospitality

If you thought the nightlife scene in the Middle East had died down in the post-pandemic era, think again. The industry is abuzz with innovative and ambitious concepts, so who better to guide us through the dark than the brilliant entrepreneurs behind them?

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Rabih Fakhreddine: taking over the region

Rabih Fakhreddine: taking over the region

Rabih Fakhreddine has always had a passion for the food and entertainment industry, opening his first oasis of music and cuisine, Seven Sisters, in Beirut in 2015 and forming 7 Management soon after. He went on to develop 10 food, beverage and entertainment concepts, affirming his position as an F&B trendsetter.

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Influential restaurateurs at the table

Influential restaurateurs at the table

Creating a successful F&B concept in the Middle East is no easy feat, and yet these five restaurateurs make it look effortless. We learn more about their brands and expansion plans.

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B018, the Beirut-born legacy, makes its way to Dubai

B018, the Beirut-born legacy, makes its way to Dubai

For decades, B018, Beirut’s acclaimed “bunker,” has been calling all music and party lovers to an alluring nightlife scene.

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Rabih Fakhreddine a trendsetter in the F&B and nightlife scene

Rabih Fakhreddine a trendsetter in the F&B and nightlife scene

Born in Lebanon, Rabih Fakhreddine graduated with a degree in business marketing from the American University of Beirut. Early in his career, he gained experience in the FMCG industry, including a prestigious position at British American Tobacco (BAT) as a manager of the Levant region. A visionary at heart, Fakhreddine stepped out of the corporate world to follow his passion for the food and entertainment industry. In 2015, he opened Seven Sisters, a luxurious oasis of music and cuisine within the heart of Beirut, and formed 7 Management soon after. The success of Seven Sisters acted as a catalyst for the development of the ten food, beverage and entertainment concepts that followed.

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Out of the Darkness

Out of the Darkness

While 2020 was a particularly troublesome year for the nightlife sector, things seem to be picking up. We interviewed six industry veterans to hear how their businesses survived the pandemic and their predictions for 2021.

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