Gourmet Gulf, a food and beverage retail brand operating top-tier brands in the Gulf region has recently unveiled its plans for expansion in India and the Middle East.
Gourmet Gulf, a food and beverage retail brand operating top-tier brands in the Gulf region has recently unveiled its plans for expansion in India and the Middle East. The company is targeting 100 units by 2014 via franchise route and is initiating the expansion by opening 17 outlets in 2010, confirmed Sami Daud, CEO, Gourmet Gulf.
As told to Ramanjit Kaur of Franchise India Holdings Pvt. Ltd, “Having emerged unscathed from recession, Gourmet Gulf Company finds this an opportune time to implement its expansion plans,” said Daud. The company’s ambitious thrust will be in India, where JSMGCC India Pvt. Ltd a joint venture between Gourmet Gulf Company’s and Mumbai-based JSM Corporation, will launch new outlets for California Pizza Kitchen, another famous international brand.
The company operates units of prestigious brands including Gourmet Burger Kitchen, California Pizza Kitchen, YO! Sushi and Morelli’s Gelato. It is all set to open seven outlets in Saudi Arabia during 2010. Daud further added that, our successful model that has ensured profitable operations even in difficult times has emboldened us to add new global brands and transport our experience to new customers. Our competitive pricing and high service standards have enabled us to make the difference.
Currently, Gourmet Gulf operates 20 units in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain. The company defied recessionary trends by launching a new brand, California Pizza Kitchen, in 2009 and produced above expectations results.