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Expanding and localising restaurant brands into Saudi Arabia

Think Hospitality Managing Partner, James Hacon takes to the Future Hospitality Investment Stage to chair a panel on entering the Saudi Arabian restaurant market with a global concept. His panellists include;

Nicolas Budzynski Chief Executive Officer, LPM Restaurant & Bar

Benjamin Calleja Founder, Fast Fine Restaurant Group

Sanjay Dwivedi Chef Patron & Culinary Director, Meraki Restaurants

Roaya Saleh Founder, Villa Mamas , President & Founder, RS Management WLL

Discussion points include;

  • Embracing Saudi nationals in the workplace and engaging this powerful workforce to best effect

  • How restaurant brands can enter the Saudi Arabian market

  • Views on the culinary scene in Saudi Arabia

  • Finding the right partners, suppliers and team to open a restaurant in Saudi Arabia

  • Cities that are being considered across Saudi Arabia to expand restaurant groups

  • Brand and proposition localisation for restaurant brands entering Saudi Arabia


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