Middle East Franchise Market Overview

by Glee Hospitality on October 20, 2020
In layman’s terms a franchise is essentially a person or a company that is given the license to run a business under a franchisor’s brand name. Based on mutual understanding,…

Glee Hospitality: Providing the ingredients for a successful F&B business

by Glee Hospitality on October 20, 2020
By Abdul Kader Saadi, Special to Gulf News Abdul Kader Saadi, Managing Director, Glee Hospitality Solutions, takes us through the brand’s service portfolio and its growth story as a premium…

What Do Hospitality Consultants Do?

by Glee Hospitality on October 19, 2020
By its nature, hospitality is a very broad industry that covers all businesses and roles wherein interaction occurs between staff and visitors. This might be in a hotel, a museum, or in a cafe; there are countless areas that call for hospitality services, but for the sake of convenience, we will narrow our focus onto hospitality consultancy for restaurants within this article.

Pros and Cons of Dark Kitchens (a Popular Trend in this Pandemic)

by Glee Hospitality on September 16, 2020
While we prize the freshness of food and comfortable ambience of our dine-in experiences, deliveries have become an incredibly important and lucrative service. As customers continue to shelter from the risk of the virus, online solutions pop up constantly to keep life running as near to normal as it can, and one such solution has been dark kitchens.

How to Open a Restaurant in the Middle East?

by Glee Hospitality on February 26, 2020
The number of restaurants in the UAE keeps on growing at a tremendous rate every year. On average, according to the Business Registration & Licensing (BRL) data, at least 1,000…

11 Best Practices and Tips for Your Restaurant’s Cash Flow

by Glee Hospitality on December 9, 2019
As we approach the end of the year, many F&B businesses are already getting concerned about consistent cash flow issues. When it comes to keeping a business running, cash is king. When cash is poorly managed, the business will grind to a halt. Managing restaurant cash flow can be tricky, especially if you have some other demanding issues that you have to attend to. Here are some of the best practices and tips to solve your most challenging cash flow concerns.

10 “Good” Restaurant Strategies that Can Harm Your Business

by Glee Hospitality on November 17, 2019
Restaurant businesses come up with different strategies to reach their goals, get good ROI, footfall, etc, but somehow, things don’t seem to work out. This could be because they are making or overlooking some mistakes that are hurting the business. If you are new in this business, you need a restaurant strategy with specific goals and objectives that are customer-centred to drive revenue. Some strategies may seem good on the surface but they are not entirely profitable. Let’s have a look at these types of strategies.

Top 10 Profitable Lessons from Fast Food Chains

by Glee Hospitality on November 3, 2019
Fast food chains are a common reference for F&B Consultants when they are giving success tips to start-ups or businesses. The food chains can teach your brand a few things about how to be successful in an economy that has cut-throat competition among businesses in the same industry.But why is the food chain industry booming?To succeed in the fast-moving industry, the mastery of a different set of parameters is required unlike those in the fine-dining sector. Clients in this industry are looking for predictability, affordability, convenience and speed rather than a memorable eating experience.

Common and Overlooked Mistakes Found During Restaurant Audits

by Glee Hospitality on September 19, 2019
Running a restaurant is no easy task. There are a lot of moving parts that have to be working correctly and in sync to ensure the success of your restaurant.…

How Will F&B Businesses Benefit from the Dubai Expo 2020?

by Glee Hospitality on September 11, 2019
An expo is a world fair, where countries from all over the globe come together to showcase or share their innovations and ideas. The first World Expo, titled Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations, was held in The Crystal Palace in Hyde Park, London in 1851. It is considered the first exhibition of manufactured products on a global scale, and it laid the foundation for all the World Expos held in the following years. In November 2013, Dubai was awarded the right to host the Dubai Expo 2020. It will be held in Dubai South District, near Al Maktoum International Airport.