BNC Publishing and Hotel & Catering News Middle East’s The Big Food & Beverage Forum 2019 and The Leaders in F&B Awards 2019 will take place on Monday, November 18 at Sofitel Dubai The Palm.

About the company
Glee Hospitality has successfully launched over 50 plus F&B concepts, unveiled 70 plus outlets across the region, including the UAE, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Oman, and Kuwait among others, and we proudly manage a team of nearly 300 employees.

In 2019, we saw the addition of the Cairo satellite office to our network and in 2020, amid the cusp of closing this decade of pride and achievements, we’re honoured to have officially extended Glee’s operations into The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with our new official Saudi branch.

Slogan/ethos and core values
Launching a successful F&B concept is going to test the limits of your passion, endurance, focus and dedication. None of these are possible without a strong team to lay the foundation and begin the journey to success.

At Glee Hospitality Solutions, our power comes from the strength of our teams which possess all of these traits to create the backbone for our clients and their success.

The most successful projects/product launches
After launching restaurants for almost a decade, we’ve been very fortunate over the years to launch some very successful restaurant concepts over the years. Some of our earlier concepts that we’re extremely proud of include Molten ME, Burger Hood and Zattara. Plus, Nolus enjoyed relatively great success in the market.

More recently, we’ve launched a slew of successful concepts, which include Parlour Café, Nourish, The Roost and Kishmish. These projects were met with praise and we’re extremely pleased with their overall market reception. In addition, we recently launched White & Bear in Dubai, Decaf in Al Ain and Mint & Coco in Muscat, Oman.

In the pipeline
We recently launched KOBEYA, a far eastern and Japanese gluten-free kitchen concept in Dar Al Wasl Dubai. KOBEYA is about premier ingredients and the Kobe beef is flown in directly from the best Japanese suppliers.

We’re launching in November BLACK SPOON in Riyadh, which serves casual American all-day dining. In addition, we’re opening OLE in Riyadh too, a U Walk development serving specialty coffee and a variety of dessert options.

Why have you chosen to sponsor these events?
The leaders in F&B Awards 2019 continue the tradition of recognising various players in the F&B industry for their individual milestones and accomplishments. From our end, it’s a privilege to help sponsor such a significant accolade to the F&B industry.

As an enterprise, we always want to be at the forefront of the market, seeking to improve our ties with key F&B/hospitality professionals and The Leaders in F&B awards is the perfect medium to facilitate this.