Saudi Based Raydan Food Company wins Arab Franchise Prestigious “Homegrown Franchise of the Year” award.
Mr.Omar Rabeh Al-Salmi , Chairman, Raydan Foods Company Ltd receives the prestigious “Home Grown Franchise of the Year award” from Dr. Eesa Mohammed Bastaki, President of the University of Dubai
Dubai: Arab Franchise Awards which recognized the excellence in the franchise industry of the Arab world announced the winners of 2022. Franchise industry leaders filled the Pullman Creek Ballroom to celebrate 2022’s top franchise entrepreneurs, leaders, and their legacy. The ceremony began with a keynote speech by Dr. Eesa Mohammed Bastaki, President of the University of Dubai – about the latest insights into the importance of homegrown franchise brands and how these trends can influence the local economy and help them expand globally.
Raydan Food Company is a Saudi Arabian joint-stock company, active in cuisines and restaurants. It was founded in 1989 in Jeddah. The company specializes in the development and operation of multifunctional restaurants and pastry shops, offering catering services and the development, management, operation, and selling of real estate. It has a branch operating under the trademark Raydan Cuisines & Restaurants, which has operations in Egypt as well. The Famous Arabian Cuisine restaurant chain Headquartered in Jeddah with 33 outlets across Saudi, UAE and Egypt is set to expand to 100 outlets in the next five years.
“This is really a proud moment for me and my entire team. I am grateful to all for contemplating Raydan Food Company for this award. It would never be possible for me without our valued customers and help from my team. I sincerely express my heartiest thankfulness to all”. Said Omar Rabeh after receiving the award
Among the winners was Reza Food Services Company, which is one of the largest developers of Mcdonald’s in the region. The company won the ‘Corporate Hall of Fame’ Franchise Award.
Fawaz Danish, President and Group CEO of Budget Saudi Arabia, won ‘Franchise Leader of the Year. Galadari Ice-Creams Company won the Franchise developer award outside the US. Al Hokair Group won “Franchise Brand of the Year” – Hospitality Category’. Adnoc Distribution won the ‘Franchise Brand of the Year award and Bird and Bird of the UK won the ‘Best Franchise Law Firm’ award. T. K. Khaleel of Bakemart and Gaurav Marya of Franchise India won the ‘Lifetime Achievement Awards for their contribution to the franchise industry. Barns Coffee operator won the ‘Best Homegrown Cafe’ award and Chaiiwala of London Ltd won ‘International Franchise Year of the Year”, among other companies. Franway of Saudi Arabia and Emtiyz of UAE won the Franchise Consultancy firm of the Year awards. Meals N More won the most Innovative Franchise of the year award. Auto detailing company, Green Shine won the “Green Franchise of the year” award. Raydan Food company and Barns café of Saudi Arabia won the best Restaurant and café Awards respectively.
Winners of Arab Franchise awards with the Chief Guest Dr. Eesa Mohammed Al Bastaki, President , University of Dubai