UAE based Tea Break café wins Arab Franchise “Home grown Franchise of the Year award”
Mr P.K Shahban Managing Director of Tea Break Café UAE, receives the prestigious “ Home 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 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.
“Thank you jury for this honor and giving this award , it makes feel great on being rewarded and I am grateful to everyone who has always been a part of my journey, from my family to friends, from my team and everyone. It is a pleasure to witness this beautiful moment in the presence of you all” Shahban said in his award acceptance speech
Tea Break is a fast-growing homegrown UAE tea and burger brand. It was founded by young entrepreneur P.K. Shahban back in 2014 in Abu Dhabi. Over the past 8 years, it has established a growing presence across 20 outlets with 30 Tea Break franchises across the UAE. The brand places immense focus on quality and customer experience. The newly evolved menu presents options such as in-house manufactured buns, meats etc. Tea Break has now planned to spread across 10 countries with 100 outlets in the next coming years.
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 towards 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