Running one restaurant successfully is a huge task, imagine running 13 of them. Yes, it is what Omar Yunes has been correctly doing for the past many years. Omar Yunes is the winner of the Best Franchisee in the World Competition if was held in Florence, Italy. Participants from 34 countries took part in the event, and they were evaluated on many different parameters including the revenue, brand value enhancement, contribution to the network, market image, and more. Omar Yunes has been passionate about the restaurant business from a very young age and the fact that he started the first of his 13 Sushi Itto franchises at the age of 21, signifies it.
Omar Yunes understands that to run a restaurant successfully, consistency in flavor and service is essential. It is what he has emphasized on for all these years to ensure that the brand’s popularity and the market image doesn’t take a hit. Sushi Itto has a total of 150 franchise units across the globe, and Omar Yunes own 13 of those. When he was named as the winner of the BFW competition, not many people were surprised as he is considered to be one of the smartest and organized entrepreneurs in the restaurant business currently. Diego Elizarrarras, who is the organizer of the BFW competition, said that Omar Yunes won the competition with a fair margin from other competitors. Omar Yunes had helped tremendously in making Sushi Itto brand highly popular among the people, who before the entry of Sushi Itto weren’t fully introduced to the Japanese fast-food cuisine.
Omar Yunes said that winning such a prestigious competition is an honor for him, and also gave the due credit to his 400 employees working across 13 Sushi Itto restaurants owned by him. Omar Yunes has an excellent incentive policy when it comes to keeping his employees motivated as he believes that a happy and satisfied employee would always ensure that the customer is content as well. Omar Yunes has plans to open many new restaurants in the years to come and is also well-known in Mexico as a real-estate investor.