Elias Madbak, director of operations at RMAL
Hospitality, franchise partner for the brand in the UAE, said: "Our strategy is to deliver world-class experiences to the UAE.
Similarly, Mandeep Sandhu, group marketing manager at RMAL
Hospitality, said that wagamama expected an influx of diners during the festive season.
Having joined the group at the beginning of the eight months ago, and immediately recognised the under development of Wagamama Madbak secured a flagship location at The Dubai Mall with a fountain view, which is projected to break sales records for Wagamama and deliver 100% growth for RMAL
in less than one year.
Results of RMAL
completely coincided with the results of IHT.
The company tasked with bringing the vision for Ten Street to life for RMAL
is Studio M and the furniture was sourced locally by Studio M, apart from the pool tables, which were imported from the UK.
is to look for new world-class venues to expand the Marco Pierre White brand -- and the first new restaurant will be a Grill at the new Conrad Hotel on Sheikh Zayed Road, due to open this summer.
Hospitality operations manager Dani-Jan Gicquel Billington commented: "Ten Street isn't just a restaurant or a bar - it is a late night party spot designed to challenge people's expectations.
Commenting on the win, RMAL
Hospitality chief operating officer Toufic Khattar said: "I'm very proud of the team and their achievement.
Hospitality senior corporate chef Daniel Lewis says that sourcing is also dependent on the cuisine offered, and while some restaurants may need seasonal sourcing, others can do with a fairly set menu.
Since his move to RMAL
Hospitality in the last year, he has worked on the development of Wheelers of St James and Wagamama, while securing new Marco Pierre White (MPW) franchises which are underway, and is looking at the further expansion of Wagamama across the UAE.
What attracted you to the position at RMAL
It's all about how we differentiate and also how we can make this strong enough for the people on the Palm and elsewhere want to come down to Festival City," says RMAL
Hospitality CEO Anthony Liddiard.