BinHendi Hospitality Opens Doors For Franchising

Published May 21st, 2008 - 12:58 GMT

BinHendi Hospitality Opens Doors For Franchising

Now Accepting Proposals Worldwide Trendsetting F&B Concept Japengo Café

BinHendi Hospitality’s aggressive expansion continues with the opening up of franchising opportunities for investors worldwide, a growth strategy running alongside the opening of a number of F&B outlets in its portfolio across the region.

The company’s trendsetting, multi-cuisine Japengo Café is the first brand among its F&B outlets to be offered to interested investors. The stylish, fusion restaurant concept currently has nine outlets in Dubai’s most fashionable and upscale districts, and has an overseas outlets in Mumbai, India and Muscat, Oman.

“This is an exciting period in the company’s history. We are growing on several fronts and are taking some of our locally developed restaurant concepts into overseas markets,” said Khalil Fakih, Business Development Manager of BinHendi Hospitality. “Japengo has been our flagship concept since it launched and we are thrilled that it now has enough strength as a brand to succeed in a foreign market. We have of course not left anything to chance.”

In Dubai, Japengo has delighted countless guests with its impeccable fusion cuisine, highlighting Chinese, Japanese and Mediterranean influences. The restaurant’s warm and friendly ambience along with a casual yet chic interior has made it one of the city’s much loved dining destinations, and has received numerous citations as proof of the lofty place it holds in the city’s F&B industry.

“Variety is a key component of the success of Japengo.  This along with the casual theme dining provides appeal to all diners whether local or tourists,” added Fakih.
Mr. Khalil Fakih believes that the global market is ready to welcome Japengo. Several candidates will be selected and pre-qualified to obtain a Japengo Café franchise.  “In order to be considered, potential partners must possess some relative knowledge of the F&B industry or a retail business and a strong desire to succeed.  They should be hard working, have good people skills, and be able to succeed within Japengo’s set operational procedures,” added Fakih.
According to Khalil Fakih, additional maturity, stability, and high personal standards of honesty, integrity and excellence are some of the other intangible requirements that they will be looking for in investors. “It is essential that our franchise partners share our values and practice the business the same way we do,” he explained.

In addition to operational and field support, Japengo franchisees will receive support, advice and guidelines on site selection, marketing, purchasing, research & development and sales among other services to ensure their success.

BinHendi Hospitality’s aggressive regional push reflects the vision of its founding father – Mohi-Din BinHendi. His passion for creativity and new concepts has resulted in the hospitality division expanding into more than a dozen restaurants and coffee shops, each uniquely positioned and a leader in its category.
BinHendi Hospitality offers an exciting selection of dining options available throughout Dubai. Fashionable, relaxed and timeless, BinHendi Hospitality prides itself in presenting various cuisines from sushi to sandwich specialties, from the favorite pastas to succulent seafood and steaks with unique sauces and accompaniments.
Bella Donna Restaurant, Café Havana, Japengo Café, among other concepts, provide visitors and residents with an opportunity to taste ingenious food concepts in a genuinely warm atmosphere, backed by dedicated service.
Interested investors are requested to contact Japengo Café BinHendi Enterprises by email, at, stating interest in franchising in the subject line for further details and guidelines.

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