Omar Yunes is a Mexican entrepreneur and restaurateur. He operates restaurants in Mexico under the Sushi Itto brand. The Japanese brand operates restaurant chains around the world. It has numerous interests in North and South America. This includes restaurants in Mexico, Panama, Honduras and many others. Omar Yunes oversees over ten percent of the brand’s interests in the region.
Omar Yunes was recently recognized as the Best Franchisee of the World. He won first place for his efforts to promote the Sushi Itto franchise. He oversees thirteen restaurants in Mexico located in Mexico City, Puebla, and Veracruz. He attributed the win to the dedication and commitment of his staff at the various establishments. The event attracted participants from over thirty countries from Europe, the Americas, and Asia.
Omar Yunes won the award for his excellence in service delivery. It is also a recognition of his efforts to align the outlets with the brand’s values. The brand is committed to exceptional service and hospitality as well as maintaining the unique and delicious flavor that it is renowned for.
He was selected for the award by a mix of industry stakeholders. These include the Entrepreneur Magazine, industry entrepreneurs, the Mexican Association of Franchises as well as associates of The Anahuac University in Mexico. The award has put the country’s cuisine and eateries on the global map. It is sponsored by global food suppliers such as Dairy Queen.
Omar Yunes has chosen to focus on his business interests away from the political activities his family is more known for. His father is active in local politics. He is also said to be interested in some real estate ventures in California. The state has a vibrant property market where demand is still higher than supply. This has led to increases in property prices as well as rents.
This is putting a real squeeze on the nonprofit and charitable communities in the area. State officials are scrambling to offer solutions to mitigate against a mass exodus of the non-profit community. For example, in San Francisco, the state is providing subsidies on rent as well as facilitating charities to purchase the buildings they operate from. Omar Yunes entry into this lucrative property market is expected to augment supply and provide the much-needed relief.