GGICO Gourmet Investment L.L.C was established in 2014. It is a diversification strategy further growing the GGICO Group's investment into the food retail industry. The company aspires to be the most desired franchise partner and the best in its field, as it acquires and introduces new brands with high growth potential in the GCC region. It has franchise agreements in place with renowned brands based in US and Europe, such as Buca di Beppo, Mama Fu's and Le Crobag.
Sharing the cultural ethos of the group, GGICO Gourmet makes diversity the cornerstone of its development. This is well illustrated in its harmonious multi-cultural environment where team members are given equal opportunity for growth and development, and in its spectrum of cuisine and dining options that allows it to cater and connect with a diverse range of customers.
The sound returns and steady growth of the company can be highly attributed to its shared core values – Passion, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence (P.R.I.D.E.) that has been the guiding principle in driving the behavior of its employees in achieving a common goal.
"Be the Best Food Retail Company
and Most Desired Franchise Partner
in the GCC region."
It is our mission to enrich the lives of our guests, our employees and stakeholders.
Aquire and introduce new brands with strong growth potential in the market, delivering an array of flavorful cuisines & gastronomic experiences.
Nurture a winning network of raving fans and franchise partners through a commitment to providing excellent value products and exceptional customer service.
Be a great place to work with a fun and harmonious multi-cultural environment, where employees are given equal opportunity to develop and grow.
Generate sound returns for stakeholders by providing excellent products and service to customers, maximizing long-term & prosperous relationship with our suppliers and giving back to the community.
We work with P.R.I.D.E. It is our guiding principle in driving the behavior of our employees in achieving a common goal.
Mr. Mohamed AwadallaChief Executive Officer
Mohamed Awadalla is an international hotelier with over three decades of experience. He has worked with leading global hospitality companies including Mövenpick, Hilton and Rotana. Today, with overall responsibility for the company's to spearhead future development and drive the commercial success of TIME Hotels' rapidly expanding portfolio across the Middle East and Northern Africa.
Mr. Richard McGrathChief Financial Officer
Richard assists in developing the brand and is focused on laying the ground work in the finance discipline to ensure that the business is ready for rapid expansion over the next five to ten years.
Mr. Eddie IgnatiusCorporate Director of Innovation & Quality
Eddie started his career with Rosewood Hotel & Resorts then joined Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, Emirates Palace, Rotana, and TIME Hotels, overlooking quality assurance and business excellence are core to achieving desired service levels.