Restaurant Secrets Inc. (RSI) has confirmed that is has acquired the lease and operating rights of five restaurants from Emaar Hospitality Group, including a brand new concept called The Loft at Dubai Opera.
Alongside The Loft at Dubai Opera, the deal includes French-inspired restaurant, La Serre Bistro & Boulangerie, and two additional restaurants joining RSI’s portfolio in Q1 2019. The final addition will be the introduction of a new gastropub concept slated for Q2 2019.
Ralph Homer, CEO and co-founder of Restaurant Secrets Inc. said, “We are pleased to mark the start of 2019 with such a significant expansion. This is a major step forward for RSI as we work towards increasing our regional footprint and growing our portfolio of strongly operated brands, managed within our in-house solutions expertise.
“Part of our vision is to reform the region’s lifestyle dining scene, and take it to greater heights by bringing experiential dining to the forefront. Operations and brand management play a major part in the sustainability of good concepts and we intend to focus on these important pillars for us and our clients in 2019.”
The expansion increases RSI’s portfolio to over 15 restaurants and food concepts in the pipeline for 2019-2020, as it continues its expansion plans across Dubai, London, and Saudi Arabia to become a leading firm in F&B incubation and restaurant management.
RSI has actively developed more than 200 successful restaurant concepts across the UAE, GCC, and London since 2008.