Hakkasan Group will open five restaurants in Saudi Arabia in partnership with Saudi Arabian hospitality and property management company, Al Khozama Management Company.
The move marks Hakkasan Group’s first venture into Saudi Arabia, and includes Yauatcha and Sato no Hana brands.
Commenting on the partnership, Abdulaziz Al Habib, President of Al Khozama Management Company said: “Hakkasan Group excels in creating dining experiences that are unmatched. We look forward to working together to cater to this segment and introduce to the market a new level of excellence in dining unprecedented in the Kingdom… Our relationship with Hakkasan Group will enable us to reach new heights in delivering on our promise to our country, our society and all visitors of the Kingdom.”
CEO of Hakkasan Group, Neil Moffitt, said: “Saudi Arabia has a flourishing restaurant sector and is an ideal location for the Group to open our restaurant brands Hakkasan, Yauatcha and Sato no Hana. With a dynamic economy and growing numbers of tourists visiting Saudi Arabia, we are excited about bringing a new and fresh dining experience for both locals and the global customer coming to the region.
“Importantly, this partnership builds on our global expansion strategy by rounding out our portfolio in the Middle East, where we already have a presence in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Doha, and soon to be in Bahrain. For Hakkasan Group, choosing like-minded partners has always been key for us. Al Khozama operates one of the most successful luxury hospitality companies in the Kingdom and caters to a similar clientele of well-traveled high-net worth individuals. They have the same focus and passion for excellence in culinary experiences and impeccable service. We look forward to bringing our distinctive offerings to the Kingdom with Al Khozama”.
Al Khozama, founded in 1995, has more than 50 hospitality establishments across the Middle East, Europe, the USA, and Asia.
Hakkasan Group is a worldwide hospitality company with establishments located across the United States, Europe, Middle East, and Asia.