Omar Yunes – Well-Established Entrepreneur in the Food Industry of Mexico

Making it big in the food industry is never easy due to the massive competition. There are numerous choices that people have these days when it comes to where to eat and what to eat. Winning over all the choices that people have these days and running a restaurant successfully is a great achievement. Omar Yunes, one of the most successful restaurateurs in Mexico, started and managed a fast food joint successfully when he was only 21 years old. At that time, Sushi Itto, a Japanese fusion food brand started spreading in Mexico, and Omar Yunes realized it is a great opportunity to get started in the food industry; he was so passionate about from the very young age.


After opening the first Sushi Itto joint at the age of 21, he continued opening one after the other, and today proudly owns 13 franchise units of Sushi Itto. All of his 13 franchise units are highly successful and profitable, and it is because of this reason he also won the Best Franchisee of the World Competition in 2015. It is one of the most challenging competitions in the food industry, where franchisees from across the globe participate. There are many other big brands and names in the food industry that participates in this competition, but Omar Yunes surpassed them all to emerge victoriously. When taking the award from the organizers at the award ceremony held in Florence, Italy, he mentioned his 400 employees and gave them credit for making it possible.


Omar Yunes has a firm grip on the food industry and understands the industry well. He believes that it is essential for any restaurant owner to keep the employees motivated. No matter how big the franchise brand is, it all boils down to the kind of food the particular joint serves and how polite and courteous the employees are. Omar Yunes keeps his employees motivated by paying them well and ensuring that there is a system in place that enables the employees to communicate with him without any hindrance. It helps Omar to keep track of any loopholes in the business and take corrective measures at the right time.