Doner Kebab to build Dubai factory

Plans part of $5.4mn investment and includes 12 new stores in Emirate

NEWS, Business, Doner Kebab, Factory

International franchiser Doner Kebab has announced plans to invest AED20mn ($5.4mn) to open 12 new outlets in Dubai this year.

The company said in a statement that it is also building a factory in Dubai to cope with demand for its products.

It added that it is now poised to exceed its target of managing 20 plus outlets in the GCC, in its first two years of operations in the region.

Doner Kebab is already present in nine locations across the UAE, and the 12 new outlets will be located in Al Barsha, Al Ghurair Centre, Burjuman Centre, Deira (next to Deira City Centre), Dragon Mart, Dubai Mall, Dubai Silicon Oasis, Dubai Sports City, Global village, JBR The Walk, Jumeirah road, and Tecom, it said in a statement.

The company, which started with 12 staff at its head office in Dubai, now has over 300 employees spread across the GCC, Pakistan, and a hub office in London.

The first Doner Kebab outlet opened in Berlin in 1989, and the business has since grown exponentially, with current operation in more than 14 countries.

"The UAE is one of the best performing markets globally, and our headquarters for the region. The market is demanding more of our products, and with the 12 new outlets, we can easily meet this demand. We are also building a factory in Dubai, so that we can supply our outlets with fresh ingredients, which incidentally is the trademark of our menu items," said Farshad Abbaszadeh, CEO, Doner Kebab. 

Most popular


Deadline approaches for CW Oman Awards 2020 in Muscat
You have until 20 January to submit your nominations for the ninth edition of the


CW In Focus | Inside the Leaders in KSA Awards 2019 in Riyadh
Meet the winners in all 10 categories and learn more about Vision 2030 in this
CW In Focus | Leaders in Construction Summit UAE 2019
A roundup of Construction Week's annual summit that was held in Dubai this September

Latest Issue

Construction Week - Issue 765
Jun 29, 2020