Reif Japanese Kushiyaki announces expansion plans across Middle East

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Homegrown Dubai concept, Reif Japanese Kushiyaki, recognised for an unconventional spin on Japanese food, is expanding with six new restaurants in the UAE, Egypt and Saudi Arabia. In UAE, the licensed version of Reif Japanese Kushiyaki will open in Souk Al Bahar along with an expansion of its current restaurant in Dar Wasl mall to accommodate a new bakery and breakfast café.May 2020 will see the opening of its first franchised Reif Japanese Kushiyaki restaurant in Cairo with Baky Hospitality set to seat 140 diners in a licensed space. Three new franchised locations are also being explored for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia with the first due to open later this year.To support the development drive, Reif Othman’s longstanding chef of over a decade, Jun Tomioka with 16 years of experience, takes on a regional chef de cuisine role for the existing restaurants, Reif Japanese Kushiyaki in Dar Wasl and Food District, and Kushi by Reif at Depachika, Nakheel Mall – more...