Omar Yunes – Winning the Best Franchisee of the World Competition with Ease

Omar Yunes is a familiar name in the food industry of Mexico and is the owner of 13 Franchise units of Sushi Itto brand in the country. The 13 franchise units owned by Omar Yunes are located in Puebla, Veracruz, and Mexico City. Omar Yunes started off in the food industry at a very young age of 21, but he never bogged down to the challenges he faced.


Omar Yunes was determined to make it big in the food industry from the very beginning of his childhood due to his immense passion and love for food. And, when Sushi Itto, one of the most popular Japanese fast food brands came to Mexico, Omar didn’t hesitate to make a substantial investment to start his first Sushi Itto joint. Even though he owns 13 franchise units of Sushi Itto now, he has expansion plans in his mind and wants to open much more in the years to come.


The success of Omar Yunes can be measured by the number of awards in the food industry he was won over the years. In 2015, he even won the Best Franchisee in the World Competition, which is amongst the most challenging competitions in the food business. Omar Yunes said when receiving the award that it is one of the milestones that he has been waiting to achieve for a long, and thanks to the determined and dedicated efforts of his workforce of over 400 employees, he has been able to win the BFW Competition finally. Hundreds of franchise from 34 countries participated in the 2015 edition of the Best Franchisee of the World Competition. Winning such a contest is one of the most prestigious recognitions in the industry. It also helped in bringing much fame and positive reputation to the Sushi Itto brand as well as the restaurants owned by Omar Yunes.


Omar Yunes comes from a family that has a political background and has sound financial backing. However, Omar Yunes never banked upon his family’s wealth and went on to create his own success story through hard work and determination to succeed in the industry he is so passionate about.

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