Arby's meats in Egypt
Dec. 13, 2017
by MEAT+POULTRY Staff
The chain will open 50 restaurants in the country starting in early 2018.
ATLANTA – Arby’s Restaurant Group Inc. will soon be adding another country to its list of international locations. The chain announced a development agreement Dec. 12 with Vantage Egypt for Tourism and Entertainment (Vantage Egypt) to build 50 new Arby’s restaurants in Egypt. The new restaurants will begin opening in 2018.
“I am very happy about working with a great, successful brand like Arby’s,” said Mohamed Halawa, owner of Vantage Egypt. “We are very determined to make Arby’s one of the most successful restaurant concepts in the Egyptian Market.”
This agreement will add more Arby’s to the region. The brand is also opening new restaurants in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia through its franchisee, Kharafi Global.
“We are excited to welcome Vantage Egypt in to the Arby’s family and look forward to working with them,” said Paul Brown, CEO of ARG. “They are experienced restaurant operators who will do a fantastic job expanding our brand throughout Egypt.”
Headquartered in Atlanta, Arby’s has more than 3,300 restaurants in seven countries.
Vantage Egypt for Tourism and Entertainment was founded in 2006 and owns and operates several restaurant concepts and international brands in Egypt including Papa John’s Pizza.