ALAMAR FOODS EXPANDS ITS FOOTPRINT WITH THE LAUNCH OF ITS 600TH DOMINO’S STORE IN MENA, AND PAKISTAN
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 17th December 2022: Alamar Foods (Alamar), the Master Franchisee of Domino’s Pizza in the Middle East, North Africa, and Pakistan (the region) and Dunkin’ in Egypt and Morocco, announced the opening of their milestone 600th Domino’s store. The celebration took place at Uptown Mirdif Dubai, UAE on the 16th of December. The occasion was attended by Domino’s Pizza Inc. CEO, Russell Weiner, Ibrahim AlJammaz, Chairman at Alamar Foods and Filippo Sgattoni, the Group CEO at Alamar Foods. Further attendees at the occasion included Shobhit Tandon, Chief Operating Officer of Domino’s International Markets at Alamar Foods, Ibrahim AlSuhaibani, Chief Operating Officer of Domino’s KSA and Art D’Elia, Executive VP of Domino’s Pizza International.
Russel Weiner, Domino’s Pizza Inc. CEO, said: “We always believe that our number-one asset is our relationship with our franchisees. Alamar Foods have played an important role in the successful expansion of Domino’s in the MENAP region. We are delighted to partner with Alamar Foods because of their rich history in franchising and operations.”
The UAE has always remained a strategic market for Alamar Foods, and by expanding in the UAE, Alamar has created more opportunities for talented individuals to join their workforce and be a part of their success story.
Filippo Sgattoni, Group CEO at Alamar Foods, said: “We are proud to celebrate this momentous occasion and delighted to welcome everyone to the 600th Domino’s store located at Uptown Mirdif, Dubai. We are happy to lead the category through innovation in product and technology, aimed to enhance the customer experience. I would encourage our customers to witness the same in this new Pizza Theater design.”
“The Company is committed to support the region by focusing on local talents, building partnerships with local industry leaders and connecting with the local community,” Filippo added.
The event featured a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 2:00 PM on December 16th. The attendees also enjoyed fresh-out-of-the-oven pizzas and more.
Founded in 1960, Domino’s Pizza is the largest pizza company in the world, with a significant business in both delivery and carryout pizza. It ranks among the world’s top public restaurant brands with a global enterprise of more than 18,700 stores in over 90 markets. Domino’s had global retail sales of nearly $17.8 billion in 2021, with over $8.6 billion in the U.S. and over $9.1 billion internationally. Emphasis on technology innovation helped Domino’s achieve more than half of all global retail sales in 2021 from digital channels.
About Alamar Foods:
Alamar Foods, a publicly listed Company on the Saudi Exchange, is a Saudi-based leading Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) operator in the Middle East, North Africa, and Pakistan (MENAP Region) of two globally recognized brands: Domino’s, where Alamar has the exclusive right to develop and operate in 16 Countries across MENAP, and Dunkin’, where Alamar has the exclusive right to develop and operate in Egypt and Morocco. From its strategically located headquarters in Saudi Arabia, it has built over the last three decades a solid platform that today operates 600 Domino’s stores across 11 countries throughout MENAP and 54 Dunkin’ stores in Egypt and Morocco. Alamar employs a multicultural workforce of over 5,000 persons from 34 nationalities.