Omar Yunes gained international critical acclaim after he joined Sushi Itto, a Japanese food service network, as a franchisee. He also enabled a subsidiary of the company, which is based in Mexico City, to win the 2015 Best Franchisee of the World (BFW) award. The award ceremony took place in Florence, Italy, and it focused on honoring bands that are excelling in the franchising industry.
Besides Mexico City, Sushi Itto has other offices in Veracruz and Puebla that amount to 13 franchise units. Speaking during the BFW award ceremony, Yunes dedicated the award to Sushi’s professional team that comprises of 400 employees. He said that this professional team enabled the food service band to develop innovative and unique products.
The ceremony featured representatives of BFW from 34 nations, including Mexico, Portugal, France, Brazil, and Hungary. Franchisees were awarded depending on their contributions to a brand, knowledge, influence, and motivation of employees. Omar Yunes took the first position in the national qualifier category because of his involvement in helping Sushi Itto implement control boards and adopt better information management strategies.
Iván Tamer, who works for Prendamex as a franchisee, won the second place. Benjamin Cancelmo, Sushi’s CEO, said that the awards were a reflection of the company’s commitment to excellent customer service. Judges for the Mexican chapter of BFW comprised of representatives of the Entrepreneur, the Mexican Association of Franchises, and the Universidad Anáhuac.
About Omar Yunes
In addition to his involvement with Sushi Itto, Yunes is an investor who hails from Mexico. Yunes has been the recipient of several professional awards in the Best Franchisee of the Word competitions. As a franchisee, he is majorly involved in the food business. He also manages more than 13 franchises located in Mexico City, Veracruz, and Puebla.
Yunes is usually aggressive when marketing his products. Due to his commitment to serve clients in the food industry, his brand has created more than 400 employment opportunities within the 13 units of Sushi Itto. Sushi Itto managed to establish and adopt an effective working strategy and structure thanks to Yunes’ efforts. The company also created a new board focused on implementing its business strategies.