OUR HISTORY


Dr. Adel Bukhowa established Yum Yum Tree Food Court in Bahrain, June 1996; creating the unique concept of an international style food court; restaurants within a restaurant. A place to sit and relax with delicious cuisine from East and West.

Bukhowa Investments LLC, gained regional prominence over the years and expanded to food courts with its international cuisine concepts. Principally sourced through master franchise agreements from the United States and Canada.

Since it first opened in Bahrain, this business and its brands continued to expand in major malls, airports, petrol stations, office parks and street side locations. Establishing a strong presence in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the UAE.

In 2016, Global Capital Management, a subsidiary of Global Investment House, Kuwait, acquired the Bukhowa family business giving birth to ‘YYT Food Corporation LLC”.

Today, our food business is a strong GCC entity. Housed under the group name “YYT Food Corporation LLC”. Operating more than 146 food locations. Our brand portfolio with established international brands includes; Vanellis, Pad Thai, Teriyaki, Subway, Al Mangal Express, Tandori, Menchie’s, Yum Yum Tree and much more.


OUR JOURNEY


OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM

Hesham Almekkawi

Chief Executive Officer


Zakir Hussain Rizvi

Chairman, YYT
Partner Global Capital Management, a subsidiary fully owned of Global Investment House






OUR VISION


YYT Food Corp. is a new departure. We are establishing true equity as a leading operator in QSR and Fast Casual across the GCC and MENA region; delivering multi brand, in multi-market food solutions.

YYT Food Corp. aims to carry forward the legacy of what was a family business and create a culturally well rooted organization based on strong values, committed to its communities.


OUR VALUES


UNRELENTING PASSION
for business, growth and development.

UNPARALLELED COMMITMENT
for customer service, creativity, commitment, and to retain valuable colleagues.

STRONG BELIEF
in ethical standards, building sustainable partnerships, promoting equality and diversity.


OUR MISSION


For our diverse group of customers, YYT Food Corporation will provide
Everyday Food, Managed, Excellently.


Being aspirational fast casual or fast food, YYT Food Corporation will deliver exciting food -everyday- from a wide variety of international & homegrown brands under its wings. YYT Food Corporation will ensure customers will experience up-to-date F&B concepts in both fast casual & quick service sectors.

Our mission is to become the preferred company delivering a variety of cuisines in different regions, and to be the preferred institution of our customers, our employees, our stakeholders, as well as our brand owners.

OUR HISTORY


Dr. Adel Bukhowa established Yum Yum Tree Food Court in Bahrain, June 1996; creating the unique concept of an international style food court; restaurants within a restaurant. A place to sit and relax with delicious cuisine from East and West.

Bukhowa Investments LLC, gained regional prominence over the years and expanded to food courts with its international cuisine concepts. Principally sourced through master franchise agreements from the United States and Canada.

Since it first opened in Bahrain, this business and its brands continued to expand in major malls, airports, petrol stations, office parks and street side locations. Establishing a strong presence in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the UAE.

In 2016, Global Capital Management, a subsidiary of Global Investment House, Kuwait, acquired the Bukhowa family business giving birth to ‘YYT Food Corporation LLC”.

Today, our food business is a strong GCC entity. Housed under the group name “YYT Food Corporation LLC”. Operating more than 146 food locations. Our brand portfolio with established international brands includes; Vanellis, Pad Thai, Teriyaki, Subway, Al Mangal Express, Tandori, Menchie’s, Yum Yum Tree and much more.


OUR JOURNEY


1984

Subway opened
in Bahrain

1996

Yum Yum Tree Food
Court opened in Bahrain

2000

Vanellis opened
in Qatar

2005

Teriyaki opened
in the UAE

2005

Vanellis opened
in KSA

2007

Pad Thai opened
in Bahrain

2007

Tandori opened
in Bahrain

2008

Pad Thai opened
in the UAE

2012

Menchie's
opened in Bahrain

2016

Global acquired
Bukhowa business
under YYT Food Corp. LLC

OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM

Hesham Almekkawi

Chief Executive Officer


Zakir Hussain Rizvi

Chairman, YYT
Partner Global Capital Management, a subsidiary fully owned of Global Investment House

OUR VISION


YYT Food Corp. is a new departure. We are establishing true equity as a leading operator in QSR and Fast Casual across the GCC and MENA region; delivering multi brand, in multi-market food solutions.

YYT Food Corp. aims to carry forward the legacy of what was a family business and create a culturally well rooted organization based on strong values, committed to its communities.


OUR VALUES


UNRELENTING PASSION
for business, growth and development.

UNPARALLELED COMMITMENT
for customer service, creativity, commitment, and to retain valuable colleagues.

STRONG BELIEF
in ethical standards, building sustainable partnerships, promoting equality and diversity.


OUR MISSION


For our diverse group of customers, YYT Food Corporation will provide
Everyday Food, Managed, Excellently.


Being aspirational fast casual or fast food, YYT Food Corporation will deliver exciting food -everyday- from a wide variety of international & homegrown brands under its wings. YYT Food Corporation will ensure customers will experience up-to-date F&B concepts in both fast casual & quick service sectors.

Our mission is to become the preferred company delivering a variety of cuisines in different regions, and to be the preferred institution of our customers, our employees, our stakeholders, as well as our brand owners.