Omar Yunes is one of the most important entrepreneurs in Mexico and is the owner of 13 franchise units of sushi Itto, one of the most popular Japanese fast food restaurants. In a recently held Best Franchisee in the World Competition held in Florence, Italy, Omar Yunes won the award for being the Best Franchisee. Thousands of other participants from different parts of the world participated in the competition. Omar Yunes won the award because he brought tremendous value to the brand and helped in popularizing the brand further in the demography he opened his franchise units. More than 400 employees work at the outlets he owns, and in the future, he plans to open many other franchise units.
Upon receiving the award, he gave credit to his employees who are parts of his business and said that winning the competition is only possible because of their consistent efforts. The Sushi Itto stores owned by Omar Yunes are located in the Mexico City, Puebla, and Veracruz. Omar Yunes is a very humble man and has worked hard to achieve the success he enjoys today. Starting out at the young age of 21, when he opened his first franchise unit of Sushi Itto, Omar Yunes has traveled a long distance in the fast food business in a concise period. Many other participants were present at the event from 34 countries, including France, Mexico, Hungary, Argentina, France, and more.
The parameters for judging the winners were very stringent, and it became apparent to the judges from the very beginning that Omar Yunes is a strong contender. The way Omar Yunes helped in marketing the brand and how he has been able to scale his business are benchmarks in the firm. Sushi Itto has a total of 150 outlets across the country, and the units owned by Omar Yunes are among the highest performing. Mr. Diego Elizarrarras, the organizer of the competition said that Omar Yunes deserves the BFW award because he has managed his business well, and the units owned by him are loved by the customers, and maintain high standards in terms of quality, service, cleanliness, customer satisfaction, and other factors.