About Murad Alnasur Food & Hospitality Business Advisor
Mr. Murad Alnasur sits on the board of a number of companies, a contributing consultant to the Nigeria Franchise Study conducted by FBDS Nigeria. He is the Founder and Managing director of a Food & Beverage consultancy service company focusing on advising clients on all aspects of F&B business. Specializing in Franchising (Brand selection, market adaptation, location evaluation, menu development and contract negotiations), mergers and acquisitions, start-ups, operational support, talent selection, and financials.
Since 2006 in UAE, he has been involved in operating over 10 international brands representing franchisors as well as franchisees. Prior to arriving in the UAE, he has had a lengthy career in the F&B industry in the US. Having worked for multinational restaurant companies such as Brinker International, Cracker Barrel, Ponderosa, and Dave and Busters. Such gave him extensive experience in the restaurant business and franchise model.
He was instrumental in the expansion plans of Arabian Food Supplies such as the launch of Prime Hospitality (A company owned by Ghobash Trading and Investment) in 2010; Securing 3 brands (Chopsticks, Butler’s chocolate Café and Russo’s New York Pizzeria).
Most recently, he was responsible for the General Managerial duties, Operational duties, and Business Development duties for 4 regional brands (Scoozi, Napoletana, La Piazza, and Bob’s Easy Diner) which are brands owned and operated by the Boubess Group in the UAE.
I has participated as a speaker at conferences related to franchising, including 2013, 2014,2015, and 2016 Gulfood, Future Retail conference, world Franchise associates franchise forums, Franchising &Brand Dealership in Turkey, The 2016 OMAN franchise show, and the Tamkeen 2016 workshop for Bahraini entrepreneurs.