Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 18 September 2020

Dining during the coronavirus: How can the UAE's restaurant industry survive the pandemic?

JLL's Alexis Marcoux-Varvatsoulis and Krush Brands' Ian Ohan discuss what the future holds for the industry

The restaurant sector has, for the most part, been simmering away on an upward curve this past decade in the UAE. The realities of the pandemic may have put a lid on this trend.

Co-hosts Mustafa Alrawi and Kelsey Warner are joined by Alexis Marcoux-Varvatsoulis, a former chef and Foodservice Lead for MENA at property consultants JLL, and Ian Ohan, founder and CEO of restaurant operator Krush Brands, to talk about the future of the industry.

In this episode:

Kelsey on the F&B industry before Covid-19 (0m 36s)

Alexis and Ian on how the restaurant industry is coping (1m 35s)

Will we ever dine again? (16m 50s)

Headlines (21m 34s)

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