Broccoli Pizza and Pasta, a self-operating Italian restaurant headquartered in Dubai, has announced a worldwide expansion, with 79 restaurants under construction.
Broccoli said it aims to dominate the Italian restaurant market with over 300 outlets in 2018.
Broccoli currently operates 95 restaurants in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, the UK and India.
Richard Kay, global franchise sales manager, said: “Within 6 years of the launch, we are proud and excited about our reach, which is set to grow to 12 countries by 2018. We are grateful to our customers and stakeholders for making us a brand to reckon with."
The first Broccoli restaurant opened its doors in Dubai in 2011, with a second restaurant in Jumeriah opening a year later. In 2014, a further nine restaurants were opened.For all the latest retail news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.
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