Kai Hospitality Experts

We are dedicated and committed to enhancing and developing the hospitality sector and achieve utmost perfection for our clients. With our passion for excellence, we have proven our skills as specialists in establishing hospitality organizations, from constructing and re-structuring brands, managing people, increasing profitability, creating influential and targeted campaigns, and obtaining solutions to strongly connect brands with their target audience.

Regardless of the specific niche, target or sector, we assure you, our dear client, of our undivided attention at all times as it would be an honour and pleasure to grow together and obtain a long lasting partnership, whereby we guarantee you a distinctive innovative and original, goal-oriented style of consultancy, which is aesthetically pleasing and tasteful in all instances.

Company Overview

Our Mission

To exceed customers’ expectations in every sense by providing food and atmosphere that pleases every taste. To build hospitality outlets that foster a culture of gastronomy, nurture our team and customers alike, whilst providing successful landmarks that are viewed as signature Kai Hospitality Experts concepts.

Our Vision

To be the most successful and respected hospitality consultants in Bahrain and beyond. Dedicated to delivering world class hospitality services, and leading the way in the F&B industry. Our devotion to our partners begins before they enter our establishment.

Our Values

Like a recipe, each ingredient becomes an integral part of our success. Passion drives our culture and defines our mindset and energizes our business. Our people are our most valuable asset. We are committed to Innovation and continuous improvement. We conduct business with uncompromising integrity.

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Our Services

Our wide array of services are designed to help you achieve success.

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Franchise Modeling

Set franchising guidelines, acquire potential franchisee or franchisors, negotiations, paperwork, contracts and agreements. Overseas site visits included.

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Marketing, PR and Social Media

Brand development and management, marketing and operations collateral, advertising, media planning and buying. Copywriting and translation included.

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Staff Recruitment & Training

Recruitment for all positions, employee relations, HR department audits, HR support, management team development, communication systems and safety initiatives included.

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Operation Manuals

Standard operating procedures, job descriptions, checklists, forms and formats. Memos, company policies and procedures, staff rules and regulations included.

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Operational Management

Setup operating standards, sales and operations procedures, troubleshooting, supply chain management and HR management. Marketing support, reviews and enhancement.

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Project Management & Execution

Company formations and legal support, vendor sourcing, kitchen and floor design, construction, site management and supervision. HR, POS acquisition, strategy execution and event management.

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Real Estate Selection & Analysis

Full location acquisition services, site analytics and evaluation to select best destinations. Lease term finalization and real estate analysis included in service.

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Menu & Supply Chain

Chef recruitment, menu development, tasting and finalization. Market list finalization, food costing, liaising with food suppliers and related vendors.

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Business Planning & Feasibility

Market and industry research, competitive analysis, investment summary and financial projections. Key performance indicators and concept recommendations.

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Concept Development

Concept overview, branding & corporate identity development included and corporate strategy & vision. Brand positioning, interior design, website design and development.

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Other Services

Government and food related authorities liaison, audit services, expansion and franchising advisory and support services. Overhaul of underperforming businesses and performance consultation.

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Our Team

Our dedicated team of experts is ready to help you achieve excellence.

Ibrahim Elias el Kai

Founder and CEO

Ibrahim leads a team of F&B professionals devoted to create new concepts, uplift existing local brands and raise the hospitality standards in the Kingdom of Bahrain and beyond. Prior to opening his own firm, Ibrahim was director of one of the biggest F&B groups in the region, Al Ghalia W.L.L with brands like Café Lilou, Monsoon, Zoe, Mezzaluna, Fatto and others. His hospitality education acquired from top universities in Lebanon, combined with working for leading names in the hotel and restaurant industry back home and Ibrahim’s tremendous experience across the gulf region gave him a great understanding of the market and consumer taste and a huge network that serves every project handled by KHE. Ibrahim so far managed creating or launching of many big brands in Bahrain namely: Iris, Angelina Paris, The Florist’s Daughter, Spun Candy, OAK, The Lebanese Bakery and others.

Guy Gateau

Culinary Expert

Guy has some 30 years of international experience in the culinary and food and beverage industry. He diversified his career with positions as Executive Chef, Director of Culinary Operations and Consultant for Embassies, Royal Palaces, International Air Lines, Leading Hotels of the World and Exclusive Private Clubs. Always eager to pass along his knowledge to others, he has been a teacher at the Institute Paul Bocuse in Lyon, France; created and ran a culinary program parallel to the acclaimed international Sommelier certification for the University du Vin in Suze la Rousse, France; and put together the partnership between the Dusit Thani College in Bangkok and Le Cordon Bleu to form the first international culinary institute in Thailand. Guy has called Bahrain home for the last 6 years; first running the culinary operations at The Ritz Carlton Hotel and Resort and more recently as a Consultant to Food and Beverage entities in Bahrain.

Anthony Bassoulou

Music and Entertainment Expert

Was born in Beirut, endowed with highly prominent influences and unmistakable musical ingenuity, it is no wonder that he has sustained his presence as one of the upcoming DJs in the Middle Eastern DJ scene. 
Anthony Bassoulou is currently resident at Add Mind Outlets (Iris Bahrain NUDE Beirut,CAPRICE LTD Lebanon, 2 Weeks Beirut, Iris Yas Island Abu dhabi, Matto, Iris Dubai, Indie DIFC, Iris Beirut, Cove Beach, White Dubai Number 20 Best Club World Wide, Mad Abu Dhabi, White Beirut, Madam Blue Beirut). after a good history of playing at some topnotch clubs in the region including O1NE Beirut, O1NE Yas Island Abu dhabi and SKYBAR Beirut, People By Crystal Dubai, Palais By Crystal Beirut, Crystal Beirut, C Bar Dubai, Pulse, Fleur Platine & more. 
He had a weekly radio show on Ciel FM 1992-1993, Radio DJ from 1994-1997 & Mix FM from 1997 till 1999, NRJ Beirut and France Mastermix Since 2011 Till Present.

Our Location

Floor 20, Bahrain World Trade Centre, PO Box 90100

Phone Number

Phone: +973 7777 9600

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