Omar Yunes was recently announced as the Best Franchisee in a competition held in Florence, Italy. In the contest named Best Franchisee of the World competition, hundreds of franchise from different countries participated and were evaluated on various parameters before the winner was announced. Omar Yunes runs 13 fast food restaurants named Sushi Itto, which in total has 150 outlets. Sushi Itto is a Japanese fast food chain, which is a trendy store for people who love the oriental cuisine, especially Sushi. Omar Yunes started his entrepreneurial journey when he was just 21, but thanks to his entrepreneurial spirit and business acumen, he has been able to open 13 stores in Mexico, including at the Puebla, Mexico City, and Veracruz.
Even after achieving such success at a young age, Omar Yunes continuous to be a man who sticks to his roots and remains humble till date. After winning the award, he gave credit to his 400 employees for making the award possible. Omar Yunes said after winning the award that winning such a prestigious award in such fierce competition is not feasible without the since effort put in by his employees. There were hundreds of participants who took part in the Best Franchisee of the World Competition from 34 countries, including from France, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, France, Hungary, and more.
The winners were evaluated by the amount of value he/she brought to the brand and how he operated the business. The other parameters that were checked before the winners were announced were how the franchise managed to help the brand reach out to more people, the kind of business it does, the turnover of the franchise units, the scale of business, amounts of employees working, the standards of hygiene and cleanliness maintained, and more. Omar Yunes scored big on all these accounts, coming out as the clear winner in the competition. Omar Yunes believes that winning this reward would help his business as well and is planning to open more franchise units shortly. Even the organizer of BFW Mexico, Mr. Diego Elizarrarras said that Omar Yunes won the competition by a considerable margin when compared to other participants.