Sumo Sushi & Bento is a leading, Japanese, family dining franchise with nine restaurants across the UAE and Bahrain . In 2000 it was the UAE’s first Japanese casual dining restaurant, launched by four Dubai based entrepreneurs. Today the four entrepreneurs are taking the Sumo Sushi & Bento experience into neighbouring GCC countries, South Asia and beyond.
From Family Business to Family Franchise :
The first Sumo Sushi & Bento was opened in 2000 on Dubai’s Sheikh Zayed Road . It was followed four years later with the company’s second restaurant opening in Dubai Internet. This was followed by a third outlet at Town Centre in Jumeirah in 2006. Sumo Sushi & Bento became a franchise in 2007 and within 12months saw four new restaurants open in Sharjah , Bahrain and two more in Dubai ( Garhoud and Dubai Health Care City ). 2011 would see the franchise enter Abu Dhabi (Masdar). In 2014 Sumo Sushi & Bento would launch its first ‘ Sumo Express ’ experience in Jumeirah Lakes Towers. Most recently Sumo Sushi & Bento has opened in Murooj in Dubai, Ras Al Khaihmah, Motor City and and has three further locations in Oman preparing to welcome their first customers this year. Today, Sumo Sushi & Bento offers ‘ restaurant dining’ , ‘homedelivery’ , ‘event catering’ and the ‘ Sumo Express’ deli concept.