MRM News: The Appetite for Franchising in the Middle East

by Barbara Castiglia and Kevin Freibott1 Min Read

Five years after opening in New York City’s East Village, Mighty Quinn’s Barbeque is bringing their authentic barbeque fast casual to Dubai this October.

Founded by Pit Master and former rock band drummer Hugh Mangum, half-brother Micha Magid and Micha’s brother-in-law Christos Gourmos, they have opened seven additional restaurants in Manhattan, New Jersey, Westchester, Brooklyn and Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, and two international licensing deals in Taiwan and The Philippines.  

Mighty Quinn’s enters a new international market in Dubai with two new locations at the Dubai Mall and THE BEACH.  Additional new locations include Midtown Manhattan, Paramus, NJ in December, and Staten Island in March of 2018.

In this MRM News clip, co-owner Micha Magid discusses Middle East franchising. 

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