Best Franchisee of the World, Omar Yunes, expands into Quizno’s

When searching for a great place to dine in Mexico City, Veracruz or Puebla, Mexico, choose Sushi Itto. You’ll get more than imaginative sushi and varied Japanese fare. You’ll experience what it is like to eat in one of the best restaurants in the world.

One Tough Competitor
The owner of those Sushi Itto locations, Omar Yunes, received the 2015 Best Franchisee of the World (BFW) award. Competing against other franchises in countries such as Argentina, Brazil, France, Hungry, Italy, Mexico and Portugal, Yunes received the coveted BFW title by combining good business sense with great food and customer service. Yunes represented Mexico along side Iván Tamer of the Prendamex franchise. Yunes and Tamer competed again 34 franchisees within Mexico to win the title and represent their country in the international competition in Florence, Italy.

The Best of the Best
The BFW competition pits franchisees across industries against one another based on tenets of good business sense. It looks not only at the work performed and the bottom line results, but organizational and leadership character, plus improvements and innovations that better franchise operations.

Sushi Itto CEO Benjamin Cancelmo said Yunes’ locations are known as much for the tasty food as for their excellent service and hospitality. Yunes currently runs 13 Sushi Itto locations in six cities and towns within Mexico.

Education and Experience
Yunes, an entrepreneur based in Mexico City, runs three other businesses, as well. He opened the first Quizno’s in Mexico City in 2015 and plans four additonal locations. Since 2008, he has served as CEO of Planta de Ideas and since 2011, he has served as managing partner at Atma Real Estate. He completed his education at Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México and IPADE Business School of the Universidad Panamericana, according to his LinkedIn.

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