Sushi Itto’s Omar Yunes Named Best Franchisee of the World

July 21st, 2017

Sushi Itto’s franchisee, Omar Yunes, was named Best Franchisee of the World (BFW) in December 2015. Sushi Itto is a famous Japanese food chain with more than 100 franchise units in various countries. The BFW competition was held in Florence, Italy, and had competitors from more than 30 countries including Brazil, Argentina, Portugal, Italy, France and Hungary. Omar Yunes was very happy and proud to receive the prize and acknowledged that it was the combined effort of all his employees that enabled him to win the prize.

Omar had easily won the national qualifier before proceeding to Florence for the final round of the competition. There, he faced stiff competition from other franchisees but still emerged the best. Omar was named Best Franchisee of the World because of his great contribution to the franchising industry. He developed and implemented a system that makes communication between franchisers and franchisees easier, and improves the management of the franchise units. In second place was Iván Tamer of Prendamex, who developed a very efficient marketing system that has made the management of pawnshops easier. 8 other franchisees were awarded in Florence for their contribution to the franchising industry.

About Omar Yunes

Omar Yunes is a successful entrepreneur in the franchising industry in Mexico. He became franchisee of Sushi Itto at the tender age of 21 and now owns about 10% of the food chain’s franchise units in Veracruz, Mexico City and Puebla. He provides excellent leadership to his franchise units and works hard to ensure that their goals are in line with Sushi Itto’s goals. He also ensures that his employees are happy with their remuneration and working conditions so that they can stay committed to their goals and provide their clients with nothing but the best.


Omar Yunes surely deserved to be named Best Franchisee of the World. He has always been passionate about the franchising industry and he is committed to improving franchiser-franchisee relationships through his great innovations. His franchise units are doing exceptionally well and have set the bar high for other Sushi Itto franchise units and other food chains all over the world.

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