Saudi Arabia Hospitality Investment Conference

14-16 April 2020 | Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, U.A.E

Speaker profile

Charbel Mhanna
Black Spoon Management

Charbel Mhanna is an F&B veteran with more than 31 years of experience spanning the industry across all its core pillars managing iconic groups such as Marriott hotels Asia, as a culinary director, spending 9 years in Malaysia, Thailand, India, Japan, China and Philippines.

He led Saudi Arabia's hospitality group Leylaty and led to its growth and success. He was CEO of the largest lifestyle group in Qatar, Aura lifestyle, where in 5 years he created and launched 43 restaurants and cafe concepts, 4 entertainment venues and a cheese production farm that was publicly listed in 2018-2019.

Charbel is a chef at heart and leads the culinary, operations and strategy for Black Spoon and was recently appointed as CEO heading up a portfolio of homegrown brands including Allo Beirut, Masti, Ibn Albahr, Bombay Bungalow and Blue Asia Seafood which opens in DIFC in November 2021.