I am Döner (website link) promises to deliver Award-Winning Berlin Kebabs – like no other kebab we know! There’s no grease or fatty meat in their list of kebabs, which draw in big crowds on a daily basis. And, wait for it, they have vegan options as well, and they look delicious nevertheless. Now, they are coming to UAE, starting with Dubai Silicon Oasis.
The news has it that a partnership with Dash Hospitality Group, the company behind the franchise of Coffee Planet and Goi Rolls in the UAE, will see the first international openings for I Am Döner. The first site is due to open by the end of 2021 in Dubai’s Silicon Oasis.
‘I have been searching across the globe for a doner concept for a long time. More so when I opened uniQitchen in 2020 (our cloud kitchen concept). When I saw I am Döner, I knew we had found an amazing brand. With the help David Singleton we have made that a reality. We simply cannot wait to serve UAE with what we think is the best Döner in the world.’ -Hayder Al Nashie, CEO of Dash Hospitality Group
There is nothing usual about I am Döner. From their little takeaway in Headingley, they set out to start a doner revolution, making the doner more than a guilty pleasure! They successfully launched a kickstarter campaign in 2018 to open their second takeaway shop on Station Parade in Harrogate (UK).
They use a total of 120 ingredients in the six kebabs they make. On top of that, they have ten items of salad, feta cheese, homemade bread, homemade sauces and the best meats.
I am Doner promises not to use any plastic packaging, becoming one of the first takeaways in the UK. All of their packaging is plastic free, helping to preserve our oceans and environments. Their work in this area got them a mention in parliament! Hope that promise spills over to their franchisees as well.
James Hacon – I am Doner Chairman, commented saying: ‘We are excited to start our international roll out with Dash Hospitality Group. They have both the experience and vision to make this a massive success. This is the culmination of three years of hard work from the I am Döner team where we have strengthened leadership and focused on taking a fantastic concept and making it run like a systemised well oiled machine. We have had many respected operators through the business in recent months who have been very positive about the business and it’s operational rigour.’
Those willing to franchise in their countries should get in touch with the brand, here.