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FOOD & BEVERAGE CONSULTANCY, DESIGN AND MANAGMENT SPECIALIST FIRM FOUNDED IN FEBRUARY 2010 AND BASED IN DUBAI - U.A.E.

WE CREATE A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE THAT GENERATES A SENSATION OF PROFOUND SATISFACTION, RESULTING IN HIGHER AVERAGE SPENDS AND INCREASED CUSTOMER LOYALTY

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ELMAR PICHORNER

PARTNER

Elmar brings a prestigious repertoire of hospitality, food service, and restaurant projects to the Atelier EPJ team. His 28 years of operational and managerial experience in the industry includes acclaimed global projects with Kerzner International – where he worked from 2001 together with co-founder Partick – to Zuma Dubai: a contemporary Japanese restaurant concept that quickly established itself as one of the emirate’s premier F&B ventures.

RYAN HATTINGH

PARTNER

Accomplished eatery entrepreneur and manager of international scale, Ryan’s 20+ years’ experience spans Europe, North America, Africa and the Middle East. Following 12 years as International Operations Director of Gaucho, and tenure as Managing Director during the opening of the 28 unit Obika restaurants in London and New York, Ryan moved to Dubai where he opened restaurants for celebrity chefs Nusret and Tom Aikens.

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LEW KATHREPTIS

PARTNER

Inspired by local custom, culture, and the arts, award-winning chef and F&B consultant Elias is internationally recognised for his fresh, trendsetting restaurant concepts. His 25+ years of senior management experience in the Asia-Pacific and the Middle East include operational, design, and concepting roles for One&Only Royal Mirage Dubai and Meraas Holdings, where his large, mixed-use development & restaurant concepts continue to blaze a culinary trail.