American fast casual restaurant chain, Five Guys has opened its ninth location in the UAE at Dubai Festival City Mall located at the Festival Bay. Since its entrance into the UAE market in 2015, Five Guys has seen a rapid and successful expansion trajectory, with the Dubai Festival City Mall location marking its ninth outlet in the country and eighth branch in Dubai.
Commenting on the opening, Gary Turnbull, head of operations, Rise LLC, says, “We are delighted to open the latest UAE location in Festival City. Through working closely with Al-Futtaim, we have managed to secure a wonderful location that Festival City visitors can enjoy along with the many other attractions the mall has to offer. Our new team has been training hard and everyone within Rise LLC is extremely excited to open this beautiful store.”
With a simple ethos – no freezers, no microwaves and no timers, coupled with the highest quality – Five Guys serves burgers, hot dogs, grilled cheese sandwiches, veggie sandwiches and fries that are fresh and customisable for any taste. The burgers can be customised in an impressive 250,000 ways with 15 free toppings. Similarly, the milkshakes can be customised with 10 different mix-ins.
Now, 30 years after Five Guys first opened, there are more than 1,600 locations worldwide and another 1,500 units in development.