Ocean Basket, a South African seafood chain, has opened a restaurant each in Riyadh and Jeddah.
This follows a franchise agreement signed between Tarfeeh, a Saudi restaurant company, and Ocean Basket, a South African seafood restaurant chain.
Ocean Basket has more than 190 restaurants around the world and is said to be growing rapidly across several countries.It is South Africa’s “favorite and leading” seafood restaurant chain, which has now set its foot in Saudi Arabia partnering with Tarfeeh, which also operates other restaurant chains like Applebee’s in the Kingdom.
South African Consul General Shoaib Caso, government officials, and business executives were present.
The Ocean Basket was established in Menlyn Park, South Africa. “This phenomenal global expansion in just 17 years is due to an unshakable recipe for success,” an Ocean Basket team member said.
Ocean Basket’s menu includes varieties of fish, calamari, prawns, sushi, etc. a majority of its stores can be found in South Africa with the rest placed throughout the Middle East, Africa and Europe, and especially in Mauritius. Apart from other exciting global locations, 2011 also saw the Middle East’s first Ocean Basket restaurant opening in Dubai. The chain has won several restaurant and cuisine awards in different countries.