Sumo Sushi & Bento
No. of Franchise Outlets: 10
Investment: Rs. 2 Cr. - Rs. 5 Cr
Sumo Sushi & Bento
Healthy, Modern and Fun Japanese Family Dining
Sumo Sushi & Bento is a leading, Japanese, family dining franchise with nine restaurants across the UAE and Bahrain . In 2000 it was the UAE’s first Japanese casual dining restaurant, launched by four Dubai based entrepreneurs. Today the four entrepreneurs are taking the Sumo Sushi & Bento experience into neighbouring GCC countries, South Asia and beyond
From Family Business to Family Franchise
The first Sumo Sushi & Bento was opened in 2000 on Dubai’s Sheikh Zayed Road . It was followed four years later with the company’s second restaurant opening in Dubai Internet. This was followed by a third outlet at Town Centre in Jumeirah in 2006. Sumo Sushi & Bento became a franchise in 2007 and within 12months saw four new restaurants open in Sharjah , Bahrain and two more in Dubai ( Garhoud and Dubai Health Care City ). 2011 would see the franchise enter Abu Dhabi (Masdar). In 2014 Sumo Sushi & Bento would launch its first ‘ Sumo Express ’ experience in Jumeirah Lakes Towers. Most recently Sumo Sushi & Bento has opened in Murooj in Dubai, Ras Al Khaihmah, Motor City and and has three further locations in Oman preparing to welcome their first customers this year. Today, Sumo Sushi & Bento offers ‘ restaurant dining’ , ‘homedelivery’ , ‘event catering’ and the ‘ Sumo Express’ deli concept.
Sumo Sushi & Bento’s core values Integrity/Seigōsei, Simplicity/Tanjun, Quality /Hinshitsu and Creativity /Sōzōsei - come from the multicultural
heritage of its and their commitment to offering the personal experience you would expect from a family run restaurant.
Sumo Sushi & Bento’s mascot is Kenji , a friendly Japanese sumo wrestler who was first seen as a mural on the walls of the company’s
first Sheikh Zayed Road branch, and still brings a smile to loyal customers region wide.
Kenji has offered a warm and cheery welcome to customers for many years and was joined in 2010 by the Kenji Kids hosts of Sumo Sushi & Bento’s Miso Cute Kids Club. Today Kenji and the Kenji Kids engage with Sumo Sushi & Bento fans around the world on Social Media.
Affordable Family Dining, Fresh & Fun!
Sumo Sushi & Bento is proud to make modern Japanese cuisine accessible to all , while remaining true to it’s roots of fine, rich flavors and ingredients. For 15 years, Sumo Sushi & Bento has paved the way in bringing convenience and fun into Japanese dining, by giving a fun and healthy option for all sushi lovers. Designed by Sumo Sushi & Bento’s experienced chef’s , its menu has been refined over the years to cater to the tastes of the region and now includes some of the most creative and unique flavors in Japanese cuisine. Sumo Sushi & Bento serves up a wide variety of dishes from the popular bento boxes, noodle dishes , and traditional sushi to the ever famous custom created Uramaki rolls, a variety of set menu options and combination specials.
Uniquely offered at Sumo is the appealing ‘kids menu’ including fun and healthy options such as chicken teriyaki and shrimp tempura for children.
All of the dishes are prepared fresh and in front of diners at Sumo Sushi & Bento’s fun sushi bar. As a result of Sumo Sushi & Bento’s approach to providing high quality and healthy dining, it was awarded a Certificate of Excellence by Trip Advisor in 2013.