Kitopi, the UAE-headquartered managed cloud kitchen platform is ready to open its doors to all F&B outlets and restaurants in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia starting from this week. The renowned tech company, which currently operates in UAE (Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah), Kuwait (Kuwait City), and KSA, recently marked its three-year anniversary, and already has successful operations in Riyadh, working with over 40 restaurant partners.
With its further expansion in the Kingdom, Kitopi has announced its readiness to make alliances with F&B partners and restaurants across the red sea hub, giving them the option to expand beyond borders in less than 14 days, with minimal capital expenditure and operational costs.
Kitopi partners with restaurants and cooks on their behalf, handling the end-to-end operations including sourcing of ingredients, customer experience and, working with third-party delivery apps to deliver the food fast and safely.
Kitopi has over 7 kitchens in Riyadh and will look to open more than 5 kitchens in Jeddah before the end of Q3.
“We are excited to expand our reach in Saudi Arabia, a key market for us. We look forward to partnering with restaurants in Jeddah, enabling them to scale beyond borders and giving customers a chance to experience exceptional food on their terms, quickly and safely,” said Mohamad Ballout, CEO and Cofounder, Kitopi.
Today, Kitopi is proud to have gained the trust of 200+ brands globally, operating 60+ kitchens, thanks to 1200 Kitopians. Kitopi’s competitive advantage lies in its SKOS or Smart Kitchen Operating Technology, pioneered by the organization and powering all of its 60+ state-of-the-art- kitchens regionally. SKOS is a cloud kitchen operating system that manages the end-to-end order experience with the aim of improving our customer experience and operational efficiency. Thanks to SKOS, an order takes less than 35minutes to be delivered, from the time an order is placed to when the customer receives it. Kitopi’s technology is supported by its tech hubs in Poland and the UAE, as well as a global customer experience center (customer support center) that operates in Dubai.
Part of Kitopi’s expansion strategy in the Kingdom will be aimed at hiring more Saudis across its operations, with a focus on hiring more women. This investment in people will support Saudi’s 2030 vision while opening up new professions for Saudis to embark on the first very time.