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Global Restaurant Investment Forum (GRIF)

at FHS Saudi Arabia 2024

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The GRIF brand is a platform which provides, knowledge, connections and inspiration for the restaurant investment industry globally. It has a strong sense of community and passionate advocates.

Founded in 2015, GRIF has been a 3-day conference held in Dubai and Amsterdam. For 2024 we will incorporate GRIF at FHS Saudi Arabia, running it parallel to the hotel investment-focused content.

GRIF Audience

The GRIF audience is made up of high-level industry executives seeking insight into best practices, trends, and innovations who are looking to network and meet new connections to grow. The GRIF audience includes:

  • Investors who want to meet owners of restaurant concepts, operators & franchisors looking for growth, equity, or partners.
  • Hotel operators and owners looking for F&B partners, concepts, and operators.
  • Restaurant owners/concept owners/ franchisors seeking to meet investors and potential operators to facilitate their growth.
  • Service providers who want to meet operators and investors.
  • Developers & Real Estate brokers looking for concepts to fill their sites and drive footfall.

View GRIF 2023 Programme

Culinary Tour to Via Riyadh
Wednesday, 1 May (14:00 - 17:00)

Join industry peers on our curated culinary tour to Via Riyadh, offering an immersive exploration of local flavours and culinary traditions.

The experience offers an exploration of the Via Riyadh complex visiting 5 restaurants:

  • Scott’s
  • Spago
  • Raoul’s
  • chi SPACCA
  • Gymkhana

Walking from one restaurant to another, the tour includes a complete 5 course meal with one meal being served per restaurant.

F&B Workshops

Enhance your knowledge with hands-on F&B workshops led by industry leaders, focusing on innovative techniques and the latest trends in the F&B world.

Networking Dinner

Connect closely at our exclusive networking dinners at remarkable venues for an invaluable social experience.

GRIF Saudi Arabia 2024 Speakers

GRIF - Platinum Sponsors

GRIF - Data Partner


GRIF Saudi Arabia 2023 Speakers