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Wednesday, 31 March 2021

Chris Khalifa founder and CEO of Zooba

Chris Khalifa, founder and CEO of Zooba: Chris left behind his job as an investment banker at EFG Hermes to start the colorful and creative street food brand Zooba in 2012. Capitalising on a global high-end street food trend that seemed to have left out Egypt’s wholesome cuisine, Khalifa started Zooba to offer nutritious and local cuisine with a twist. Starting out with a single physical location in Zamalek, Zooba has since expanded to nine locations across Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the US, where they’re now on the frontlines of the taameya v. falafel war in New York City.

You can check out our interview with Chris Khalifa for our podcast Making It here (Listen, runtime 44:10)

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