[entrepreneurial journey] aline kamakian - taking her armenian heritage and her passion for armenian food global
Meet Aline Kamakian - Owner of Fig Holding which has established: Mayrig, Batchig, Made by Mayrig, M Catering and K the kitchen. Re-capturing her grandmothers recipes she has carved a career spreading her Armenian heritage and the taste of Armenian food through the Armenian restaurant, Mayrig. She is also the co-Author of the book 'Armenian Cuisine' and now she is working to Franchise her Armenian restaurant and take it Global.
She is the co - owner of the first Armenian restaurant in Lebanon and Dubai called Mayrig. Which means 'little mother' in Armenian. Her Dubai restaurant in in Downtown Dubai opened on the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard in 2013. Mayrig Beirut was established in 2003. She describes herself as a talker not a writer and is passionate about her Armenian Heritage and Armenian Food.
She's also made the short listed for the caterer awards 2015 . I hope she wins because someone like her leading a unique restaurant with her business acumen would be such a fantastic blend and inspiration for women out there that want to be restaurateurs like her.
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