A Dubai-based brand, Bean Machine Coffee and Bakery was co-founded in March Protected content husband and wife Paul and Duaa, a British/Egyptian couple. It is currently operating in Bay Avenue Mall of the Executive Towers in Business Bay. It opened its doors in September Protected content , and has become one of Dubai's favorite coffee shops and cake suppliers.
Within the Executive Towers/Bay Avenue Mall, there are 2,500 apartments, three commercial towers, and one 5-star deluxe hotel (under refurbishment) all connected to Bay Avenue Mall. There are children's facilities, a nursery, two supermarkets, and a huge car park that surrounds the complex. Business Bay is fast becoming the latest commercial district for high-end offices and companies, and the majority of people in the area are on a mid to high income, with good spending power.
The Bean Machine brand prides itself on consistently high quality coffee, hot/cold beverages, sandwiches, and bakes. It uses only 100% Arabica beans roasted in Dubai at Coffee Planet. Cakes and pastries are baked on the premises using basic, natural ingredients (no industrial mixes are ever used). Sandwiches are made using quality whole meats, fresh vegetables and homemade dressings. The cafe also runs a healthy detox program (juice diet) which is very popular and very competitively priced. In addition, The cafe has a custom celebration cake department, which produces elite professionally finished cakes in any theme or design.
We have two staff members (a barista and a chef), both of which are very competent at their professions. Emphasis is on casual hospitality, which together with quality products and a comfortable setting, leads to nearly 100% customer retention.
The shop is on 1,000 sq ft space, which includes a fully equipped kitchen and coffee bar. The dining area has 25 seats, and there is extra seating just outside the shop that belongs to the mall's food court.
There is no immediate competition on the first floor of the mall, which is where it is located. There is a Persian restaurant close by, and a pizza restaurant across.
The potential for this brand in its current location is huge, as Bay Avenue becomes the focal shopping point of Business Bay. With nearly 10,000 people in the immediate vicinity, not counting the rest of Business Bay, you are guaranteed that your customers are always at your finger tips. And if you decide to expand, rest assured that you can confidently compete with any of the major chains as Bean Machine far surpasses the quality of any of the big brands.
Asking price is AED 750,000. Training and full SOPs available for a smooth handover.