Sami Matta has been assigned the role of 25hours Hotel One Central’s multi-outlet General Manager
A third generation Lebanese restaurateur with over 15 years of professional experience in leading F&B organizations, business turnarounds and brand building, Sami Matta has been appointed multi-outlet General Manager at 25hours Hotel One Central.
After graduating from La Sagesse University in Beirut, Sami moved to Paris to obtain his MBA degree in Hospitality Management at ESSEC; while simultaneously working across the city’s leading hotels as an apprentice. His resume includes the likes of Ritz Paris and Concorde Lafayette.
After successfully completing his Master’s, Sami joined the renowned Lebanese culinary institution, Restaurant L’Os as a Group Managing Partner. Shortly after joining, Sami implemented innovative strategies, reshuffled the organization, developed the brand equity and image and inaugurated two additional outlets, overseeing a total of three different outlets across Lebanon.
Following an impressive 10-year career working in Beirut, he moved to Dubai in 2021 to join 25hours Hotel One Central as the Multi-Outlet General Manager, overseeing the Monkey Bar concept at the new property. By the end of summer 2022, Sami will also be responsible for two additional F&B outlets, one of which is the Shisha Garden that offers views of the Museum of the Future.