Yendy Khayat is a committed and ardent entrepreneur with experience in the hospitality industry. She is the Founder and Managing Director of the Franchizery, a franchise consulting firm, focused on attracting selected franchise concepts in designated sectors through value adding strategies and helping them expand their concepts into new territories. The firm works closely with investment groups and family offices to help them acquire successful concepts and diversify their portfolio of franchises. Yendy has been leading the firm and has been instrumental in setting up the vision, the mission and the general strategy. Yendy spent many years conducting independent consulting work for various parties and entities where most of her work was focused on the hospitality and real estate industries. Before, embarking on her consulting practice, Yendy worked for the Intercontinental Hotel Group.
Yendy graduated from Cesar Ritz Colleges, Switzerland with a Higher Diploma in Hotel Management and a B.A. in Hotel & Restaurant Administration from Washington State University, USA. Yendy completed her MBA from Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University and successfully concluded two Executive Programs from Cornell
University, USA, achieving a Certificate in Hotel Revenue Management and a Certificate in Hotel Real Estate Investment and Asset Management. Yendy is a Certified Franchise Broker (CFB), Florida, USA.
Yendy is a Lebanese and French citizen and is fluent in Arabic, French, English and has a working knowledge of Spanish.