Redefining the Kingdom's
perception of hospitality

Hospitality Ventures Company (HVC) is a Zahid Group company based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.  HVC is the Kingdom's exclusive franchisee of some of the region's most recognised casual dining and catering brands, these include: Casper & Gambini's, Bab Idris and Silverspoon. These three brands are owned by Ant Ventures; a Beirut based food & beverage industry leader with over 23 years of success in the field.


Casper & Gambini's operates 40 branches in 10 cities across the Middle East and Africa. What was once a single coffeehouse that fed beautiful minds, has blossomed over the years to become one of the region's favourite F&B brands.


Today, food and coffee cravers indulge their taste buds and enrich their senses with culinary creations going beyond expectations. From the clientele that we attract and retain, to the way we add a special touch to their lives, we have always served much more than food and coffee.

Casper & Gambini's has three branches in Saudi Arabia, find out more at

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Delivering an authentic Lebanese culinary experience, Bab Idris is an accurate representation of the traditional Lebanese table; a place where friends and family come together, share a wide variety of flavours and enjoy their time.  That is the experience that Bab Idris is committed to recreating: Tradition, hospitality and authentic flavours.  


From the way that the recipes were created, to the way each dish is prepared and presented, and the way in which guests are served; every Bab Idris experience will be a memorable one.


Bab Idris has one branch in Saudi Arabia, find out more at


SilverSpoon delivers bespoke catering services down to the smallest of details.  The philosophy is simple; each catering project is an extension of the host's personality.  

From the first days of event planning the SilverSpoon team is involved in recommending the right menu, the perfect projection and the most sumptuous of flavours.

SilverSpoon caters to: Corporate Functions, Gala Dinners, Engagements & Weddings, Gatherings & Parties, Food Trucks and also provides well-trained venue crews.  Find out more at  

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Introducing Tarator; a modern fast-dining service concept aimed at delivering great taste and quality food to Middle Eastern cuisine lovers at affordable prices.  Using the highest quality of ingredients and traditional recipes with a modern twist, Tarator is the perfect answer to one of the most common questions, "what's for lunch today?"

Tarator offers a delivery only menu that best fits todays lifestyle.  With a sumptuous menu of falafel, salads, shawarma, grills and more ordering from Tarator is easy and incredibly convenient.  Find out more at

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When leading nutritionists, acclaimed chefs and seasoned food and beverage professionals gathered, they had one vision in mind; to bring people together to enjoy good food.  And how did they define good food? It's simple, its is the perfect mix of honest ingredients, taste, flavour, value, variety and quality, that is the recipe for success.  

Gather is a dynamic dining experience with a menu that promises something for everyone.  Gather is a call for action, an invitation to come one and come all.  It is extended with confidence, knowing full well that the diversity of the menu and the second-to-none service commitment will keep guests coming back for more. Find out more at


Maui is a Hawaii inspired poke company that selects the finest ingredients from land and sea, serving them up as fresh and wholesome bowls bursting with flavour

Putting the ocean first, we work closely with our suppliers to maintain our commitment to excellent, responsibly-sourced seafood and as plant lovers, we ensure there's always a bright selection of vegetables on our menu.

As a chef-led food business we're committed to delivering superior ingredients while never compromising on taste! The Maui brand was developed by Hospitality Ventures and is available as a delivery only concept in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.  Find out more at