The multi-concept hospitality company SBE is taking its high-end sushi concept Katsuya by Starck international for the first time.
Los Angeles-based SBE said Monday it has signed an agreement with international franchise operator M.H. Alshaya Co. to open at least 17 Katsuya restaurants across the Middle East. The first two are scheduled to open in 2013 in Kuwait and Dubai.
With a lively, glamorous scene and a menu developed by Japanese chef Katsuya Uechi, the restaura