Tony Ramy has been working in the hospitality sector for decades. He graduated from the Grand Lycée Franco-Libanais and later earned a business degree, Gestion des Entreprises et Management, from Saint Joseph University in 1996.
Soon after graduating, he started restructuring his family business, Ramy Holding. By joining the management team of Al Sultan Brahim & Diwan Beirut group of restaurants, he oversaw the successful expansion of the restaurants in Lebanon and in the region.
His flair for the business and for recognizing emerging trends, in addition to his keen eye for structure, organization and effective delegation, led him to launch and manage new and unique concepts in the hospitality sector in Lebanon and the Middle East. Such concepts include Al Falamanki group of restaurants, B018, B018 Classic, Trainstation venue, Bacalao, Teddy Quicks and Mama Pita (USA). He is also the chairman of M'look Holding for Hospitality & Leisure Investment.
Today, over one thousand persons are employed across Tony's group of restaurants.
Al Sultan Brahim was awarded the Best Restaurant in the Arab World (2016-2020) by the League of Arab States.
In 2009, he joined the Syndicate of Owners of Restaurants, Cafés, Night-Clubs & Pastries in Lebanon, where he served as General Secretary. After leading many of the Syndicate achievements, he was elected as its President in 2014, and reelected as President again in 2018, and has become the Vice-President of the Lebanese Federation for Tourism Industries.
Tony was awarded the Medal of Presidency of The Lebanese Republic in 2010 and voted as Hospitality's Man of the Year by Hospitality News Middle East's Industry Forecast 2016.
He was honored as one of Lebanon's Hospitality Industry Leaders by Lebanese American University in 2019.
For his remarkable and successful career, he was also awarded by the "Académie Nationale de Cuisine", during HORECA show in 2019.
He is also committed to the Global Code of Ethics - United Nations World Tourism Organization.
Ties with journalists and members of the press have been strengthened with exposure in many publications (online and offline) and appearances on talk shows to promote the interests of the Food & Beverage industry.
"Our dedication, teamwork and most importantly, our manifesto, mission, vision and overall raison d’être, are the drivers behind all our efforts. And as always, I invite all owners of restaurants, cafés, night-clubs & pastries to join the Syndicate, so that we can create a bigger lobbying body and work together to ensure that our industry remains a strong and pioneering one in the country."
Tony Ramy has been the President of the Syndicate of Owners of Restaurants, Cafes, Night-Clubs & Pastries in Lebanon since 2014.