Having graduated from Les Roches Hotel Management School in Switzerland, Abdul Kader joined the Sogeres company part of a leading catering group. Abdul kader spent over six years with the company in Paris. He started on the operational side of the business then moved on to head office to cover the commercial, internal auditing, purchasing departments and finally achieving the position of Manager of international developments. Moving back to the UK in 2001 Abdul Kader joined the MARC restaurant group as project manager. After 4 successful years, 3 restaurants were opened of which two were granted the Michelin Star recognition. From 2005 and to 2007 Abdul Kader invested and focused on turning around a restaurant chain with 3 outlet in London. In 2008 Abdul Kader moved to the UAE, Dubai and set up Glee Hospitality Solutions by the end of 2009. Now in it is 9th year of operations, GLEE Hospitality Solutions successfully launched over 50 concepts, opened over 60 outlets across the region and by end of 2018 will be managing a team of nearly 500 employees. Glee is currently working on projects regionally, Oman, Saudi, Egypt whilst exploring the UK.
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