Fog Cutter Capital Group Inc.’s (OTCBB:FCCG – News) Fatburger unit has announced the opening of its first Middle East restaurant at The Dubai Mall in the most populous city of the United Arab Emirates. Fatburger Franchisee Khalil Asfour of Vetra Investments is responsible for the planned multi-unit development Fatburger in Dubai.

Fatburger is one of several global businesses making their Middle East debut at The Dubai Mall which is centrally located in the Downtown Burj Dubai development – ‘the new heart of the city’ where the world’s tallest tower is under construction. When fully operational, The Dubai Mall will have over 1,200 stores of which nearly 165 retailers – equaling 1.1 million sq ft, or 30 percent of the total gross leasable area of the mall – are either new to the region, or opening standalone or flagship stores for the very first time in Dubai.

Fatburger is a fast-casual, takeout, and sit-down restaurant serving burgers custom made to guests’ taste buds.