GAMZE CİZRELİ

BigChefs Cafe & Brasserie Vice President / TURYİD Board Chairman

GAMZE CİZRELİ

BigChefs Cafe & Brasserie Vice President / TURYİD Board Chairman

Biography

She graduated from Middle East Technical University. After she experienced 3 years corporate life in a company that was in Defence Industry, she could not resist her entreprenurial spirit. Between 1993-2005, she created CAFEMİZ, KUKİ, QUICK CHINA in diffrent concepts in Ankara.
In 2007, she left back all these brands and without equity, she created a new brand “BIG CHEFS Cafe – Brasserie” in Ankara that was financed 100% by a bank loan. Today Big Chefs has reached total of 59 locations (60 locations in Turkey, 9 locations in the world) with more than 2.800 employees.In 2010, she was awarded as the “Woman Entrepreneur of Turkey” by KAGIDER (Women Entrepreneurs Association of Turkey). In 2011,2013, she was awarded as the “Woman Entrepreneur of the Year” competiton organized by Economist magazine. KAGIDER (Women Entrepreneurs Association of Turkey) and TURYID (Turkish Restaurant and Entertainment Association) are (notably )at the first place, she particapates in different non-governmental organisations.