Raki Phillips-co-founder & CEO SugarMoo

Raki Phillips is a hospitality veteran, who over the last 15 years has worked for some of the world’s global brands including Universal Studios Orlando, Ritz-Carlton Hotels & Fairmont Hotels & Resorts. His experience spans in launching more than 12 hotels globally and numerous F&B concepts such as Hard Rock Live Orlando, Noire the Middle East’s first Dinner in the Dark concept, SoBe at Monte Carlo Beach Club Abu Dhabi, Al Basta Sandwiches, District Lounge in DIFC & District47 Dubai’s highest rooftop at Warwick Hotel Sheikh Zayed Road. Phillips co-founded SugarMoo Desserts in 2014 and currently is CEO of the home-grown start-up, which caters to sweet cravings across the UAE and is Dubai’s first online dessert delivery business. It also manages and operates several dessert labs & lounges across town including Dar Wasl Jumeirah, Mercato Mall, Dubai Parks & Resorts and VOX Cinemas, Mall of the Emirates.