Global Franchise Architects is a Geneva, Switzerland-based group that creates, operates, and franchises a portfolio of specialty food service brands with international appeal. The Company was founded by serial entrepreneur Fred Mouawad who currently serves as Executive Chairman. Its current portfolio consists of Coffee World, New York 5th Av. Deli, Pizza Corner, Stone Fire Pizza Kitchen, The Cream & Fudge Factory, and The Donut Baker.

Over the past decade, GFA has built a proven track record in successfully developing brands and adapting them to local markets in several countries. Currently, Global Franchise Architects has 3 brands in its portfolio with over 200 stores in 9 countries: Thailand, India, Indonesia, China, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Sudan, UAE and Myanmar.