If you can’t handle sass, you can’t handle our buns
because we’re all about the hot and messy!
We’re the kind of Baofriend that has something for everyone.
Our menu involves some serious hot stuff with everything
we have for you – breakfast, baos, bowls, and even desserts
because that’s the kind of Baofriend we are.
Our generous portions, mouthwatering bao, and delightful desserts will leave you craving for more!
Step into our cozy and fun baotastic world where every corner is an Instagram-worthy masterpiece.
Your dining experience with us is not just a meal; it’s a seamless, enjoyable bao-venture from start to finish.
Junah is not your everyday entrepreneur – she’s the brilliant mastermind behind the Baofriend restaurants in the UAE.
In addition to her culinary pursuits, she also brings a wealth of healthcare expertise. As a Registered Nurse, she serves as the Unit Manager of the Maternal Fetal Medicine Department at Kanad Hospital in the UAE.
But Junah’s passion extends far beyond healthcare; it spills into the world of food. This passion led her to create Baofriend restaurants, not just as a place for serving dishes but as a platform for creating opportunities and jobs.
Junah stands as a remarkable example of determination and commitment to her passions. Her genuine love for what she does is the secret ingredient that makes Baofriend restaurants the unique and inviting places they are.
Best in Food Concept and
Restaurateur of the Year Junah Balungcas, Owner, Baofriend Restaurant DSO
in the Nursing Profession
Best Nurse Award
Top Filipino Healthcare Professionals in the Middle East Awardee
Branch Manager, Baofriend Dubai
Meet Riyahd, the fun dynamo at Baofriend Dubai! With a whopping 23 years of hospitality experience, he’s the powerhouse who whips up a lively and motivating atmosphere that makes our staff shine like stars, all to craft an extraordinary experience that’ll have you smiling from ear to ear.
Executive Chef, Baofriend Dubai
Chef Shendi is the culinary magician conjuring up the scrumptious delights at Baofriend! With over 13 years of culinary wizardry, he’s the genius behind the flavors that will make your taste buds dance with joy. He’s our Pan Asian Cuisine maestro, and every dining experience he crafts is nothing short of extraordinary.
Branch Supervisor, Baofriend Dubai
Boasting over a decade of experience in Hotel and Restaurant Management, Ariandne is the guiding light behind our bao-mazing team. She adeptly manages day-to-day operations, meticulously perfecting every detail to guarantee that your visit is truly special.
Branch Manager, Baofriend Abu Dhabi
With 15 years of hospitality and events management adventures under his belt, Romulo is the captain of all things bao-tastic at Baofriend Abu Dhabi. His treasure trove of knowledge and expertise is like the glittering spice that makes every moment here extraordinary.
Branch Head Chef, Baofriend Abu Dhabi
Chef Sarad is the culinary sensation at the Baofriend Abu Dhabi Branch, bringing a whopping 12 years of culinary expertise from 5-star hotels and high-end restaurants. Specializing in Asian, Thai, and Far Eastern cuisines, he ensures that every dish at Baofriend is a gastronomic delight that’ll have you dancing with delight.
Sous Chef, Baofriend Dubai