They say that overnight success really takes about 10 years of perfecting ones talents and lots of blood, sweat and tears. Dougies is a text book example of what a strong determination to succeed can achieve.
In 2001 Ali, who’s nickname at school was Dougie, wanted to leave the finance industry and needed a change in his life. With a great passion for food and help from his mother, in 2001 Ali bought an existing chicken business and started his journey in the food industry and the business world of food.
After years of hard work and a lot of late nights, Ali came up with of his own unique dinning concept and “Dougie’s Grill” was born in 2005. His commitment to supply the customers with only the best tasting burgers has seen Dougie’s be awarded and recognised as one of the Top 10 Burgers in Sydney as judged by the mass circulation The Daily Telegraph newspaper.”