Beachroad head to Bikers Cafe to meet Dubai based Australian Pacal Moser, Business Development Manager at Bikers Cafe and Co founder of Yumtings and MYOCUM.
NAME? // Pascal Moser.
YOUR FIRST JOB? // A gardener for my neighbour.
YOUR CURRENT OCCUPATION? // Business Development Manager at Bikers Cafe and Co-Founder of Yumtingz and MYOCUM.
WHERE DO YOU LIVE IN DUBAI? // Jumeirah 3.
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN DUBAI? // 5 years.
WHERE DO YOU LIKE TO EAT, SHOP, SOCIALIZE IN DUBAI? // Anywhere laid back, cultured and preferably not in a mall.
YOUR TAKE ON DUBAI AS A CITY AND ITS RAPID CHANGES? // Opportunity is what you make it, you wont succeed if you don't try.
WHY SHOULD SOMEONE VISIT DUBAI? // To experience the culture, new and old as well as kick any pre conceived notions.
WHAT IS YOUR TAKE ON THE CULINARY / COFFEE SCENE IN THE UAE? // It's still behind some other countries like Australia however its on the rise, there is a lot of offerings if you where to find them and can get there!
WHO ARE YOUR HEROES? // My Mother and Business Partner KBH.
BEST THING ABOUT YOUR JOB? // That it doesnt feel like one most of the time.
WHEN WAS BIKERS CAFE FOUNDED AND ANY CHALLENGES ALONG THE WAY? // Bikers was founded in 2011, our biggest challenge has been staying relative with so many other concepts coming and going, which we have (thank god) successfully been able to do.
WHERE DO YOU SEE THE BIKER CAFE BRAND IN 10 YEARS TIME? // With multiple branches around the Middle East and beyond, each with their own individuality and bringing community together through events and food.
BIKERS CAFE ASIDE WHAT ARE YOUR OTHER PASSIONS? // Cooking and Traveling.
YOUR FAVOURITE CLOTHING BRAND? // Easy one, Amongst Few.
YOUR GREATEST LOVE? // My Family.
YOUR GREATEST FEAR? // Most probably public speaking although I am all for conquering fears as I believe they don't exist.
WHAT IS YOUR EARLIEST MEMORY? // Swimming in the ocean around 5 years old.
WHO IS YOUR ROLE MODEL AND WHY? // Myself in 10 years, it keeps me striving to become who I believe I should be.
IF YOU COULD SPEND A DAY WITH ANY RESTAURANTEUR LEGEND WHO WOULD IT BE? // He isnt really a "restauranteur" but Action Bronson.
WHAT IS THE LAST GIFT YOU GAVE SOMEONE? // A Deus T-shirt from our Bikers Community Event.
WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE CHILDREN? // Meditate - Be conscious - Enjoy life.
YOUR WORST TRAIT? // I sometimes put work over Family.
THE WORST TRAIT IN OTHERS THAT GETS YOU MAD? // Lack of initiative.
WHO WOULD PLAY YOU IN A MOVIE? // James Franco or Jeremy Piven.
FAVOURITE MUSIC // Hip Hop and Blues.
LAST RECORD / DOWNLOAD YOU BOUGHT? // J-Cole, 4 your eyez only.
FAVOURITE BOOK? // Shantaram 1&2.
LAST BOOK YOU BOUGHT? // The Unbearable Lightness of Being.
THE CLOSEST YOU HAVE COME TO DEATH? // This moment now.
FAVOURITE DESTINATION? // Sri Lanka and Australia, Nature.
LEAST FAVOURITE DESTINATION? // Dragon Mart.
HOW DO YOU RELAX? // When I go on vacation.
ARE YOU SPORTY? // Yep.
BEACH OR DESERT? // BEACH!
URBAN OR RURAL? // Both but mostly urban.
CATS OR DOGS? // Hard to say, ill go with both!
COFFEE OR TEA? // Coffee.
WHAT MAKES YOU LAUGH? // Funny stuff? Carl Barron!
WHATS MAKES YOU CRY? // Leaving family.
YOUR MESSAGE? // All will be good in the end, if its not, its not yet the end.