The Olive Tree Group is a dynamic organisation specialising in the development of exceptional fine dining experiences throughout Malaysia. Helmed by industry veteran, and restaurant entrepreneur Leslie Gomez, the group established in 2003 now owns and operates 24 high-performing restaurants and bars spanning across 6 states.
Armed with a formidable team of well-experienced chefs and bartenders, our objective is to present patrons with an unparalleled gastronomical experience. We want people from all around the world to experience the amazing blend of Northern Indian Cuisine in a Resto-Bar mise en scène.
Foods and beverages that will tantalise your palates served along with music that will undoubtedly make you move. All under one roof!
Meet The Founder
Do what you love and love what you do”. The words that empowered a young Indian man’s journey to a land unknown. Armed with the experience garnered from working his way through the depths of the kitchen right to the top of a leading chain in India, The Taj, Leslie Gomez recognized the potential he had within himself, as well as what Malaysia had to offer, and braved the paths to mould his future. What started as a simple aspiration has now expanded into a 24-outlet enterprise that employs over 500 staff.
The Founder-Managing Director of The Olive Tree Group has officially made his name known across the Malaysian peninsula with the establishment of outlets in Kuala Lumpur, Genting Highlands, Johor, Malacca, Penang, and Langkawi. Under Leslie’s helm, the outlets are now recognised as top-notch fine dining haven for one to experience an unparalleled gastronomical affair.
Leslie Gomez’s leadership has amounted to the paramount recognition of the group in the business world with many accolades and awards from reputed organizations. From 2003 to 2022, the group has been awarded distinctions as one of the Best F&B outlets to visit. Despite numerous entrepreneurial awards, the success is credited to his gospel truth, “Teamwork makes the dream work”.
A natural-born leader, Leslie watches everything down to the last detail, rolls up his sleeves, and gets his hands dirty without an ounce of hesitation. This combination of attention to detail combined with his boldness to persevere has resulted in his astonishing success!
Creating a culinary journey befitting the epicurean in you. A story in every morsel, bliss in every mouthful.
At The Olive Tree Group, we want you to experience the flavours of our diverse cuisines while basking in the ambience of our outlets, designed to match every mood and every moment of the day.
For the world to discover the phenomenal fusion of Northern Indian food at our Resto-Bars to experience the immense quality we’re passionately proud about.
We want you to celebrate your life’s special moments with the best food, service, and ambiance imaginable.
The promise to provide exceptional quality of food and service to our guests.
To relentlessly strive for a profitable growth to increase value for stakeholders and ensure career progression for employees.
To exceed our own accomplishments and lead the way as modern day food-preneurs.
Founder, Leslie Gomez journeyed to Malaysia strong-willed with earnest ambitions of building a mutually beneficial society. In the years since then, his dedicated team has helped create countless special moments and earned a reputation for serving delicious delicacies and premium beverages.
The Olive Tree Group is always aligning itself with relevant causes and social programs to help nurture society by leveraging its reputation and utilising its reach to the Malaysian audience. As the business prospers, and the world is made to tackle even bigger issues, our passion for serving and giving back to the community is the ultimate driving force for us to do better each day.
We aim to build upon the 3 main pillars in years to come, strengthening and mobilising the community, championing animal rights and welfare while conserving the environment by promoting sustainability. We have carefully selected these three pillars to explain the approaches and commitments taken toward becoming a socially responsible company.
Collaboration with Kechara Soup Kitchen
Pertubuhan Kebajikan Anak Yatim Mary
Food and comfort kit to front liners battling to curb Covid-19
Collaboration with Pit Stop Community Cafe (homeless and Underprivileged)
Project Satu Hati (Underprivileged and Front liner)
The Little Sisters of The Poor
Collaboration with animal shelters or Department of Veterinary Services
Malaysian National Animal Welfare Foundation(MNAWF)
Woo and Meow Animal Shelter
Collaboration with urban farming community
Development of a small herbal garden in restaurants
Community gotong-royong activities