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Restaurant: Al-Soufi Family

restaurant: As a result of numerous hate messages & death threats we've received over the past week, we've decided to permanently close our shop, a statement posted on Soufi's Instagram account said, according to CTV. On Wednesday morning, CTV News Toronto learned Paramount Fine Foods founder and CEO Mohamad Fakih spoke with a member of the Al-Soufi family and offered to help them reopen. Soufi's, a well-known Queen West restaurant operated by a Syrian family who recently immigrated to Canada, announced on Tuesday they would be permanently closed to maintain their safety. Speaking together inside the restaurant on Thursday, Fakih and the Al-Soufi family announced the restaurant would reopen on Friday under the management of Paramount Fine Foods. CTV News Toronto I'm happy to share with you great news, Fakih said. Paramount Fine Foods founder and CEO Mohamad Fakih is seen in this photo. ( As reported in the news.