Gamze graduated from Middle East Technical University. After she experienced 3 years corporate life, she could’t resist her entreprenurial spirit. Between 1993-2005, she created CAFEMİZ, KUKİ, QUICK CHINA in different concepts in Ankara. In 2007, she left back all these brands and without equity she created a new brand, “BIG CHEFS Cafe – Brasserie”, in Ankara that was financed 100% by a bank loan. Today Big Chefs has reached total of 65 locations (55 locations in Turkey, 10 locations in the world) with more than 2.800 employees. In 2010, she was named “Woman Entrepreneur of Turkey” by KAGIDER. In 2011, 2013, and 2017 she was named “Woman Entrepreneur of the Year” in a competiton organized by The Economist.