It’s vacation spot Abu Dhabi for meals lovers throughout the Center East and past come late January 2023, as 50 Finest curates a collection of distinctive eating experiences that’s as extraordinary as it’s intensive. The 50 Finest Signature Periods see a number of the best cooks from the world over, in addition to main culinary figures within the MENA area, be part of forces with native cooks and eating places within the UAE capital from Friday twenty seventh January by means of to Wednesday 1st February.
The eating collection – that includes, amongst others, Hiroyasu Kawate of Florilège in Tokyo; MENA’s Finest Feminine Chef Tala Bashmi; Hong Kong’s Vicky Cheng of Wing and Vea; and Jessica Rosval of Casa Maria Luigia in Italy, a part of Massimo Bottura’s world-renowned Francescana group – wraps itself across the announcement of MENA’s 50 Finest Eating places 2023, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, on thirtieth January.
The 50 Finest Signature Periods eating collection takes place throughout Abu Dhabi from twenty seventh January to 1st February 2023
And in a contemporary launch particularly tailor-made to the Center East, the programme additionally consists of a world brunch like no different. Flavours of fifty Finest, going down at Graphos Social Kitchen in Hilton Yas Island on the night of Saturday twenty eighth January, will embody signature dishes showcased by world-topping chef Mauro Colagreco of Mirazur in Menton, France, Mexican rising star Santiago Lastra of London’s Kol and Asia’s Finest Pastry Chef 2022, Maira Yeo. The complete brunch expertise will embody drinks choices a-plenty created by a few of The World’s 50 Finest Bars, in addition to premium meals stations to go well with each style.
These eating alternatives shall be hosted by Abu Dhabi’s main eating places, together with Talea by Antonio Guida at Emirates Palace, Al Mayass in The Galleria on Al Maryah Island and The Observatory on the 74th flooring of Conrad Etihad Towers. Lastly, Maté on the Abu Dhabi Park Hyatt will play host to Chef Tomer Tal of George & John in Tel Aviv, Israel (No.10 in MENA’s 50 Finest Eating places 2022), enacting a cross-border collaboration that sends a constructive message of cooperation and cultural change by means of meals.
Right here’s the whole lot you have to learn about these scrumptious eating alternatives, beginning witih Flavours of fifty Finest after which moving into chronological order. Every of the host eating places will run its personal reserving system, with particulars on learn how to register for the coveted reservations included beneath.
Particular Version: Flavours of fifty Finest
A night brunch collaboration at Graphos Social Kitchen
Saturday twenty eighth January; Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island; 18.30 – 22.00
This solely new idea is making its debut within the UAE, the birthplace of the trendy brunch! Flavours of fifty Finest gives a night brunch expertise at Graphos Social Kitchen throughout the Hilton Yas Island lodge, that includes dishes from a number of the world’s main cooks, together with the one and solely Mauro Colagreco.
Alongside an intensive foods and drinks providing – from lobster counters to cocktail bars, stay barbecue stations to smoothie carts – 4 globally famend gastronomic names will every serve a signature dish to all diners, in addition to display its plating and focus on its origin and inspiration in stay kitchen interviews.
Mexican chef Santiago Lastra of Kol in London, which blasted onto The World’s 50 Finest Eating places prolonged record in 2022, will kick off proceedings, adopted by Japanese maestro Hiroyasu Kawate of the sensible Florilège in Tokyo. They are going to be adopted by Mauro Colagreco, the chef-owner of Mirazur in Menton, France, which was ranked the No.1 restaurant in the whole world in 2019 and is now a part of the Better of the Finest corridor of fame. The signature dishes shall be accomplished by a particular dessert from Asia’s Finest Pastry Chef winner Maira Yeo of Cloudstreet in Singapore.
Complementing the culinary expertise, visitor bartenders from The World’s 50 Finest Bars will even be readily available to combine unique cocktails (each alcoholic and non-alcoholic), together with Patrick Pistolesi, the charismatic creator of Drink Kong in Rome, and Coralie Dolliet of the fantastic Galaxy Bar in Dubai.
Count on a night of nice leisure, intensive consuming, plentiful ingesting choices and the prospect to pattern dishes from – and even meet and chat to – a number of the greatest stars within the culinary firmament. We look ahead to welcoming you to an occasion stuffed with the Flavours of fifty Finest.
E book: On-line right here; AED 495 per individual, all inclusive
50 Finest Signature Periods
Hiroyasu Kawate x 99 Sushi
When: Dinner, Friday twenty seventh January
The place: 99 Sushi, The Galleria Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi
Who: Because the chef-owner of Florilège in Tokyo, Hiroyasu Kawate is on the head of a brand new technology of forward-thinking Japanese cooks. Having risen to be ranked No.3 in Asia’s 50 Finest Eating places 2022, Florilège debuted on The World’s 50 Finest Eating places record the identical 12 months. Kawate-san will work in unison with the crew at 99 Sushi, which is one in all simply three eating places within the UAE capital to have obtained a Michelin star, to create a contemporary Japanese menu for one night solely.
What else: Count on an distinctive omakase expertise served in 99 Sushi’s elegant surrounds inside Al Maryah Island’s upscale The Galleria; worth to be confirmed.
E book: Name +971 2 672 3333
Darren Teoh x Otoro
When: Dinner, Friday twenty seventh January (two sittings: 6.30pm and 9pm)
The place: Otoro, Al Maqta’ St, Rabdan, Al Maqta’, Abu Dhabi
Who: Darren Teoh is the chef and founding father of Dewakan in Kuala Lumpur, voted The Finest Restaurant in Malaysia by Asia’s 50 Finest Eating places 2022. Well-known for championing the indigenous produce of his residence nation, Teoh is Malaysia’s most high-profile culinary determine, however stays each passionate and humble. Dewakan’s meals will discover a one-night-only residence at Otoro, the primary Abu Dhabi restaurant from chef Akmal Anuar, who co-founded 3 Fils – named The Finest Restaurant in Center East & North Africa 2022 – in addition to Goldfish and 11 Woodfire in Dubai.
What else: Having admired his work for some years, Anuar particularly picked out Chef Teoh for this 50 Finest Signature Session. Teoh and his crew will current a six-course menu mixing signature dishes with some new creations, supported by the Otoro crew, priced at AED 625 per individual with a non-alcoholic beverage pairing possibility at AED 100.
E book: E-mail [email protected]
Karim Bourgi x Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers
When: Afternoon Tea, Saturday twenty eighth January & Tuesday thirty first February
The place: Remark Deck and Foyer Lounge, Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers, Corniche Rd, Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi
Who: Pastry chef Karim Bourgi is arguably one of many hottest names within the Center East proper now, well-known for his signature French-style patisserie and baking abilities, and with a variety of dessert bars, cafes and eating places throughout the area. The pinnacle pastry chef of the Al Mana Group will deliver his standout pastry abilities to bear on an unique Afternoon Tea expertise at Conrad Etihad Towers in collaboration with the lodge’s award-winning Govt Pastry Chef, Sumeda Palihakkara.
What else: Clients can select to order their Afternoon Tea expertise in both the 63rd-floor Remark Deck (AED 260) or the Foyer Lounge (AED 230) on both Saturday twenty eighth or Tuesday thirty first.
E book: On-line right here or name +971 2 811 5666
Tala Bashmi x Oak Room
When: Dinner, Saturday twenty eighth January
The place: Oak Room, The Abu Dhabi Version, Al Bateen Marina, Abu Dhabi
Who: Named MENA’s Finest Feminine Chef 2022, Bahraini-born Tala Bashmi has elevated her Manama restaurant, Fusions by Tala, to prestigious heights in recent times. A talented advocate of updating and reinventing conventional regional dishes, she is going to prepare dinner in Abu Dhabi for the primary time on the stunning Oak Room, the Version lodge’s signature steakhouse overseen by celebrated British chef Tom Aikens.
What else: Get pleasure from pre-dinner drinks within the adjoining Library Bar earlier than a four-hands menu co-created by Bashmi and Oak Room’s culinary crew; worth to be confirmed.
E book: Register curiosity by emailing [email protected] or name +971 2 208 0000
Vicky Cheng x Dai Pai Dong
When: Dinner, Saturday twenty eighth January
The place: Dai Pai Dong, Rosewood Abu Dhabi, Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi
Who: Vicky Cheng is the dynamic Hong Kong chef behind French-Chinese language restaurant Vea and the newer Wing, which focuses purely on regional Chinese language cuisines. Having opened in 2021, Wing is already ranked within the prolonged record of The World’s 50 Finest Eating places, reflecting the acclaim with which it has been greeted. Chef Cheng will work in tandem with Dai Pai Dong’s personal Chef Nie Dong and crew to create a really particular Cantonese-focused menu.
What else: This thrilling collaboration follows the massively common Tim Raue dinner on the identical venue in February 2022 and guarantees to supply an much more refined and memorable expertise.
E book: Register curiosity by emailing [email protected] or name +971 2 813 5588
Massimiliano Alajmo x Talea by Antonio Guida
When: Dinner, Sunday twenty ninth January
The place: Talea by Antonio Guida, Emirates Palace, West Corniche Street, Al Ras Al Akhdar, Abu Dhabi
Who: The Alajmo clan are arguably the primary household of Italian delicacies – and Massimiliano its most celebrated son. A culinary prodigy who was the youngest chef in historical past to realize three Michelin stars at Le Calandre, the household’s flagship restaurant in Rubano, north-east Italy, he’s now established as one of many nice Italian cooks of the twenty first century. He’ll showcase his modern tackle classics alongside Chef Luigi Stinga of Talea by Antonio Guida throughout the emblematic Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental.
What else: Diners shall be taken on a voyage of Italian culinary discovery within the stunning indoor/out of doors setting of Talea, which not too long ago gained one in all Abu Dhabi’s first Michelin stars; worth to be confirmed.
E book: Register curiosity by emailing [email protected] or name + 971 2 690 7999
Tomer Tal x Maté
When: Dinner, Tuesday thirty first January
The place: Maté, Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi
Who: Tomer Tal leads the kitchen at George & John, one in all Israel’s most long-established and profitable eating places, situated in Tel Aviv’s historic The Drisco lodge, in addition to being a decide on the nation’s most high-profile TV cooking exhibits. He joins the crew at not too long ago opened beachfront restaurant Maté throughout the Park Hyatt’s luxurious Saadiyat Island resort for a momentous cross-border collaboration.
What else: Diners can anticipate an 8-course menu mixing influences from throughout Israel, the Arab world and past to South America; worth to be confirmed.
E book: Register curiosity by calling + 971 5 458 12576
Jessica Rosval x Café Milano
When: Dinner, Tuesday thirty first January
The place: Café Milano, 4 Seasons Resort Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi
Who: Hailing from Canada, however based mostly in Italy for nearly a decade, Jessica Rosval is the top chef at Casa Maria Luigia, the luxurious boutique guesthouse-restaurant from Massimo Bottura and Lara Gilmore of Osteria Francescana fame. There, Rosval recreates a number of traditional dishes from OF (previously The World’s Finest Restaurant, now a part of the Better of the Finest corridor of fame), in addition to introducing her personal specialities. She is the right match for Café Milano, infamous for its heat hospitality and genuine dishes, for a singular Italian-accented night.
What else: Rosval, thought of a rising star in worldwide meals, will introduce a few of her personal signatures to a multi-course Italian feast; worth to be confirmed.
E book: On-line at fourseasons.com/abudhabi/cafe_milano or e-mail [email protected]
Athanasios Kargatzidis x Almayass
When: Dinner, Wednesday 1st February
The place: Almayass, The Galleria, Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi
Who: Athanasios Kargatzidis – aka ‘Chef Tommy’ – is a significant persona in Center Japanese meals together with his flagship, Baron, named The Finest Restaurant in Lebanon at MENA’s 50 Finest Eating places 2022. He’ll deliver his mixture of Mediterranean and Levantine components and influences to Abu Dhabi’s premium Lebanese institution, Almayass, overlooking the water in The Galleria on Al Maryah Island.
What else: With each eating places infamous for offering meze plates groaning with meals, anticipate a real Lebanese feast with an array of spectacular sharing dishes; worth to be confirmed. This will even spherical off the 50 Finest Signature Periods in Abu Dhabi for 2023.
E book: E-mail [email protected]
All reserving hyperlinks
- Flavours of fifty Finest: web site
- Hiroyasu Kawate x 99 Sushi: cellphone
- Darren Teoh x Otoro: e-mail
- Karim Bourgi x Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers: web site and cellphone
- Tala Bashmi x Oak Room: e-mail and cellphone
- Vicky Cheng x Dai Pai Dong: e-mail and cellphone
- Massimiliano Alajmo x Talea by Antonio Guida: e-mail and cellphone
- Tomer Tal x Maté: cellphone
- Jessica Rosval x Café Milano: web site or e-mail
- Athanasios Kargatzidis x Almayass: e-mail
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