Jumeirah Restaurant Group

Sustainably Chic

by Mahak Mannan | 06 Sep 2018

Pierchic, a venue that operates under the Jumeirah Restaurant Group is nothing short of an iconic destination for both residents and tourists alike. Whether it be celebrating a milestone or taking advantage of the scenic views from the restaurant, Pierchic is renowned for offering something different from the busy Dubai life and Mahak Mannan spoke

New Executive Group Chef at JRG Dubai

by Mahak Mannan | 30 Aug 2018

JRG Dubai, the home-grown restaurant management company, has promoted chef Ben Tobitt to the position of group executive chef, the group’s most senior culinary post. Having joined JRG Dubai in 2011 as sous chef at The Ivy, Tobitt steps into the group executive chef role after serving as group head chef since July 2015. With

JRG Appoints New Managing Director

by Mahak Mannan | 16 Aug 2018

Emma Banks has assumed the position of managing director at JRG Dubai, the home-grown restaurant management company, which is part of Dubai Holding. British national Banks, who assumes the managing director position after consolidating JRG Dubai’s award-winning brand portfolio of 23-plus venues and international franchises since being named general manager in 2015, has now been

JRG appoints new operations manager

by Mahak Mannan | 23 Jul 2018

Jumeirah Restaurant Group Dubai, the home-grown restaurant management company, has appointed Richard Antony Cowling as its new operations manager with immediate effect. Cowling returns to the group to oversee day-to-day operations across its casual premium dining brands: Al Nafoorah, Flow, Pai Thai, Perry & Blackwelder’s, Segreto, and Trattoria Toscana. With more than two decades of

The last straw for Jumeirah Restaurant Group

by Mahak Mannan | 22 May 2018

As of 18 March 2018, Jumeirah Restaurant Group has gone 100% plastic-free and we spoke to Emma Banks, general manager, Jumeirah Restaurant Group on why they are going green. Why did you take the decision to go plastic free? We have gone straw less with a commitment to becoming as free from single-use plastic as

The Noodle House undergoes brand relaunch

by Crystal Chesters | 08 Aug 2017

Jumeirah Restaurant Group’s pan-Asian restaurant The Noodle House is undergoing its biggest brand relaunch since debuting in 2002. The rebrand is starting with a refreshed dining experience and menu at its flagship outlet in Souk Madinat Jumeirah, which reopens on 13 August. Emma Banks, general manager of Jumeirah Restaurant Group, said: “Of all the brands

The Business: Delivering the Goods

by Crystal Chesters | 06 Jul 2017

Having identified home delivery as a major growth opportunity, Jumeirah Restaurant Group rolled out its first delivery hub for The Noodle House brand, expanding its reach to 17 new locations and achieving record-breaking revenue. Crystal Chesters speaks to JRG general manager Emma Banks to find out more. When Jumeirah Restaurant Group (JRG) carried out a

Dubai’s Trattoria Toscana makes two key appointments

by Crystal Chesters | 11 May 2017

Trattoria Toscana at Madinat Jumeirah has made key management appointments with a new head chef and GM. Having worked in the food and beverage industry in the Middle East since 2009, Italian-born Antonio Lacovelli joins Trattoria Toscana as head chef, while Giuseppe Di Martino has been appointed as the new general manager. Emma Banks, general

JRG’s The Noodle House launches delivery hub

by Crystal Chesters | 13 Apr 2017

Jumeirah Restaurant Group’s flagship restaurant chain The Noodle House, has launched a dedicated delivery hub and industrial kitchen to supplement and expand the brand’s in-restaurant dining business, which currently comprises six Dubai outlets. The new delivery hub will cater to the UAE’s growing home delivery market, which is currently valued at AED 12.9 billion. Now

Flow eatery opens at Jumeirah Emirates Towers

by Staff writer | 19 Mar 2017

Jumeirah Restaurant Group (JRG) has launched Flow, a new healthy eating and creative hub located in Jumeirah Emirates Towers. A press statement said that Flow has been conceived as a “visionary health hub where guests connect, create and converse to enter the Flow ‘state of mind’ – a mental state where the UAE’s youth and









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