A. Ronai LLC will be supporting this year’s Leaders in Hospitality Awards by coming on board as one of the sponsors at the ceremony taking place on 19 April 2016 at the newly opened St. Regis Dubai.
Managing director, Gavin Dodd explains why the company will be joining the event.
Can you tell us about Ronai’s core products and services?
Ronai LLC is the Middle East distributor of some of the world’s most prestigious brands in hospitality: Steelite, Oneida, Glass and Co, F. Dick chef’s knives, Genware, Bonzer, Uniforms by Ronai and other well-known trademarks.
Ronai offers competitive pricing, a high level of service including stock holding and a strong sales force with extensive industry knowledge. Our philosophy is to provide the hospitality industry with a level of understanding and anticipation of their needs, quoting the best price first time and fulfilling lead times.
Have you launched any new products or services recently?
We have recently partnered with Row and Sons, a UK based company providing a host of uniquely designed wooden chopping boards, butchers blocks and serving pieces perfect for the kitchen, restaurant or buffet. Row and Sons have also combined ECS wood fibre technology to create their Pro Duet serving platters. The collection is food and dishwasher safe, providing chefs with a hygienic solution
Our barware items continue to prove popular with mixologists with quality shakers and strainers available in a range of materials, these combined with essential bar and tableware presentation items ensures we remain alert to key trends
Why have you chosen to partner with the Leaders in Hospitality Awards 2016?
We very much believe in supporting the great industry that we are a part of and events such as this are a great way of achieving our aim. With the expected increase in properties as well as the number of visitors to Dubai in the coming years it’s important for all related companies to stay ahead of the game, building and retaining crucial relationships with hospitality industry professionals.
Which category are you most excited about?
We are looking forward to the nominations in the Best Mid-Market Hotel. As this sector develops in the market it is proving extremely competitive so this should be an exciting and challenging decision for the judges.
Why is it important for the industry to come together for events like this?
Celebrating success is essential for all industry professionals; it offers motivation for individuals as well as encouraging the efforts of the entire team. The awards allow the hospitality community as a whole to honour progress and innovation throughout the year and we are delighted to play our role.