Iran’s first Michelin-starred chef, Mansour Memarian, has been appointed executive chef at Palazzo Versace Dubai. Memarian has 21 years’ industry experience including appointments with Shangri-La Hotel Qaryat Al Beri, Chedi Andermatt in Switzerland and Burj Al Arab’s signature restaurant, Al Mahara. Commenting on the appointment, Sandra Tikal, general manager of Palazzo Versace Dubai, said: “We
German two-Michelin-starred Tim Raue has marked his first international venture with the opening Dragonfly on Dubai’s City Walk. According to a press statement, the contemporary Asian restaurant features unusual flavours and rare ingredients that showcase the restaurant’s philosophy of “simplicity in presentation and complexity in creation”. Berlin-born Tim Raue commented: “Dragonfly is synonymous with freedom,
Michelin-starred Italian celebrity chef, Alfredo Russo, will headline a series of events being hosted as part of the Italian Cuisine World Summit 2016 at Vivaldi by Alfredo Russo, Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel and Towers. Taking place in Dubai from 7 – 17 November, the Italian Cuisine World Summit joins over 150,000 visitors with 60 hotels
Crystal Chesters speaks to Michael Mina about the Michelin-starred chef’s refined twist on the classic All-American diner and why he has chosen Dubai for his first venture outside of the United States Michael Mina is a well-known name on the US restaurant scene, particularly in San Francisco where eight of The Mina Group’s 26-strong portfolio
Six Senses Zighy Bay, Oman will welcome Michelin-starred guest chef Greg Malouf to its signature mountaintop fine-dining restaurant, Sense on the Edge. Malouf will work alongside chef de cuisine Ron McKinlay to create a special menu for guests from April 5 – April 9. An Australian native of Lebanese parents, Malouf is known for his contemporary twist
Michelin-starred executive chef Samuel Lee from Shangri-La Hotel, Paris will visit signature Chinese restaurant, Shang Palace at Shangri-La Dubai.