Landmark opens 1st Carluccio’s in Kuwait
Kuwait City, February 22, 2011
Landmark Group, the region’s leading retail and hospitality conglomerate, has launched Carluccio’s, the internationally renowned café, restaurant and food shop in Kuwait.
Located at level one of the Avenues Mall, the launch drew a crowd of ambassadors, prominent dignitaries, VIP guests and the local media. Senior management from the Landmark Group and officials from Carluccio’s flew in especially to present Carluccio’s to Kuwait residents.
“The opening of this restaurant is a part of Landmark Group’s expansion plans in the hospitality segment in the region,” said Naveed Dowlatshahi, head of Foodmark, the food division of Landmark Group.
“Carluccio’s is all about authentic Italian cuisine at great value for money, after being a hit with diners from Doha and Dubai, we wanted to give both locals and expats in Kuwait to experience a little taste of Italy.”
Carluccio's restaurant offers breakfasts and morning coffees through to light meals and lunches. Options include colazione magnifica, scrambled eggs with sautéed mushrooms, tomato and toasted ciabatta perfect with freshly brewed Italian coffee.
Lunch choices include the popular penne giardiniera, penne with courgette, chilli and deep-fried spinach balls with parmesan and garlic, the pasta con funghi pappardelle with a mix of shiitake, oyster, porcini and button mushrooms and the homemade ravioli filled with spinach and ricotta and served with butter and sage.
In the evening, Carluccio's welcomes diners who are looking for a more relaxed dining experience making it the ideal venue for romantic candlelit dinners for two as well as social gatherings with friends, a statement said. – TradeArabia News Service