Celebrity chef to open restaurant in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, January 16, 2012
Abu Dhabi's first Gary Rhodes restaurant, 'Rhodes 44' will open this year at The St. Regis Abu Dhabi, a part of the iconic Nation Towers development on the corniche.
Rhodes 44 will be first venture of Michelin-starred celebrity chef Gary Rhodes in Abu Dhabi, in addition to two other restaurants at Starwood hotels in Dubai – Rhodes Mezzanine at the Grosvenor House and Rhodes Twenty10 at Le Royal Méridien.
Announcing the launch, St. Regis Abu Dhabi said the Rhodes' signature dining outlet will offer signature contemporary cuisine with Arabic influences.
Often referred to as 'the chef's chef', Rhodes is renowned worldwide for his tireless attention to detail and unique mastery of the classic dishes. His legendary dedication to his craft and relentless pursuit of perfection has placed him firmly at the forefront of today’s culinary world.
“We are delighted to introduce Rhodes 44 at our hotel,” says Oliver Key, general manager, The St. Regis Abu Dhabi.
"We are positive that the opening of Rhodes 44 will be hugely popular amongst our international guests and local residents, providing a new culinary experience and setting a new standard for epicureans in the UAE capital," remarked Key.
Commenting on the launch, Rhodes said, "To be co-creating a signature dining outlet with the St. Regis brand in a hotel of such exceptional caliber, in a city of Abu Dhabi’s growing international importance, is an exciting adventure for me and my team."
"Rhodes 44 fully intends to deliver on its promise: making dining an unforgettable event," he added.
Rhodes 44 will open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, offering a contemporary menu with a wide selection of dishes suited for sharing amongst family and friends. Guests can choose to dine either in the elegant dining room or outdoors on the lush landscaped terrace.-TradeArabia News Service