Okku riyadh. Japanese restaurant OKKU opens in Riyadh

Is Saudi Arabia ready to take the Middle East's F&B crown from Dubai?

Okku riyadh

In terms of personalities, Abdul-Majeed is the one who seems calm and collected, while Thesleff looks to be the more emphatic, enthusiastic one of the two, and together, they make for a rather well-matched entrepreneurial duo, who were friends for a long while before they became business partners as well. The manner in which the Whissle co-founders chose to tackle competition —and that too, at such an early stage of their business- should serve as an important lesson for other entrepreneurs. This once bustling restaurant, just 15 months new, is now a quiet romantic setting. It also aims to elevate the representation of women in decision-making positions — both in the public and private sectors. September 17, 2017 12 min read You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media. Located in the heart of Riyadh, Cicchetti repeat after us: chi-ket-tee is the latest chic concept by the folks behind Nozomi.

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Is Saudi Arabia ready to take the Middle East's F&B crown from Dubai?

Okku riyadh

The restaurant offers a variety of unique options, all in premium quality and top notch service that make the restaurant the ideal choice for meat lovers. Consider what they have done with Whissle so far, for instance- Abdul-Majeed and Thesleff were keen on having the company set up a strong base, a strong foundation with their brands here in Dubai first, from which their further growth could be engineered in a successful manner. There is an outdoor seating, and partitions as well. Leave it to Chef Peter, who I have followed since he landed in Riyadh culinary stalking is okay to serve dishes that has just enough fusion in them to elevate the flavors while keeping the authentic core intact. For reservation: 9200 22395 3- Joël Robuchon The restaurant serves simple yet exquisite French cooking and is located in the well-know Assila hotel, where the restaurant is overlooking the Jeddah landscape from the 17th floor. The signature dark glam interiors are all there, including towering samurai statues and commissioned murals done by a Saudi artist.

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OKKU

Okku riyadh

We went out to have a look but could not access it Jan 2020. The launch of Saudi Seasons cultural events have been used as a springboard for many familiar brands to make moves into the Kingdom. Rarely do I seek out fine dining restaurants for them. Not Asian, not Italian, but everything in between. Maadad believes that while some of his concepts would work in the country, others would not. La Petite Maison, Gaia, and Scalini are all household names in Dubai that have held pop-ups in Riyadh or Jeddah over the past 12 months.

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Success Speaks For Itself: Whissle Hospitality Group

Okku riyadh

Their top notch chefs use only the freshest ingredients to ensure the delivery of a memorable flavors and ensure the quality of their dishes to be of the highest standards. . The buffet consists of appetizers, salads, main dishes, soups, desserts and hot drinks. It is a setting that combines traditional food with sophisticated style, offering the perfect blend of flavor and flair. For their set menus, check their. South Korean-born Head Chef C. With its small yet hearty plates laden with high-rolling ingredients, you can either share or eat alone.

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Destination Golden Spoon Picks

Okku riyadh

Having been raised in the Saudi capital, one Dubai-based restaurateur is looking beyond Riyadh for his next venture. The open buffet lacks nothing, and they even have a cooking corner where Italian food and Shawerma are cooked right in front of you. Okku Riyadh is under construction as well, with it slated to open its doors in early 2018. For mains, two plates have me craving as I type this: The Zuke lamb, in all its succulent glory, and the smooth, moist black cod melts in your mouth. The venue is punctuated with large-scale art pieces, life-size Japanese samurai statues and a one-of-a-kind 10-meter high hand-painted Japanese bell, which towers over the diners in the main room.

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OKKU

Okku riyadh

For reservation: +966 55 582 9871 4- Asador de Aranda The restaurant uses clay oven which is a simple but unique technique that results in an even more delicious meal. A must try restaurant for all the sea food lovers out there, they are famous for their roll sandwiches, lobsters and shrimps. To say this dream is an ambitious one would probably be an understatement- but this is what drove and indeed, continues to drive Abdul-Majeed and Thesleff forward in building up the Whissle enterprise. Samer Hamadeh is set to open his second Akiba Dori outlet in Jeddah, outmanoeuvring the bigger brands. For reservation: 9200 22395 2- Signor Sassi The restaurant is one of the best known Italian restaurants in London,and is known for their simple Italian menu and good vibes.

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OKKU

Okku riyadh

That trend benefits brands like Shawarmer that have invested heavily in new technologies and services that elevate the overall customer experience in our restaurants while improving speed, convenience and on-demand access to our products. It promotes growth, stability, inclusion, economic resilience, and reduces poverty. After all, a Japanese concept like Okku was completely new at the time in the market, but Thesleff and Abdul-Majeed were also using this fact to their benefit, as they were all set to be the first mover in this space in Dubai. The sophisticated interiors and bustling ambience already sets the mood and the food rises to the occasion. Reviews say the restaurant is worth the wait, and the fried calamari is recommended as well. Obviously, any newcomers will create a buzz and people want to try them out which will negatively effect on our sales. Saudi Arabia has six distinct provinces, each with a number of regions, boasting indigenous ingredients and flavours.

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OKKU, Riyadh

Okku riyadh

Caution: The following images may contain some mouthwatering shots, not recommended for the hungry! Here are some of the top restaurants that have just recently opened in Riyadh. We particularly have fond memories of the Vitello Tonnato, lamb cutlets, Truffle and Pecorino Ravioli, as well as our favorite, decadent Filleto Fughi. But when the restaurant choices are almost as good as your homemade one, then the obvious choice would be to dine out for a change. While Abdul-Majeed comes from a finance background, Thesleff has had both family business and entrepreneurial experience, and the two had been talking about setting up a business together for a long while before they eventually did so with the launch of Okku in 2009. The logic being that Riyadh residents tend to vacation in Jeddah — and Jeddah residents vacation outside the country.

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