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Jumeirah Emirates Towers opens Alta Badia Dubai’s best new Italian Restaurant and Bar

Jumeirah Emirates Towers opens Alta Badia Dubai’s best new Italian Restaurant and Bar

Dubai, 18 September 2013: A legendary hotel on the Dubai skyline, Jumeirah Emirates Towers is launching its newest culinary creation, an Italian restaurant by the name of Alta Badia and Alta Badia Bar, which will open 29th September 2013 on Level 50 & 51 of the hotel tower. Award-winning Italian Chef Claudio Melis leads a talented team as Chef Patron.

A renowned ski destination in Northern Italy, Alta Badia is nestled in a wide sunny hollow in the heart of the Dolomites, surrounded by meadows and woods and overlooked by mountains. The traditional Ladin cuisine of the region offers simple dishes, inspired by traditional recipes using fresh seasonal products. Chef Claudio Melis has spent years perfecting the art of regional cuisine with a creative twist and will now bring his unique touch to Dubai, exclusively at Jumeirah Emirates Towers. Working closely with an expert culinary team, he will prepare classic Italian favorites including pastas and antipasti, as well as signature creations for every discerning diner to enjoy.

About Chef Claudio Melis:

Born in Sardinia, Claudio Melis learned to appreciate fresh and simple ingredients while enjoying his mother’s home-cooked meals. In Sardinia he attended the Hotellerie School in Sassari, following which he worked in France and Germany. He then moved to Northern Italy in the Dolomites, he became Executive Chef at Biohotel Hermitage and then Stube Hermitage Restaurant in Madonna di Campiglio. In 2004 he joined Hotel Ciasa Salares and Ristorante La Siriola in Alta Badia as Executive Chef until end of 2010. During these years Chef Claudio travelled through Europe, from Spain to Denmark and Sweden and US to taste and learn about different cooking styles. He has also authored the book ‘La Cucina a Colori di Claudio Melis’, which was printed in 2008.

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For reservations call:
Tel: +971 4 3198771
Email: altabadia@jumeirah.com

The webpages are also live on jumeirah.com with the short URL:
Jumeirah.com/altabadia
Jumeirah.com/altabadiabar

About Jumeirah Group:

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts includes Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi; Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait; Jumeirah Bilgah Beach Hotel in Baku; Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany; Jumeirah Grand Hotel via Veneto in Rome; Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca, Spain; Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah in Istanbul; as well as Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah LivingTM; the wellness brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme. 

About Jumeirah Emirates Towers:

An architectural masterpiece, Jumeirah Emirates Towers offers luxurious experiences in the heart of UAE’s most dynamic city. Soaring high above the central business and commercial district, Jumeirah Emirates Towers is a dramatic backdrop to Dubai's skyline and a visible statement of the region's growing corporate success. Comprising of two equilateral triangles, this landmark structure is home to an Office Tower, Hotel Tower and shopping Boulevard. The hotel encompasses 400 spacious rooms and suites, 15 world-class restaurants and bars, Talise Fitness, Talise Spa as well as elite shopping and lifestyle attractions at the Boulevard, a unique and prestigious retail destination. Additionally, the award-winning hotel has multiple venues for inspiring events including the grand Godolphin Ballroom seating 500 and 16 Congress and meeting rooms, making it the ideal destination for travellers from all walks of life.

For further information please contact:
Mujahid Mansoor
Marketing & Communications Manager
Jumeirah Emirates Towers
PO Box 72127 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Email: mujahid.mansoor@jumeirah.com
Direct number: +971 4 319 8549
Mobile: +971 50 588 0864
Fax number +971 4 330 3888
Visit us at http: www.jumeirah.com