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Jumeirah Zabeel Saray launches new afternoon tea menu with Eric Lanlard

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray launches new afternoon tea menu with Eric Lanlard

Dubai, 26 August 2013: Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, the Ottoman inspired luxury resort located on Palm Jumeirah, has announced details of its new Ottoman inspired afternoon tea menus in partnership with Eric Lanlard. 

The master pâtissier, author and TV star worked closely with the culinary team at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray to design the ‘Orange Blossom Financier’, a special cake developed exclusively for the new Ottoman Afternoon Tea menu that re-launched alongside a traditional English Afternoon Tea Menu in Sultan’s Lounge, the hotel’s lobby lounge. 

Eric Lanlard commented: “I love the concept of afternoon tea, especially when it has been infused with something unique such as this Ottoman menu. The Orange Blossom Financier is a fusion of a classic tea-time treat with fragrant notes of the Middle East”.

Neil Foster, Executive Chef at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray commented: “the collaboration between Eric Lanlard and Jumeirah Zabeel Saray reinforces perfectly the resort’s position as a destination of culinary excellence in Dubai – adding that special touch to what is already a very unique concept in Sultan’s Lounge. We have taken the traditional Afternoon Tea menu and re-designed it to connect culturally with the Turkish theme of Jumeirah Zabeel Saray – offering a first of its kind menu in Dubai that gives our guests the opportunity to taste Eric’s exclusive creation.” 

Lanlard, who plays an instrumental role in the design of the Afternoon Tea at the hotel’s London based sister property, Jumeirah Carlton Tower, revealed the new cake at a private event at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray as part of the new menu launch.

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About Eric Lanlard:

Eric Lanlard, Master Pâtissier and twice winner of the prestigious Continental Pâtissier of the Year at the British Baking Awards, has earned himself an international reputation for superlative baked creations for an impressiveA-list clientele, including Madonna and Sir Elton John.
Having trained in France, Eric moved to London where he ran the patisserie business for Albert and Michel Roux. He stayed there for five years before launching his own business, Cake Boy, a destination café, cake emporium and cookery school based in London. Eric is an experienced TV presenter, most recently with the second series of Channel 4’s Baking Mad with Eric Lanlard. 
Eric’s latest book, Chocolat, is available to buy in Kinokuniya bookstores.

About Jumeirah Zabeel Saray:

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray is a luxurious beachside resort located on the West Crescent of the iconic Palm Jumeirah in Dubai.  The interior of the resort is inspired by the ancient palaces of Turkey and features hand-painted finishings, Turkish artworks and stunning murals that conjure up images of the Golden Age of the Ottoman Empire. The resort boasts 405 rooms and suites, 38 Royal Residences, Talise Ottoman Spa, one of the largest and most luxurious spas in the Middle East and a collection of six diverse restaurants which offer a vibrant selection of culinary experiences.

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. 

For further information please contact:
Jumeirah Zabeel Saray
Katie King
PR and Communications Manager
Telephone: +971-50-557-0260
E-mail: Katie.King@jumeirah.com
Visit us at: www.jumeirah.com/JumeirahZabeelSaray