Dubai, 28 February 2011: Rivington Grill, the first restaurant of Caprice Holdings to open in Dubai and part of Jumeirah Restaurants LLC, a division of Dubai-based luxury hospitality company Jumeirah Group, today announced it will showcase its special menu at Taste of Dubai 2011, the premier food and beverage festival in the Middle East.
Participating for the third consecutive year, Rivington Grill will feature its offerings alongside The Ivy, the multi-award winning restaurant that is set to open in Dubai for the first time outside London. The fourth edition of Taste of Dubai is scheduled to be held from 3 – 5 March at the Dubai Media City Amphitheatre.
Head Chef Simon Conboy will present some of the finest classic dishes at Taste of Dubai 2011. Visitors to the Rivington Grill stand will also get the opportunity to taste signature British dishes including Scotch egg, watercress salad and piccalilli for starters, as well asfish and chips with mushy peas for the main course, and Eton mess for dessert.
In addition, Simon Conboy will share his kitchen secrets with the audience from 11:00pm to 11:40pm on 4 March and from 2:00pm to 2:40pm on 5 March at the adjacent Cookery School within the premises. He is scheduled to interact with the crowds with ‘Steak Tartare’, a classic dish.
An entertainment-filled festival of food, beverage and music, Taste of Dubai 2011 will feature Dubai’s top chefs and restaurants serving up award-winning dishes to visitors. More than 14,000 people are expected to attend the 2010 event.
The Rivington Grill, located at The Souk Al Bahar, Level 3, Old Town at Downtown Burj Khalifa, brings authentic British flavours to the Middle East with its internationally acclaimed hallmarks of quality and simplicity in food and beverage, as well as design and service. Popular with the multicultural tastes of the Dubai community, the restaurant also serves seasonal recipes inspired by local produce.
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About Rivington Grill
Rivington Grill is part of Jumeirah Restaurants, the dedicated branded restaurant division within the hospitality industry leader Jumeirah Group and is the first Caprice Holdings’ restaurant to open in the region. The restaurant brings authentic British flavours to the Middle East with its internationally acclaimed hallmarks of quality and simplicity in food and beverage as well as design and service.
Located at Souk Al Bahar in the Old Town, Burj Khalifa, the décor and design are minimalist and simple: white clothed tables, reclaimed style light fittings, wooden paneling, whitewashed walls, traditional dark wood bar and modern artwork.In terms of atmosphere and ambience, it is the interaction between the restaurant and the bar that contributes to the success of this concept.
Recently voted ‘Restaurant of the Year’ by Esquire Magazine Middle East, Rivington Grill is an all-day concept serving lunch and dinner. Specials are chalked up onto a blackboard and the menus at the clothed tables also double as the place setting.
Caprice Holdings, owned by entrepreneur Richard Caring, operates some of London’s best known restaurant brands. The group includes The Ivy, Rivington Grill, Le Caprice and Daphne’s, as well as private members’ clubs including The Club atThe Ivy and Annabel’s, amongst other eminent establishments.For more information, please visit our website www.rivingtongrill.ae. For reservations at Rivington Grill, please contact 04-4230903.
About Jumeirah Restaurants:
Jumeirah Restaurants is dining at its best! A company of multiple and successful restaurant concepts developed andlicensed globally. An important and strategic addition to the Jumeirah Group portfolio, the company’s mission is to set upand license innovative restaurants worldwide. The noodle house was the first restaurant brand to be developed and is the flagship of Jumeirah Restaurants with licence agreements already signed in eleven countries globally and will grow exponentially over the coming years. Other concepts include Sana Bonta, Urbano, AllFreshCo, Rice + Spice and The Flaming Revolution all of which have been developed by Jumeirah Restaurants.The company also has the rights to develop a number of brands from the Caprice Holdings group across the Middle East and North Africa. This includes world famous restaurants and clubs such as Rivington Grill, Scott’s, Annabel’s and The Ivy. For more information, please visit our website www.jumeirahrestaurants.com
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