2015 May 21 10:00
Julian Biddulph appointed as new General Manager at The Ivy Dubai
Dubai, 21 May 2015: Jumeirah Restaurant Group Dubai (JRG Dubai), Jumeirah Group’s global restaurant management company, has appointed Julian Biddulph as the new General Manager of The Ivy Dubai – the group’s award-winning, iconic London brasserie franchise in Jumeirah Emirates Towers.
Biddulph holds a Bachelor’s degree in Catering and Hotel Management and brings twenty years of hospitality experience to his new role. He has an impressive career history that includes management roles at prestigious London restaurant groups including Marco Pierre White Group, Heston Blumenthal’s Fat Duck Group, D&D London and Gordon Ramsay Holdings.
Julian Biddulph, General Manager, said: “Working with such an iconic, British concept feels like a home away from home. I’m looking forward to hosting patrons – old and new – and providing them with that warm, personable yet impeccable service that defines The Ivy experience.”
Biddulph joins JRG Dubai following previous roles in Qatar, notably as General Manager of Gordon Ramsay, Doha with a concurrent appointment as Head Sommelier of the St. Regis Hotel, Doha where Julian’s signature wine portfolio won him Hotelier Middle East’s ‘Sommelier of the Year’ award in 2012. Julian brings this expertise to his role at The Ivy Dubai, with an abundance of enthusiasm for the ‘Best of British’
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About The Ivy, Dubai
Enjoy a taste of London in the heart of Dubai’s business district at the iconic Ivy at Jumeirah Emirates Towers. Like the London institution customers experience the relaxed yet sophisticated form of dining that The Ivy restaurant is famous for, albeit with an extra hint of Arabian ambience. The restaurant offers an international brasserie-style menu with a selection of Ivy classics. With a traditional upscale British interior of dark woods and deep emerald greens, offset by crisp white table cloths, The Ivy is comfortable yet timelessly classic.
About Jumeirah Restaurant Group Dubai
Jumeirah Restaurant Group Dubai (JRG Dubai), the global restaurant management company and a member of Jumeirah Group, creates, operates and franchises a portfolio of more than 60 restaurants and bars. JRG Dubai includes home-grown high-end, premium casual and casual dining venues and lounges, including Pierchic, Tortuga, Pai Thai, The Agency and 360. JRG Dubai operates restaurants via management contracts, joint ventures, white label arrangements and franchise agreements. JRG Dubai also creates new restaurant concepts for third parties.
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