Culinary fair at Rosewood KSA
Gourmands in Saudi Arabia are in for a treat next month, as Al Faisaliah Hotel, A Rosewood Hotel kicks off its inaugural culinary and lifestyle fair.
The event, entitled The Globe Summit, will see four renowned chefs from Australia, France, Switzerland and the United States visit the property from February 21-25, to showcase their culinary expertise at the hotel’s outlets.
These guest chefs are Daniel Chambon from Le Pont de L’Ouysse in Lacave, France — an authority on foie gras and truffles; fellow Michelin-starred chef Bruno Davaillon, a native of France’s Loire Valley who recently joined Rosewood Hotels and Resorts’ Dallas property; Peter Doyle , one of the Australia’s best seafood chefs; and award-winning Swiss chef Rolf Mürner, a pâtissier extraordinaire.
Over the course of the five-day culinary celebration, each guest chef will take charge of the kitchen at the hotel’s The Globe restaurant to deliver an exclusive dinner.
Each chef will also host a ‘Studio Lunch’ during their visit, giving guests a chance to get an up close and personal.
Al Faisaliah Hotel, A Rosewood Hotel managing director Peter Finamore commented: “Riyadh’s dining scene celebrates diversity, and the city has been acknowledged as the Kingdom’s leading culinary destination, now moving to compete on a regional and global level.
“At Al Faisaliah Hotel, we fully embrace this drive towards culinary greatness and wider recognition by hosting the Globe Summit, a one-of-a-kind event in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia bringing the best international chefs to Riyadh for a showcase of magnificent cuisine.
“Our guests and visitors will be able to interact personally with the chefs, ask questions and draw inspiration from them. This event will redefine the benchmark for culinary events in the Kingdom,” Finamore asserted.
The fair, which will take place in hotel restaurant The Globe from February 21-25, 2010, is just one of the activities the property is holding to commemorate its10th anniversary.