British TV chef Brian Turner has helped tableware and uniform supplier Ronai officially launch its new Dubai showroom.
The star of Ready Steady Cook and numerous other British TV shows, Turner and Ronai MD Gavin Dodd cut the ribbon on the new location in front of watching staff and customers.
Speaking at the event, Turner said: “I was very fortunate about 10 or 15 years ago when Ronai asked me to come out and do a few dinners for them to their clients. I came out and saw immediately what great potential this company had for offering tableware and uniforms for people in Dubai, something that was totally necessary.
“I think this facility will help Ronai show off, better than they ever had the chance to do in the past, the equipment they’ve got and how easy it is to come check it out and order from this office.”
Ronai celebrated the launch with a warehouse sale on the day, inviting loyal customer and newcomers to take advantage of deals on old stock. Due to the success of this sale it was extended throughout summer.
The new showroom is located on First Al Khail Street in Al Quoz Industrial Area 3, opposite Dubai Driving Centre, and is in the vicinity of the old location.
Dodd explained: “We were about 200m away from where we are today but we’re now on the main road. It’s a great location for people, passing traffic, and hopefully the facility shows that we’ve moved to a much better place. We have much more space in this facility: we have tables where people can do setups, we have meeting tables, we have couches. We are hoping that customers will come not just to buy product but also to meet other people and have coffee.”
With more floor space and more stock on offer, Ronai expect the new showroom to attract more customers to view its goods, especially its Uniforms by Ronai selection. Dodd also hinted at new developments and new brands to be added to its range in the coming months.
He added: “I believe that we’ve built a very honest reputation and I believe that people come to us because they know that they can trust what they get from us and hopefully that’s what sets us apart.”