– Third restaurant to open at Venetian Village in Abu Dhabi-
26 November 2014, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Following its international success, classic French restaurant Brasserie Flo is set to make its regional debut as part of the Venetian Village at the Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal. Brasserie Flo will open its doors on 2 December 2014, giving Abu Dhabi food aficionados the opportunity to indulge in flavoursome French cuisine in the relaxed setting of a quintessential brasserie.
Ignace Bauwens, CEO of Abu Dhabi National Hotels (ADNH) – the project owners and managers of Venetian Village – commented: “It gives me great pleasure to introduce Brasserie Flo to the region. The third restaurant to open at Venetian Village, Brasserie Flo helps diversify the mix of dining options guests can choose from at our unique waterfront destination. The brand has earned itself an exceptional reputation abroad, and we are thrilled to host this celebrated restaurant in Abu Dhabi.”
The Brasserie Flo concept was brought to life by young Alsatian Chef, Jean Paul Bucher, in 1968. Since then, Brasserie Flo has expanded throughout Paris including in Balzar, Le Boeuf sur le Toit, Bofinger, Terminus Nord, and in various other locations in France. It has also won over international diners, with restaurants now located in Barcelona, Brussels, Amsterdam, Strasbourg, Lisbon, Luxembourg, Eindhoven and Beijing.
French Executive Chef Sebastien Pinson’s extensive 20 years of experience have ideally positioned him to lead the enthusiastic culinary team at Brasserie Flo Abu Dhabi. Since studying French Culinary Arts at the esteemed École hôtelière de l’Institut Saint-Joseph in France, Chef Sebastien perfected his talent with roles across South America, the Caribbean, the United States and Europe under the likes of worldfamous chefs Alain Passard, Michael Mina, Georges Morrone, Alice Waters, and Koldo Royo.
“French cuisine is extensive, full of flavour, and best enjoyed in the company of family and friends – and we have captured that full experience here at Brasserie Flo. My team and I are very excited to welcome guests to enjoy traditional French dishes in true brasserie style,” said Chef Sebastien Pinson.
Brasserie Flo Abu Dhabi will present diners with a traditional menu that includes French specialties such as Soupe à l’Oignon, Tartare de Boeuf, Boeuf Bourguignon and desserts including Profiteroles and Crepes Suzette. Among the main highlights at the restaurant is the fresh seafood, which is specifically shipped in from France to complete the dining experience. In addition to the indoor seating with modern artinspired décor, guests will also have the opportunity to sit down and relax in the outdoor seating area with a stunning view over the Grand Canal.
The restaurant is located at Venetian Village – part of the Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal development – will be open from 6:30pm to 11:00pm daily.
Home to six restaurants making their debut in Abu Dhabi, Venetian Village is the UAE capital’s newest dining destination that offers world-famous culinary experiences in one scenic and vibrant waterfront setting. Spanning 20,000 square meters across the grounds of the Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, Venetian Village also includes the Hotel’s spa, and hosts 52 of the Hotel’s luxury rooms.
Al Fanar Restaurant & Café and Inakaya- Robata Grill and Japanese Sushi restaurant have already opened their doors in Venetian Village. Meanwhile, Olives, by American celebrity chef Todd English, and Barfly, from the creators of Buddha Bar, will be adding to the diversity of experiences in 2015.
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