A taste of Dubai in Mallorca: Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa welcomes chef from Burj Al Arab Jumeirah
Internationally-renowned chef Hussain Dagher joins Es Fanals restaurant in June
London, 22 April 2015: A leading chef at the world’s most luxurious hotel, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, will bring an exotic taste to Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca when he spends two weeks in the kitchen at Es Fanals tapas restaurant.
Chef Hussain Sabri Dagher will present the ‘Mezze meets Tapas’ fortnight and treat guests to a mix of traditional Middle Eastern culinary dishes. Cuisine will include spicy mohammara, lamb koftas and chicken shawarma - reinvented in a tapas format, enhancing the Mediterranean flavours of the Es Fanals restaurant.
With over 20 years’ experience, Dagher has worked in some of the world’s most luxurious hotels and has previously worked in Syria, Kuwait, and London. He has built up a wealth of experience in Arabian cuisine and is currently in charge of the Al Iwan restaurant and Sahn Eddar lobby at the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah.
Built on a cliff overlooking Port Soller on the northwest coast of Mallorca, the hotel enjoys uninterrupted sea views, set against the stunning backdrop of the Sierra de Tramuntana mountain range, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The village is famous for its horseshoe bay and charming port, which provide a picturesque setting. Just a 30-minute car transfer from Palma International Airport, Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel and Spa occupies one of the most idyllic sites on the island in the heart of the Soller valley, renowned for its orange, lemon and olive orchards.
About Jumeirah Port Soller:
Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa crowns a cliff overlooking the Port of Soller and enjoys extensive, uninterrupted sea views on one side, and has a backdrop of the Tramuntanas – recently declared a UNESCO Heritage Site – on the other. The hotel has 121 rooms and suites, two restaurants, four bars, two swimming pools and its Talise Spa which is located in its own luxurious complex. Respecting the harmony of the landscape, the hotel is divided into eleven low-rise structures ensuring that visitors experience a truly exceptional and natural environment during their stay. www.jumeirah.com/mallorca
About Jumeirah Group:
Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts including the flagship Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts manages properties in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE, and Kuwait in the Middle East; Baku, Frankfurt, Bodrum, Istanbul, London, Mallorca (Spain) and Rome in Europe; the Maldives and Shanghai in Asia. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah LivingTM with properties in London and Dubai; the new contemporary lifestyle hotel brand Venu; the wellness brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme. Future openings include luxury and lifestyle hotels in China, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Morocco, Oman, Russia and the UAE.www.jumeirah.com