BICE MARE NAMED “BEST SEAFOOD RESTAURANT” AT THE 2013 BBC GOOD FOOD AWARDS
Contemporary Italian seafood restaurant continues its winning streak and takes home this prestigious award
DIFC, Dubai, UAE: 30 January 2014 – BICE Mare, the multi award-winning Italian Seafood inspired concept located in Souk Al Bahar, is celebrating its achievement at the BBC Good Food Awards last night, having being named ‘Best Seafood Restaurant’.
Hosted by BBC Good Food Middle East magazine, this annual awards event is commonly regarded as the most respected celebration of the hospitality industry in the region. The gala that took place in The Address, Dubai Marina was hosted by esteemed chef Gary Rhodes and was a glamorous celebration of the best restaurants and food brands in the region.
Chef Francesco, Executive Head Chef of BICE Mare was thrilled to accept the awards on behalf of the team, and comments;
“The team and I are delighted to accept another award for BiCE Mare, we are still celebrating our win that we received from What’s On Awards in November 2013, for the second year running, so to achieve such recognition again by such an esteemed publication s as BBC Good Food – we really are truly overwhelmed. We look forward to an exciting year ahead’
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BICE RESTAUARNT GROUP COMPANY BIO:
The network of BICE restaurants spanning the world commenced in 1926 in Milan under the vision of Beatrice Ruggeri, better known to her family and friends as BICE, known for her delectable Tuscany inspired cuisine, extraordinary hospitality and personal warmth that continues to embody the BICE philosophy worldwide. In 1978 Remo and Roberto took the first steps to give BICE an international cache opening a second BICE in Porto Cervo, followed by a restaurant in New York and numerous US cities soon followed including Miami, Beverly Hills and Chicago and in key cities worldwide that include Tokyo, Madrid, Buenos Aires and Singapore with a present network of over 40 restaurants worldwide.
Following the success of BICE restaurants across the Middle East, BICE restaurant group launched a new concept BICE Mare in 2009, voted Best Seafood restaurant in Dubai for two consecutive years 2012 and 2013 by What's On Magazine and winner of Best Seafood Restaurant in 2013 by BBC Good Food. BICE Mare is located in the prestigious Souk Al Bahar with direct views to the Burj Khalifa and fountain show and serving award winning Italian Seafood inspired cuisine under the helm of the award winning chef Francesco and a full Italian team.
BICE Group continues to roll out innovative F&B brands that include the newly opened Sapori di BICE, an innovative casual family dining concept that transports its guests to the origins of Italian family dining with its homey and cozy setting and offering an all-day dining experience & in the most hospitable setting & driving up the standards of casual dining to new heights.