BICE MARE WINS “BEST SEAFOOD RESTAURANT” AT THE 2013 WHAT’S ON AWARDS
Contemporary Italian seafood restaurant takes home prestigious award for the second consecutive year
DIFC, Dubai, UAE: 28 November 2013 – BICE Mare, the multi award-winning Italian Seafood inspired concept located in Souk Al Bahar, is celebrating its achievement at the What’s On Awards last night, having being named ‘Best Seafood Restaurant’.
Hosted by What’s On magazine, and founded in 2001, this annual awards event is commonly regarded as the most respected celebration of the hospitality industry in the region. What makes the awards special is that they are based solely on reader votes, making them an accurate barometer of public sentiment. This is the second consecutive year that BICE Mare has won this award, firmly cementing its reputation within the UAE marketplace in terms of excellence, innovation and style.
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 overwhelmed to win this award for the second year in a row. To be nominated alongside such highly regarded names is a testament to what the team has achieved since 2009, and to win, successfully rounds off what has been a truly excellent year to date”.
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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 in 2012 by What's On Magazine and in 2013 shortlisted as Best Dubai Restaurant and Best Seafood Restaurant by BBC Good Food and again shortlisted as Best Seafood Restaurant by What’s On Magazines. 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.