Ramada Downtown Dubai welcomes new sous chef
Garde manger and hot kitchen are Chef Belal’s specialities with expertise in Arabic dishes
Dubai, UAE (September 13, 2011) – Ramada Downtown Dubai, located in Dubai’s most prestigious and vibrant district, announces the appointment of Chef Belal Kattan as the property’s new Sous Chef who will be assisting in providing the highest quality and superior guest service at Orchid Restaurant, the hotel’s all day dining place.
Chef Belal comes with over 10 years of international experience in various restaurants with leading hotel chains such as the JW Marriott Dubai, Movenpick Hotel in Sanaa (Yemen) and Sheraton in Damascus. A Syrian national, Chef Belal developed his interest in cooking at the early age of 14 and he took inspirations from his father and uncle who are both professional and talented chefs.
Wael EL Behi, Executive Assistant Manager, Ramada Downtown Dubai, said: “We are pleased to welcome to Ramada Downtown Dubai our new sous chef whose experience in managing a large spread of lavish buffet and ala carte menu with outstanding food presentation and creativity will be a huge advantage to Orchid Restaurant where we serve a variety of dishes to both our discerning leisure and business guests.”
Chef Belal will be in charge of garde manger and hot kitchen area. With his expertise in Arabic dishes, expect to see new offering each time you dine at Orchid Restaurant. He added: “The dishes Fish Harra and Maple Glazed Chicken are dishes that I am very proud of. It is something different and diners must try it because I’m sure that they will like it.”
The all day dining Orchid Restaurant and Café serves a sumptuous hot buffet for breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as ala carte menu with choices of international and regional dishes and an array of delicious homemade pastries and desserts.
About Ramada Downtown Dubai:
Ramada Downtown Dubai is located in Dubai’s prime district – Downtown Dubai, adjacent to the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, the world’s largest shopping destination, The Dubai Mall as also with great views on Dubai Fountain. Offering large, comfortable and well appointed suites, it boasts one of the best views of Burj Khalifa up close and is fast becoming the most recognized name in Dubai’s hospitality sector. It provides guests a uniquely exciting experience of inner-city Suite living combined with all the facilities and services of a first-class hotel and is a true ‘home away from home.’ Featuring a gymnasium, a large outdoor pool, meeting rooms, business centre, overlooking Burj Khalifa and Dubai Mall as well as the Dubai Fountain, the property offers guests a luxurious and an extensive range of possibilities in the heart of Dubai. With a full range of support services one can stay stress free on top of work commitments and enjoy the tranquillity of the property. Next door, a short stroll away you find branded convenient store and pharmacy. As an alcohol-free hotel with a number of innovative products and services, Ramada Downtown Dubai is an ideal destination for either a short break or an extended family holiday for all GCC families and discerning corporate and leisure travellers.