Nathan Outlaw to open restaurant at Burj Al Arab in Dubai

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Editor 14th March 2016
Michelin starred chef, Nathan Outlaw is set to open his first international restaurant at the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah this September. nathan outlaw low resBased at the luxury hotel's award winning seafood restaurant, Al Mahara, the menu will take inspiration from Nathan's critically acclaimed restaurants throughout the UK which all celebrate his simple, yet superb style of seafood cooking using locally sourced produce. When asked why he chose Dubai for his first restaurant outside the UK Nathan said: “Working with Burj Al Arab speaks for itself. It’s the most luxurious hotel in the world, and a once in a lifetime opportunity. This is my first venture out of the UK, and what an iconic property to partner with. "Dubai itself has very much claimed its spot on the world food map and can definitely compete with the highest of culinary standards from around the world. As a chef, it is one of the cities you want to work in. I am so impressed with the quality and service I have experienced here.” Al Mahara, which translates to 'The Oyster Shell' in Arabic, is renowned for its seafood and its floor-to-ceiling aquarium. As part of the collaboration the restaurant will also undergo a complete refurbishment. Anthony McHale, General Manager, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah said: “To have Nathan on board for his first collaboration of this kind outside of the UK is extremely exciting for us as a hotel and Dubai. His experience and creative flair for seafood is second to none and we are delighted to welcome him to the new-look Al Mahara restaurant. Burj Al Arab“Nathan will be here in Dubai several times a year to consult with his head chef and team, guaranteeing consistent high standards of mouth-watering seafood at every sitting. He has an outstanding reputation in the UK and we are confident that his experience and professionalism is the perfect combination for ongoing culinary success at the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah.” Nathan’s career began with the late Peter Kromberg at the InterContinental Hotel on Hyde Park Corner in London. He has worked alongside iconic chefs such as Eric Chavot, Gary Rhodes and John Campbell; however, his love for seafood cuisine was ignited when he visited Cornwall in the south-west of England as a young chef to work under Rick Stein.

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 14th March 2016

Nathan Outlaw to open restaurant at Burj Al Arab in Dubai