Mondrian Doha invites Qatar residents to enjoy the holy month of Ramadan in the comfort of their homes with special takeaway and delivery options, carefully crafted by the hotel’s world-acclaimed chefs.
Mondrian’s Executive Chef, Timur Fazilov and Walima Head Chef, Sezar star in QNTC’s Chefs of Qatar Virtual Food Festival, offering exclusive menus available for delivery through Talabat
13 April 2020, Doha, Qatar – Mondrian Doha, managed by leading international lifestyle hospitality group, sbe, is pleased to announce a host of exciting culinary delights to mark the holy month of Ramadan, offering the Qatar community the opportunity to revel in delicious Iftar and Suhoor meals from the comfort of their homes.
Walima, a Qatari-inspired restaurant boasting a variety of dishes from across the Middle East and led by Arabian cuisine guru chef Sezar, will offer generous Ramadan Iftar boxes. Chef Sezar’s selection of exquisite dishes will include Walima’s star chicken biryani, lamb machboos or mixed grill as the main course, a diverse selection of hot and cold mezzeh, beverage and a must have at any Iftar table – majdool dates, dried figs, nuts, and lentil soup.
Furthermore, Walima’s Head Chef, Sezar Eliass and Morimoto’s Executive Chef, Timur Fazilov have jointly collaborated to provide exclusive set menus as part of the ‘Chefs of Qatar’ virtual food festival. Through the initiative supported by QNTC and Qatar Airways, and available for delivery on Talabat, Walima will offer a traditional Iftar-style meal with chef Sezar’s signature mixed grills and a variety of hot and cold mezzeh, as well as an Arabic dessert, fruit and dried fruit platters; while Morimoto’s menu will boast the best of Japanese cuisine, including miso soup, buckweed noodles, tempura shrimps, a selection of maki and sushi and a soufflé-like cheesecake with fresh blackberry jam and fresh fruit.
In addition, all a la carte options from Mondrian outlets - including CUT, Morimoto, Walima and Hudson Tavern - will be available for takeaway and delivery as part of Mondrian’s ‘Taste-to-Go” offering. Hudson Tavern will also continue to serve its exceptional ‘Roast Box’ offer, pleasing all American cuisine lovers with the great classics including crusted US CAB Ribeye with mustard, herbs and crushed pepper, as well as traditional sides, condiments and dessert.
Mondrian Doha General Manager Vasileios Oikonomopoulos said: “Mondrian Doha is delighted to share in the joy of Ramadan through an amazing Taste-to-Go dining offering, and to give back to the community around us. We are grateful to our partners inQNTC, whose support played a crucial role in helping us make this Ramadan truly special despite all the current challenges”.
Also in the framework of the first-of-its-kind Chefs of Qatar Virtual Food Festival, chef Timur has also collaborated with renowned Qatari chef, pilot, and founder of ‘The Cooking Academy’, Hassan Al-Ibrahim. The collaboration was the fruit of several workshops and food tastings the two chefs held at the Morimoto kitchen, with a bespoke menu blending Qatari and Japanese flavours to be soon revealed and available for delivery via Talabat. The menu curated by the two famous chefs will feature traditional Qatari products – hamour, lamb chops and local baby chickens prepared with the finest Japanese techniques, sauces and add-ins.
Mikel Ibrahim, VP Sales & Marketing, Mondrian Doha, added: “Thanks to Mondrian’s innovative and bold approach, our team has once again devised creative ways to celebrate Ramadan with Qatar. The collaboration between chef Timur and chef Hassan, as part of the virtual food festival, will offer Qatari residents a one-of-a-kind gastronomic experience, and an inspiration for their own culinary creations”.
Mondrian outlets will also offer catering services for corporate clients who would like to pamper their employees with fine dining Iftar options during Ramadan.
In line with the government guidelines, all Mondrian F&B outlets will be closed for dine-in until further notice, while takeaway and delivery will still be available through Mondrian and Talabat for Walima, CUT, Hudson Tavern, EllaMia and Morimoto. Mondrian fitness center and the pool will remain closed as well, while ESPA will be offering the delivery of ESPA products, with all the services and treatments suspended until further notice.