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Olea at Kempinski Mall of the Emirates set to Welcome Chef Orfali

Olea at Kempinski Mall of the Emirates set to Welcome Chef Orfali

- Expect Aleppian fine dining with a twist from the super chef for two nights only  -

Dubai, UAE, February 2018:  Olea, the contemporary Arabian restaurant at Kempinski Mall of the Emirates is thrilled to welcome MasterChef, Mohammad Orfali to Dubai. The renowned culinary expert will offer a sumptuous 12 course gourmet experience at the restaurant, celebrating the flavours of the Levant, alongside the resident Chef at Olea, Chef Sudqi on February 22nd and February 28th 2018.

With more than 20 years’ experience, Syrian Chef Orfali will draw on his Aleppian roots to create a truly unique culinary experience, where diners can feast on delectable Middle Eastern favourites such as freekeh risotto, kibbeh and tabbouleh. Guests are encouraged to arrive at 7pm to have the opportunity to engage and interact with both Chef Orfali and Chef Sudqi, who will guide them through their meals and offer insight into their expertise and ingredients used.

His quirky style and theatrical flair have garnered Chef Orfali a cult following amongst foodies across the UAE. With over 34,000 Instagram followers, Chef Orfali is a true mover and shaker in the industry. He is also famed for bringing authentic Syrian dining to Dubai for the first time back in 2009.

While Mohammad’s unique dishes will only be available on these two nights, Olea resident Chef Sudqi and his team of chefs serve up an authentic culinary experience daily with an array of freshly prepared dishes inspired by the cuisines of the six Levant countries; Syria, Palestine, Jordan, Southern Turkey, Lebanon and Cyprus.

The 12 course set menu is priced at AED350 and is available from Olea restaurant, Kempinski Mall of the Emirates on the 22nd and 28th February 2018. To make reservations please call 04 409 5111 or contact




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For further information contact Daisy Priestley at / tel: 04 275 4900

About Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates:

Priding itself on offering guests innovative experiences, Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates has some of the most unique and stylish room products in the region. Fifteen stunning Ski Chalets marry sand and snow, offering views of the Arabian Gulf on one side and ski slopes on the other. The über-sleek Executive Tower Suites and the luxurious Presidential Suite are an exercise in modern elegance and provide an exclusive haven for discerning guests. Each of the hotel’s 393 deluxe rooms and suites is equipped with a large plasma flat-screen TV with access to 80 international satellite channels, as well as a DVD and multi-media player. In addition, all rooms have a fully furnished dining area as well as stylish and well-appointed marble bathrooms.

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