Four years after shouty chef Gordon Ramsay's first Dubai restaurant Verre crumbled, he is making his return to the city. According to a press release, Ramsay is opening an outpost of his Bread Street Kitchen chainlet in the United Arab Emirates. Set to open this fall, it will be located inside of the Atlantis, The Palm resort. The restaurant will be "informal and accessible" and will serve a menu of modern European food. There will also be cocktails from "imaginative mixologists," which could just be press release speak for "the drinks will be complicated and weird."
Serge Zaalof, the resort's president and managing director, notes in the release: "Working with the Gordon Ramsay Group to bring his restaurant to Dubai is only the beginning of an incredible partnership." Does this mean that Dubai should brace for more Ramsay restaurants?
Ramsay has big plans for his Bread Street Kitchen chain. In addition to the outposts in London and Hong Kong, and the planned location in Dubai, he is also expanding the concept to Singapore. He plans to open there next year.
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