20 April 2016
Dubai, UAE - Bateel International, a leading gourmet food business, is delighted to announce its long-awaited entry into the Kuwait market with the opening of an exquisite boutique and premium café. Known for carefully selecting only the most prestigious locations, Bateel has chosen to launch in the renowned Avenues Mall. An admired homegrown brand with international acclaim, Bateel has a presence in 14 countries, with over 40 boutiques and 16 cafés across the globe.
The opening comes as a reflection of Bateel's recent growth in the region. Dr. Ata Atmar, Managing Director, Bateel International said: "Bateel's launch in Kuwait follows our recent successful expansion in Riyadh and marks the continuation of an important year of growth for our brand. 2016 is also a milestone year for Bateel, as we will be celebrating an impressive 25 years since the launch of our first boutique." Now an established name for the finest gourmet experiences, Bateel promises guests around the world a consistent commitment to excellence and culinary innovation upon every visit.
Culinary discovery is at the heart of the Bateel experience. The luxurious Bateel boutique will showcase the full range of gourmet products and offer and extraordinary selection of gifts suitable for all occasions. From high-quality dates and premium chocolates, pralines and truffles, to our other exclusive fine food products such as nuts and dressings - it is an invitation to experience the exceptional.
Café Bateel has created a name for offering an elevated casual dining concept: Mediterranean fare, curated by Bateel. Combining Mediterranean cuisine and a rich tradition of Arabian hospitality, the café will provide an unrivalled selection of delicious, wholesome dishes served in a warm and sophisticated atmosphere. Spencer Ayers, General Manager, Café Bateel comments: "We are proud to introduce Café Bateel to Kuwait, a country well-known for dining out, food connoisseurs and premium brands. We believe the brand is perfectly suited for the market."
For the first time, Bateel has partnered with Bishop UK, an award-winning interior design agency, to create a unique look and feel for the boutique and café, specifically for the Kuwait market. Customers can look forward to experiencing the earth-tone colours fused with natural elements, used to create an inviting and high-end atmosphere. The elegantly designed and breathtaking venue, the boutique and café combined, spans over 4,500 square feet. The café seats up to 150 guests and features an impressive balcony terrace on the first floor for al fresco dining.
Strategically located in the heart of Kuwait's well-known Avenues Mall, Bateel's location is perfectly suited for the premium brand and is accessible for mall-goers as well as food aficionados known to frequent the area and Kuwait City alike. The Bateel boutique and café are in phase two, close to phase three, of the Avenues Mall. Tina Memic, General Manager, Bateel Retail adds: "The prestigious retail location, among the most luxurious brands, positions the Bateel boutique in a prime location for customers."
The Bateel boutique offers a distinctly different experience. Renowned for inventing and cultivating the world's only gourmet dates, today it is the ultimate indulgence and gifting destination. From our authentic dates and exquisite chocolates, pralines and truffles, to our other exclusive fine food products - it is an invitation to experience the exceptional.
Taking the brand a step beyond gourmet products, Café Bateel represents a seamless blend of Mediterranean cuisine and the distinct character of our Arabian heritage. Café Bateel provides a warm and sophisticated ambiance where you can enjoy extraordinary gourmet cuisine.
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