Jumeirah said to ink deal for Jamie Oliver restaurant

UK celebrity chef set to open branded Italian restaurant in Dubai's Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver.

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver.

Jumeirah Group's Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai is set to launch its first celebrity-named concept restaurant with Jamie’s Italian Restaurant, it has been reported.

Jumeirah Group’s CEO and president, Gerald Lawless, hinted at the opening of the forthcoming eatery at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel to Hotelier at the recent AHIC conference.

The company has since confirmed to Caterer, a sister publication of Arabian Business, that plans for the opening of British chef Jamie Oliver’s second restaurant in Dubai are underway.

The restaurant will be managed by Jamie’s Italian management team.

The first Jamie’s Italian opened in Dubai Festival City in 2011. Since then it has opened outlets in the UK, Ireland and Australia.

Jamie’s Italian will be the 17th addition to Jumeirah Beach Hotel’s F&B portfolio and told Caterer it would be “a great addition to the Dubai dining scene.”

Plans are also in place to launch Jamie’s Italian in Russia, Turkey and Singapore.

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