Inside PLAY, Dubai's dining concept by ex-Zuma chef
Creation of Reif Othman and F&B mogul Elie Khoury, has officially opened its doors at the H hotel
PLAY, the fine dining creation of ex-Zuma chef Reif Othman and food and beverage mogul Elie Khoury, has officially opened its doors in Dubai. Arabian Business takes a look inside what looks like Zuma’s mature sister lounge. The venue is located on the 36th floor of the H hotel on Sheikh Zayed Road. It features multiple dining scenes including a private dining area, restaurant area, lounge, and cocktail bar. The menu will be headed by Othman, the former regional executive chef of luxury dining venue Zuma. In addition to heading the Dubai branch, Othman oversaw Abu Dhabi, Istanbul, Miami, and Hong Kong operations. As per Othman’s specialty cuisine, the menu will entail Mediterranean-Asian dishes and is based on a sharing concept. With a team of 40 chefs, he has created a combination of Eastern and Western dishes. As for PLAY’s interiors, they were designed in contemporary art deco by T Design firm. It features brass walls, marble flooring, and Swarovski chandeliers.