The Art of Afternoon Tea – Curated by Bateel

Café Bateel announces the launch of its new Afternoon tea throughout the GCC, a curation of assorted gourmet treats served with a cup of Bateel’s finest. Having established themselves as the go to spot for the best Qahwa in town, Bateel now moves to the tea market, a natural progression for the industry leader in gourmet fine foods.

Pair your perfect afternoon with a side of gourmet treats, ideal for a day with the girls. Tea aficionados and food lovers alike can now find all the makings of the classic afternoon tea, with a Bateel twist, at Café Bateel outlets throughout the GCC. Bateel continues to seamlessly marry Western influences with its quintessentially Middle Eastern touch, from the Baba Ghanoush toast served alongside a classic salmon finger sandwich to Kholas Pecan Pie with a bite of traditional English fruitcake. Curating the perfect palate, Bateel provides a selection of teas to bring the diverse flavours together into one harmonious afternoon.

For those that want to carry the comfort of Bateel warm, robust and full bodied teas back to their own homes, the Bateel loose teas provide an excellent array of options fit for all palates. The new line of Bateel teas carries robust flavours from around the world, with each blend telling its own unique story. Sourced from the world’s oldest tea estate, the Makaibari teas tell a tale of tea heritage, with the Silver Tips Imperial Tea ranking among the world’s most expensive cups. Other Bateel luxury teas are sourced from the Palais des Thés in Paris, with this dynamic variety now available in Bateel boutiques there is sure to be a blend that is just your cup of tea.

Each a gourmet journey in itself, these Bateel teas form the beginning of a new segment for Bateel Gourmet. Whilst the Afternoon tea cater the Café’s loved fare to special afternoons spent with loved ones. Speaking of the new collection, COO of Bateel International, Henrik Anderson said: “Our teas are unique and very popular in the cafes, just like any other ingredient, we have selected the best tea producers, and therefore demand was very high. It was the natural best step to expand the Bateel horizons in this direction.”

The afternoon tea & fine loose leaf teas are now available in Bateel’s boutiques and cafés, in UAE, KSA, Kuwait, and Oman. The Afternoon tea is priced at AED 98 per person for the classic selection and AED 110 per person for the Gourmet selection.

UAE

Abu Dhabi: The Galleria, Nation Towers, 

Dubai: JBR, Marina Walk, The Dubai Mall, Mirdif City Centre, DIFC, Town 

Centre, Arabian Ranches

Kuwait:

Avenues, Al Bidaa

KSA: 

Al Khobar: Al Shaikh Avenue 

Jeddah: Le Prestige Mall, Assila Tower

Riyadh: Al Hamra Mall,Tahlia Street, Olaya District

Oman: Muscat, The Waves

Perfecting the art of Eid Gifts with Bateel

Bateel, the GCC’s leading cultivator and curator of gourmet food experiences, is the ultimate stop for the perfect gifts for those near and dear this Eid al Adha.

With one of the most anticipated celebrations of the calendar just around the corner, Bateel present an exquisite range of gourmet gifts available in its network of boutiques across the GCC or at bateelonline.com. Fully customizable and available in a range of sizes, designs and shapes, Bateel is the answer to saying it with love this Eid, be it with the finest wrapped chocolates or the freshest, organic dates.

Celebrated worldwide for its exquisite packaging and an array of delicious gourmet foods, Bateel is a delightful source of inspiration for those looking for the perfect present for a colleague, family member or loved one. Bateel’s gift range is a chocolate lovers dream with eye-catching, jars and plates finished with a gold or silver application and designed specially to present the finest wrapped chocolates.  Bateel is proud to have perfected the art of gift giving, echoing the spirit of the region and its love of charming gourmet experiences.

The Bateel wrapped chocolates are available exclusively at Bateel’s network of Boutiques and are made of the finest ingredients, using the most delicious recipes and flavours; offering a premium range of delicious ganache and pralines encased in single origin chocolate. Fill a box of choice with these delectable chocolate treats perfect for the ultimate indulgence, to be savoured with family and friends.

Now offering a convenient next day delivery throughout the UAE and KSA, gifting Bateel has never been easier. A wide range of the finest dates and gift boxes are available for online order and delivery at www.bateelonline.com allowing those celebrating to avoid the hustle and bustle of the malls and spend their time where it matters the most.

Bateel International announces newest location at Al Hamra Mall, Riyadh KSA

 

Bateel International is delighted to announce the opening of its sixth location in the city of Riyadh, at the prestigious Al Hamra Mall. From its conception dating back to 1991, Bateel is now a recognized and celebrated name in the gourmet food industry. With boutiques and cafés worldwide, this latest opening aligns with the company’s continued expansion plans. The Al Hamra Mall outlet will be home to both boutique and café, offering Saudi gourmands the ultimate destination for indulgence and gifting.

Bateel’s renowned boutique will provide a distinctly different offering to visitors of Al Hamra Mall. Recognised for inventing and cultivating the world’s only gourmet dates, today it is the ultimate food lover’s paradise. From authentic dates and exquisite chocolates, pralines and truffles, to other exclusive fine food products, shoppers will be sure to find the perfect gift to suit all occasions. From birthdays, seasonal celebrations to family dinner parties, guests will be spoilt for choice.

The new location will also present Café Bateel’s seamless blend of Mediterranean cuisine and the distinct tradition of warm Arabic hospitality. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, with exciting seasonal and celebratory menus hand crafted by Bateel’s team of excellent chefs, guests are welcomed to an unforgettable culinary experience.

Located along Shaikh Hasan Ibn Hussain Ibn Ali Road. Al Hamra Mall is a city hot-spot and perfectly suited for busy shoppers seeking the perfect gift or to indulge in a premium gastronomic offering with Bateel Boutique & Café.

Location

Al Hamra Mall

Shaikh Hasan Ibn Hussain Ibn Ali Rd, King Faisal, Riyadh 13215, Saudi Arabia

Celebrate summer with two new tantalising menus at Café Bateel

Café Bateel, home of gourmet Mediterranean cuisine, announces the launch of two new and delicious menus, set to add a dash of flavour and fun to mealtimes this summer. Diners can delight in fresh and healthy options from the Summer Seasonal menu, packed with a choice of innovative dishes or cool off with Café Bateel’s long awaited Sundae menu, which features decedent desserts that the whole family will love.

*The Summer Seasonal menu is available now and the Sundae menu will be available from 09.07.17in all cafés across the UAE.

Summer Seasonal menu

The refreshed menu includes a selection of healthy salads, wholesome main courses and delectable desserts. Highlights include the Tuna Superfood, a salad made with seared Saku tuna, a tangy quinoa mixed with avocado, jirjir, olives, onions, cherry tomatoes and grilled peppers, finished with a delicate apple dressing.  A new range of sandwiches and mains make for a perfect lunch option, with the Chicken Panini with Emmenthal, the healthy Goji Berry Spaghetti with tomato sauce, basil and seared Buffalo Mozzarella and the Chilean Seabass, culinary pleasures not to miss. The new menu celebrates the season, offering guests the perfect dining experience including a choice of delicious desserts with treats such as the Raspberry Tiramsu, with mascarpone cream layered with traditional Italian sponge fingers topped with raspberry coulis and fresh raspberries, providing a sweet finish.  

Sundae Menu

Guests are invited to cool off this summer with a range of indulgent delicacies to ignite the senses. Café Bateel’s new Sundae menu offers a choice of unique dessert combinations, Bateel’s famous Artisan ice creams, a choice of delicious ice cream shakes and of course some signature toppings for added flavourful excitement. Soon to be favourites include the Bateel Date Sundae, served with homemade yoghurt ice cream, warm caramel sauce, Chantilly whipped cream and caramelised pecans, or the Isfahan Sundae, a heady mix of Panna cotta ice cream with meringue pieces, Chantilly whipped cream, fresh raspberries and lychee, combined with a raspberry rose coulis, and the Lemon Tart Sundae, with lemon ice cream, meringue pieces, Chantilly whipped cream and a sweet crumble topping. The menu will leave diners spoilt for choice this summer, making Café Bateel the only place to stay cool this season.  

Perfecting the art of Eid Gifts with Bateel

Bateel, the GCC’s leading cultivator and curator of gourmet food experiences, is the ultimate stop for the perfect gifts for those near and dear this Eid al Fitr.

With one of  the most anticipated celebrations of the calendar just around the corner, Bateel launches an exquisite new range of traditional gift boxes, stunning silver trays, beautiful Italian glassware and gourmet hampers available in its network of boutiques across the GCC or at bateelonline.com. Fully customizable and available in a range of sizes, designs and shapes, Bateel is the answer to saying it with love this Eid, be it with the finest wrapped chocolates or the freshest, organic gourmet dates.

Celebrated worldwide for its exquisite packaging and an array of delicious gourmet foods, Bateel is a delightful source of inspiration for those looking for the perfect present for a colleague, family member or loved one. For 2017 Bateel’s gift range draws on vibrant influences from around the world, lovingly handcrafted so that no two items are the same. From the eye-catching vibrance of the Arabian Nights boxes painstakingly hand-painted by artists in Peru, to the more traditional Eid Mubarak boxes reflecting the spirit of the season, to the elegant all-new Italian glassware range comprising of beautifully mouth blown vases, jars and plates finished with a real gold or silver application and designed specially to present the finest wrapped chocolates, Bateel is proud to have perfected the art of gift giving, echoing the spirit of the region and its love of delightful gourmet experiences.

The Bateel wrapped chocolate range is made of the finest ingredients and using the most delicious recipes and flavours; offering a premium range of delicious ganaches and pralines encased in single origin chocolate. Fill a box of choice with these delectable chocolate treats perfect for gifting the ultimate indulgence after a month fasting.

Now offering a convenient next day delivery throughout the UAE and KSA, gifting Bateel has never been easier. A wide range of the finest dates, gift boxes and gourmet hampers are available for online order and delivery at www.bateelonline.com allowing those celebrating to avoid the hustle and bustle of the malls and spend their time where it matters the most, with their loved ones. 

Bateel International Unveils Ramadan Collection in Collaboration with Nina Ali

Bateel, the GCC’s leading cultivator and curator of gourmet food experiences, teamed up with influencer, Nina Ali to showcase its exquisite Ramadan Collection at the flagship branch at The Walk, JBR. Setting the scene for festivities ahead of the commencement of the holy month, the GCC’s leading provider of luxurious gifts and gourmet food, unveiled this year’s bespoke selection of luxurious and seasonally appropriate delicacies.

The celebrated JBR branch was adorned with glistening pieces from the newest range of luxurious gift boxes, trays and hampers from the GCC’s one stop destination for Ramadan gifting. From opulent silver trays laden with endless varieties of the brand’s famous gourmet dates to intrinsically hand-painted Peruvian glass boxes filled with premium gourmet delights, the event offered a true taste of Ramadan.  Guests such as Sheida Babereza and Farhana Bodi sampled this year’s Iftar menu, with celebrated Dubai chef, Lidija Abu Ghazaleh remarking on the highlights of the menu, the wholesome Lamb Confit and Farro Risotto and the creamy Chicken Fusilli. Olympian Maxim Bouchard commended the variety of healthy options on the hearty menu, whilst Gehna Advani complimented the Bateel Date Pudding for its rich and decadent flavours.

Following an informative and immersive date tasting session with General Manager, Tina Memic, Bateel announced the inspiration and influence behind this year’s curated collection of gifts, perfect for all.  Drawing on its rich Arabic heritage and passion for the unique, each item in the bespoke range of trays, hampers and hand-painted wooden gift boxes is produced to the finest quality to embrace and reflect the region’s rich tradition of elegant gift-giving; a reflection of thoughtfulness and impeccable taste. The selection is proudly offered across Bateel boutiques in UAE, KSA, Kuwait, Qatar, and Oman in the build-up, and during the holy month.

From exquisite gift boxes filled with the finest organic dates and luxury chocolates, date-infused sweets and savouries to finely crafted desserts, Bateel’s sophisticated selection of gourmet goods are peerless in their quality and taste. For those looking for the ultimate in personalized style, boxes can be filled with a generous selection of Bateel’s finest gourmet organic dates, whether plain, filled or chocolate coated. Guests seeking the finest indulgence may opt for a curated edit of premium single origin chocolates.

All Ramadan items are available throughout the GCC in Bateel’s constantly expanding network of chic Boutiques. The full collection can be viewed online at www.bateel.com

Bateel International Announces Newest Location at the Renowned Assila Towers in Jeddah

Having established itself as the brand of choice for gourmet dates and delicious Mediterranean food with an Arabic twist, Bateel International is pleased to bring its offerings to Jeddah’s coveted Assila Towers. From humble beginnings in Saudi Arabia, Bateel is now an internationally recognized conglomerate, with boutiques and cafes in major cities from London to Jakarta. Following the launch of its first café in the city earlier this year, at Le Prestige, Bateel now announces a second location home to both a boutique and cafe, offering Saudi gourmands the ultimate destination for indulgence and gifting, just in time for Ramadan.

Spread across two floors, Jeddah’s newest Bateel location offers the world renowned taste of Bateel to visitors of the Assila Towers, as well as a wide selection of Bateel gourmet products, including organic dates, the finest single origin wrapped chocolates and a range of gourmet gifts, all available for purchase.

Known for reinventing and elevating dates to a gourmet product, Bateel has grown to become an admired food brand, renowned globally for culinary excellence. Furthermore, with its well-established expansion into the cafés segment, Bateel has created a name for itself, offering an elevated casual dining concept by combining Mediterranean cuisine and the rich tradition of Arabian hospitality, promising an unforgettable gourmet experience.

Located on along the Jeddah corniche, the Assila Towers have swiftly become the city’s favourite spot for all those seeking leisure, luxury and everything in between. Bateel is proud to launch not only its chic retail concept, but also its café at Assila Towers, both perfectly suited for busy shoppers seeking a light bite and premium café experience as well as families and larger groups looking to dine in a comfortable and welcoming setting.

Celebrating the new launch, General Manager of Retail and Operations, Tina Memic, remarked “Following the popularity of our debut café at Le Prestige, we are incredibly excited to announce a second café location in Jeddah. With our new opening we hope to share the Bateel experience with a wider audience, and offer both a Café and Boutique experience under one roof. Ahead of the Ramadan season, we are certain this location will fast become the ideal destination to purchase Ramadan gifts. ”

Bateel International Announces Newest Location at the Renowned Al Hamra Luxury Center in Kuwait

Having established itself as the brand of choice for gourmet dates and delicious Mediterranean food with an Arabic twist, Bateel International is pleased to bring its offerings to Kuwait’s coveted Al Hamra Luxury Center. From humble beginnings in Saudi Arabia, Bateel is now an internationally recognized conglomerate, with boutiques and cafes in major cities from London to Jakarta. Following the launch of its café earlier this year, at Al Bida’a, Bateel now announces a third location home to both a boutique and cafe, offering Kuwaiti gourmands the ultimate destination for indulgence and gifting, just in time for Ramadan.

Located on the first floor of the Luxury Center, the newest location offers the world renowned taste of Bateel to visitors of the tallest Tower in the city, as well as a wide selection of Bateel gourmet products, including organic dates, the finest single origin wrapped chocolates and a range of gourmet gifts, all available for purchase.

Known for reinventing and elevating dates to a gourmet product, Bateel has grown to become an admired food brand, renowned globally for culinary excellence. Furthermore, with its well-established expansion into the cafés segment, Bateel has created a name for itself, offering an elevated casual dining concept by combining Mediterranean cuisine and the rich tradition of Arabian hospitality, promising an unforgettable gourmet experience.

Located within one of the tallest buildings in the world, the Al Hamra Luxury Center is the city’s favourite spot for all those seeking leisure, luxury and everything in between. Bateel is proud to launch not only its chic retail concept, but also its café at this coveted location, both perfectly suited for busy shoppers seeking a light bite and premium café experience as well as families and larger groups looking to dine in a comfortable and welcoming setting.

Celebrating the new launch, General Manager of Retail and Operations, Tina Memic, remarked “This is our third opening in the city in the past year, with Avenues Mall being the first opening follower by Al Bida’a in January. We are incredibly proud of the success of our brand in Kuwait and equally thrilled to now be opening in Al Hamra Luxury Center. With our new opening we hope to share the Bateel experience with a wider audience, and offer both a Café and Boutique experience under one roof. Ahead of the Ramadan season, we are certain this location will fast become the ideal destination to purchase Ramadan gifts.”

Bateel Gourmet wins the 3G Service Excellence Award at the Global Good Governance Awards 2017.

Bateel Gourmet, the GCC’s much loved leading gourmet retail brand, is extremely proud to have won the 3G Service Excellence Award at the Global Good Governance Awards 2017. The award recognises Bateel’s consistent excellence in quality and its core values in providing a service that goes above and beyond to bring gourmands the finest curation of culinary delights.

Bateel Gourmet’s extensive collection of delicious gourmet foods and delicacies are all made from wholesome, natural products and are known and loved throughout the GCC. From the finest organic dates and single origin chocolates through date-infused sweets and savories, to exquisite pastas and olive oil from Umbria, Italy, Bateel’s sophisticated selection of gourmet goods is unrivalled in quality and taste. Bateel Gourmet aims to constantly develop the range of products in response to changing trends and the tastes of their valued customers.

Tina Memic, General Manager of Retail Operations expresses, “Bateel Gourmet is extremely honoured to have won the 2017 Global Good Governance Award. The recognition of the service excellence award is a reflection of the values of quality, innovation, authenticity and integrity that we stand by at Bateel, re-emphasizing that when you have a premium brand, you have to be premium in all aspects. At Bateel, we aim to educate, inspire and delight people, from our staff to our customers and suppliers. We strive to do the right thing every time, driven by our values.”

Bateel Gourmet continues to cement its position as the GCC’s leading provider of gourmet foods. Loved by food aficionados and culinary professionals alike, Bateel’s dedication to supreme quality is recognized and celebrated regionally and internationally.

 

Gift With Pride This Ramadan

Bateel, the GCC’s leading cultivator and curator of gourmet food experiences, is the ultimate destination for gifting this Ramadan. The brand draws on its rich Arabic heritage and passion for the unique to delight with an exquisite collection of luxurious and seasonally appropriate delicacies. Each item in the bespoke range of trays, hampers and hand-painted wooden gift boxes is produced to the finest quality to embrace and reflect the region’s rich tradition of elegant gift-giving; a reflection of thoughtfulness and impeccable taste. The selection is proudly offered across Bateel boutiques in UAE, KSA, Kuwait, Qatar, and Oman in the build-up, and during the holy month.

Celebrated worldwide for its exquisite packaging and an array of delicious gourmet foods, Bateel is a delightful source of inspiration for those looking for the perfect present for a colleague, family member or loved one. For 2017, boxes draw on vibrant influences from around the world, lovingly handcrafted so that no two items are the same. From the eye-catching henna on the Fantasia Boxes - a vibrant hand-painted design, to the more traditional Ramadan Kareem boxes, Bateel is proud to elevate the art of gift giving to new heights, echoing the spirit of the region and its love of delightful gourmet experiences.

Each gift box, tray and hamper is designed as a treasured piece of art, handcrafted with painstaking detail and lasting long after the contents have been savoured. The highlights of this year’s beautiful seasonal collection are the Antique Gold and Blue boxes, with mesmerizing designs that have been intricately hand-painted onto mirrored glass by Peruvian artists using hues of gold, silver and porcelain blue, taking close to 90 days to produce.

From exquisite gift boxes filled with the finest organic dates and luxury chocolates, date-infused sweets and savouries to finely crafted desserts, Bateel’s sophisticated selection of gourmet goods are peerless in their quality and taste. For those looking for the ultimate in personalized style, boxes can be filled with a generous selection of Bateel’s finest gourmet organic dates, whether plain, filled or chocolate coated. Guests seeking the finest indulgence may opt for a curated edit of premium single origin chocolates.

All Ramadan items are available throughout the GCC in Bateel’s constantly expanding network of chic Boutiques and Cafés. The full collection can be viewed online at www.bateel.com