Chef Nicola Rossi starts new journey at Four Seasons

Chef Nicola Rossi
Updated 27 May 2018
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Chef Nicola Rossi starts new journey at Four Seasons

Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh has announced the promotion of Italian Chef Nicola Rossi, previously Chef de Cuisine, to Executive Sous Chef.
Chef Rossi, who graduated from the “Istituto Tecnico Luigi Nervi,” has more than 15 years of professional culinary experience. Prior to joining Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh, he has worked at a number of restaurants in Italy such as the Ristorante 668, Osteria Pane & Salame, Palazzo Cattaneo and Ristorante Zahir.
“I’m looking forward to this new chapter in my culinary career,” said Chef Rossi. “I’m happy that my skills will be put to use and I will be able to extensively expand my scope of experience through this new role and responsibilities.”
Chef Rossi will be working hand on hand with Executive Chef Ahmed Fawzy ensuring that all F&B (food and beverage) offerings at the hotel are top-notch.
“This Ramadan, as part of his role Chef Rossi ensured to renew and present an extensive selection of mouth-watering dishes during our renowned Ramadan Iftar Tent buffet that includes global and local specialities in addition to a variety of cold and hot mezze offerings, an extensive sushi station, an enticing salad bar, an authentic homemade pasta station and much more,” the hotel said in a statement.
“For this occasion, Chef Rossi invested his outstanding skills and gastronomic experience to ensure every dish is a haven of taste, and your iftar is nothing short of spectacular.”
Chef Rossi believes that guest satisfaction is the most important indicator to the success of any chef. He also aims to introduce his guests to the rich Italian history through his dishes. He added: “In the kitchen the entire team works together to deliver excellent food quality and strive to be authentic and trendy at the same time.”


Rove At The Park opens in Dubai Parks and Resorts

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Rove At The Park opens in Dubai Parks and Resorts

Rove Hotels, a contemporary midscale hotel brand, has opened its sixth hotel in Dubai — Rove At The Park — in Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination in the region. As the opening offer, guests can stay at Rove At The Park for 199 dirhams ($54) per night inclusive of two tickets to Dubai Parks and Resorts.
Rove At The Park has 579 rooms and interconnecting family rooms. Guests at Dubai Parks and Resorts can access more than 100 fun rides and attractions spread across Motiongate Dubai, Bollywood Parks Dubai, Legoland Dubai and Legoland Water Park. This is in addition to free access to themed zones, street ambiance and numerous shops and restaurants at Riverland Dubai.
On the opening of the new hotel, Paul Bridger, corporate director of operations, Rove Hotels, said: “Guests love Rove Hotels for their convenient locations, funky interiors, chilled ambience and great service, which have made the brand one of the most popular in the city. We are excited to open Rove At The Park, our sixth and largest property in Dubai. The hotel offers a launchpad to discover Dubai Parks and Resorts and the rest of the city.”
Ahmed Al-Rayyes, chief retail and hospitality officer, DXB Entertainments, the company that owns Dubai Parks and Resorts, said:
“Dubai Parks and Resorts is a dynamic leisure destination with attractions that appeal to families, couples, and theme park enthusiasts from around the globe. With the opening of Rove At The Park, guests will have easy access to a vibrant new hotel that is perfect for residents looking for a quick weekend getaway. Opening a second hotel is part of Dubai Parks and Resorts’ strategy to have more than 1,300 keys at the destination by the second half of 2020. We look forward to welcoming even more tourists who will now be able to enjoy rides and attractions at the park, with the option of a conveniently located hotel in the vicinity.”
Rove At The Park is just over half an hour drive from the Dubai International Airport and the Al-Maktoum International Airport. Additionally, the hotel is just minutes away from the future Expo 2020 location, making it convenient for visitors traveling to the exhibition.
The design of Rove At The Park is inspired by the local area and uses art to tell stories and offer Instagrammable moments throughout the hotel. All 579 rooms house a 48-inch interactive TV screen with a smart media hub and free Wi-Fi. The rooms have designer mattresses, pull-out beds for extra guests, a mini-fridge, a large safe, and a modern bathroom with power rain showers.