Argentinian Food Festival at Four Seasons Riyadh

Guests can enjoy a variety of appetizers and an array of scrumptious Argentinian delicacies created from the finest ingredients.
Updated 05 December 2018
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Argentinian Food Festival at Four Seasons Riyadh

Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh has launched the Argentinian Food Festival as a special tribute to the finest of the country’s dining and cultural experiences. The event will run until Dec. 13 at The Grill restaurant, in partnership with the Argentinian Embassy in Riyadh.
Sous Chef Maximiliano Castillo from Four Seasons Buenos Aires is preparing a range of Argentinian dishes using the finest ingredients to create a wide variety of tastes.
Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh welcomed Argentinian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Marcelo Gilardoni, in addition to media representatives and influencers during the launching of the festival on Nov. 29.
Guests savored exquisite Argentinian dishes expertly prepared by the culinary team at The Grill and Chef Castillo.


Tony Coveney, hotel manager, said: “At Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh, we are keen on bringing unique and distinctive culinary and cultural experiences by hosting different food festivals. The Argentinian Food Festival is also widely loved by local guests for its exquisite dishes and comprehensive cultural ambience.”
The food festival offers a daily all-inclusive dinner a la carte starting at 7 p.m. until midnight at The Grill restaurant. Guests can enjoy a variety of appetizers and an array of scrumptious Argentinian delicacies created from the finest ingredients.
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Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh continues to constantly distinguish itself by offering a blend of diverse cultural experiences prepared by the most talented international chefs providing a wonderful experience to be enjoyed by all family members,” the hotel said in a press release.


Shell KSA supports special needs children

The event organized by the Disabled Children’s Association was held on Nov. 12.
Updated 09 December 2018
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Shell KSA supports special needs children

Shell Saudi Arabia has announced the continuation of its sponsorship for the Disabled Children’s Association (DCA) art program for two years (2018-2019). The announcement, made at an event organized by the DCA on Nov. 12, is part of Shell Saudi Arabia’s ongoing support for children with special needs.

Since its establishment in 1981, the Disabled Children’s Association has become one of the largest institutions specialized in the care of children with special needs in the Arab world.

The program held last month promoted the skills and artworks of such children.

To mark the collaboration between the two organizations, Abdulrahman bin Abdul Aziz Al-Suwailim, vice chairman of the Disabled Children’s Association’s executive committee, presented a commemorative shield to Mohammed Al-Zomaia, Shell Saudi Arabia’s general manager for corporate development.

“At Shell, we believe in creating an inclusive culture where everyone can thrive. Today’s talent is more diverse than ever before. An inclusive environment is key to innovating, developing and retaining talent, and it begins with the youngest members of our communities,” said Al-Zomaia.

Shell has been active in the Kingdom for over seven decades and has a wide variety of social investment activities in the country, many of which are centered around youth empowerment, such as Shell Intilaaqah and FutbolNet.

Shell Intilaaqah aims to strengthen young people’s career options by enabling them to switch from being an employee to becoming an employer, or making the transition from seeking employment to creating employment. Shell’s trainees have set up 1,100 businesses, in addition to 500 existing small and medium businesses. Together, they created over 3,000 jobs. Shell Intilaaqah has been training Saudi entrepreneurs since 2010. Over the past years, Shell Intilaaqah trained, supported and mentored 10,000 Saudis — the majority of whom were women. 

Shell and Football Club (FC) Barcelona Foundation work together and use football to teach children the importance of values. The FutbolNet program is a 12-week football training course for children supported by dedicated coaches. Futbolnet aims to infuse values like respect, teamwork and commitment, which are key for the children to develop as happy, healthy and value-adding individuals.