Mamo Michelangelo opening soon in Riyadh

Mamo has designed a menu of fine Italian cuisine, which includes dishes that cannot be found elsewhere.
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Updated 12 March 2020

Mamo Michelangelo opening soon in Riyadh

Al-Khozama Management Company, Mamo and Arjun Waney, the creators and co-owners of popular international restaurants, have announced that Italian restaurant Mamo Michelangelo is set to open doors in Riyadh by the end of March, at Al-Faisaliah Hotel Suites Wing.

“With authentic Italian and Provençal recipes and passionate chefs to serve fresh and delicious dishes, Mamo Michelangelo’s menu is already creating a stir and will quench the appetite of local gastronomes with its specialties, using ingredients sourced from their origins, to truly experience the authentic flavors of Italy and South of France,” a statement said.  

Food enthusiasts in Saudi Arabia are well acquainted with Mamo Michelangelo after its successful pop-up during Jeddah Season last year. Mamo Michelangelo’s culinary arts embodies the essence of the French Riviera. 

It offers a charming ambiance for lovers of gastronomy, where guests can enjoy a five-star dining experience in an authentic setting decorated with old materials from Provence and Italy. 

The restaurant’s world-famous culinary experience embraces French and Italian influences from the region, incorporating a mix of classic family recipes and seasonal Mamo specialties. Mamo has designed a menu of fine Italian cuisine, which includes dishes that cannot be found elsewhere, such as a creamy burrata from Napoli, a lamb shoulder perfectly cooked in the wood-fired oven, a delicious chicken and some signature dishes like truffle focaccia and truffle raviolinis as well as countless other culinary delights. Guests can end their meal with a traditional tiramisu or a lemon tart.

The celebrity-filled five-star restaurant on the French Riviera, Mamo Michelangelo opened in 1992 and has since then welcomed guests from the worlds of Hollywood, fashion, television, football, racing and others, and has clients from around the globe, including Saudi Arabia.

Digital transformation to create 1 million Saudi jobs

Updated 21 September 2020

Digital transformation to create 1 million Saudi jobs

Speakers and experts at an international conference revealed that an estimated 1 million jobs are expected to be created in the Kingdom over the next five years, due to the acceleration of digital transformation in several industries and sectors during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nasser bin Suleiman Al-Nasser, chief executive of the STC Group and head of the Digital Transformation Working Group of the Saudi B20 business group, participated in an interactive session titled “Digital Transformation: The Future After the COVID-19 Pandemic,” which was held recently and included the participation of representatives from the B20 business group in 20 countries.

Al-Nasser explained that future jobs will depend entirely on technology and innovation, noting the gender disparity in the field of technology. It is therefore significant to empower women entrepreneurs and work together with governments to create targeted employment programs, designed to involve and qualify women in the technical sector while encouraging their promotion to leadership positions.

“We need to ensure that young women receive training and guidance when they enter the job market or start their own businesses, and the Kingdom has adopted many initiatives and investments to qualify young men and women through education,” he said. “In 2019, the Kingdom allocated SR1 billion ($266 million) to support universities in preparing students for the job market.”

The Saudi B20 and OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) organized a virtual meeting, where a number of key government actors and G20 members presented recommendations and exchanged experiences on future investments, digital transformation, sustainability and 5G-based digital solutions.

The Saudi business group is committed to providing recommendations that promote the implementation of robust policies through transparent dialogue and constructive cooperation with all relevant parties, supported by a group of international organizations that act as knowledge and communication experts. It is the official platform of the business community at the G20 summit, and plays a representative role for the private sector before the group.

Maadad Al-Ajmi, head of the working group of the B20 Saudi Arabia Integrity and Compliance and vice president and general counsel for legal affairs at STC, participated in a session dedicated to compliance and integrity. Nasser Al-Jareed, head of the Workers’ Communication Group of the B20 and director of the Workers’ Committees Support Program at STC, was also a participant.

The Kingdom has taken qualitative steps toward ensuring a speedy development toward digital transformation through the adoption of state-of-the-art telecommunications and ICT technology, thereby facilitating the transformation toward a knowledge economy and e-commerce. These efforts ultimately aim to achieve higher satisfaction rates and quality of living for both citizens and residents, facilitating their everyday lives.