Café Bateel reveals a Signature Festive Dessert Menu for 2017
Café Bateel, therenowned Mediterranean restaurant brightens up its menu this year with a decadent selection of festive desserts to celebrate the season. Guests at Café Bateel are invited to indulge in traditional Christmas classics with a distinctive Bateel twist.
Available now at all Café Bateel’s UAE, the festivedessert offerings include: the Christmas Stollen, boasting the familiar flavours of the classic German fruit-bread, baked to perfection and generously filled with the finest marzipan. The extravagant and delightfully sweet, Mont Blanc, offers a hazelnut crust, laden with chestnut cremeux, infused blueberries, vanilla and chestnut vermicelli. One to boost the festive spirit this season; the Gingerbread Latte, a delicately spiced flavoured latte with the warm and vibrant essence of ginger, nutmeg and allspice.
A time to share with loved ones, sleigh away into cocoa dreams with the Milk Chocolate Sledge Log, decorated on a chocolate sponge base, topped with milk chocolate ganache, available to pre-order and ready to collect at guests preferred outlet in just two days. Café Bateel’s festive logs are perfect for families to enjoy over the festive season, available to order from 7th December and for in-café purchase from 21st to 26th December.
Café Bateel’s desserts menu for this merry season is carefully crafted with care and attention, creating sumptuous desserts that taste as good as they look. A treat for all the senses, Bateel’s seasonal delights are the ideal gift tobring-along to any celebratory gathering or to enjoy in the familiar comfort of Café Bateel locations throughout the GCC, this festive period.
Café Bateel takes home the prestigious BBC Good Food Middle East award
Café Bateel, the globally renowned Mediterranean café and restaurant, has been awarded the coveted title of Best Café 2017 for the second year running at the BBC Good Food Middle East Awards that took place on November 22nd, 2017.
The awards are now in their eighth year and are best known for celebrating the best restaurants within the UAE. In these consumer vote-based awards, end-users are able to vote for their favorite restaurants and chefs, allowing the true voice of the consumer’s to be noted across all the different categories.
Café Bateel was launched in Dubai in 2007, introducing a new concept in casual dining: celebrating Mediterranean fare, curated by Bateel. With 30 cafés in 5 countries, the success and prevalence of Café Bateel is evident. The brand’s strong philosophy of quality and service has prevailed to position Café Bateel as one of the regions favourite casual restaurants, beloved for its innovative yet accessible menu offering a tempting selection of delicious, wholesome food and beverages served in a warm yet sophisticated atmosphere.
Bateel reveals 2017 Signature Holiday Collection
Bateel, the globally renowned gourmet boutique is delighted to present its 2017 range of unique festive gift boxes, advent calendars, stocking fillers and charming sleigh hampers, ideal for the upcoming holiday season. Embracing the rich tradition of gift-giving, the latest collection includes a variety of deluxe festive offerings that provide the premium taste and quality that has become synonymous with Bateel.
Celebrated for the exquisite range of packaging and an array of delicious gourmet foods, Bateel presents endless options to make finding the perfect gift a truly effortless experience this season.
Sweeten the countdown to Christmas Day with Bateel’s beautiful range of advent calendars offering a modern twist on the nostalgic, perfect for children and adults alike to savour a Bateel treat each day throughout the month.
Treat the office Secret Santa with a range of the finest Bateel dates and origin chocolates presented in a wide range of gift boxes and festive ornament ball boxes, perfect for those looking for that special something.
Delight friends and family with a Bateel gourmet hamper. Truly customisable, Bateel’s luxury hampers are the perfect gift solution for those who love the finer things in life. Simply choose from Bateel’s wonderful range of exquisite packaging including the enchanting festive sleigh and fill with a bespoke selection of gourmet products, from the finest Bateel dates and chocolates to festive cakes and sparkling juices to winter jams and gourmet teas to create the ultimate foodie’s dream present. Charm loved ones with the fully customizable Bateel trays, making for the perfect centerpiece and adding that final personal touch to any festive setting.
Share a little joy this season and make this year’s gifts thoughtful, distinctive and delicious with Bateel.
Bateel, the globally renowned gourmet boutique is delighted to introduce its National Day Collection. Showcasing eloquently branded wrapped chocolates and a range of luxury gifts, proudly presented in the traditional colours of the UAE.
Embrace the essence of rich tradition in the UAE, with Bateel’s wrapped sweet treats, providing a premium range of delicious ganache and pralines encased in the finest single origin chocolate. Alternatively, keep close to the regional favorite and spoil family and friends with Bateel’s signature assorted dates, promising the finest gourmet offering in the region.
Bateel’s National Day Collection delights with an assortment of delectable offerings reflecting the spirit of the festive day, promising the perfect centrepiece for any celebration, this 46th UAE National Day.
Please see attached catalogue for more items. Prices may vary according to assorted contents.
The new range of retail items is available now across all Bateel stores in the UAE until December 2nd, 2017.
Café Bateel, the leading Mediterranean restaurant, marks its 10th year anniversary with celebrations starting from 15th October 2017, when guest will be welcomed in cafes with a complimentary glass of Bateel’s famous sparkling date juice.
Beginning in agriculture with its date palm groves at Al Ghat, Saudi Arabia, Bateel is now an internationally recognised conglomerate with boutiques and cafés across the globe, from London to USA. Synonymous with reinventing and elevating the date to a gourmet product, Bateel has since grown to become an admired gourmet food brand, renowned globally for culinary excellence.
Taking the brand a step further, Café Bateel was launched in Dubai in 2007, introducing a new concept in casual dining: celebrating Mediterranean fare, curated by Bateel. With 29 cafés in 5 countries, the success and prevalence of Café Bateel is evident. The brands, strong philosophy of quality and service has prevailed to position Café Bateel, as one of the regions favourite casual restaurants, beloved for its innovative yet accessible menu offering a tempting selection of delicious, wholesome food and beverages served in a warm yet sophisticated atmosphere.
Dr. Ata Atmar, Managing Director, Bateel International, commented on the occasion: "2017 marks the 10th year anniversary of Café Bateel. Our ten-year journey, providing truly unique and rich culinary experience to loyal Café Bateel customers around the Gulf, has been inspirational. Our firm commitment to the Bateel brand values of quality, innovation and authenticity, which has earned us a unique position in the market, shall continue to delight our customers and inspire all of us at Bateel to reach new heights. Looking forward we will continue with our mission to offer sustainable and healthy choices, by expanding our organic ingredients range and fair trade practices.”
Café Bateel will mark the occasion with a menu carefully curated by Bateel’s revered executive chef, Jean Luc Vila. The menu reflects Café Bateel’s authenticity and dedication to quality and innovation with a nod to the company’s Arabic heritage. Offering a taste of some of Bateel’s classic dishes, whilst including some new and original flavours the menu will showcase the best in Mediterranean fare using quality Fairtrade ingredients.
With a choice of healthy and flavourful delights guests will be offered a selection of soups, salads, pastas, main courses and not forgetting Café Bateel famous desserts, each dish with a story to tell. Highlights include, the Bateel Palm Salad, a 10th year café anniversary signature dish. A heady combination of red chard lettuce, fresh palm heart, truffle olive oil with tangy onion mustard dressing. Served with a choice of grilled vegetables, marinated prawns or seared tuna saku. The Lobster Rigatoni, slow-cooked Canadian lobster in light curry sauce with sliced tomato, lemon and coriander provides a medley of marrying flavours to ignite the taste buds. The delicate Saffron Sea Bass, is perfect for those looking for a lighter main course, is served with green asparagus, risotto and saffron cream. With five tantalising desserts available, guests will be spoilt for choice with the option to wash down this feast with a signature Bateel Date Lemonade.
As Bateel marks 10 successful years the group look to the future with an exciting calendar of menus and flavours and dynamic expansion, whilst never wavering for the wholesome Mediterranean fare and distinctive Arabic hospitality Café Bateel has become synonymous with.
Bateel, the GCC’s leading cultivator, producer and luxury retailor of gourmet food, is pleased to announce the opening of its newest location in ionic department store, Selfridges & Co, London, United Kingdom. The opening marks the 2nd UK venue and an another successful step in the expansion plan outside of the GCC region.
Housed in a prime position within Selfridges, Bateel gourmet will offer visitors a truly authentic experience in the heart of London. Sure to please even the most demanding food connoisseurs, Bateel’s unique range of quality products are set to delight discerning London shoppers, looking for something different.
From extraordinary organic fresh or filled dates, chocolates and date-infused sweets, to exquisite olive oil and unique date balsamic vinegar from Umbria, Italy, customers will soon be flocking to the Bateel counters to sample these carefully curated luxuries.
Bringing new meaning to the art of gift-giving, each package bearing the Bateel name echoes a long tradition of gift offering and is a reflection of thoughtfulness and impeccable taste. The wide selection of luxurious and traditional packaging will offer a choice to suit all occasions, whether for family, friends or business associates. Each package awaits the selection of gourmet chocolates, dates or cookies, with customers expertly guided by Bateel’s knowledgeable and passionate team.
Bateel CEO Dr Ata Atmar commented "We are pleased to announce another successful opening in one of the world’s most prestigious department stores in the heart of London. Bateel is known for producing the best dates in the world, having reinvented and elevated the product to a gourmet luxury offering. Bateel dates and an exclusive complementary range of gourmet products such as origin date chocolate, date honey will offer a new gourmet experience to food connoisseur in London. In addition, we are proud to celebrate this opening with the launch of a beautiful range of wrapped chocolates, exclusively found at Selfridges.”
Bateel will open at Selfridges & Co, on 29th September, 2017.
Bateel International is delighted to announce their most recent opening in the city of Jeddah, at the prestigious Red Sea Mall. From its conception dating back to 1991, Bateel is now a recognised 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 Red Sea Mall will be home to Jeddah’s third Café Bateel, offering Saudi gourmands the ultimate destination for a fresh and flavourful foodie experience.
The new location will combine Café Bateel’s seamless blend of Mediterranean cuisine and the distinct tradition of warm Arabic hospitality. Serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and Bateel’s exquisite Afternoon Tea, with exciting seasonal and celebratory menus hand crafted by Bateel’s team of excellent chefs, guests are welcomed to an unforgettable culinary adventure.
At 290 square meters and providing 119 seats with areas dedicated for families and singles, Café Bateel, Red Sea Mall, will offer busy shoppers a relaxed sanctuary to recharge the batteries and savour a delicious choice of fresh juices, hearty pastas, nourishing main course and indulgent desserts.
Ideally located in the northern suburbs of Jeddah, Red Sea Mall attracts a discerning crowd that will revel in a haven of gastronomic delight, at the new Café Bateel.
Bateel Red Sea Mall is now open.
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.
Abu Dhabi: The Galleria, Nation Towers,
Dubai: JBR, Marina Walk, The Dubai Mall, Mirdif City Centre, DIFC, Town
Centre, Arabian Ranches
Avenues, Al Bidaa
Al Khobar: Al Shaikh Avenue
Jeddah: Le Prestige Mall, Assila Tower
Riyadh: Al Hamra Mall,Tahlia Street, Olaya District
Oman: Muscat, The Waves
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 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.
Al Hamra Mall
Shaikh Hasan Ibn Hussain Ibn Ali Rd, King Faisal, Riyadh 13215, Saudi Arabia