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

The Date is set: Bateel Announces Mall of the Emirates Opening

Bateel International, the GCC’s leading gourmet provider, is delighted to announce its long-awaited opening at Mall of the Emirates in Dubai. Known for carefully selecting only the most prestigious locations, Bateel has chosen to unveil its latest flagship boutique at Mall of the Emirates. An admired homegrown brand with international acclaim, Bateel has a presence in 14 countries, with over 40 boutiques and 25 cafés across the globe.  Bateel looks forward to offering shoppers a unique gourmet experience coupled with warm, friendly ambience, for which the brand is well-known worldwide.

The elegantly designed Bateel boutique at Mall of the Emirates is located on Level One. Nestled prominently in the sweetest wing of the mall, the 80 square metre boutique showcases the full range of gourmet products and offers an extraordinary selection of gifts suitable for all occasions. From the highest quality organic dates and finest single origin chocolates, pralines and truffles, to other exclusive fine food products such as nuts and dressings – shoppers are invited to experience the exceptional.

Bateel’s success can be attributed to the origins of its name, an Ancient Arabic word meaning ‘a young offshoot of a date palm’. Like its namesake, the company has experienced tremendous growth over the years across the GCC. Tina Memic, General Manager of Retail and Operations, expresses, “The last year has been an extremely significant time for Bateel, having recently celebrated 25 years since the launch of the first Bateel boutique. I believe the success of the brand can be credited to the rich heritage of the past which is continuously celebrated, the commitment to quality in present operations and expansions and the team’s driving passion for innovation and creativity looking forward. A Bateel boutique in the much coveted Mall of Emirates is the perfect climax to this past year of celebrations and exponential growth.”

The Bateel Boutique offers a distinctly different experience. Renowned for inventing and cultivating the world’s only gourmet dates, today it is the ultimate indulgence and gifting destination. The Mall of the Emirates branch will undoubtedly be another sweet addition to Bateel’s expanding portfolio.        

Bateel International continues expansion across GCC with new opening in Qatar at Doha Festival City

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 Doha Festival City Mall. From humble beginnings in Saudi Arabia, Bateel is now an internationally recognized conglomerate, with branches across the globe from London to Jakarta. Following its expansion into Qatar in 2016, Bateel looks forward to adding Doha Festival City into its already dynamic portfolio.

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 Al Shamal Road, next to IKEA Qatar, Doha Festival City boasts more than 500 International stores and is set to become the country’s leading shopping venue. Bateel International is proud to launch not only its chic retail concept, but also its café at Doha Festival City, both prominently located.

Bateel’s café location is 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.

The elegantly designed Bateel Boutique concept covers over 76 square meters and promises to be the ultimate destination for gifting and indulgence. The boutique will showcase the full range of gourmet products and offer and an extraordinary selection of gifts suitable for all occasions. From the highest quality organic dates and the finest single origin chocolates, pralines and truffles, to our other exclusive fine food products such as date biscuits, nuts and dressings - it is an invitation to experience the exceptional.

After having experienced a series of opening in the first quarter of the year, General Manager of Retail and Operations, Tina Memic, remarked “Bateel is perfectly placed to deliver the highest quality gourmet experience for the residents of Doha”.

 

Bateel Gourmet wins the Specialist Retailer Award at the 2017 Food & Travel Arabia Awards

Bateel Gourmet, the GCC’s much loved leading gourmet retail brand, is extremely proud to have won the Specialist Retailer Award at the GCC’s Food and Travel Arabia Awards 2017.

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 honored to have won the 2017 Food & Travel Arabia Award for Specialist Retailer. Bateel’s commitment to excellence and passion for the finest quality gourmet experience continues to drive the brand to great heights. As the market becomes more competitive with each passing year, we are delighted to be recognized for the unparalleled quality of Bateel products and exceptional customer service especially when faced with such stiff competition.”

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. 

Celebrate Mums this Mother’s Day with Bateel

Bateel International, the GCC’s gourmet provider of choice, is the ideal destination for Mother’s Day.

With a choice of luxury gift boxes in modern whites, dusky pinks and vibrant purples, each delicately hand finished, Bateel’s beautiful designs make the perfect gift this Mother’s Day.

Just as no two mothers are the same, each of Bateel’s finely curated gift boxes are ready to be filled with a personalised selection from Bateel’s premium single origin chocolates, perfect for moments of sheer indulgence, or the finest organic dates, perfect for those who prefer a sweet but healthy treat, ensuring each gift is as unique and special as each individual mother.

At Café Bateel the sweetness continues with the most delicious cakes and pastries, presenting the perfect opportunity to indulge in some quality time together. Bateel’s renowned Lemon Meringue Tart is perfect for those who crave a timeless and delicious sweet treat. For the mums who desire a classic sweet fix, Bateel’s Dhibs Millefeuille is a decadent combination of fine French pastry layered with fresh cream blended with Bateel date dhibs. Bateel’s latest addition of raspberry rose lychee cheesecake is a perfectly pink, delicious dessert – a classic cheesecake on a crispy almond biscuit and vanilla sponge layered base, topped with raspberry and lychee jam.

From exquisite gift boxes filled with the finest organic dates and luxury chocolates through date-infused sweets and savouries to finely crafted desserts, Bateel’s sophisticated selection of gourmet goods are unrivalled in quality and taste and available throughout the GCC in Bateel’s constantly expanding network of chic Boutiques and Cafés.