The restaurant brings authentic British flavors to the Middle East with its internationally acclaimed hallmarks of quality and simplicity in the food and beverage, design and service. It will open in the Souk Al Bahar on 20th December 2008.
Caprice Holdings, owned by entrepreneur Richard Caring, operates some of London's best known restaurant brands.
The Group includes The Ivy, Rivington Grill, Le Caprice and Daphne's, as well as private members' clubs including The Club at The Ivy and Annabel's, amongst other eminent establishments.
Ahmad Sharaf, CEO of Tatweer Investments, said:
"Dubai is fast becoming the destination of choice in the culinary world. The partnership between Caprice Holdings and Tatweer reflects a significant stage in this journey and we are privileged to partner with Richard Caring and bring the first of many reputed brands from Caprice Holdings to Dubai."
Des McDonald, CEO Caprice Holdings said: "We are confident that with Tatweer's track record and integrity this is the right collaboration for us. We are excited about working with Tatweer on Rivington and future projects in Dubai. We have a team in place that works hand-in-hand with Tatweer to ensure the successful continuation of a legacy that started over 25 years ago."
Designer Martin Brudnizki, of London design firm Martin Brudnizki Design Studio, who also created the interiors of other Caprice Holdings restaurants including Scott's and The Club at the Ivy, has designed the simple yet elegant décor of Rivington Grill featuring whitewashed walls, stripped wood floors and bespoke deco furnishings.
Tim Hughes, Chef Director of Caprice Holdings, has worked closely with Kelly Jackson and Chris Lester, Executive Chefs of Caprice Holdings Dubai, to create a menu that caters to the city's multicultural and cosmopolitan mix, whilst remaining faithful to Rivington Grill's core values.
The new venture is part of Tatweer Investments' vision of creating a diversified portfolio of quality brands and original concept dining experiences in Dubai.
Tatweer Investments is the development arm of Tatweer, mandated to extend the conglomerate's existing portfolio and create innovative investments and partnerships in Dubai and overseas.