Millennium Place Marina will welcome the first ever MasterChef restaurant to Dubai in April.
UAE property developer, First Group, has appointed internationally-acclaimed chef Maria ‘Margarita’ Vaamonde-Beggs to head the kitchen set-up and menu creation for the project.
Venezuelan-born Vaamonde-Beggs has already begun menu development and staff training ahead of the opening of the restaurant concept, which will accommodate 180 covers.
Based on the MasterChef reality television series, the restaurant will introduce a world-first dining experience to Dubai, a statement said.
The restaurant follows a landmark deal signed last year between The First Group and Endemol Shine Group, the global content creator, producer and distributor behind the TV series.
With over 60 local adaptations broadcast in more than 200 countries, MasterChef is the world’s most successful cookery television format.
MasterChef was created by Franc Roddam.
The First Group said it aims to introduce up to 40 original and world-first dining concepts to the UAE by 2021.
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