FOUR Middle East

The summer 02/16edition offers an insight into the creativekitchens of , , , and .

Nobuyuki Matsuhisa, or chef Nobu as he’s more widely known, is the acclaimed and highly influential chef proprietor of a global culinary empire of Nobu and Matsuhisa restaurants, which span from Mexico City to Moscow. After opening his first restaurant in Peru,Nobu began weaving Peruvian influences into his dishes creating the beginnings of his signature style.

Chef Jason Atherton began his culinary career working under the guidance of a host of Michelin starred chefs, including, Nico Ladenis, and Marco Pierre White.Since thenJasonAtherton has been building his culinary empire. Fromthe opening his first restaurant, Table No.1 in 2010, hehas now accumulated a plethora of awards that celebrate his prowess in the kitchen at his numerous restaurants. His ethos follows well sourced, fresh ingredients that are combined with technical accuracy to produce taste sensations. His restaurants vary from casual, comforting diners to fine-dining, Michelin star restaurants, all with wonderful success.

FOUR Germany alsoexploresthe cuisine of Andrea Gaia.Set in the heart of the Dubai Creek is the luxury hotel that is, The Palazzo Versace Dubai, where Andrea Gaia mans the helm of it’s exclusive Vanitas restaurant.Before starting at the Palazzo Versace Dubai, Chef Gaiahas held positions at some of the most renowned Michelin Star rated hotels andrestaurants in Europe. AsDubai’s premier Italian fine dining venue, Vanitas, is renownedfor its effortless combinationof authentic, rustic and traditional Italian cuisine this restaurant is the epitomy of afine dining experience.

With a CV to impress even the most jaded restaurant critic, German-born chef Rainer Becker is undoubtedly considered a star in the world of the culinary arts. He started out his career gaining experience at some of Germany’s top restaurants including Michelin star restaurant Koenigshof in Munich and Goethehaus in Bensberg and later packed his bags to travel the globe while working for the prestigious Hyatt Hotel Group for 14 years.

The latest edition of FOUR Middle East also features an exclusive peek at what goes on behind the scenes of Arabic luxury fashion brand, Feathers, in our interview with Khalid Basaeed. If this doesn’t satisfy your shopping whims, then FOUR also shows you a collection of the most sought-after pieces of the season that meets every discerning taste.

02/16 FOUR ME doesnt stop there, we will also be showing you four prime ‘check-in’ locations in our travel piece, Hey Big Spender, which ventures inside iconic and exclusive hotels such as; The Sanya Edition on Hainan Island, The Beekman in NYC, Four Seasons Bogota, and the newly refurbished Ritz Paris…who says we don’t spoil you!

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