Gourmet delights at American Express World Luxury Expo Riyadh

January 21, 2014 7:56 am

World Luxury Expo returns to the luxurious Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh from 28-30 January 2014 and invited guests can look forward to a wide variety of opulent hospitality on offer. The highly anticipated three day event is title sponsored by American Express and held in association with The Saudi Investment Bank.

HRH Princess Nouf Bint Faisal Bin Turki Al Saud, as Chairperson of Nayyara Exhibitions, will again host the American Express World Luxury Expo in association with The Saudi Investment Bank. The exhibition will showcase selected luxury brands and services, from a broad selection of luxury categories, appealing to a highly discerning and select group of VIP guests.

Whilst enjoying the event, invited guests can look forward to sampling the finest caviar, chocolates, canapés and other gourmet delights on display.

Lenôtre Café, the French world’s renowned culinary chain of French cuisine, pastry and gourmet products has achieved a reputation of excellence throughout the world and will showcase their comprehensive selection of the finest quality cakes, pastries, bakery items, chocolates and specialty ice creams at the event. In partnership with Hanad Group, Lenôtre Café in Riyadh continues to strive towards culinary excellence with quality products that are prepared daily on the café premises.

Nizar Abou Hassan, Director Premium Products Management, American Express Saudi Arabia Limited, said “Our promise to deliver service excellence and world class experiences are showcased in our renewed commitment to supporting the world luxury expo in 2014. The dedicated Cardmember’s access lane along with the American Express Salon Prive’ offering new and exclusive experiences to our Cardmembers and guests. We also look forward to welcoming our local and international luxury brand partners who will be exhibiting a selection of their most prestigious and exclusive products in one spectacular venue.

Abdul Aziz Al-Juwaie, Executive Director of Golden Caviar, comments, “Golden Caviar is a boutique producer of premium caviar. Our exquisite sturgeon eggs are created by highest principles creating a delicacy that was known to the Russian tsars as the ‘food of the gods’. We look forward to share our epicure experience with private clients yet again at the upcoming World Luxury Expo, Riyadh.”

Ladurée, the Parisian tearoom based in Centria Mall in Riyadh, is famous for pastry creation and its iconic macaroons. The story of the Ladurée macaroon starts with Pierre Desfontaines, second cousin of Louis Ernest Ladurée, who at the beginning of the 20th century first thought of taking two macaroon shells and joining them with a delicious ganache filling.

With each new season, Ladurée pays tribute to its most famous creation by creating a new flavour, one of which will be available to be sampled by invited guests at World Luxury Expo.

Comments Samer R. Al Rayyan, Assistant General Manager – Personal Banking at The Saudi Investment Bank, “The Saudi Investment Bank is again proud to be associated with AMEX World Luxury Expo. A selection of our Aseel loyalty program members are participating at the Expo this year, namely luxury hospitality brands, Lenôtre, Golden Caviar, the exclusive health club, Fitness Time Plus and a premium Arabian fragrance house, Saad Bashammakh. These are brands that appeal to the affluent lifestyle of our valued platinum and premium clientele and invited guests who attend the event.”

Premium imported natural mineral water brand, evian, and its limited edition bottle designed by renowned fashion designer, Elie Saab, will be displayed at the event.

Renaud Marchand, Middle East Zone director for evian, Volvic Export of Danone says, “evian is a premium imported natural mineral water and has become an iconic, luxury brand. Our latest collaboration with Elie Saab for the limited edition bottle speaks of elegance, purity and luxury. We are delighted to once again support the World Luxury Expo at its fifth event and reinforce evian’s position as a premium product and emphasize the brand’s close ties with the global luxury and fashion industries.”

World Luxury Expo features carefully selected exhibitors from luxury categories including fine art, high-end jewellery, fashion, hand-crafted time pieces, designer furniture and exquisite table settings, fine dining, luxury executive cars and sports cars and luxury travel. All participating exhibitors are recognised within their respective fields, showcasing superior quality and craftsmanship.

A selection of other luxury goods and services which invited guests can look forward to viewing at World Luxury Expo include Ajmal Perfumes, Al Mashreq Boutique Hotel, organic premium skincare range by Alternatifs, collectors pieces by Asag Art, Audio Video Corner, luxury accessories by BB Luxury, BMW, Citrus Art collection from the Far East, Fitness Time Plus, GRE Assets, Kingdom Key Real Estate, Mercedes-Benz, the finest jewellery by Mouawad, Nayyara Weddings, Porto, an elegant Riva boat presented by Sea Pros, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, UBS, and much more…

Those looking to attend AMEX World Luxury Expo in association with SAIB can request an invitation and pre-register online at http://world-luxury-group.com/preregister/riy2014

Following the exposé in Riyadh, World Luxury Expo will continue to Jeddah in March followed by Bahrain, Kuwait, Abu Dhabi and Doha in 2014, creating an on-going annual signature series of events in the GCC region.

For more information:
World Luxury Group
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