Warm Waffle Wishes From Hilton Garden Inn
Hilton Garden Inn joins forces with Chef B in celebration of its first birthday in the UAE
DUBAI, UAE - This month, Hilton (NYSE: HLT) celebrates the first anniversary of its award winning, midscale brand - Hilton Garden Inn in the UAE. To commemorate this milestone, the brand has partnered with the country's youngest and most popular chef, Bader Najeeb - better known as Chef B - to create an exclusive range of Emirati-inspired toppings for its signature breakfast waffles.
Using local ingredients and those inspired by Emirati culture, Chef B has created three special edition recipes to mark the occasion: Arabic Coffee Meringues with Strawberries & Chocolate, Saffron Poached Pear Slices with Vanilla Ice Cream and Waffles Stuffed with Rosa Falooda and Vanilla Ice Cream.
The public can vote for the recipe they'd most like to try by capturing their favourite via the creator's snapchat page on Tuesday 18th October (@chef.bader). The most popular recipe will be available at a special Hilton Garden Inn waffle truck on Friday 21 October 2016 at Kite Beach, and served by Chef B. Continuing the birthday celebrations, all voters who 'like' or 'comment' on their favourite recipe on Chef B's Instagram page (@chef.b) will be automatically entered into a prize draw to win a night's stay at any Hilton Garden Inn in the world.
"Since launching Hilton Garden Inn in market a year ago, we have offered thousands of visitors a mid-scale accommodation option, providing them with a great stay at even greater value," said Tal Shefer, regional head, Focused Service Brands, Hilton EMEA. It has been a pleasure to serve guests our freshly-made breakfast waffles at our three hotels in Dubai, and we're excited to be partnering with Chef B to create a special birthday recipe this year"'
Each Hilton Garden Inn hotel in Dubai will also serve Chef B's winning recipe, as selected by Instagram users, on the day of their UAE birthday:
Hilton Garden Inn Al Muraqabat - October 22nd
Hilton Garden Inn Dubai Al Mina - November 17th
Hilton Garden Inn Dubai Mall of the Emirates - December 24th
Chef B said, "Creating recipes using local ingredients is a true passion of mine, so it has been a real pleasure to develop three exclusive Emirati-inspired toppings for Hilton Garden Inn's signature breakfast waffles in celebration of the brand's first birthday in the UAE."
Today, with over 700 hotels across the world, Hilton Garden Inn offers quality services and amenities for smart, value-conscious travellers, including the brand's signature bedding featuring fresh, white duvets and crisp linens; a spacious and clutter-free work desk with an ergonomic desk chair; and an in-room "hospitality center" with a mini fridge, microwave oven as well as a Keurig coffee maker.
The brand participates in Hilton's award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors®. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to benefits including an exclusive member discount, free standard Wi-Fi, as well as digital amenities that are available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app, where HHonors members can check-in, choose their room, and access their room using a Digital Key.
About Chef Bader Najeeb
Known as the UAE's youngest chef at 20 years old, self-taught Chef B has gained worldwide recognition for his specialty in creating artistic, succulent and jaw-dropping desserts. He has amassed an impressive following on social media - over 80k followers on Instagram and 10k YouTube subscribers - due to appetising videos of his culinary inventions.
Najeeb is putting Emirati cuisine on the map, showing just how creative it can be. He wants to show that Emirati food is up there with the other cuisines and says there is an Emirati "taste" to every recipe borrowed from another country. Najeeb hopes to inspire a new generation of Emirati males to express themselves in the kitchen.
The chef has appeared on global television shows such as The Today Show and Cake Bosses.
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About Hilton Garden Inn
The award-winning Hilton Garden Inn brand provides business and leisure guests upscale, affordable accommodations and unexpected amenities for an experience that is ‘Simply on Another Level.’ The Hilton Garden Inn Promise affirms the brand’s goal to make each guest’s stay better and brighter. Guaranteed. Team Members at more than 840 hotels in 45 countries around the world ensure today’s busy travelers have a bright and satisfying experience, starting with the first hello. As a recognized F&B leader, Hilton Garden Inn serves locally-sourced food and beverage at its full-service restaurants and bars, featuring cooked-to-order breakfast, handcrafted cocktails, and on-trend small plates. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. For more information about Hilton Garden Inn, visit www.hgi.com or newsroom.hilton.com/hgi, and connect on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.
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