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Famed michelin-starred Indian restaurant to open in Dubai

Famed michelin-starred Indian restaurant to open in Dubai

Junoon set to open at the Shangri-La Hotel


Image: Junoon
Image: Shangri-La

New York restaurant Junoon, which has held a Michelin star since opening in 2011, is now set to open its second location in the Shangri-La Hotel in Dubai later this year

The new restaurant covering 5,000 square feet, will hold 145-seats at the Shangri-La Hotel in Dubai and mark the beginning of an international expansion phase for the restaurant, which was founded by New York-based restaurateur Rajesh Bhardwaj.

The grand opening is scheduled for this Autumn and will incorporate elements of the original Manhattan restaurant  led by chef Vikas Khanna  the food will also be influenced by cuisine in the Arabian Peninsula.

"We feel strongly Junoon can be a global brand and have been researching cities that would be a good fit for our first foray into expansion," said Bhardwaj. "One of the world's fastest growing cities and travel destinations, with a large Indian ex-pat community, Dubai stood out as the site of the second Junoon.

 

 

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