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Zaatar w Zeit’s newly refurbished Abu Dhabi Mall branch re-opened on 16th August, featuring comfortable seating, coupled with modern décor uplifted by wooden and metal interiors.
As always, Zaater w Zeit enthusiasts were welcomed warmly into the vibrant new ambience by the ZwZ team and ensured a delightful experience with delicious spread of signature wraps, salads, platters and desserts.
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Cravia, the parent company of Cinnabon, Seattle’s Best Coffee, Carvel, Zaatar w Zeit, The Steak Bar and Five Guys, has announced the opening of a new Zaatar w Zeit outlet at Abu Dhabi Marina Mall. This development marks the latest addition to the popular urban Lebanese eatery’s portfolio and is its 16th branch in the UAE overall.
‘’The success of Zaatar w Zeit is beyond what we imagined. We are thrilled to be able to open our doors in Abu Dhabi Marina Mall, which is the latest addition to our ever-growing expansion plan. With the opening of our 16th outlet, the UAE’s food and beverage market is showing steady growth and is expected to expand even further. We are passionate about continuing to deliver premium quality food and beverage services to the community,’’ said Mahmoud Harb, Director of Operations at Cravia.
Located on the first floor near the bouncing area, Zaatar w Zeit’s enthusiastic staff members at the newly-opened branch in Abu Dhabi Marina Mall will aim to satisfy the company’s loyal clientele by welcoming everyone to indulge in a delicious variety of signature wraps, salads, platters and desserts in a lively atmosphere.
“Our decision to open a fourth Zaatar w Zeit restaurant in Abu Dhabi is down to the growth in the food and beverage sector there, which has been driven by expanding communities within the UAE capital,” Harb added. “We firmly believe that tapping into the Abu Dhabi market is another step in the right direction for Zatar w Zeit’s ambitious expansion strategy.”
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Dubai, UAE, January 19, 2015 – Cravia, the parent company of Cinnabon, Seattle’s Best Coffee, Zaatar w Zeit, The Steak Bar and Five Guys, has announced the opening of a new Zaatar w Zeit outlet located at Dubai Festival City. The latest addition to the popular Lebanese urban eatery’s portfolio is its fifteenth in the UAE.
“The popularity of Zaatar w Zeit continues to grow and we are delighted to be able to extend the very best in urban Lebanese dining to customers at Dubai Festival City. With this opening of our fifteenth outlet in the UAE, we are now more than just a high quality food and beverage offering in Dubai, we are a recognised lifestyle brand that is an essential part of the community. Our mission is to continue introducing Zaatar w Zeit into neighbourhoods and to bring the brand’s unique dining experience to even more customers,” said Mahmoud Harb, Director of Operations at Cravia.
Located facing the cinema, Zaatar w Zeit’s new Dubai Festival City outlet has capacity for 100 customers. With spacious and comfortable seating set in the brand’s new stylish revamped décor with modern wooden and metal interiors, Zaatar w Zeit’s enthusiastic staff members serve up a variety of signature wraps, delicious salads, platters and desserts in a welcoming and vibrant atmosphere.
Zaatar w Zeit’s impressive growth has been underpinned by increased recognition from industry accolades that include BBC Good Food Awards for ‘Best Middle Eastern Restaurant’ and a Retail Me Award for ‘Most Admired Retailer of the Year – Food Service’. In September this year the company was awarded the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) certification, meaning that its operations fulfil the most stringent of standards relating to food safety.
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Abu Dhabi, UAE, 02 October 2014: Cravia, the parent company of Zaatar w Zeit, Cinnabon, Seattle’s Best Coffee and The Steak Bar, has recently opened a new Zaatar w Zeit branch in Abu Dhabi, its third in the capital.
Zaatar w Zeit’s new outlet is located on the Corniche area and has been established to extend the famous Lebanese urban eatery experience to residents and visitors to the emirate. The company’s three outlets in Abu Dhabi now complement its 14 existing branches in the UAE.
“Abu Dhabi is one of the fastest growing cities in the region – the emirate has continued to show growth in all sectors over the past few years,” said Mahmoud Harb, Director of Operations at Cravia. “This has encouraged us to open our third outlet in Abu Dhabi to serve customers in the area with the very best Zaatar w Zeit experience.” he added.
Zaatar w Zeit’s new branch serves up its renowned menu of signature wraps, delicious salads, and a selection of desserts. In addition to the perfect service and convenient take out options, Zaatar w Zeit provides the fastest delivery service in the emirate of Abu Dhabi.
“Our new Abu Dhabi store reflects the modern look and feel of our brand. We are keen to satisfy everyone’s craving in this city. We look forward to providing the highest level of service to our loyal customers when they visit our new Corniche outlet,” said Harb.
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Now Zaatar w Zeit fans in Business Bay can enjoy the famous Lebanese urban eatery experience. Zaatar w Zeit’s latest branch, located in Bay Avenue, serves up its renowned menu of signature wraps, delicious salads and scrumptious desserts in a vibrant atmosphere. With a modern, inviting interior and outdoor seating, Zaatar w Zeit’s friendly staff ensure a warm welcome and the highest standard of service. Zaatar w Zeit Business Bay is open for dine in or takeaway and also offers delivery service.
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Visitors to Zaatar w Zeit outlets across the UAE can now enjoy lighter versions of their favorites. While there has always been something for everybody, the new light menu is a special treat for those looking for lighter dining options.
The new light menu options include Chicken Light, Guiltless Kafta, Low-cal Turkey & Cheese, Oil-free Zaatar, Brown Baked Falafel and Light Halloumi, wrapped in wholesome multi-grain dough wraps.
Now everyone can enjoy the same great taste, only lighter!
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ZwZ was ONE of only four restaurants in Abu Dhabi awarded Grade A by “The Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority”. The Achievement was due to consistency in food safety practice excellence!
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On the 22nd of July, the Zaatar w Zeit branch on Sheikh Zayed Road opened its doors after being renovated. In 2005, this Zaatar w Zeit branch began serving the UAE modernized mankousheh and people have been fond of the great flavors offered ever since. Being one of the most visited branches, people were eager and excited to see what the restaurant would look like after the renovation. The new, refreshing atmosphere embodies the ultimate urban Lebanese wrap experience, keeping it edgy, contemporary and fun. With more seating and modern interiors, it is now the perfect setting for customers to enjoy their food and have a good time.
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Zaatar w Zeit has been named the best Middle Eastern restaurant at the 2013 BBC Good Food ME Awards for the second year running. The award ceremony took place at The Address, Dubai Marina, on the 29th of January.
We would like to dedicate this award to all Zaatar w Zeit fans who voted us to the top spot for the second year in a row! We would also like to thank the Zaatar w Zeit team for their hard work and efforts that continue to make this an award-winning brand!
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Now Tecom has its very own Zaatar w Zeit, in the Al Thuraya Tower. The new branch showcases slick and modern interiors, along with soft, ambient lighting and enthusiastic staff members. It is the perfect backdrop for the Tecom community to relish the fresh, delicious food offered, and sit back while relaxing after a busy day.
Visitors can dine in or pick up their meals up until 3:00 am. Zaatar w Zeit Tecom offers a 24/7-delivery service as well.
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Zaatar w Zeit recently won the Best iPhone Application award at one of Dubai’s biggest electronic events – The Mobies!
Taking place at The Address in Downtown Dubai on Wednesday 15th May, the awards dinner was hosted by Samsung, and featured some of the most renowned names in the Emirate. In addition to winning best iPhone application, Zaatar w Zeit was also nominated in the Best New Blackberry App, Best New Windows Phone App and Best Tablet App categories!
The award and nominations once again shows our excellence in many diverse fields. A big congratulations and thank you to everyone who helped achieve this.
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ZwZ, Retailer of the Year
Zaatar w Zeit has recently won the award for “Best Retailer of the Year” under the food category at the Retail ME Awards. The award ceremony was held at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Dubai at the beginning of December. “We are very proud of this achievement and we only have you to thank for making this possible through all of hard work, dedication and support.”
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United Arab Emirates, – On the 19th of June at 6:00 pm we all gathered at Ibn Battuta Mall for the opening of a Zaatar w Zeit outlet. Despite the humble inaugural, it nonetheless marked a historic moment for the brand, because this is the first outlet in the UAE to display the new brand identity adopted by ZwZ. Located in the China Court, opposite Grand Megaplex Cinema, the simple yet important opening saw many attendees from Cravia’s Head office as well as senior people from Ibn Battuta Mall Management. During the opening, Mr. Walid Hajj and Mr. Louay Ghandour gave a small but thoughtful speech, thanking everyone for all the efforts and recognizing a number of people who stood out and helped in making this a reality. Mr. Louay presented three awards to Mr. Mahmoud Harb, Ms. Souraya Halloway and Mr. Ahmad Said, thanking and distinguishing them for their hard work and commitment. Later on in the ceremony, they cut a delicious and beautiful looking cake representing the new logo of Zaatar w Zeit. Everyone attending the opening had the chance to be the first to taste all the mouthwatering food ZwZ had to offer. ZwZ Ibn Battuta brings forth an urban Lebanese experience; inviting customers to bask in a friendly and cozy atmosphere. This is yet another step in Zaatar w Zeit’s continuous path to provide customers with world class dining – whether it comes to quality, service or overall ambiance, every step is taken to ensure that the experience is one that will never be forgotten.
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Zaatar w Zeit picked up an appreciation on the 7th of May 2013 for the brand’s participation in the World Down Syndrome Day Walkathon held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Majid Bin Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
27 Zaatar w Zeit team members joined the walk and offered volunteers 100 Zaatar w Zeit vouchers.
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The Zaatar w Zeit Motor City branch is now open and ready to satisfy customer’s cravings with dine in, take away and delivery options! The results are great, with the store going above and beyond expectations.
Congratulations to the team – keep up the good work!
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March 14th saw the opening of Mushrif Mall’s Cinnabon and Carvel stores – meaning more happiness is being spread through Abu Dhabi!
Special recognition must go to the Team in Abu Dhabi for the hard work and long working hours. This includes Yunus, Hem, Nemencio, Ferdinand, Islam, Fahd and Mustafa – you are all great assets for Cravia. Keep up the hard work!
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Team ZwZ was recently awarded Best Middle Eastern restaurant in the Casual Dining category at the BBC Good Food Middle East Awards.
The BBC awards are the region’s most prestigious culinary prizes, and celebrate the best restaurants and food brands in the UAE. All winners were decided by the public, and proves once again we’re our customers’ favorite choice.
The good news follows a Retail ME Award for the same category in December.
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Zaatar W Zeit; a Big Hit with Fans on Facebook
If Facebook were a popularity contest, than ZwZ is doing something socially right, picking up the ‘Social Interactive Award’ in the restaurant category at the Pan Arab Academy Awards 2012.
In the who’s who in social media event of the season held at Al Bustan Rotana Hotel, the award was presented by Ms. Elizabeth Linder of Facebook Europe, Middle East & Africa to Cravia’s CEO Walid Hajj and Manuel Wazen, Communication Manager from ZwZ Lebanon.
Mr. Hajj commented, “We have always been close to our fans, as they are our number one brand ambassadors. Their constant support, love and feedback regarding the brand has encouraged lively discussions and awesome competitions that continue to draw in new followers.”
“We are honored to have been recognized for our efforts, but humbly accept, as all we have done is stayed true and connected to our fans.”
Beyond having an unprecedented amount of followers on the Facebook page, ZwZ continues to interact and engage with its avid fans.
The awards gathered Facebook representatives, specialists and a list of notable people from all over the MENA region to award success in social media application.