Zuma Dubai’s Fourth Time Nomination: Tales of the Cocktail
The world-famous Japanese restaurant is nominated for Tales of the Cocktail for –
Best International Restaurant Bar – the 4th year in a row!
Nominated for the fourth consecutive year in a row, Zuma Dubai has once again been included in the prominent top 10 in Tales of the Cocktail® Spirited Awards for World’s Best Restaurant Cocktail Bar at this year’s 12th edition. The multi award-winning Zuma Dubai cocktail remains the only cocktail bar ever from the UAE to be nominated at Tales of the Cocktail® awards. Held in the enchanting city of New Orleans every July, the best of the best from all over the world come together to celebrate the momentous occasion with notable guests from cocktail and beverage industries in attendance.
“The incredible honour to be part of one of the most important awards in our industry globally is a memorable moment for our team and the brand. With the fourth year running to be nominated in the top 10, for the Best International Bar category, we are grateful and thrilled to continue to maintain our position and be recognised for this internationally – it’s an incredible feat,” said Jimmy Barrat, Zuma’s Global Bar Development Director and the innovative and forward-thinking leader behind the bar. “It’s a team effort always and we are very lucky to be graced with some of the best in the world under our umbrella.”
Through a global voting opportunity, industry leaders; brand ambassadors and beverage writers alike submit their nominations and drop votes for relevant U.S. and international titles. Amidst a high-net-worth panel of voters and strict criteria essential to submit, the Tales of the Cocktail Cocktail® Spirited Awards is reputed amongst the most coveted awards in the business. A diverse, international panel of over 150 esteemed judges’ votes yielded this year’s top nominees.
The top complete list of the top 10 from the category for Best International Restaurant Bar includes:
Zuma Dubai; Blind Pig – London; Cub – London; Danico – Paris; Hawksmoor Spitalfields – London; Maybe
Frank – Sydney; Sager & Wilde – London; Sexy Fish – London; Sober Company – Shanghai and The Clove
Club – London.
About Zuma Dubai:
Zuma was co-founded by Rainer Becker and Arjun Waney in 2002. The first Zuma restaurant to open was in London’s fashionable Knightsbridge area and remains the brand’s flagship. The Dubai venture, opened in September 2008, was the fourth site to open in the Group’s expansion plan, with Abu Dhabi opening in March 2014.
Zuma brings to Dubai a sophisticated twist on the traditional Japanese izakaya style of informal eating and drinking with attention to detail and quality ingredients. Zuma continues opening new restaurants in some of the world’s most exciting cities with the most
recent in Las Vegas’ Cosmopolitan Hotel in February of 2017. Leading the Zuma team worldwide is Ajaz Sheikh as Global Managing Director.