Fine dining concept, Em Sherif Restaurant brings its world-renowned menu to Qatar
Em Sherif Restaurant, the fine-dining concept by restaurateur Mireille Hayek today officially opens in Qatar. Located on Doha’s Al Maha Island, the ultimate entertainment and leisure hotspot, Em Sherif Restaurant Doha is set to raise the bar with exquisite service and unmatched culinary experiences
Situated on the pristine shores of the Arabian Gulf, Em Sherif Restaurant exhibits Hayek’s traditional, refined, and unique take on the multifaceted Lebanese cuisine that triggers fond memories of home cooking. With an expansive sea-front terrace, the restaurant’s interiors designed by award winning Ramy Boutros incorporate hand-selected and intricately embroidered chair designs – representing the Hayek family’s culture and history – and beautiful bespoke tiles on the walls with stylish silhouettes of botanical accents and delicate gold leaves. Designed to represent Lebanese architectural heritage, lavish with luxury and Madame Hayek’s own personal touch, Em Sherif delivers first-class dining experiences to guests.
“I love sharing my passion for cooking and authentic Lebanese food with the world and I am so grateful for the opportunity to be here during such an exciting time for this city and region as global events take centre stage. We look forward to welcoming guests from near and far to discover our authentic Oriental cuisine with the special Em Sherif touch! Em Sherif Restaurant in Doha will be the ultimate new waterfront venue, combining exceptional dining with the warmth of Levantine hospitality to enjoy with family and friends alike,” said Mireille Hayek, founder of Em Sherif Restaurant, Café, and Sea Café.
Renowned for its distinctive twist to Lebanese cuisine, Em Sherif Restaurant Doha is open for both lunch and dinner, offering both, a curated set menu and A La Carte menu by chef Mireille Hayek and her daughter chef Yasmina Hayek. All ingredients are chosen from the fresh produce to the succulent meats, to surprise and delight guests with innovative dishes. The menu features an array of mouth-watering dishes including the signature Fattoush salad with pomegranate molasses, sensational Wagyu Hummus and Em Ali; a delicious vanilla-infused milk, nuts and puff pastry. Each dish has been carefully created using only the freshest ingredients and produce available. While enjoying their meal, guests will also be able to enjoy the best tunes spun by Em Sherif’s in-house DJs.
Em Sherif, a landmark in authentic Lebanese cuisine is the passion project of entrepreneur Mireille Hayek, who seeks to reinvent traditional Lebanese and Levantine recipes and transform them into something new and unforgettable to give her customers an unparalleled first-class dining experience. Since the opening of the first Em Sherif Restaurant in Beirut in 2011, the group has expanded to include three more concepts, including Em Sherif Café, an all-day dining elegant Lebanese café and Em Sherif Sea Café, a seafood concept with a beef bar corner created by Mireille as an homage to Lebanon’s historic ties to the Mediterranean world and Em Sherif The Deli a Lebanese pret a manger available in Harrods famous food hall. Em Sherif Sea Café, which is currently open in Manama and Abu Dhabi, will be followed by the opening of Em Sherif Sea Café Riyadh later this year.