Atelier House Hospitality, one of the region’s leading F&B consultancy and operations companies, owned by Ahmass Fakahany, is set to bring a whole new concept to the city this summer. Located in Box Park, RSVP is a French “fun” dining concept marking the third opening this year for the dynamic visionaries behind New York’s best Marea, Michelin-starred 11 Woodfire and beloved Mohalla.
Inspired by French traditions, RSVP combines the elegance of a restaurant of yesteryear with an Asian touch to give it a modern touch. A meeting place for all, the concept revolves around the JOY OF LIFE of catering; inviting customers to take their time, enjoy their meal and the company in a relaxed setting. Designed as a collector’s dining room decorated over time, with the remains of numerous journeys; RSVP is an aesthetic treat, designed to surprise and delight guests with its wit, elegance and delight. The beautiful, light-filled space, designed by Samar Zakhem is the perfect spot for any preference, from an early morning espresso to a long lunch of potlucks, or even a late night date.
Head Chef, Aadel Ouaoua grew up in Lyon, the unmissable capital of gastronomy where fresh produce and good food abound. Having honed his craft with some of Paris’ leading culinary experts, including Benoit Dargere and Cyril Lignac; Ouaoua has combined traditional French techniques with her love of classic Japanese cuisine and added a Mediterranean flair. His cuisine will take diners on a journey that combines the intricacies and platters of French cuisine with the influences of texture and sweetness from Asian flavors.
Atelier House Hospitality General Manager Panchali Mahendra said, “The opening of RSVP marks our first foray into French cuisine, and we are excited to continue expanding AHH with a reputation for food, service and one of the best hospitality teams. In the region.
“I chose RSVP as the name of the place given its French origins of respond please meaning please respond. The sophistication and grace evoked by the word RSVP makes it easy to read and imprints the word in the mind of every guest. Chef Aadel Ouaoua was a natural fit given his extensive experience working under some of the culinary world’s greatest legends. RSVP makes a bold statement from concept, location and a refined yet approachable vibe.
Emirati-owned, RSVP is fully organized and managed by Atelier House Hospitality and is set to open in July in Box Park, Al Wasl. Join RSVP for a union of like-minded people looking to embark on a new culinary experience.