Memory of a Life Time | Qatar’s First Food Bloggers Meet

The much anticipated first ever food bloggers meet in Qatar was everything memorable, and all good things you can think of. Four Seasons and the ever lovely Hungry Birds Doha made it into a Truly memorable event by being gracious hosts.
Always, having gone to more fashion events than food, I had a realization point that people who got together for food was like family and very friendly and warm. Truly, waiting for the next event, here I am penning down the highlights of my most memorable day in February.

Chef Marco Arlotti prepared for a most unforgettable dining experience with the best of Italian Cuisine. For those who would like to know more about him, here’s a bit of info.

Chef Marco brings more than 14 years of international luxury hospitality experience to Doha.  Arlotti joins Four Seasons Hotel Doha most recently from Four Seasons Hotel Milano, where he served as Sous Chef, overseeing two of the Hotel’s signature restaurants – La Veranda and Il Foyer, as well as culinary operations for banquets and room service.  During his six-year tenure at Four Seasons Hotel Milano, he was mentored by Italy’s acclaimed Chef Sergio Mei and had the opportunity to further advance his culinary skills and technique under Chef Sergio’s direction.  Together with Chef Sergio, Chef Marco had the opportunity to teach Italian cuisine at the prestigious culinary school Le Notre in Paris.  Prior to Milan, Chef Marco perfected his culinary skills working in acclaimed restaurants throughout Europe, such as Michelin Star Joël Robuchon in Paris as chef de partie.

Chef Arlotti’s dishes are truly a must-try, and better later than never, you might as well hurry to Il Teatro.

Let’s stop away with my chatter and show you what our seats welcomed us to.
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And then there were these most amazing and soft breads just the perfect warm to the senses.

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The dinner began with the most crunchy and delicious soft crab. The little bite of food to amuse the mouth and invigorate the palate was just perfect.

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Then came our main course in a manner befitting the royalty. The experience was truly one to cherish for a long time. Seared Scallops, Lasagne and Spring Chicken for Main Course. My favorite was definitely the Lasagne which was made Romagna style with Parmesan Sauce.

The Seared Scallops

Indulgence

The Lasagne

 

Spring Chicken

Making the sweet ending all the more better, the night  ended with a classic tiramisu , and some decadent chocolate.

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Truly enjoyed the event thoroughly and it surely is a memory for me to last a long time. I can’t wait for the next one. It was a pleasure to meet a lot of new blogger friends: Debbie, Polly, Ms Hala, RouaNathaly, Rachel and Doha’s keen foodies. And, definitely special thanks to Hungry Birds Doha for coming up with this one-of-a-kind experience.

Until next time, with lots of love,

xox

Kay

IL Teatro - Four Seasons Hotel Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato
 

Kay

Qatar blogger entering Food, Fashion, Beauty & Travel Experiences in her online journal.

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6 Comments

  • Polly
    March 1, 2015 at 10:07 pm

    You’ve captured the evening beautifully Kay! It was such a great night and a real pleasure to meet you. Thank you so much for the mention 🙂 Polly xx

    • Kay
      Kay
      March 1, 2015 at 10:43 pm

      Anytime! See you around soon!
      xox
      Kay

  • Doaa
    March 1, 2015 at 10:29 pm

    Kay,

    This is a lovely sum up of the event. Truly impressive. Thank you for being at the event as that’s what made it this good. Definitely looking forward to many many more.
    cheers to our first event and to much more xxx

    Doaa
    Hungry Birds Doha

    • Kay
      Kay
      March 1, 2015 at 10:42 pm

      Aye Aye to more events! Perhaps catch up on new ideas together soon?
      xox
      Kay

      • Doaa Jabir
        March 4, 2015 at 8:18 am

        Why not, sounds like a plan! I am up for it surely!
        Doaa xx

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