by: Lucas Raven
Nestled just a short 25-minute escape from the vibrant metropolis of Dubai, Al Zorah beckons with its enchanting embrace of natural splendor. At the heart of this serene haven lies The Oberoi Beach Resort, Al Zorah, a sanctuary of opulence and wonderment that beckons to connoisseurs of luxury and nature enthusiasts alike. Here, the emerald curtain of mangroves meets the endless azure of the Arabian Gulf, unfurling a breathtaking tapestry that ignites the soul.
Within this idyllic resort, you’ll discover impeccable facilities that dance in harmony with the heartfelt hospitality that envelops you throughout your stay. Encompassed by one million square meters of nature’s masterpiece, you’ll be graced by pristine white sand beaches, protected mangrove forests, and tranquil lagoons, nurturing a vibrant ecosystem housing over 100 different avian species.
Embark on a culinary odyssey at Aquario, the resort’s luxury beachfront dining gem. Following a meticulous refinement of its culinary and beverage offerings, this specialty seafood haven unveils an extraordinary dining experience. On the 5th of October 2023, The Oberoi Beach Resort, Al Zorah, invites esteemed patrons to indulge in an artful journey, where imaginative culinary creations and delightful twists take center stage amidst this coastal paradise.
The artistry of their reinvented menu invites you to savor the essence of regional ingredients and techniques inspired by the Provençal Mediterranean coastline and Italy. Executive Chef William Chaaban of The Oberoi Beach Resort, Al Zorah, meticulously sources environmentally friendly, sustainably-sourced, fresh, diverse, and organic ingredients from trusted partners, crafting each delicacy with finesse and precision.
Prepare to be enchanted as this culinary haven redefines its signature Tuna Tartar, infusing a touch of French flair to create an irresistible fusion of flavors and textures. Discover the exquisite Oceana seafood salad, a culinary gem among a treasure trove of delectable offerings.
A tantalizing array of new masterpieces graces the menu, starring the rich and aromatic Spaghetti astice, artfully paired with succulent lobster, and Prawns flambéed with Sambuca liquor, creating an exhilarating explosion of flavors. Indulge in a special culinary experience with the reintroduction of fresh black truffles and the delectable addition of sweet water prawns to your plates. Relish the enhanced Wild Halibut, sumptuously encased in a pistachio crust, accompanied by saffron mash, and elegantly drizzled with a luscious port wine creamy sauce.
Their unwavering commitment to sustainably sourced and line-caught fresh wild fish shines brightly. This year, an expanded and elevated array of these exquisite delicacies awaits, ensuring that our cherished guests enjoy nothing but the highest quality seafood while championing our dedication to responsible culinary practices. Chef William Chaaban’s culinary philosophy embodies graceful simplicity, where ingredients and preparation unite to accentuate the inherent freshness of seafood. Fishing practices are meticulously monitored, placing seasonality at the forefront to ensure both quality and sustainability.
To sweeten the culmination of your dining experience, indulge your sweet tooth with an irresistible assortment of desserts, featuring the ‘Tarte au agrumes’ – a lemon and yuzu tart crowned with luscious Italian meringue. This mouthwatering masterpiece promises to leave an indelible memory on your palate, as delicate flavors gracefully waltz across your taste buds, culminating your journey at Aquario with a symphony of satisfaction.