Wijhat Algetha and Shehata Cold Stone Unleash the Power of Wagyu Beef in Saudi Arabia!

Grab your taste buds and buckle up, folks! Wijhat Algetha and Shehata Cold Stone have joined forces to bring you a sizzling sensation that will make your palate dance with joy. The occasion? The long-awaited certificate of authentication for Halal Wagyu beef import to Saudi Arabia! It’s time to celebrate and indulge in the finest beef the world has to offer, right from the comfort of your own home. 

For the past three years, Wijhat Algetha has tirelessly pursued the dream of importing the crème de la crème of Japanese beef under the Halal certification. Now, their dedication has paid off, and Saudi’s Wagyu beef aficionados can rejoice! The team has already imported four full cows and is currently in the testing phase to gauge the people’s response. They’re splitting their business between B2B and B2C entities, ensuring that both individuals and restaurants get a taste of wagyu heaven.

Situated in the vibrant Naeem district, Wijhat Algetha is your one-stop mini-market for the juiciest meats in Saudi Arabia. Their meat selection is second to none, boasting an impressive array of beef from across the globe, including the latest addition, A5 Kobe beef. Not only that, but they also offer premium chicken and fish sourced from the world’s finest suppliers. It’s a carnivore’s paradise, where you can get your hands on top-quality cuts and savor them in the cozy confines of your home. But hold on, the party doesn’t stop there! Shehata Cold Stone is stepping in to handle the B2B side of the business, supplying the crème de la crème A5 Kobe beef to restaurants across Saudi Arabia. Their mission is crystal clear: ensuring that the top-notch eateries in the country serve nothing but the absolute best to their discerning customers.

Now, let’s talk about the event that had food enthusiasts buzzing with excitement. It all kicked off with a meet and greet session, where the owners mingled with a crowd filled with restaurant owners from all corners of Saudi Arabia. Everyone eagerly anticipated their first taste of the exquisite Wagyu beef imported all the way from Japan. Food influencers from Jeddah were also in attendance, ready to capture and share the magic of these succulent beef dishes.

The culinary mastermind behind the kitchen was none other than Chef Taki Sato, leading the talented team from Wakame. The service, on the other hand, was expertly handled by the folks at Brioche. Picture this: a carefully crafted menu featuring three tantalizing appetizers and two mouthwatering main dishes. To add a touch of excitement, Chef Taki also treated the audience to a captivating cooking show, revealing the secrets behind his delectable wagyu sushi creation.

Chef Taki Preparing Wagyu Sushi

Chef Taki Preparing Wagyu Sushi

First up was the dry-aged Wagyu beef carpaccio, adorned with truffle and an unforgettable sauce. It was a flavor explosion that left everyone yearning for more. Next, the wagyu sushi took center stage, its beef lightly torched to perfection. The crowd couldn’t resist the delicate and flavorful beef taco that followed, packed with perfectly cooked wagyu beef cubes.

Wagyu Carpaccio

Wagyu Carpaccio with Truffle

Wagyu Sushi

Wagyu Sushi with Caviar


Now, let’s dive into the main course extravaganza! A heavenly wagyu slider stole the spotlight, boasting a flawlessly cooked patty with crispy edges and a melt-in-your-mouth interior. No unnecessary distractions, just pure, unadulterated beefy bliss. And finally, the grand finale—a beautifully medium-cooked steak that seemed to dissolve like butter on the tongue. Many even likened it to a luxurious spread of smooth, creamy butter. Now that’s some seriously mouthwatering beef!

Slider with Taco

Wagyu Slider and Taco

Wagyu Steak

Wagyu Steak

During the event, we had the incredible opportunity to sit down with Chef Taki and delve into the fascinating world of wagyu beef. He shared with us the importance of this exceptional meat and how it sets itself apart from other types of beef. A5 Kobe beef, he explained, is truly the crème de la crème, earning its “Awesome 5” nickname. It’s like tuning in to channel 5—the absolute best of the best! However, Chef Taki also shed light on the challenges of working with such prized beef. The texture across different cuts of the cow can be quite similar, making menu creation a delightful puzzle to solve. And let’s not forget about the delicate nature of the fat in wagyu beef—it requires careful handling and precise cooking techniques to achieve perfection. It’s a testament to the artistry and skill required to bring out the beef’s true potential.

Chef Taki Wagyu Sushi show

Chef Taki Wagyu Sushi show


All in all, the event gave us a tantalizing glimpse into the world of the finest beef and allowed us to savor Chef Taki’s extraordinary culinary creations. If you’re a die-hard beef lover, make your way to Wijhat Algetha and get your hands on a piece of wagyu steak that will undoubtedly blow your mind. And if you’re feeling patient, keep an eye out for this unparalleled beef to grace the menus of the best restaurants across Saudi Arabia. You won’t want to miss your chance to experience this epicurean delight. So, dear beef enthusiasts, get ready to embark on a flavor-packed journey like no other. With Wijhat Algetha and Shehata Cold Stone leading the way, Saudi Arabia is embracing the magnificence of wagyu beef, delivering an unforgettable dining experience to satisfy even the most discerning palates. Brace yourself for an explosion of taste and prepare to be wowed by the melt-in-your-mouth tenderness of A5 Kobe beef. It’s a beef revolution worth celebrating!

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