KAZO’s Menu Features Favorite Asian Street Food Combined with a Selection of Classic Recipes Re Imagined by Chef Alexander

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We are so excited to introduce the talented Alexander as our new Chef De Cuisine!


Chef ALEXSANDER, who has been changing the culinary at restaurants and resorts around Asia for over 10 years. Having conceived, designed, and cooked in five-star kitchens in multiple countries, such as Malaysia, Maldives, Taiwan, Indonesia, India and now in Saudi Arabia. Chef Alexander specializes in Asian cuisine.

Having earned his degree from National Taiwan University and pursued further knowledge in the culinary arts at Chung Hua University in Leisure Recreation Management, followed by a degree in baking technology from Ta Hwa University, which have led him to further experience in the high-end culinary field.chef-alexander

Needless to say, Chef Alexander’s resume is well packed with well earned achievements and accomplishments for which he had earned a handful of renowned fine dining and culinary awards, such as; Times Hospitality Icon Award for Best Premium Fine Dining, Multiple Gold Medals (with Distinction) from the World Master Chefs Association for Cantonese Cuisine, Favorite restaurant in a hotel award from T2 Telegraph in India and the list goes on with awards from various highly-esteemed associations and entities.

KAZO serves modern interpretations of authentic Asian cuisine, KAZO’s menu features favorite Asian street food combined with a selection of classic recipes reimagined by our extraordinary chef, using the finest ingredients, from dim sum to noodles, Grade-A exquisite entrées, surprise your senses with our unique specialties with influences from China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore, share and enjoy them all indoors or outdoors.

The new menu will be available NOW!

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LE MÉRIDIEN Hotels & Resorts Opens LE MÉRIDIEN Riyadh in the Capital City of Saudi Arabia

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Paris-born Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts,  part of Marriott International, announced the opening of Le Méridien Riyadh. 


Featuring contemporary chic design, the hotel invites guests to savor the good life offering limitless possibilities to explore the glamour of travel and discover the cuisine and culture of a  dynamic and rapidly evolving city.

The hotel is strategically located at King Abdullah Road & Olaya Street intersection, in the vicinity of the city’s buzzing business district. It is only one minute away from one of Riyadh’s four main metro stations and just a 25-minute drive from King Khalid International Airport.

“Le Méridien Riyadh is a significant addition to our rapidly growing portfolio in the Middle East,” said Guido de Wilde, Chief Operating Officer Middle East Marriott International. “The hotel  combines the signature style and heritage of the brand with the undeniable energy of a city that  is at the forefront of the Kingdom’s cultural transformation, inspiring travelers to explore the  world in style, savor the good life and enjoy experiences that offer something more than meets  the eye.”  

General Manager, Klaus Niefer, added that the hotel is made of 15 distinct floors with inspiring views over the city and 207 thoughtfully appointed guestrooms, including 29 suites with floor to ceiling windows. Le Méridien Riyadh will offer its guests tasty meals through its Milwan restaurant serving a selective menu of global and local dishes and the modern Asian restaurant Kazo. Guests will also be able to enjoy a state-of-the-art fitness center, an outdoor pool, and indulge in revitalizing treatments at the Spa.

For his part, Wael Islambouli, Director of Sales and Marketing at Le Méridien Riyadh, said that the hotel offers over 350 square meters of meeting space with 4 naturally lit meeting rooms and state of the art audio-visual facilities to meet the needs of business travelers and medium groups.  Creative Meetings by Le Méridien are designed to unlock inspiration and foster innovation.  Attendees can discover local cultural experiences to immerse themselves in all that Riyadh has to offer.

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