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The Jeddah EDITION Launches New Dining Concepts

The Jeddah EDITION Launches New Dining Concepts

The Jeddah EDITION, a new luxury hotel on the Jeddah Corniche, has introduced its dining options to create a vibrant food scene in Jeddah. In line with Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030, the hotel has partnered with famous New York chef, Cedric Vongerichten, to design the food and drink menus, enhancing the region’s reputation as a luxury destination. Chef Cedric leads a signature restaurant and cozy lounges, complemented by the hotel’s rooftop beach club.


The Jeddah EDITION Launches New Dining Concepts

Vision 2030 aims to reshape the world’s view of Saudi Arabia, and The Jeddah EDITION’s culinary offerings support this vision, attracting international tourists and locals with unique dining experiences. The hotel’s diverse and creative approach, guided by Chef Cedric, introduces Maritime, The Roof, Lobby Bar, and The Den, redefining luxury hospitality in the region.

 

Maritime:

Maritime, the signature restaurant of The Jeddah EDITION, helmed by Chef Cedric Vongerichten – one of Zagat’s Top 30 under 30 up-and-coming chefs – offers a contemporary French-Asian cuisine inspired by diverse cultures and flavors. Using fresh, high-quality ingredients, including locally sourced seafood and vegetables, Maritime’s menu offers an extraordinary journey of culinary discovery as well as a nod to Jeddah’s renowned cosmopolitan nature, aligning with Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030, which aims to develop the country’s tourism and hospitality sectors.

 

Chef Cedric’s culinary pedigree includes training under his father, Jean-Georges Vongerichten – renowned French chef and two Michelin star recipient – as well as perfecting his craft in international culinary destinations like London, Hong Kong, and the prestigious three Michelin star restaurant El Bulli in Barcelona. Currently overseeing two thriving restaurants in New York – Wayan and Ma.dé – Chef Cedric brings a wealth of experience and a fresh breath of creativity to Jeddah, showcasing his innovative flair and signature style through every dish at Maritime.

 

At Maritime, guests can indulge in multi-course experiences or select from a range of à la carte dishes, savoring the sophisticated interplay of modern French-Asian gastronomy. Complementing Chef Cédric Vongerichten’s cuisine, the restaurant offers a thoughtfully crafted beverage menu with a focus on Asian ingredients and flavor pairings such as passion fruit, Thai basil, honey, chili and pandan.

 

Maritime features two elegant private dining rooms, ideal for intimate gatherings, as well as an expansive outdoor terrace overlooking the breathtaking Red Sea, the Jeddah Yacht Club & Marina and the iconic Al Rahma Mosque. As the sun sets over the water, the terrace provides the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable dining experience at The Jeddah EDITION’s signature restaurant.

 

Operating Hours:
– Breakfast: Sunday – Friday, 7:00am – 11:00am
– Lunch: Sunday – Thursday, 12:00pm – 3:00pm / Friday – Saturday, 12:00pm – 5:00pm
– Dinner: Daily, 7:00pm – 12:30am

 

The Roof:

Perched atop The Jeddah EDITION, The Roof is a mesmerizing escape from the city, where casual and sophisticated vibes converge in perfect harmony. As a Mediterranean-inspired beach club retreat, The Roof offers guests the chance to indulge in a laid-back ambiance while enjoying the extraordinary panoramic views of the Red Sea, F1 track, Marina, and Yacht Club.

 

The culinary experience at The Roof is a celebration of Mediterranean flavors, with a focus on Greek classics prepared using locally sourced ingredients cooked over a wood-fired barbecue grill. The menu showcases an enticing mezze selection, flatbreads, refreshing salads, and sharing plates. Complementing the cuisine is a meticulously crafted beverage program, featuring drinks infused with vibrant, refreshing flavors inspired by the coastal atmosphere. Guests can sip on beverages graced by floral notes like hibiscus and rose or indulge in a diverse range of cold brew teas elevated by regional spices such as cardamom, mahlab, and cinnamon.

 

The Roof offers a diverse range of hospitality including alfresco dining, lounge seating, a pool, and private cabanas, inviting guests to immerse themselves in the lush tropical landscape while enjoying sunrise and sunset views. With a capacity to host 40 diners, along with ten additional cabanas and sun loungers, The Roof accommodates every occasion with understated elegance. During the evening, The Roof is the hive of activity, boasting incredible views of the city. Guests can dance beneath the starlit sky and immerse themselves in the lively atmosphere of this Mediterranean sanctuary.

 

Operating Hours:
– Pool: 8:00am to 6:00pm
– Lunch: Daily, 12:00pm to 5:00pm

 

Lobby Bar:

An extension of the hotel’s entrance and lobby lies the Lobby Bar. From dawn till dusk, this lively centerpiece caters to all occasions, acting as the social nexus of the city. Chef Cedric Vongerichten offers a diverse menu concept, featuring delicious Raspberry Tart and Sticky Date pudding, in addition to a decadent array of croissants.

 

Lobby Bar’s beverage menu is a mix of regional flavors and innovative handcrafted beverages, complemented by refined tableside tea service. Drawing inspiration from British and Asian traditions, the tea selection includes Sencha, Darjeeling, Golden Assam, and Rooibos, while signature Iced Tea options like Coconut Black Tea and Watermelon Iced Tea offer a refreshing twist. Artisan coffees and zero-proof cocktails are also available throughout the day.

 

Outside, a bocce ball court adds a touch of leisurely entertainment, making Lobby Bar a destination for relaxation and enjoyment throughout the day and into the evening.

 

Operating Hours: Daily, 10:00am to 1:00am

 

The Den

The Den offers a unique retreat within the EDITION portfolio, providing a secluded haven for cigar aficionados to unwind in a low-lit, intimate atmosphere. Helmed by Chef Cedric Vongerichten, The Den’s menu concept focuses on decadent desserts and coffees to be enjoyed alongside high-quality cigars from the Dominican Republic.

 

A sanctuary for connoisseurs, The Den presents a carefully curated beverage selection, emphasizing bespoke coffees and zero-proof cocktails. Infused with the essence of aged wood, pressed flowers, and dried fruits, these cocktails artfully blend the darkness of cacao and leather with nuanced tannins. Non-alcoholic classics are also served, such as the Old-Fashioned, Negroni, and Espresso Martini, alongside an exceptional coffee portfolio boasting beans sourced from Colombia, Brazil, and Ethiopia.

Operating Hours: Wednesday – Saturday, 7:00 pm to 1:00 am

 

The Jeddah EDITION embodies Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030, elevating luxury hospitality in the region. For more information, visit editionhotels.com.


 


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