In Collaboration with Dubai Food Festival, Pop-Up Turkish Kitchen Büyü Opens at W Dubai – Al Habtoor City, for a Limited Time
Dubai, UAE, 28th February 2018 – Büyü, translated as ‘magic’ in Turkish, is the new pop-up kitchen in W Dubai – Al Habtoor City that invites guests to experience a magical fusion of food, art, design and music.
Launched as part of the Dubai Food Festival (DFF), Büyü is situated in the transformed setting of Level Seven – the hotel’s award-winning Mediterranean restaurant.
The conceptual restaurant will be open for a limited time only and guest lists are already starting to fill up. With acclaimed, contemporary Anatolian cuisine served in a lively, casual setting; Büyü is a colorful culinary journey of street food shareable plates and tightly curated selection of rotating dishes.
A creative space
A dynamic reflection Turkish street culture, Büyü aims to be a social hotspot that connects the best of Turkish food, with music, art and bazaar-style retail from the region. Guests are invited to get creative on a social drawing wall with prizes drawn every week to stay at W Dubai, for the coolest version of the Büyü logo. The restaurant team wear clothing personalized by a collective of Turkish graffiti artists, curated by Ferhat Kaz @graffitidubai, and the walls of the restaurant will turn into a temporary gallery displaying art from local artists. Guests can browse through and buy a range of Turkish hand painted plates, jewellery and symbolic cultural items.
Authentic cuisine from a true Turkish chef
Chef Memiş was born in Konya, Turkey and spent much of his career in his native Turkey honing his flair for Turkish cuisine. He began in 2001 Sural Hotel in Antalya and from there moved to Side Balikevi Seafood Restaurant and later to Hilton Sarigerme. He quickly moved to a leadership position in the Michelin-starred restaurant The Bosphorus and later to the Shangri-La Istanbul. He refined his technique in Pacha Ibiza in 2013 before moving to Cocktail Kitchen in Dubai in 2015.
Büyü is open Mon-Sat, 5pm-midnight
Located at Level 7, W Dubai – Al Habtoor City, Sheikh Zayed Road
Tel: 04 435 5577