New Terra Solis Dubai Executive Chef to bring ‘Tastes of the World’ to the desert

New Terra Solis Dubai Executive Chef to bring ‘Tastes of the World’ to the desert

Renowned chef Hugo Soulery will be bringing the delectable dishes of Tomorrowland’s MESA restaurant to the magical desert destination of Terra Solis Dubai, and overseeing all other culinary operations

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 31 August 2022: Terra Solis Dubai, part of the iconic Tomorrowland family and soon-to-be-open holistic desert destination, has announced the appointment of Hugo Soulery, simply known as ‘Hugo,’ as Executive Chef. In his role, he will be responsible for driving the development of sensational menus inspired by the ‘Tastes of the World’ cuisine at the world-renowned Tomorrowland festival in Belgium.

The French native has an outstanding pedigree having worked in several Michelin-starred restaurants including Le Pre Catelan and Hôtel de Crillon, stalwarts of the French F&B scene, as well as Le Metropolitan in Toulouse and Ma Langue Sourit in Luxembourg.

Since then, Hugo has embarked on a journey enhancing his international experience and showcasing his skills at Dubai’s One & Only Royal Mirage. During his tenure, the chef worked at Celebrities by Mauro Colagreco, the Beach Bar and Grill, and latterly, at Drift Beach Club.

Nicolas Vandenabeele, Founder, Terra Solis Dubai, said: “Hugo has incredible experience garnered from working in some of the most luxurious restaurants in arguably the home of fine dining, Paris. This expertise and flair, combined with his drive to innovate and produce exciting menus full of flavour, aroma and colour matches perfectly with the brand ethos of Terra Solis Dubai.

“Standing out from the crowd is exactly what we want to do, and, with Hugo’s culinary insight and experience, we are creating a dining destination in its own right in the Dubai desert.”

With Terra Solis Dubai due to officially open in October, Hugo will be responsible for overseeing the launch of a range of exciting dining and lounge venues, including MESA, which is due to open in December and set to be the star dining attraction at the desert destination.

“Dubai is at the very epicentre of the culinary world right now, the Michelin Guide and the Gault & Millau awards recognising the world-class offering available in the city. At Terra Solis Dubai, we are committed to delivering an F&B offering that is representative of the Tomorrowland brand, while always striving to deliver something new and unique to the culinary scene in Dubai,” saidHugo.

The restaurant, which will focus on delivering delicious sharing dishes, will give guests the opportunity to taste the whole world in an incredible setting created by the team behind Tomorrowland, in the spirit of travel, good food and togetherness.

The menu is expected to feature a range of dishes representative of countries around the world, prepared with ingredients from passionately dedicated growers, farmers, and producers sourced according to market availability and made with respect for traditional preparation methods and accompanied by a wide selection of drinks and cocktails and, of course, the incredible music synonymous with Tomorrowland.

Terra Solis Dubai will also feature an eye-catching bar, centrally located near the pool, and the Sala shisha lounge, as well as a host of other F&B options.

About Terra Solis

Extraordinary lunch & dinner experiences

Terra Solis will feature exquisite dining options ready to amaze guests with great lunch and dinner experiences, either inside or poolside. Opening in December, MESA is inspired by the ‘Tastes of the World’ cuisine of Tomorrowland, serving typical and delicious flavours from all corners of the globe, designed to be shared.

Guests will enjoy a wide selection of drinks and cocktails at the eye-catching bar, centrally located near the pool, and at the Sala shisha lounge. They will also be able to experience the true Tomorrowland madness during a range of exclusive events which will be organised at Terra Solis.

Wake up from a night under the stars

Guests can start their day at Terra Solis in peace and enjoy an energising breakfast in a soothing atmosphere at their private patio or the poolside restaurant. Terra Solis is home to several unique glamping options, including 48 spacious, luxurious and beautifully decorated Polaris bell tents and 20 Perseid lodges, combining the ultimate comfort and style. There are also six Orion pool lodges, each featuring a private pool and a large private outdoor cabana & terrace. The pool lodges are the real eye-catchers, centrally located near the pool with scenic views over the entire destination, offering guests a truly unique experience.

Terra Solis Dubai opens in October and is located in Dubai Heritage Vision – 30 minutes from Dubai Airport (DXB), 25 minutes from the Burj Khalifa and 35 minutes from The Palm Jumeirah.

For more information and bookings, please visit terrasolisdubai.com.

Notes to Editors

About Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland is one of the world’s most popular and iconic music festivals held in Boom, Belgium, organised and owned by the founders, the brothers Beers. Tomorrowland was first held in 2005 and has become one of the world’s most notable global music festivals. This year, it took place over three weekends, welcoming 600,000 People of Tomorrow from over 200 countries. The event sells out in minutes year after year.

Tomorrowland is located in a beautiful natural place, the recreation area De Schorre, in the town of Boom, Belgium. It is a true fairy tale world situated in beautiful natural surroundings, with a strong eye for detail such as enchanting décor, fascinating acts and peripheral animations, amazing, tasty and healthy food and drinks, and spectacular fireworks – an unforgettable and incomparable show. Every year, the festival features a special theme that inspires the famed MainStage design and stage production. 

The 16th edition of Tomorrowland in 2022 took place from 15 July to 17 July, from 22 July to 24 July and from 29 July to 31 July.

More info: tomorrowland.com  

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