San Carlo Restaurants partners with Sunset Hospitality Group to open Signor Sassi in Dubai
Award-winning Italian restaurant brand, San Carlo Restaurants, has partnered with Sunset Hospitality Group (SHG), a leading international hospitality group, to open Signor Sassi in Dubai in Spring 2023.
Located in the five-star St. Regis Dubai hotel on The Palm, the 312-cover (148 seats indoor, 164 outdoor) Signor Sassi Dubai will be the third international outpost for the brand, alongside Qatar and Riyadh. The London restaurant first opened in Knightsbridge in 1982 and is one of the capital’s best-known and loved Italian restaurants.
Marcello Distefano, Managing Director, San Carlo Restaurants, adds: “We’re thrilled to be working with Sunset Hospitality Group – we’ve been looking for a partner in Dubai that shares our passion for delivering the best contemporary hospitality concepts for several years. SHG are leaders in their category, and we’re excited to be working together to create a truly exceptional dining experience for Dubai.”
Antonio Gonzalez, CEO of Sunset Hospitality Group, says: “We are delighted to partner with San Carlo Restaurants, who share a passion for great food, style, and service. Signor Sassi has been an icon of the London culinary scene, renowned for its famous clientele, superb Italian menu, and signature dishes. Bringing this authentic concept to Dubai’s culinary scene is another milestone for Sunset Hospitality Group and a great addition to our award-winning dining venues.”
San Carlo Restaurants is one of the UK’s most successful restaurant brands, owned by the Distefano family, with 26 restaurants across the UK and seven international venues. As well as
Signor Sassi, the portfolio includes the brands San Carlo, Cicchetti, Fumo, Isola and Gran Café as well as flagship site Alto by San Carlo on the rooftop of Selfridges London. The group has international presence in Qatar, Riyadh, Bahrain and Bangkok, with further openings planned for 2023.
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