Gastronomy meets art at TROVE, now open at Dubai Mall

Now open in Dubai Mall, THE TROVE brings a one of a kind venue where Gastronomy meets Art. Celebrated Dubai restauranteurs and famous entrepreneurs Orkan Doganci and Ahmet Oytun Cakir have teamed up in the ultimate partnership to create a unique concept for the culinary scene in Dubai.

THE TROVE brings global cuisine crafted with precision with the finest sourced ingredients along with curated art installations cultured from the world’s most respected modern contemporary artists. With three sections to choose from, each offering its own unique experience, guests can either dine at the restaurant, unwind at the shisha lounge or discover the largest terrace in Dubai mall, offering a front-row seat to the world’s biggest fountain show and a close-up experience to the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa.

The food program at THE TROVE is curated by Le Cordon Bleu-trained Chef Doğukan Duguncu who shares his excitement for guests to discover a menu that is as diverse as its art. The food will highlight the vision of the founders inspired by extensive travels and fueled with passion. Aiming to bridge diversity, diners will have a near-endless selection of North and South-American, pan-Asian, Mediterranean and Middle-Eastern finest gastronomy to choose from, each with unique plating powered by artists Adrien Miller and Andreu Carulla’s outstanding creations. The Globally acclaimed product and concept designer Andreu Carulla has specifically designed signature innovative plating for THE TROVE’s guests that will accentuate the overall dining and presentation experience.

Speaking about his inspiration for the menu, Chef Doğukan said “I want every nationality and groups of people to come to TROVE and trust there will be something for them. Just like the arts on the wall, our menu will reflect our artistic take on food. Art brings people together, and so does food, we want to build something everyone can appreciate with a core focus on the freshest ingredients and the best culinary talents.”

The aesthetic forward venue will offer guests endless opportunities to capture instaworthy moments. From a floral throne centrepiece crafted by talented New York city-based florist Mr Flower Fantastic; famous for impressive ingenuity in how he blends floristry, sculpture and design. World famous urban mythology artist duo Pichiavo, known for their famous skillful interpretation of old ancient sculptures and paintings in new urban settings, including the famous David of Michelangelo head, will have a larger-than-life residency at THE TROVE with a signature glow in the dark graffiti which shifts shape according to the time of day, setting the mood for an airy afternoon lunch experience or a moody night time extravaganza.

Speaking about the launch, Orkan Doganci and Ahmet Oytun Cakir both echoed “this has been a long journey of passion for us, we wanted to bring something truly unique to Dubai and we cannot wait to share our latest venture with everyone.”

Now open in the luxury fashion avenue of Dubai Mall, THE TROVE is a vision that passion has brought to life, a collaboration of the world’s most renowned contemporary street artists and culinary masters together in one space. This pioneering project is set to open minds to a new way of eating and seeing art.

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