This right here is the country’s youngest and most popular chef!
Bader Najeeb is his name but he is also goes by ‘Chef B’.
Seeing as he is so popular (plus talented & handsome young fella) Hilton has decided to partner up with Chef B to celebrate their first anniversary of its award winning brand “Hilton Garden Inn” in the UAE.
Chef B has been busy creating three exclusive birthday recipes!
The base of the birthday treat is Hilton’s famous signature waffles. Which have been paired with Chef B’s Emirati-inspired toppings!
Using local ingredients and those inspired by Emirati culture, Chef B has created THREE special edition recipes to mark the occasion:
1)Arabic Coffee Meringues with Strawberries & Chocolate
2)Saffron Poached Pear Slices with Vanilla Ice Cream
3)Waffles Stuffed with Rosa Falooda and Vanilla Ice Cream
This past week, via Snap Chat & Instagram, the public were invited to vote for their favorite Hilton Garden Inn recipe whipped up by Chef B. The most popular recipe has been revealed…It is the waffles stuffed with rosa falooda (last photo pictured above)
Now for the sweetest part!
Hilton Garden Inn will be having a waffle truck out on Kite Beach TOMORROW (Friday, October 21) between 1pm-6pm serving… FREE WAFFLES FOR EVERYONE!
You heard me! FREE food!
Best of all you can meet our local celebrity Chef B who will be there to serve his creations to the public! That’s a win, win right there!
PLUS! All voters who have “liked” or “commented” on their favorite recipe through Chef B’s Instagram page –> (@chef.b) <— will automatically be entered into a prize draw to WIN a night’s stay at ANY Hilton Garden Inn, in the world! So get to it and click on his Insta page!
Each Hilton Garden Inn hotel in Dubai will also serve Chef B’s winning recipe, as selected by Instagram users, on the day of their UAE birthday:
Hilton Garden Inn Al Muraqabat – October 22nd
Hilton Garden Inn Dubai Al Mina – November 17th
Hilton Garden Inn Dubai Mall of the Emirates – December 24th
Chef B said, “Creating recipes using local ingredients is a true passion of mine, so it has been a real pleasure to develop three exclusive Emirati-inspired toppings for Hilton Garden Inn’s signature breakfast waffles in celebration of the brand’s first birthday in the UAE.”
Today, with over 700 hotels across the world, Hilton Garden Inn offers quality services and amenities for smart, value-conscious travelers, including the brand’s signature bedding featuring fresh, white duvets and crisp linens; a spacious and clutter-free work desk with an ergonomic desk chair; and an in-room “hospitality center” with a mini fridge, microwave oven as well as a Keurig coffee maker.
One last treat before I end this post! If you wish to make your own Emirati-inspired waffles here is the secret recipe:
Waffles Stuffed with Rosa Falooda and Vanilla Ice Cream
- 100g rice vermicelli
- 2 cup water
- 1/4 cup rose water
- 2/3 cup milk powder
- Less than 1/2 cup sugar
- A handful of cashew nuts
- 1 drop red food coloring (optional)
- Vanilla ice cream for serving
- Boil the water, milk powder, and sugar on medium heat
- Add rice vermicelli and boil under it softens
- Remove from heat then stir in rose water, cashew nuts, & food coloring if using.
- Strain out the liquid and set the rose vermicelli aside
- Stuff your waffles with vanilla ice cream and rose vermicelli, and enjoy!