C-Lounge (Al dana retaurant) Sharq Village and Spa Doha, Qatar
Following a soft refurbishment, Sharq Village and Spaintroduces a new culinary concept at Al Dana with new chef de cuisine Evangelos Liakouris, whotakes helm at the signature seafood restaurant starting January 2016. This ultimate sea-frontalvenue will also feature the new beachside alfresco C Lounge by Al Dana on January 27, 2016,where guests can relax to creative meze selections and hand-crafted cocktails, complemented withexpansive views of the Arabian Sea and picturesque backdrop of the Doha skyline. . Chef de Cuisine Evangelos Liakouris / With over 12 years culinary experience, Chef Liakouriswho hails from Greece will spearhead the Al Dana kitchen brigade with the introduction of Ikaria-inspired cuisine in the hotel. Blue Zone Ikarian diet, renowned as the best-kept secret to longevity,is the foundation to Chef Liakouris’ creative renditions, whereby fresh vegetables, fish andseafood, and the use of Mediterranean herbs and olive oil are essential to his brasserie-stylehealthy food concept. “Growing up in Ikaria, I’m inspired by fresh produce and a healthy diet as a way of life. This is thebasis of my food philosophy, with respect towards traditional recipes that are given an innovative twist,” says Chef Liakouris.Chef Liakouris’ creative renditions of Mediterranean cuisine are evident from his extensive tenuresgained from working in luxury hotels in Greece, as well as at a restaurant consulted by AlainDucasse. He also participated in seminars with Joan Roca, Gaston Acurio and David Munoz inMadrid, and staged at one Michelin star restaurant Constantin Fillipou in Vienna. Chef Liakourishas consistently maintained five-star ratings with his previous hotels and believes in stringent foodquality and hygiene standards in the kitchen.. Signature Dishes at Al Dana / The restaurant will feature contemporary Ikarian-inspiredMediterranean fish and seafood. Signature dishes include Greek Salad with Sardines, ShrimpSaganaki and Evangelos Black Forest Cake. Inspired by local produce such as hammour fish, ChefLiakouris recreates the popular Fish Tagine dish with his signature approach.. C Lounge by Al Dana / Guests will enjoy Al Dana’s new vibrant outdoor hot spot, C Lounge thatoffers guests with a relaxed atmosphere to stargaze and start the evening. C Lounge features
creative cocktails and wines, Chef Liakouris’ special meze selections and Shisha with a variety offlavours enjoyed with vibrant music and stunning views of the Doha bay.