By Staff

The UAE version of the US-based restaurant Ketchup will be opening in Downtown Dubai in September 2013 with an ‘Eat One Kilo in Eight Minutes’ competition to get into the restaurant’s Hall of Fame.

It is a modern, upscale 50’s diner with a psychedelic twist courtesy of pop art décor. Ketchup has avoided the traditional American grill and steakhouse design concept, offering instead a chic, stylish atmosphere.

Ketchup has recruited executive chef Jorge Da Silva, who brings to Ketchup over 15 years of experience working in some of London’s establishments including PJ’s Bar and Grill, Maxwells, Cactus Blue and The Farm. Da Silva was also a key member of the team at the Michelin Guide, Miele Guide and the San Pellegrino recognised Press Room in Hong Kong. More info