H.E. Dr. Anwar Gargash, Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Mohammed Al Abbar, Chairman of Emaar, Humaid Al Qutami, Director General of the Dubai Health Authority, Sheikh Soheil Al Maktoum, H.E. Khalifa Saeed Sulaiman, Director General of Dubai’s Protocol Department, H.E. Hamad Saeed Al Shamsi, Ambassador of UAE for Lebanon, H.E. Peter Claus, Ambassador of Belgium in UAE and H.E. Nabil Murad join Luxury Chocolatier Pierre Marcolini to celebrate the grand opening of La Maison Pierre Marcolini in The Dubai Mall.
Celebrated Belgian Chocolatier, Pierre Marcolini launched his first flagship boutique in The Dubai Mall on Thursday, situated on the lower ground floor, showcasing Marcolini’s gourmet, hand-made artisan chocolate and pastries. Pierre Marcolini’s passion and love of ethical chocolate sourcing is shown through the delectable creations in the store.
Founded in 1995, La Maison Pierre Marcolini has become one of the world’s most celebrated chocolatiers, with 45 stores in 12 countries including Belgium, France, the UK, Japan and China with further expansion plans for the wider Middle East.
One of the few chocolatiers to master the entire production process for his products himself, Pierre has been cultivating his expert craftsmanship and knowledge of the process from bean to bar for over two decades. From sourcing the finest, sustainable beans to final assembly, he remains fully committed to his craft.
Pierre Marcolini has taken part in over 30 pastry competitions and was awarded winner of World’s Best Pastry Chef in 1995. Pierre Marcolini the artist himself will be in his Dubai Mall store from 2.30pm on Friday 8th February, demonstrating his craftsmanship and showcasing some of his spectacular creations including his signature Macaron Tower, wedding masterpiece cake and giant chocolate tree, as well as tasting sessions throughout the day.
Maison Pierre Marcolini is situated on the Lower Ground Floor at the Dubai Mall.
ABOUT MAISON PIERRE MARCOLINI
Maison Pierre Marcolini was founded in Brussels in 1995 by Pierre Marcolini, renowned for his expert skill and passion for creating the world’s best chocolates. At present, Pierre Marcolini is the creative director of Maison Pierre Marcolini, where he has built a reputation not just for his chocolate but for his ethical standards, sourcing premium cocoa directly from independent producers in Brazil, Cuba, Ecuador, Ghana, Madagascar and Vietnam. Other rare and exotic ingredients top off the Maison’s illustrious range of beans, including pink peppercorns from Morocco, pistachios from Iran, pepper from Sichuan, vanilla from Tahiti, lemons from Sicily, cinnamon from Sri Lanka, hazelnuts from Piedmont, and much more. Pierre Marcolini creates exceptional chocolates and sweet treats, not to mention his famous macarons. Maison Pierre Marcolini now has over 30 stores in several countries, including Belgium, France, the UK, Monaco, Japan and China.