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Five minutes with Ghanim Al Sulaiti
Ghanim Al Sulaiti’s decision to go vegan three years ago led him to open Qatar’s first vegan café with Qatari wellness entrepreneur Jawahir Al Fardan. But for the 24-year-old tunnel engineer and co-founder of Evergreen Organics, this is just the beginning.
Chef Julien Gatillon
At just 30 years of age, and only two years after gaining his first star at Le 1920, the fine-dining restaurant of the five-star hotel Le Chalet du Mont d’Arbois (Megève, France), Chef Julien Gatillon has now been rewarded with a second star in the Michelin Guide.
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What’s in my travel bag: David Rockwell
Few architects can claim that they have both an Emmy and a Tony. While most chase awards such as the Pritzker and the Aga Khan, David Rockwell is thrilled with his television and Broadway honours.
Five minutes with Abdulla Al-Abdulla
Living between London, Paris, and Doha, Qatari fashion consultant and influencer Abdulla Al-Abdulla launched his fashion and lifestyle blog TheeAbdulla.com less than two years ago. But the 23-year-old jet-set traveller already has a huge following around the globe.
fine food - Elias Gemayel
Prior to joining The St. Regis Doha, Chef Elias Gemayel worked in numerous reputable restaurants, including maze Gordon Ramsay in London, Hotel Sofitel Beirut Le Gabriel, and La Maison Du Saumon Salmontini in Dubai. Chef Gemayel now oversees the culinary aspects of Opal by Gordon Ramsay and Gordon Ramsay Mediterranean.
What’s in my travel bag: Monique Lhuillier
The Filipino-born, American-based fashion designer Monique Lhuillier talks to Ayesha Khan about her absolute must-have items when travelling.
Five minutes with Faiza Bouguessa
For French-Algerian designer Faiza Bouguessa, revisiting the rules of abaya fashion has been a welcome challenge. Her young label, Bouguessa, has garnered international praise for its rendition of minimalist modest luxury with universal appeal.
fine food - Kwong Wai Keung
As an award-winning chef with over 20 years of experience, Executive Chef Kwong Wai Keung oversees the kitchen operation of T’ang Court and Chinese banquets at The Langham, Hong Kong hotel.
What’s in my travel bag: Herbert Ypma
When Herbert Ypma was just three years old, his Dutch father moved the family to Spain. But instead of a picturesque hacienda or a cool flat in the city, the Ypma family lived in caravans and tents, his mother cooking on open fires every night.
Five minutes with Ashraf Abu Issa
Doha-based Abuissa Holding is a leading business conglomerate, spanning many sectors including retail. Chairman Ashraf Abu Issa recently expanded his Mosafer travel department store to New York, becoming the first Arabic luxury brand to expand outside the region.
fine food - Yannick Alléno
Multi-Michelin-starred Chef Yannick Alléno advocates a French cuisine that honours its heritage but is also ambitious in its creativity. His visionary approach to the culinary arts pushes boundaries, to offer experiences of new flavours and exalt tastes.