During New York’s World Fair in 1939, Swedes wanted to showcase their culinary excellence, and the way of presentation of food introduced Buffet to the World. Smorgasbord- a typical Scandinavian meal, originated in Sweden, served buffet-style with multiple hot and cold dishes of various cuisines on a table attracted the more significant portion of visitors in Fair and became famous as Buffet for the World. The term Buffet originally referred to the French sideboard furniture where the food was placed, but eventually became applied to the serving format. There is an element of self-service in a buffet-style meal that distinguishes it from regular dining. Moreover, it’s a part of a celebration in most of the cultures nowadays; this enables people to interact with each other and share thoughts, it has a sense of community too. With gaining popularity and worldwide acceptance, Buffet is being preferred for a theme of many eateries; from weekend brunches to select dinner parties, the first choice of dining is ‘Buffet’. There are many eateries around emirate of Abu Dhabi that serves Buffet, and during Ramadan times it is often served for Iftar. Kuzbara in Marriot Downtown-Abu Dhabi is the place which stands on the summit of the Buffet-style meal in the Capital.
Kuzbara means Corriander in Arabic; to garnish or cook, coriander has been an inevitable part of culinary arts, and similarly, Kuzbara by Marriot is an unavoidable part of the buffet-style dining in Abu Dhabi. Located at the Mezzanine floor of Marriot, Downtown- Abu Dhabi, Kuzbara is the place for all traditional foods; from Sunday to Friday, you will get the taste of all traditions, and Tuesday is for the taste of Indian traditions.
Needless to say that Indian food has the most varied and delicious food in the World and Buffet is the limit for representing it to the World. Every spice and herb of India helps chefs and cooks experiment with cuisine and taste. Right from Appetisers to Desserts, each item in Kuzbara is artistically presented and cooked. Chef de cuisine becomes part of your dining experience at this place, he interacts with you to understand your palate and recommend the right item to eat. Every staff is attentive to make you feel comfortable while having food or seeking service.
Well-arranged beverage sections at the start of the Buffet; live cooking stations for curries, bread, and chaat; spacious walkway, and vibrant environment makes Kuzbara a must-visit place for dinner. The right proportion of spices keeping the essence of Indian cuisine intact; savoury chaat, fresh tandoori bread, and smoky kababs set the right tone for the Indian dining experience. The unique aspect of Kuzbara is that the creators are part of your service. A chef on live cooking curry station helps you select the right ingredients and serve the curry on your table if you are busy choosing other items, and breads & kababs are prepared before you and served hot by the chef himself.
Though there is need to enhance the savouriness of Bhakarwadi in light snacks, it is worth appreciating that Kuzbara is serving the light-bites to the customers to experience something different than usual snacks: samosa, kachori, or pakoda. Appealing desserts like jalebi, rasmalai, mithai, etc. are hard to resist.
The temperatures and duration elapsing between cooking and eating the food play a vital role in developing the proper flavour profile of the food. In Kuzbara, the aspects of gastronomy are carefully observed by keeping food warm with heating arrangments and keeping the limited duration of dining from 6:30 PM to 11 PM, this guarantees the energy element of food by Kuzbara.
Delicious food, enchanting ambience, and flawless service, this is what you need to enjoy the perfect Buffet. Visit Kuzbara with family and enjoy the pleasant moments of hospitality and food traditions at the 5-star hotel – Marriot.
Average Cost: AED 300 for two people (approx.)
Location: Mezzanine Floor, Marriott Hotel, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street, Old Airport Road, Al Wahda, Abu Dhabi
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