Jamie’s Italian and Scandic Hotels in unique exclusive Nordic partnership
Jamie’s Italian restaurant in the Nordic region. Scandic Hotels will be the exclusive operating partner of Jamie’s Italian in the region and the first restaurant is due to open in autumn 2014 in Stockholm.
won thousands of fans by creating neighborhood venues, inspired by the Italian table, where people relax, share and enjoy each other's company. The restaurants are designed to be affordable and accessible, a place where everyone is welcome and feels comfortable. The casual dining experience is based on offering tasty and simple Italian food, using only the best fresh ingredients. All produce used in Jamie's Italian is higher welfare and this conscious view of quality and responsibility is strongly shared by Scandic.
- We've worked with the guys at Scandic for nearly five years now across a number ofprojects and I'm incredibly excited to be teaming up with them to launch Jamie's Italian into the Nordic region. It's brilliant to be partnering with such a creative, innovative and professional team, and I can't wait to kick start things by opening our first restaurant in Stockholm. It's going to be epic – watch this space, says Jamie Oliver. Italian opened its first restaurant in the UK in 2008, and is now loved by diners across the world in countries like Australia, Russia, Singapore and Turkey. Whilst Scandic and Jamie's Italian will expand further into the Nordic region, all the teams focus is now on the first restaurant in Stockholm.
- Our ambition is always toexpand our offering and provide extraordinary services to our guests. As part of this ambition, we also want to focus more on our restaurants and bars, creating more inspiring experiences and work with those who share our commitment to quality, service and values. We are very excited about the partnership and our plans for the future with Jamie's Italian, says Frank Fiskers, CEO of Scandic Hotels.
The first restaurant will open in the city center of Stockholm. Scandic's relationship withJamie Oliver goes back to 2009, since when Scandic guests have been able to choose dishes from menus especially composed by Jamie Oliver and the Scandic Food & Beverage Team.
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About Scandic Hotels
Scandic is the largest hotel company in the Nordic region with 14,400 team members and a network of close to 230 hotels with about 44,000 hotel rooms in operation and under development. Scandic Friends is the biggest loyalty program in the Nordic hotel sector with 1.9 million members. Corporate responsibility has always been a part of Scandic"s DNA and Scandic has been named Best Hotel Brand in the Nordic countries (BDRC). Since December 2, 2015, Scandic has been listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.