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Meraas, Caesars Entertainment and multi-Michelin-starred chef Gordon RamsayLaunch Caesars Bluewaters Dubai in style

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Meraas, Caesars Entertainment and multi-Michelin-starred chef Gordon RamsayLaunch Caesars Bluewaters Dubai in style


A spectacular evening of glamour and culinary extravagance

Dubai, 18 March 2019: Last night the big-hitting trio of Meraas,Caesars Bluewaters Dubai, and multi-Michelin-starred chefGordon Ramsay put on a spectacular show for the exclusive launch of Caesars Bluewaters Dubai for VIP guests as well as local and internationalmedia.

Introducing the first non-gaming resort from the legendary Caesars Entertainment brand, the evening also marked the sizzlingdebut of the second global outpost of Gordon Ramsay HELL’S KITCHEN. The successful, glitzy grand launch was hosted by the multi-Michelin-starred chef and members of Las Vegas’Caesars Entertainment team including Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Chris Holdren and concludedwithan incandescent firework display.

 Chris Holdren commented, “It is with great honour that Caesars celebrates the Grand Opening of Caesars Bluewaters Dubai with our partners at Meraas and our global dining partner, Chef Gordon Ramsay.

“This fantastic resort complex perfectly represents Caesars’ legacy of excellence in hospitality and entertainment, personified by Chef Ramsay, combined with Meraas’ vision for a luxury resort anchoring Bluewaters, which will undoubtedly become yet another iconic Dubai landmark,” he added.

Located on Bluewaters, Meraas’sophisticated modern, family-oriented island destination, Caesars Bluewaters Dubai will be surrounded by nearly 150 retail, dining and entertainment outlets. And standing at over 250 meters on the edge of the island is the world’s largest observation wheel, Ain Dubai, which serves as a spectacular focal point and can be seen from both hotels and the residences. Bluewaters is easily located from the mainland with a new pedestrian bridge spreading out over the crystal waters of the Arabian Gulf leading directly from The Beach to the island.

The night got into full-swing with a ‘Caesars and Cleo’ procession welcoming guests to the grand launch event, followed by a red carpet buzzing with Dubai’s movers and shakers. Fire dancers and acrobats dazzled the attendees in true Caesars fashion, while performers from award-winning entertainment sensation “WOW” delighted onlookers with acrobatic feats from the show currently running at Caesars Bluewaters Dubai’s entertainment destination, The Rotunda.

Later in the evening, Middle East radio personality Kris Fade welcomed Gordon Ramsay to the stage to officially open the doors of Gordon Ramsay HELL’S KITCHEN withthe HK logo glowing in theatrical flames. Guests were introduced to Caesars Bluewaters Dubai, which offers luxury accommodation and a truly immersive hospitality experience across three distinct offerings: Caesars Palace Bluewaters DubaiCaesars Resort Bluewaters Dubai and The Residences at Caesars Bluewaters Dubai. In a spectacular finale, sparkling fireworks lit the evening skies and illuminated Bluewatersby MeraasDubai’s most refinedisland destination, as guests danced the evening away to the tunes of celebrity DJ Danny Neville at the energy-filled after-party.

Bringing the world-famous ‘Caesars’ ambiance across two unique resort offerings, Caesars Bluewaters Dubai introduces Dubai to a fun-fused approach to luxury. Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai is a194-guest room resort, featuring a stylish beach club, Cove Beach and world-class restaurantsincluding Pan-Asian Zhen WeiThe Piazza serving bespoke afternoon tea with home-baked scones, the finest poolside light bites at Neptuneas well asthe second ever Gordon Ramsay HELL’S KITCHEN, a joint venture between Gordon Ramsay and Caesars Entertainment in conjunction with ITV America.

Caesars Resort Bluewaters Dubai, the 301-guest room resort offerstwo outdoor pools, including family-friendly Fortuna and adults-only pool Venus – as well as access to a pristine private beach and versatile event spaces for up to 800 guests. Bringing loved ones together over decadent meals, the resort boasts seven restaurants and bars including Bacchanal – the sister restaurant to its original stateside outpost, named the best buffet restaurant in Las Vegas twice by USA Today. The resort’s piece de resistance when it comes to dining is rooftop modern Japanese restaurant Paru – the perfect spot to watch the sun set across the Arabian Gulf. There’s also French Riviera-inspired The Sandbar and a fusion of Mediterranean and Arabic flavours at Cleo’s Table.

Following in the legendary 50-year footsteps of its famous Las Vegas resort when it comes to epic entertainment, The Rotundais a dedicated entertainment destination showcasing an electrifying roster of high-flying headliners, trendsetting theatre acts, mind-blowing magicians and hilarious comedians. A handy feature for parents and kids alike is the Empire Club – a kids club available to all junior guests – and joining soon Roam, a teen’s club for young adults. At Qua Spa, an elevated spa experience lifts guests above the realm of modern-day stresses and transports them to a one-stop destination for wellbeing and beauty. Another shared resort experience is Caesars FORUM – comprising a state-of-the-art conference centre, three meeting rooms and the 750sqm Forum Ballroom.

For contemporary luxury living combined with high-end hospitality, The Residences at Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai offer 80 one-, two-, three- and four-bedroom apartments for short and long-term lease, with the advantage of having two iconic resorts at its doorstep. Conveniently located adjacent to Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai, residents have access to all of Caesars Bluewaters Dubai’s dining, leisure and entertainment experiences – giving the term ‘living like a Caesar’ a whole new meaning.



About Caesars Bluewaters Dubai

Caesars Bluewaters Dubai is a joint venture between Caesars Dubai, LLC, an indirect subsidiary of Caesars Entertainment Corporation, and Meraas. Caesars Bluewaters Dubai is located on Bluewaters, a modern and family-oriented island destination by Meraas with a pioneering spirit that blends waterfront living with the exhilaration of urban city life. It will be surrounded by nearly 200 retail, dining and entertainment outlets. Ain Dubai, the world’s largest observation wheel, will serve as a spectacular central focal point and can be seen from both hotels and TheResidences. Bluewaters is easily located from the mainland, a new pedestrian bridge over the crystal waters of the Arabian Gulf leads guests directly from The Beach to the island. For bookings or more information on Caesars Bluewaters Dubai, please visit caesarsdubai.ae.

About Gordon Ramsay and Gordon Ramsay Restaurants

Renowned for highly successful and award-winning original programming, Emmy nominated, multi-Michelin-star chef Gordon Ramsay produces TV shows on both sides of the Atlantic that are seen by audiences worldwide, including his FOX shows “The F Word with Gordon Ramsay,” “Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back,” “MasterChef,” “MasterChef Junior,” “Hell’s Kitchen” and “MasterChef Celebrity Showdown,” as well as Bravo’s “Best New Restaurant” and Food Network’s competition series “Food Court Wars.” In the U.K., he’s produced “Gordon Ramsay Behind Bars” and “Gordon Ramsay’s Great Escape” for Channel 4; food biography and nostalgia series “My Kitchen” for UKTV’s Good Food Channel; two instructional cookery series, “Ultimate Home Cooking” and “Ultimate Cookery Course” for Channel 4; and the first two seasons of “Matilda and the Ramsay Bunch,” all under his One Potato Two Potato banner.

The next-generation multimedia production company Studio Ramsay was founded in 2016 by Ramsay and has a joint venture with All3Media to develop and produce both unscripted and scripted television shows, creating new formats and innovative programming that include a scripted arm focused on food-related themes and development of new talent on a global front. The catalog of programs that Ramsay has worked on historically with All3Media via One Potato Two Potato, together with new original content he’s currently developing, make for a unique and dynamic production and distribution partnership. Studio Ramsay’s first production, live series “The F Word With Gordon Ramsay,” premiered in the U.S. on FOX, and its second FOX series, “Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back” was one of the summer’s most-watched new series. Its first daytime cooking series, “Culinary Genius,” premiered on ITV in the U.K. and was syndicated on FOX stations in the U.S. His documentary series, “Gordon on Cocaine,” premiered on ITV to critical acclaim. “Matilda and the Ramsay Bunch,” starring Tilly Ramsay for U.K. children’s channel CBBC, is also produced by Studio Ramsay.

The Gordon Ramsay Group comprises the restaurant business of acclaimed chef, restaurateur, TV personality and author Gordon Ramsay. The Gordon Ramsay Group employs more than 700 people in London where it has a collection of 14 restaurants. They also have a total of 34 restaurants globally and 7 Michelin stars, with international restaurants spanning from Europe to the US, as well as the Middle East.

About Meraas:

 Meraas is a Dubai-based conglomerate that aims to enhance the emirate’s cityscape with a human-centric approach to developing assets in the real estate, tourism, hospitality, F&B, retail, leisure and entertainment, technology, maritime, and healthcare sectors.

Meraas pursues its mission to build creative urban culture where thriving communities can take root. Among its investments are some of the most admired real-estate properties in premium locations, such as Bluewaters Residences, Bvlgari Residences, Cherrywoods, City Walk Residences, Nikki Beach Residences, Port de La Mer Residences, Villa Amalfi, and Zabeel Saray Royal Residence.

The company’s portfolio comprises over 80 million square feet of total developed land, more than 3,500 homes, 2,000 retail units, and 15 landmark destinations, including Al Seef, Bluewaters, Boxpark, City Walk, Dubai Harbour, Jumeira Bay, Kite Beach, La Mer, Last Exit, Pearl Jumeira, The Beach and The Outlet Village.

 About Caesars Entertainment Corporation

Caesars Entertainment is the world’s most diversified casino-entertainment provider and the most geographically diverse U.S. casino-entertainment company. Since its beginning in Reno, Nevada, in 1937, Caesars Entertainment has grown through development of new resorts, expansions and acquisitions. Caesars Entertainment’s resorts operate primarily under the Caesars®, Harrah’s® and Horseshoe® brand names. Caesars Entertainment’s portfolio also includes the Caesars Entertainment UK family of casinos. Caesars Entertainment is focused on building loyalty and value with its guests through a unique combination of great service, excellent products, unsurpassed distribution, operational excellence and technology leadership. Caesars Entertainment is committed to environmental sustainability and energy conservation and recognizes the importance of being a responsible steward of the environment. For more information, please visit www.caesars.com/corporate.

About Hell’s Kitchen

Hell’s Kitchen airs in the U.S. on FOX and is produced by ITV Entertainment in association with A. Smith & Co. Productions. Arthur Smith, Kent Weed, Kenny Rosen, Bernie Schaeffer and Gordon Ramsay serve as executive producers. Hell’s Kitchen is distributed internationally by ITV Studios Global Entertainment, with 60 seasons having been produced across over 20 territories. Hell’s Kitchen USA airs in 41 countries around the globe.