3 ways to explore the culinary delights of Andalusia at Azure

Azure, one of Riyadh’s first Spanish restaurants, introduces Andalusian Week…

Fans of Spanish cuisine, prepare to cheer loudly. We already know that Azure is an absolute blast – it is a moodily lit, buzzy affair, and it comes with the warmest of welcomes. And this coming week, the Spanish restaurant nestled within Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya has an exciting story to tell and some excellent food to deliver.

Bringing together the best elements of Andalusia, Azure presents Andalusian Week, a celebration of its rich tradition, culture, and flavours. Led by Andalusian guest chef Juan Franco, Andalusia’s culinary heritage will take centre stage here, focusing on its vibrant seafood-centric cuisine, especially the iconic seafood paella.

Andalusian Week at Azure restaurant

So, gather all your amigos and indulge in a spectacular showcase of Andalusian culinary delights. Here are three exclusive events at Azure where diners can immerse themselves in Andalusian cuisine.

1. February 25 to March 1: Andalusian Dinner

Experience a signature cuisine that captures southern Spain’s traditional flavours and presents them with a fresh, contemporary outlook. Expect full flavours, creativity, interesting textures and exquisite presentation. Moreover, each dish from the set menu will be paired harmoniously with the perfect mocktail, offering a delectable meal.

Andalusian Dinner, 6.30pm to 10.30pm, Azure, Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya Hotel. SAR225 per person. Tel: 053 341 1234.

2. February 26 & 27: Andalusian Cooking Class

Cooking Class Andalusian Week Azure

Dive in to discover how to elevate your Andalusian culinary journey into a delectable, hands-on experience you’ll never forget. Beyond learning how to prepare traditional Andalusian dishes, Chef Juan Franco will provide you with a rich narrative – the history, the traditions, and the secret techniques that make each dish what it is. Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a kitchen newbie, discover how to cook like a true Spaniard. Equip yourself with an apron and a willingness to learn, and you’ll leave not just with a full stomach but with a richer understanding of Andalusia’s culinary heritage. Then, sit down to enjoy a hearty meal together. Trust us, this is an experience your taste buds won’t want to miss.

Andalusian Cooking Class, 2.30pm to 6pm, Azure, Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya Hotel. SAR350 per person. Tel: 053 341 1234.

3. March 1: Andalusian Brunch Buffet

To end the Andalusian Week on a high note, prepare for a feast at the Andalusian Brunch Buffet. Enjoy sangria (and other complimentary mocktails) paired with tapas, paella, lamb leg, and many more Andalusian delights.

Andalusian Brunch Buffet, 12.30pm to 3.30pm, Azure, Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya Hotel. SAR250 per person. Tel: 053 341 1234.

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