Benjamin Nicholas and Tomas Reger
Living up to its reputation as one of the world’s most coveted launch cities for international brands, Dubai is soon to welcome INTERSECT BY LEXUS, a unique multifunctional space which serves as a cultural crossroad for the city’s creative community.
Located in the heart of Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), INTERSECT BY LEXUS is considered a third space, a comfortable destination between work and home, that offers an inspiring networking opportunity for luxury lifestyle seekers with an interest in design, art, fashion, culture, music and technology, through its comfortable lounge, inviting eatery, exclusive library and inspiring garage space that will host Lexus concept cars among other installations.
‘INTERSECT BY LEXUS’ will be headed by Benjamin Nicholas, who has over a decade of experience within the hospitality industry in the UK as well as the UAE. Benjamin will be leading a dynamic team consisting of gastronomy experts, as well as professionals in hospitality, customer service and operations to bring the new concept of INTERSECT BY LEXUS to life at the DIFC.
Joining the ‘INTERSECT BY LEXUS’ team also is Chef Tomas Reger, the accomplished culinary director behind some of the region’s most successful kitchens and gastronomic concepts, and the brains behind ‘Dubai’s Secret Supper Club’, ‘From One Chef To Another’ and ‘Bloomie’s Kitchen’.
Reger, Along with his team, is working meticulously to curate an exceptional menu using the finest and freshest ingredients to enrich the casual fine dining concept and complement the space’s overall outstanding ambiance. Focusing on a simple, yet sophisticated environment, the food lounge led by Reger is set to offer exceptional and unconventional dishes like Beet and Barley risotto; Chilean seabass with yuzu glazed turnips or Slow cooked beef short ribs with celeriac puree.
“We believe INTERSECT BY LEXUS will represent a very unique choice for the diverse cosmopolitan UAE residents who are seeking refined enriching experiences that satisfy their high-end lifestyle quality,” said Saud Abbasi, Managing Director of Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Lexus in the UAE.
In line with Lexus’ philosophy to surprise and inspire beyond expectations, the beautifully designed space, immaculately conceived by Wonderwall, is set to offer a distinctive brand experience in the city, and is geared towards individuals looking for an edgy and hip representation of diversity through design, art, fashion and music.