Maison jars salads and poke bowls; gut health and clean, fresh and exotic foods; plant-based diets. As urban diners move towards healthier eating habits, Mall of the Emirates is addressing the demand for nutritious fare by bringing six on-trend homegrown F&B outlets at the mall’s new leisure and dining pop up ‘The MOE Club House’.
“The culinary habits of young people and millennials are rapidly changing as they grow more health conscious and look for restaurants that can offer modern food concepts that not only meet their dietary requirements but offer creative and Instagram-worthy food. The six homegrown restaurants that we have handpicked for ‘The MOE Club House’ have adopted the latest healthy food trends to create exciting, innovative and on-the-go meals that will help them stay on track with their health goal,” said Hussain Moosa, Director for Mall of the Emirates at Majid Al Futtaim – Properties.
Designed as a charming New England-style community space, it is the perfect location for social gatherings and meetings over varied gastronomic offerings.
Foodies want fresh fare that is tasty and packed with nutrition – and they are sure to find it here. UAE-born brands available include Poké & Co, Pastel Cakes, The Daily Prep Co, Acai Shack, Blacksmith Coffee Company and The Salad Jar.
The MOE Club House is located on Level 1 next to H&M.
The owners of this home-grown concept might be elusive but Acai Shack introduces customers to mega superfood acai (ah-sa-ee). With a mission to give customers clean, healthy, yet delicious and flavourful treats in great-tasting bowls and smoothies using plant-based ingredients Acai Shack is strong contender for health-conscious foodies at Mall of the Emirates.
Considered one of the healthiest berries on the planet, acai is packed full of nutrients, vitamins, minerals, protein and antioxidants. Acai provides diners with tons of incredible health benefits and has been known for centuries to be a healing, immune-stimulating and energy-boosting fruit. All acai bowls are made to order using top-quality ingredients, the freshest produce, and 100% pure organic acai. With 14 healthy toppings to choose from, customers are free to customise bowls according to their tastes.
Poké & Co
Inspired by sustainable, fresh, and high-quality ingredients, Poké & Co is committed to bringing you food that is not only delicious but that is also good for you. Established in 2016 in the UAE, Poké & Co is the brainchild of Khaled AbdelMageed and Ranya Basyuni, who wanted to share their passion for delicious, healthy food to the Dubai market. Try the Aloha Signature Poké bowl, the Spicy Maui Signature Poké bowl or Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad – or be creative and make your own.
The Salad Jar
This is literally goodness in a jar. The Salad Jar founder, Danielle Sallam, set up shop because she wanted to pack as many superfoods as possible into one jar. The company is committed to always using the freshest ingredients and to sourcing from local suppliers whenever possible. From delicious layered salad jars, chia puddings, and cold-press juices – there is plenty of goodness to choose from.
Daily Prep Co
Mint Macha, Berry Crumble, Hazelnut Mocha – these are just some of the mouthwatering flavours from the Daily Prep Co. Started by two sisters, Preeya and Puja Malik, this food and beverage company has reinvented fast food for the better. With their line of ready-to-blend smoothies, Daily Prep Co provides delicious, healthy, real foods in a fast and convenient way. They only use wholefoods for a nutritionally balanced and guilt-free option.
Blacksmith Coffee Company
This specialty coffee roaster, café operator, in the UAE focuses on bringing together the best talent, cutting edge equipment, and highest quality coffees to craft the finest coffee possible. The concept was born out of the vision and shared values of four young entrepreneurs, brought together while studying at New York University Abu Dhabi, and bound together by a love of good coffee. From sourcing and roasting, to brewing and serving, Blacksmith has created something truly unique and special for all to enjoy.
Now cakes might not the first thing that pops into your head when you are looking for healthy options. However, Pastel Cakes offers vegan delights, sugar-free deserts and much more. Established three years ago, this online based company is founded by self-taught twin sisters. Pastel Cakes is known for its delicious freshly baked cakes, desserts and beautifully detailed customised cakes. Its core value is to provide high-quality cakes baked with high-quality ingredients.
For more information, please visit: www.malloftheemirates.com