However far we move forward, we will always respect where we came from. This land, this region, and the produce we receive from it.

Emirati cuisine is composed of recipes handed down from one generation to the next and shared amongst friends. Steeped in oral tradition, they are truly communal and our chefs are no different. Coming from various backgrounds, the kitchen is abuzz with conversation and opinion, all in the interests of enhancing the taste and experience we offer.

Set in a beautiful seaside location, Seven Sands is an effortless presentation of the traditional and the new. Authentic cuisine served in a quintessentially modern, light and contemporary Dubai setting. It is our mission to offer you an unforgettable exploration of our rich culinary traditions. Local recipes. Local produce. But always, extraordinary taste.

Meet the Chef

​Bassel Ibrahim is the Executive Chef of Seven Sands. He is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the outlet including menu development, sourcing unique local products, inventory and productivity control, cost management, HACCP food safety systems, and ensuring quality is delivered in every dish that is thoughtfully prepared in the kitchen. 

He brings over 19 years of experience, having previously worked at several prominent five-star hotels across the region. A renowned expert in Arabic cuisine, Chef Ibrahim has participated in and won several competitions over the years, and has appeared on popular television networks including Sama Dubai TV. He graduated with a Higher Diploma in Hotel Management from the Intermediate Hospitality Institute in Damascus, Syria.​

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