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22/04/2024

Jones the Grocer’s CEO on why airport locations are taking off

Yunib Siddiqui reveals how the brand is capitalising on the opportunities of high-traffic international hubs Casual dining restaurant and deli Jones the Grocer, has opened its latest airside location, at Abu Dhabi’s Zayed International Airport. Openings in Changi and Heathrow airports are also in the pipeline for Jones the Grocer, as CEO Yunib Siddiqu told Caterer ME about what’s spurring this move into the travel retail business and how the brand is navigating the complex landscape of airport F&B. Siddiqui shared how the brand is adapting their operations and strategies to meet the challenges and... Read More

06/03/2024

jones the grocer opens in zayed international airport

We have just opened  our newest, airside travel retail outlet at Abu Dhabi’s Zayed International Airport. Spread over 5,000 sq ft with over 130 seats, this new Jones features a theatre kitchen, a grill, a traditional Italian Pizza oven and bar, and on-table wireless mobile phone chargers. Yunib Siddiqui, CEO of Jones the Grocer said, “This beautiful new outlet at Zayed International Airport is the 35th store in our portfolio and our 9th travel retail unit. I am certain Jones will be a magnet for passengers looking for an extraordinary experience. This opening also underscores our strong partnership with Avolta,... Read More

06/03/2024

jones the grocer opens in changi

In Changi Airport’s Terminal 2, our store is now open with a split-level duplex unit, housing a café, pizzeria, bar, and restaurant. Comprising over 6,600ft on two levels in the departure hall of Terminal 2, close to the MRT and the mall, we’ve designed the establishment to offer a sophisticated and inviting atmosphere. On the upper level, our chefs prepare Jones the Grocer’s modern, globally influenced food (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) in a theatre kitchen, enabling travelers to see our food being cooked. At the island bar, which offers sweeping... Read More

25/09/2023

we gave your cravings a pinch of new!

With a rich history dating back to our first UAE outlet almost 14 years ago, we’ve consistently evolved to meet the changing tastes and preferences of our loyal customers. This latest menu is no exception; it reflects our dedication to pushing boundaries and raising the bar when it comes to both creativity and beautifully flavored food. Our new menu brings together the best of global flavors, offering a diverse range of dishes inspired by various cuisines around the world. From classic Italian pastas to Asian-inspired delights, there’s something for everyone.... Read More

16/06/2023

Jones CEO amongst the “Top 100 Most Influential People in MENA Retail”

We’re proud to announce our CEO and owner, Yunib Siddiqui, has ranked and awarded amongst the “Top 100 Most Influential People in MENA Retail” at the THINK! I CAN! Icons of Retail Awards by Images RetailMe. This remarkable recognition celebrates the brightest, most enterprising, and innovative industry trailblazers who have revolutionised the retail sector throughout the past decade. Our team is proud to be working with such an inspiring and visionary leader 🙌

23/05/2023
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Jones the Grocer introduces Live Pizza Baking Station Experience at Home

AED189 per adult and AED159 per kid We are thrilled to introduce its latest catering offering: Live Pizza Stations for events and home gatherings. Starting this May, guests can now indulge in a unique culinary experience with a live pizza baking station in the comfort of their own homes. No longer will you have to settle for pre-made pizzas that lack that personal touch! We bring the excitement of an artisan pizza kitchen right to your doorstep. Imagine the enticing aroma of freshly baked dough, the sizzle of savoury toppings,... Read More