Dubai chefs Nick & Scott on working for Gordon Ramsay and opening restaurants
- Dubai chefs Nick Alvis and Scott Price are also gearing up to launch a brand-new restaurant in the city at the new Grand Plaza Movenpick hotel in Media City
- Nick Alvis and Scott Price worked for Gordon Ramsay for fifteen years in London, Paris and Dubai, before leaving to launch their own restaurant in 2011
- Their latest restaurant — Verve Bar & Brasserie is set to open its doors in April
- folly by Nick & Scott opened in early 2017
One can say that Nick Alvis and Scott Price are one of Dubai's favourite duos in the city's culinary scene.
The Gordon Ramsay trained duo previously ran his restaurant Verre in Dubai Creek, before creating their own concept restaurants Table 9 and Taste Kitchen – both of which won plenty of critical acclaim for their cuisine) and have collaborated with Gates Hospitality on Folly (one of Esquire Middle East Best Restaurants 2019 and 2018) and The Lion.
The duo — Nick & Scott will soon launch another restaurant in the city — Verve Bar & Brasserie at Grand Plaza Movenpick in Media City along with their partner Gates Hospitality.
Before they rushed off to check up on their new restuarant around the corner from the Esquire, we managed to convince Nick and Scott to head down to the Esquire Q+A studio so we could grill them on all things food related and why they now call Dubai home.
How did you get a start in the restaurant business?
What made you move to Dubai?
What was it like working for Gordon Ramsay?
And what's it like working with influencers?
Find out in the Esquire Q+A podcast above.