Carte Blanched is a specialist in-house team of operators, chefs, mixologists and creatives who create bespoke, forward-thinking, authentic and culturally relevant food and beverage concepts for Ennismore’s lifestyle brands.
Unique to Ennismore, Carte Blanched creates new and develops existing F&B brands for hotel owners, overseeing everything from conception through to opening and beyond to deliver extraordinary destinations for both local and international guests. Across Ennismore’s 100 lifestyle hotels, there are 190 restaurants and bars that generate approx. 50% of total revenue – a testament to each brand’s connection to the local community.
The expertise of Carte Blanched is strengthened by a global network of hospitality collaborators and partners, including: Selin Kiazim & Laura Christie, founders of Oklava; Monica Berg & Alex Kratena, the multi award winning duo behind Tayer and Elementary; Kris Yenbamroong, LA’s Night + Market; Andrei Soen, Singapore’s Park Bench Deli; Layo Paskin & Zoe Paskin, the team behind Palomar, The Barbary, Evelyn’s Table and The Blue Posts in London, and Tuscan Butcher Dario Cecchini, of cult Netflix show Chef’s Table.
With over 40 brands in its portfolio, Carte Blanched is behind some of the most coveted culinary experiences, including: Tandoor Tina at 25hours Dubai, inspired by the smells, tastes, and colours of exotic and carefree travels around India; Four Corners at The Hoxton, Barcelona, Italian-American restaurant specialising in Detroit style pizza with a menu from Pizza Czar, Anthony Falco; Seabird at The Hoxton, Southwark, Seafood restaurant boasting London’s longest oyster list; Fi’Lia at SLS Dubai, Italian-Mediterranean cooking based on the philosophy of food passed down from one generation of women to the next; and Bibo at Mondrian Shoreditch, a lively space, perfect for casual lunches and spirited dinners with chef Dani García.