Popular New York Burger Joint Black Tap in Kuwait
Kuwait residents can now enjoy the New York burger joint Black Tap’s amazing craft burgers, Crazy Shakes™ milkshakes and special line-up of creative mocktails, following the official launch of its first store in Kuwait.Led by Tamdeen Group Chairman Mr. Mohammad Jassim Al Marzouq and Sunset Hospitality Group CEO Antonio Gonzalez, the Al Kout Mall dining outlet was opened in the presence of the U.S. Embassy Kuwait’s Chargé d’Affaires Patricia L. Fietz to eager awaiting VIP guests.
Following a special countdown to ‘switch’ on the lights at the first Black Tap restaurant in the country, guests were treated to their first experience of the brand’s award-winning burgers and Instagram-famous Crazy Shakes™.
Kuwait is now Black Tap’s third restaurant in the GCC, with Sunset Hospitality Group introducing the American burger brand to Dubai diners at Jumeirah Al Naseem in February 2017, and expanding in the emirate with a second outlet opening at Rixos Premium JBR this year. Having teamed up with Tamdeen Group, Sunset Hospitality Group aims to shake up the food and beverage offerings in Kuwait with its latest offering.
About Black Tap
With décor that harkens back to old school hip hop and pop, Black Tap is an homage to the great American luncheonette experience. Owned by Chef Joe Isidori and Restaurateur Chris Barish, the menu features burgers ranging from the classic All-American to The Vegan Burger, along with burger salad options, spicy Korean wings and sides such as Teriyaki Broccoli and Crispy Brussels Sprouts. The Greg Norman Burger, with wagyu beef, house buttermilk-dill dressing, blue cheese, and arugula won “People’s Choice” at the New York City Wine & Food Festival’s Burger Bash competition three years in a row in 2015, 2016 and 2017.
Black Tap’s signature CrazyShake™ milkshakes have reached worldwide acclaim with their whimsical and over the top decorations and flavors such as The Cotton Candy Shake, Sweet n Salty, and The Bam Bam Shake. Black Tap has three locations in New York City, and the first West Coast location opened in Las Vegas at The Venetian in December 2017. Internationally, Black Tap has locations in Dubai and Geneva, and will open its first Asia location at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore in summer 2018, along with new Middle East openings in Abu Dhabi and Kuwait. Black Tap will open its first California location at Disneyland Resort in late 2018 located at Downtown Disney® District.