- Dubai Mall, Dubai, UAE
The corner grocery store grew up with the neighborhood, and occupies a busy corner in SoHo in what has become the most vibrant artists haven in the world. In the early days, Joel Dean and Giorgio DeLuca traipsed around the world to find artisan-produced foods that pleased their customers, not to mention themselves. They wanted products that fired their imaginations, challenged their tastes and turned dinner into a creative exercise.
Giorgio and Joel?s dream of a place that would offer customers a sumptuous celebration of food, a place to experience all of the pleasures that cooking and eating can bring, the original DEAN & DELUCA, opened for business in September 1977. Artist and founding partner Jack Ceglic designed the original store to evoke a turn of the century food department, with high ceiling fans spinning over a vast array of products that lined the high, white walls.
Joel Dean and Giorgio DeLuca searched for hand crafted products and artisan foods and imported their discoveries into their enchanting emporium. On display was a staggering variety of produce and foodstuffs, including many never previously sold in this country.DEAN & DELUCA offers the very best in service, quality and of course, selection. Epicurean treats for cooking, eating and entertaining abound even as they did in the original DEAN & DELUCA back in the’70s. DEAN & DELUCA has a team of International food experts who search for the best and newest food products from around the globe. Please visit us at The Dubai Mall.