Al Jawhara Group of hotels and apartments, the first ‘Islamic’ hotel chain in the UAE was established by Haj Saeed Lootah in 1979. Al Jawhara Group of hotels and apartments offers services within the ‘Shariah’ guidelines. The services offered across Al Jawhara Group of hotels and apartments are on par with the best in the industry and exceed expectations to present guests with a unique sense of Arabian hospitality. Al Jawhara Group of hotels and apartments is proud to be the first fully Shariah compliant hotel and offers the following: * Pure, regulated and certified Halal food * No alcohol served or entertained on the premises * Separate amenities for men and women * Exclusive female staff to cater to female guests * Exclusive dining area for women catered by female hostesses * Prayer room facilities within the premises Portfolio of Al Jawhara Group of hotels and apartments: The Al Jawhara Group of hotels and apartments has a portfolio of two hotels currently - ‘Gardens’ and ‘Metro’ as well as Jawhara Hotel Apartments, offering more than 300 hotel rooms, suites and furnished apartments. ISO 9001:2000 certified, Al Jawhara Group of hotels and apartments recently introduced for the first time in the Gulf, the ‘Pure’ room, called so after being certified by American company ‘Pure Solutions’ for the highest standard of comfort and luxury offered to the guest. Al Jawhara Group of hotels and apartments is moving forward with ambitious plans to expand on the brand owned and managed hotels to further strengthen the “True Emirates Hospitality” concept in the United Arab Emirates and beyond. Jawhara Food and Beverage: Al Jawhara Food and Beverage, the catering arm of the hotel offers its services to corporations, schools, government, private parties, luncheons, large groups for conferences and more. Al Jawhara specializes in a variety of cuisines including Arabic, Chinese, Indian, and International. The gourmet seafood restaurant ‘Qasr- al- Bahr’ offers a wide variety of seafood from different cuisines. The food safety management system is also certified by HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point), the international standard for hygiene. Jawhara also has the distinction of providing 100% halal certified healthy food that is supplied fresh daily by Al Islami, the Group’s HACCP certified meat processing plant. Al Jawhara Gardens and Al Jawhara hotel apartments are among the first to be HACCP certified in Dubai. Al Jawhara F&B can cater to up to 1000 persons and provide all associated services including delivery and service staff.