Mohammed Hosseini is not only the managing director of Shabestan but also the executive chef. His passion in culinary art has led him to change his career from a mechanical engineer to a chef. He has dreamt about opening a restaurant with only best ingredients, finest spices and something nice. His dream started in a dark corner of a 5 star hotel restaurant as a kitchen assistant, where his talent was quickly recognized and he was promoted as the executive chef in Dubai. In 2006, he had an opportunity to pioneer the fine dining Persian food in Singapore. That was when he met his business partner Chef Ying. In 2013, Chef Mohammad and Chef Ying decided it was time to pursue their dreams – later known as Shabestan. Chef Ying’s creativity has shaped Shabestan successfully blending a modern take in store location, design and menu design.
To ensure the best dining experience with Shabestan, they use imported Persian flavoring in their dishes. The delicate blend of fine Middle Eastern spices, fresh herbs and the finest ingredients help produce a unique culinary experience that’s colorful, healthy and delicious. They only use premium lamb, beef, chicken and fish, and you will find the richness in their taste as they are charcoal grilled on the spot. Freshly barbecued spring lamb, spiced chicken, succulent tender beef fillet and fresh tiger prawns are all cooked in traditional Middle Eastern spices. Shabestan also makes excellent vegetarian stews, the well-blended beans and vegetables in herbs offer full flavors.
At the heart Singapore’s lively Robertson Quay district, Shabestan is a crown of jewels in a modern fine dining scene. Their traditional Persian dishes offer a timeless taste that dates back to over 2,000 years– the true taste of Persia. Taking influences from all around the Middle East region, their finest Persian cuisine uses traditional recipes and follows specific food preparation procedures diligently.
Shabestan only deals with Halal certified suppliers and their kitchens respect the strict traditions of Halal food preparation. Shabestan is fully licensed with an extensive wine list from around the globe and an impressive range of international cocktails to suit all. The staff at Shabestan will continue to serve you with more and more delicacies in the coming years. Shabestan makes a stylish event venue that is highly flexible; well-suited for private parties, corporate events events or simply fun, lively celebrations and the team at Shabestan will prepare something for every occasion.