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Launch of IHG Planet Trekkers Menu

I appreciate restaurants/establishments who goes out of the way to develop a healthy and yummy dish for children, it’s exciting to see something new from the usual nuggets and fries.

InterContinental Hotels and Resorts invited us to the launch of their brand new Planet Trekkers menu, designed especially for children. A menu inspired by popular worldwide cuisine’s, developed by award winning chef Theo Randall and child food expert Annabel Karmel MBE.

I’ve been (still) reading Annabel Karmel’s blog when I introduced solids to LittleMiss and for school snack ideas for LittleMan V. I was intrigued with what they have to offer, so off we went with the kids even though it was a weekday. I am very happy we did!

The buffet spread (especially the dessert table) was so inviting, both LittleOne’s (and I) had a hard time stopping ourselves from eating a plateful before other guests arrived.


Kids busied themselves with activity pages, face painting, and requesting balloon swords and animals. I ran after them.

James Koratzopoulos, Area General Manager InterContinental Hotels Group and Chef Steven Bishop, Executive Chef of InterContinental Hotels Group Dubai Festival City – introduced and explained Planet Trekkers menu to young guests.

Photo 3 - InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts Planet Trekkers menu launch...

Some of the dishes we tried were Scrummy Potato & Mash, Krispie Fish Fingers, Mini Beef Burgers, our favorites were Broccoli Sweet Corn Fritters, Smiley Tomato Soup and Wok & Roll Pad Thai.

Children and adults alike will surely enjoy each dish presented on the Planet Trekkers menu. I hope that more establishments will follow and offer healthier menu options for kids.

Big THANKS to InterContinental Hotels Group!

The InterContinental® Planet Trekkers Menu is available in InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts across Asia, Middle East and Africa and will be available globally by the end of  2014. To find out more about InterContinental’s Planet Trekkers Programme, visit: www.intercontinental.com/planettrekkers.

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Hi, my name is Abigail a stay at home Mama of two LittleOnes and currently residing in Dubai, UAE since 2009. This is my little space online where I share activities, places we've been, food we enjoy and snippets of our daily expat life. ‘Cuddles and Crumbs’ is a combination of the two main things I share on this blog: cuddles (family) and crumbs (food).

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