McDonald’s Qatar Debuts its First ‘Rice Meal’

Aug 24, 2020 by McDonalds Qatar

Based on its dedicated customers’ needs, McDonald’s Qatar listened and catered its customers by introducing its first authentic ‘Rice Meal’ with a signature Gravy sauce that complements its Crispy Chicken.

Since rice is a staple food for the majority of Qatar's diverse population, McDonald’s Qatar 'Rice Meals' will cater to the specific taste buds of the residents and expats and their families alike with the perfect combo of Rice with Crispy Chicken and Gravy Sauce.

Each portion of the rice & gravy meal consists of three substantial layers of yellow or white basmati rice, Crispy Chicken and Gravy sauce which is loved by the majority of the population in Qatar.

Launched across all McDonald’s Qatar outlets, the 'Rice Meals' were presented during a special event held at Town Center branch, with social distancing and all the safety measures in place as per MOPH protocols.

The new offerings come in combinations meals that includes one or two pieces of crispy, golden, brown, tender and juicy chicken served with yellow or white steaming rice and signature gravy sauce. Rice and Gravy sauce can also be ordered on ala carte basis.

Speaking on 'Rice Meals' debut, McDonald’s Qatar General Manager Mithqual AbuNasser said, “Being a consumer centric brand, we are happy to present a product to meet our customer demand. Customer satisfaction is our main goal; and we are confident that our new Rice and Gravy offerings will resonate well with our customers.”

As per the protocol and preventive measures stipulated by the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) and MOCI, these enhanced measures include temperature and Ehteraz checks for all across all restaurants; gloves & face covering through provision of additional protective equipment for all teams; mandatory and frequent hand washing, and use of supplemental alcohol-based hand sanitizer for our teams and customers; enhanced cleaning: from the door handles to kiosks; contact free ordering & contactless payment for every single transaction in every single restaurant; ensuring social distancing: reduced all our restaurants to 50% capacity with stipulated guideline of 2m distance between tables.


"The health and safety of all McDonald’s employees and customers are always at the core of everything we do. Which is why we have elevated and enhanced our hygiene and safety measures of social distancing including face covering, gloves and wellness checks at all our branches and all times," Mithqual AbuNasser added.

Customers can also order online from the comforts of their home or from their offices through their McDelivery app, Talabat, Rafeeq, Carriage, Fingertips, Snoonu and Trackoo.