All the action from the first day of Arabian Travel Market, which is taking place at Dubai World Trade Centre from 24 – 27 April.
The annual JA ATM Party took place at Girders Garden, JA Ocean View Hotel on Monday 24 April.
BNC Publishing hospitality group editor, Crystal Chesters interviewed AccorHotels chief executive officer group food & beverage, Amir Nahai at the Global Restaurant Investment Forum at Fairmont The Palm Dubai on 11 April, about his strategies for the development of the group’s global F&B offering.
Wild & The Moon eatery has opened its doors at Singaporean fashion department store, Robinsons, at Festival City, Dubai. The new Wild Bar has an organic, plant-based, gluten-free ethos and offers all-day breakfast, gluten free focaccias, salads, cold pressed juices, nut mylks, smoothies and hot drinks. The interiors are pared back, with hanging plants, and an […]
Abu Dhabi’s flavors festival, set to take place at Umm al Emarat Park from March 30 to April 8, will feature multiple food-related competitions. The festival will showcase over 100 food tents and street trucks from homegrown F&B brands. Line Rise Exhibitions general manager, Majid El Hamamy said: “The festival aims to provide a unique […]
DXB Grill has opened its doors at Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai. The venue offers personalised steak knives for regular guests, a sushi bar, and a weekly grape tasting club featuring unlimited canapés. DXB Grill general manager, Simon Moore said: “What we are offering is a culinary theatre – the very best steak and seafood served […]
Jumeirah Restaurant Group (JRG) has launched Flow, a new healthy eating and creative hub located in Jumeirah Emirates Towers. A press statement said that Flow has been conceived as a “visionary health hub where guests connect, create and converse to enter the Flow ‘state of mind’ – a mental state where the UAE’s youth and […]
French cream exports to the UAE are expected to increase by 10% this year, according to the latest research by the French Dairy Board. The UAE is a key developing market for the industry and imported 2,000 tonnes of French cream in 2016, while Saudi Arabia imports 5,000 tonnes annually. It comes amid an increasing proliferation […]
British gastropub, Jekyll & Hyde Public House, is due to open at the end of March in Dubai. Located on the mezzanine level of Al Fattan Currency House in DIFC, the homegrown concept is from 4-front, the management company behind The Scene restaurant by Simon Rimmer and La Cala beach bar. It will offer beverages, home cooked British dishes, […]
Miryem Oukas Messidi, head of communications of Business France UAE, speaks to Catering News about the importance of the Middle East as an export market for French produce. What products is France showcasing at Gulfood? Well first, we have been a long time partner of the Gulfood exhibition since 1997 when France participated for the first time. This […]