New mobile application aims to increase F&B spending across region

by Staff Writer | 07 Feb 2018

A Dubai based startup application– Weytr, that allows users to place their order without speaking to staff members, and have it then delivered directly to them, is set to launch early this year. The mobile application aims to cut down the time staff spends on each guests by 61% and increase the average order value 

Shangri-La Hotel Abu Dhabi appoints new Chef de Cuisine at Hoi An

by Staff Writer | 07 Feb 2018

Chef Ta Van Ninh has been appointed as the new chef de cuisine for Hoi An at Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi. No stranger to the Shangri-La family, Chef Ta Van Ninh moved to Abu Dhabi from Mauritius where he held the role of Specialty Asian Chef at Kushi Restaurant in Shangri-La’s Le

China Grill Management set to open Asia De Cuba in Dubai

by Staff Writer | 07 Feb 2018

Having made its name in the culinary and nightlife scene of New York, London and Abu Dhabi, Asia De Cuba will open its doors to guests in Dubai this March. Keeping with the venue’s signature style, Asia De Cuba Dubai will also feature bespoke wallpapers, furnishings and artworks showcased throughout the bar and restaurant. The

Towers Rotana appoints new executive chef

by Staff Writer | 06 Feb 2018

Dubai property Towers Rotana has made two new appointments with Cihan Kucukcavdar joining as the new executive chef. Previously at Hilton Hotel & Resorts, Chef Cihan has been part of the industry for 12 years with his experience spanning across Turkey and Europe.   In his new role, Chef Cihan is set to bring in

Emirates Palace Catering by Dubai World Trade Centre launches in Abu Dhabi

by Staff Writer | 06 Feb 2018

Emirates Palace has partnered with Dubai World Trade Centre to launch a catering company. The joint venture between the two hospitality companies brings together Emirates Palace Catering by Dubai World Trade Centre (EPC by DWTC) aiming to offer a fully integrated, turn-key catering enterprise for events at the hotel and off-site. “Emirates Palace is pleased

Fogo de Chão set to open its second Middle East location in Dubai

by Staff Writer | 05 Feb 2018

Internationally-renowned Brazilian steakhouse Fogo de Chão will open a new outlet at Central Park Towers in Dubai International Financial Centre this month. The opening marks Fogo’s second location in the Middle East with joint venture partner Enany Group of Companies, having 51 outlets globally in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, New York City and Miami

The Capital Grill Steakhouse appoints New Head Chef

by Staff Writer | 05 Feb 2018

Chef Daniel Vicente Antunes has been revealed as the new Chef De Cuisine at The Capital Grill steakhouse in Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi. With over 13 years of experience in French, Italian and Mediterranean cuisine, the Portuguese Chef has attained exposure across multiple countries including USA, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal and Saudi Arabia. Having worked with

15 F&B venues to open at new Ajman facility

by Staff Writer | 05 Feb 2018

15 new dining venues and recreational options are now open to public as developers Al Zorah launch Marina 1, a new creek-side facility. The waterfront space is home to a recreational park and food and beverage outlets including Operation Falafel, La Villa, Kaakunada, Colorato, Sweetcorn, AquaBrown Coffee, Funtastico Snack Shack, Z lounge and a cruise

Virtual pizza restaurant launches in Dubai

by Staff Writer | 04 Feb 2018

A new virtual restaurant has recently launched in Dubai that delivers Pizza to your doorstep. The delivery-only restaurant, Project P of the Foodmark Group offers 13 inch gourmet pizzas at a standard price which can be ordered online.   “Food delivery in Dubai can often be a hit-or-miss due to the distractions in the restaurant

Family friendly pirate-themed rave brunch at Steigenberger Hotel

by Staff Writer | 04 Feb 2018

A pirate themed family brunch is taking place in Dubai this Saturday with old school tunes, bubbles and fun activities for the children. The Party Monsters- a family friendly rave brunch which takes place every second Saturday of the month at The Backyard in Steigenberger Hotel, is inviting ravers of all ages to put on

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