VIDEO: Italian Trade Agency warns consumers against fraudulent products

by Staff Writer | 18 Feb 2018

Consumers need to be aware of unfair practices and producers when dealing with Italian products, according to Gianpaolo Bruno, trade commissioner, Italian Trade Agency for UAE, Oman and Pakistan. “What we are exhibiting here shows that authentic Italian products are produced under strict regulations in terms of supervision of the whole chain from the farm

VIDEO: CNIEL set to expand business at Gulfood 2018

by Staff Writer | 18 Feb 2018

French dairy products are becoming increasingly popular in the Middle East among both consumers and businesses according to the French Dairy Interbranch Organisation (CNIEL). “French cream in particular is becoming popular because in the UAE, people like cakes and you need fresh cream make French cakes and the French pastry batter is very delicate too.

W Dubai – The Palm makes new appointments

by Staff Writer | 18 Feb 2018

Set to open later this year, W Dubai – The Palm has made new appointments and are looking to fill 500 more roles for the property. The hotel, that will house 350 sea-facing guest rooms and suites on the West Crescent of Palm Jumeirah, has recently filled the role of W – Insider and are

David Myers to launch a new dining experience at Bleu Blanc

by Staff Writer | 15 Feb 2018

Chef David Myers will be hosting cooking demonstrations, masterclasses and launching a new dining concept at his restaurant, Blue Blanc. During this year’s Dubai Food Festival, the American Chef will be offering a cooking masterclass to visitors at the Beach Canteen on 12 February and engage with them through a Q&A session on 23 February.

Chinese New Year Celebrations at P.F. Changs

by Staff Writer | 14 Feb 2018

P.F. Changs introduces a limited time menu in celebration of the Chinese new year. The International restaurant line known for their wok cooking style are offering a menu with symbolic food items associated with luck, as per tradition. “These dishes offer our guests a refreshing, modern take on Chinese New Year traditions that are passed

Consumer spend in the F&B sector set to increase

by Staff Writer | 14 Feb 2018

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) will deliver the strongest regional growth for the international food and beverage industry, a report has found. High birth rates, expanding cities and growing employment will be the key factors behind a positive outlook in the region according to the Gulfood Global Industry Outlook Report. The report follows a

Chef Anan to host cooking classes at the Thai Street Food Festival

by Staff Writer | 13 Feb 2018

In line with the Dubai Food Festival, Steigenberger Hotel, Business Bay is hosting a Thai Street Food Festival at The Backyard. Taking place on three consecutive Saturdays, 24 February, 3 and 10 March, the food festival will feature live cooking stations, special beverages and a one-hour cooking class by their Thai Chef, Anan Tumya. Born

Reem Al Bawadi set to open a new branch in Motor City

by Staff Writer | 13 Feb 2018

The popular Dubai restaurant will be opening its 10th location in the UAE in Motor City this month. As part of their hospitality expansion, Marka Holding are launching a new location under Reem Al Bawadi’s umbrella to expand their customer base around the city. With outlets in JBR, Dubai Marina, Downtown and Deira to name a

Mahec announces partnership with Chef Satish Arora

by Staff Writer | 12 Feb 2018

The Indian Chef will be partnering with Mahec as his first venture of its kind in the UAE. Having cooked for celebrities such as Queen Elizabeth II, Bill Clinton, Margaret Thatcher and boxing star Muhammad Ali, Chef Satish will be adding a new touch to Dubai’s Indian fine-dine restaurant Mahec at Le Meridien Dubai Hotel

Trader Vic’s opens in Hilton Dubai Jumeirah

by Staff Writer | 12 Feb 2018

Set to open on March 4 2018, the tiki themed restaurant group will be opening doors to their new venue in Jumeirah. Staying true to its identity, the new Trader Vic’s JBR, located in Hilton Dubai Jumeirah will feature tiki-themed interiors with Canoes from the Taiwanese Orchid Island hanging from the ceiling, tribal masks from









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