VIDEO: Boecker at The GM Leaders Conference 2018

by Mahak Mannan | 20 May 2018

Boecker, the Middle East’s largest public health company providing a holistic range of products and services in pest management, food safety, bio-security and health and safety was one of the Platinum Sponsors at this year’s GM Leaders Conference 2018.  Hear from Abdulhadi Chalak, country manager, Boecker UAE on why they chose to partner with the event

A new steakhouse to open in Downtown Dubai

by Mahak Mannan | 20 May 2018

International steakhouse, STK will open  its flagship location at The Address Downtown Hotel next month. Following it success in JBR, STK is in the final stages of setup before opening its doors this summer to a new location in Downtown at the recently refurbished The Address Hotel. Classic steakhouse options see a modern twist at this

The Fruit of Their Labour

by Mahak Mannan | 17 May 2018

From running a fruit and vegetable business to opening Dubai’s first Latin Fruit bar, the Karmostaji brothers tell Mahak Mannan about their journey to introducing a truly unique outlet in the UAE’s food and beverage scene. Although the Emirati brothers, Ali and Youssef Karmostaji, started working with their family business, Shokri Hassan Trading Company, right

Novo Cinemas to introduce two guest popcorn flavours

by Mahak Mannan | 16 May 2018

Film-fans will be able to choose the unique flavours every month via social media. Cinema chain Novo Cinemas will be introducing two limited time popcorn flavours to its Novo Pop menu every month and the additions to the menu will be chosen by movie goers. Popcorn-enthusiasts will have the opportunity to cast their votes on

Nakheel’s lifestyle destination The Pointe to open in Q4 of 2018

by Mahak Mannan | 15 May 2018

The AED800 million waterfront dining, retail and entertainment attraction aims to bring more lifestyle options to Palm Jumeirah. The Pointe, Nakheel’s 1.4 million sq ft leisure development on Palm Jumeirah, is nearing completion and will open towards the end of 2018, the master developer has announced. Ali Rashid Lootah, chairman, Nakheel, said: “We are moving

Dino’s Bistro Italiano opens at Pearl Rotana

by Mahak Mannan | 15 May 2018

Located on the ground floor of the new hotel, the venue will offer its guests classic Italian cuisine with a modern twist. Dino’s Bistro Italiano has a capacity of 110 guests , with the option to dine indoors seated at the bar or in a private area, reserved for celebratory occasions. “We are thrilled to

Opt-out of plastic with Deliveroo

by Mahak Mannan | 14 May 2018

The food delivery service to make plastic cutlery an opt-in for all UAE customers, which will help reduce wasted plastic cutlery. Deliveroo today announced a partnership with conservation organisation, Emirates Wildlife Society in association with WWF (EWS-WWF), in a drive to contribute towards the reduction in plastic waste across the UAE. The collaboration will introduce

Pasta over plastic at BASTA! by David Myers

by Mahak Mannan | 14 May 2018

BASTA! has become the first restaurant in the Middle East to offer straws made entirely from pasta. Italian eatery BASTA! by celebrity chef David Myers have drawn their straw in the battle against plastic pollution of our oceans. Commenting on the initiative, Chef David Myers says: “Being someone who loves spending time in the ocean, I witness the consequences of our overuse

In Focus: Boecker

by Mahak Mannan | 13 May 2018

Abdulhadi Chalak, country manager, Boecker UAE tells us why hygiene and food safety should be on the top of the agenda for food and beverage businesses. Tell us about the company. Boecker is the Middle East’s largest public health company. It provides a holistic range of products and services in pest management, food safety, bio-security

Cover story: Shaping The Future

by Mahak Mannan | 13 May 2018

From sharing a kitchen with some of the most famous chefs in the world and cooking for Princess Diana to nurturing budding culinary enthusiasts in the region the director of culinary arts at the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, Michael Kitts, speaks to Mahak Mannan about the pool of talent Dubai has on offer to









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