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Al Ain welcomes first McGettigan’s branch

by Patrick Ryan | 12 Dec 2017

The first McGettigan’s branch in Al Ain has opened at the Danat Al Ain Resort. The award-winning Irish bar and restaurant in the UAE opened its door on 4 December and more than 200 guests including influential guests from the Irish community, regular patrons of the hotel, and representatives from Danat Hotels and Resorts and […]

Giffard holds Tropical Cocktail workshop

by Patrick Ryan | 10 Dec 2017

Syrup manufacturer Giffard held a special tropical cocktail workshop last week in Trader Vic’s, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai. Catering News Middle East was on hand at the event where we caught up with Leo Leriche, MEAI manager Gifford… How important are events like the Tropical Cocktail workshop? It is very important to train people about Giffard quality […]

Middle East Fuji signs up for SIAL Middle East

by Patrick Ryan | 10 Dec 2017

Middle East Fuji (MEF) will be one of the key companies taking part in SIAL Middle East this week from December 12-14 in ADNEC, Abu Dhabi. MEF will be promoting Japanese kobe beef at the trade show which will see international industry professionals and exhibitors involved in buying and selling food products, services and equipment. Ryusaku Hayashi […]

Izu Brasserie & Bakery launches in City Walk, Dubai

by Patrick Ryan | 29 Nov 2017

Chef Izu Ani – the chef behind award-winning outlets The Lighthouse, La Serre and La Petite Maison – has launched a brand-new concept, Izu Brasserie and Izu Bakery, in Le BHV Marais, City Walk. The menu at the brasserie boasts Mediterranean and Italian favorites for lunch and dinner while the Bakery offers a spread of […]

Gallery: A grand celebration with Greenhouse

by Patrick Ryan | 29 Nov 2017

It was an evening to remember last Monday, November 26, when Greenhouse held A Celebration of Cheese and Wine at the Capital Club, Dubai. The event was a huge success with guests learning more the worlds of wine and cheese. Guests were also educated on which particular wine to use with which cheese…  

Emirates Academy celebrates 13th graduation ceremony

by Patrick Ryan | 29 Nov 2017

The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM) has celebrated its 13th graduation ceremony at Jumeirah Emirates Towers. The academy is one of the world’s leading hospitality business management schools and an integral part of the global luxury hotel company, Jumeirah Group.  This year the academy was ranked amongst the top ten best hospitality schools in the world […]

F&B spend ‘encouraging’ despite challenges says report

by Patrick Ryan | 29 Nov 2017

Consumer spending on F&B continues to show encouraging trends, despite some challenging conditions in the region, according to a new report by KPMG. The UAE’s growing reputation as a dominant F&B destination in the Middle East has encouraged a growing number of local and international food chains to set up their operations here – with […]

Italian fruit and veg giants to present at WOP

by Patrick Ryan | 21 Nov 2017

Italian fruit and vegetable firm Solarelli will be present at WOP Dubai 2017. Solarelli is part of the Apofruit Group and will be a key presence at the event which is taking place at DWTC from 5-7 December. “This year we will be hosting a press and trade conference on the wide range of fresh […]

Feature: Chef puts up the Dukes

by Patrick Ryan | 16 Nov 2017

Martin Cahill, executive chef Dukes Dubai, reveals his recipe for success to Catering News Middle East Describe your first ever role in the F&B industry? I started off washing pots and pans in my local hotel in Bolton in the UK and then moved on to commis chef and climbed the ladder over the years. […]

Feature: Bringing native flavours to new markets

by Patrick Ryan | 16 Nov 2017

Lucas Adrian Farias, Chef de Cuisine at Saudi Arabia’s first Argentinian restaurant, talks to Catering News Middle East about bringing native flavours to new markets and creating the best restaurant in Jeddah. Words by Melanie Mingas In any national cuisine, there are certain ingredients and techniques essential to authenticity, from meats and marinades to native […]

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