Catering News ME

The Big F&B Forum 2015

by Staff writer | 05 Aug 2015

The Catering News ME team met last month with its Advisory Board to set the agenda for the region-wide Food & Beverage Forum on 15 September 2015 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai. Before we set the schedule in stone, here is a taste of what we discussed

Reinventing the Classics

by Staff writer | 05 Aug 2015

As DineEquity’s Regional vice president and general manager Middle East and Asia, Gary Moore, talks exclusively to Catering News ME about a 360 degree rebrand of the iconic IHOP and Applebee’s brands

Travel Catering Expo attracts 2,000

by Staff writer | 11 Jun 2015

  The second edition of Travel Catering Expo (TCE), held at DICEC in Dubai from 10-12 May, attracted a total of 50 exhibitors from various countries, including the new comers, India, Kuwait, Kenya, Lithuania, Malaysia, Malawi, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Switzerland and Thailand. The Expo attracted 2000 trade visitors from over 20 countries. Key features of […]

Guylian Belgian Chocolate Café

by Staff writer | 10 Jun 2015

The launch of the Guylian Belgian Chocolate Café took place in the Luxury Court at Yas Mall, Abu Dhabi last month. As the first outlet to open in the Middle East, guests were invited to experience the unique Guylian taste of fine Belgian chocolate in the elegant yet casual surroundings. Founded in the 1960s, Guylian […]

Pantry Café Opens in Business Bay

by Staff writer | 10 Jun 2015

  Pantry Café, the local gourmet café and delicatessen, opened its second venue in Bay Square, Business Bay last month. Providing customers with the familiar Pantry Café mix of local and international cuisine, the new venue occupies a space of over 5,500 square feet, and will be open from 8am to 4pm serving guests breakfast, […]

Five Guys arrive in Dubai

by Staff writer | 09 Jun 2015

The Five Guys burger chain from the US arrived in the Middle East last month, with a flagship outlet in The Dubai Mall. Five Guys is a family business started by Jerry and Janie Murrell and, as the name suggests, includes five sons Tyler, Ben, Chad, Matt and Jim. With its first opening nearly 30 […]

Say ‘Ciao’ to La Mamma’s new culinary lead

by Staff writer | 09 Jun 2015

Celebrating authentic Mediterranean flavours and traditions, La Mamma at Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort has just welcomed a new Italian chef, Juri Pelusi. A native of the beautiful region of Abruzzo in Italy, Chef Juri has worked extensively in some of the finest kitchens around the world from Rome through London to Dubai. “I […]

Millennium Corniche enters Hall Of Fame

by Staff writer | 08 Jun 2015

  The Millennium Corniche Hotel Abu Dhabi has achieved the 2015 Hall Of Fame Certificate by TripAdvisor. This unique accolade is granted only to those businesses that have won the Certificate of Excellence for five years in a row. “We have been constantly striving for perfection, brand enhancement and quality assurance, and our attention to […]

TIME Hotels launches sports-themed restaurant

by Staff writer | 07 Jun 2015

UAE-headquartered TIME Hotels Management has revealed a new addition to its rapidly growing hospitality portfolio with the launch of its first non-hotel product, a sports-themed restaurant located in Fujairah Mall.   O’Learys was founded by Jonas Reinholdsson, a Swedish restaurateur, inspired by the Bostonian restaurants where people came to watch games and to share the […]

Emirates Catering Services expands up North

by Staff writer | 07 Jun 2015

Emirates Catering Services, one of the UAE’s leading and premiere catering providers, has announced plans to invest more than AED 1 million in the construction and set-up of new central kitchen facilities to help address the increased demand for its services from the Northern Emirates. The company, a member of the Union Holding, one of […]









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