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Deliveroo’s DXB service takes flight

by Patrick Ryan | 14 Nov 2017

Food delivery firm Deliveroo has announced the launch of a service that will deliver food straight to customers at boarding gates at Dubai International Airport (DXB). Passengers simply place an order on Deliveroo’s app, website, or via the link on DXB’s free Wi-Fi service. Eugene Barry, executive vice president of Dubai Airports’ Commercial and Communications […]

Wendy’s goes fourth in Kuwait

by Patrick Ryan | 13 Nov 2017

 Wendy’s Middle East has opened its fourth store in Kuwait at The Avenues Mall food court. The store joins the three others which are located on Blajat Street in Salmiya, the Marina Mall and across from Al Kout Mall in Fahaheel. Phil Broad, vice president of Food & Beverage at Alghanim Industries, said: “Our primary focus is […]

New executive chef at Vivaldi by Alfredo Russo

by Patrick Ryan | 12 Nov 2017

Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers has appointed Chef Andrea Russo as executive chef for the hotel’s signature Italian restaurant – Vivaldi by Alfredo Russo.  Russo brings with him six years of international culinary expertise, having previously worked in Italy, Turkey and the Caribbean. “We are delighted to have Chef Andrea Russo join our food […]

Carluccio’s founder passes away

by Patrick Ryan | 09 Nov 2017

The founder of Italian eatery Carluccio’s has passed away. It was confirmed that the Italian chef Antonio Carluccio passed away at the age of 80 on Wednesday. The sad news came as the group is set to open its first licensed restaurant in Dubai in the coming weeks at Jumeirah Creekside Hotel. This restaurant will […]

VIDEO: The Big F&B Forum 2017

by Patrick Ryan | 09 Nov 2017

Key industry figures turned out in legion for the Big F&B Forum which took place last week at The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi last week. You can catch the highlights here:  

Regional winner advances to global final of San Pellegrino Young Chef 2018

by Patrick Ryan | 08 Nov 2017

Chef Vusumuzi Ndlovu has been announced the winner of the San Pellegrino Young Chef 2018 Africa and Middle East semi-final, and will advance to the global finals round to take place in June, 2018, in Milan, Italy. With his dish titled Isicupho, Sous Chef Vusumuzi from The Saxon Hotel Villas and SPA finished ahead of nine […]

Gallery: The Mercury Lounge launch night

by Patrick Ryan | 08 Nov 2017

It was an evening to remember at the launch night of The Mercury Lounge at Four Seasons Resort, Jumeirah, Catering News Middle East was there to capture all the action…

Fumo Lounge opens at Amwaj Rotana Jumeirah Beach

by Patrick Ryan | 05 Nov 2017

Amwaj Rotana Jumeirah Beach – Dubai has launched its brand new lounge, an extension of the Italian restaurant Rosso. A spokesperson said the newest addition to Amwaj Rotana, Fumo Lounge, will bring together the best of the hotel’s signature restaurants. Commenting on the new lounge, Mark Deere, the hotel’s general manager said: “With the addition […]

Gallery: All the action from the Big F&B Forum 2017

by Patrick Ryan | 01 Nov 2017

The Big F&B Forum 2017 was a resounding success with hundreds of key players attending the event in the Westin Mina Seyahi Dubai that saw industry heavyweights addressing the crowd…

Rational launches three new products into market

by Patrick Ryan | 01 Nov 2017

Rational has launched three new products that they are confident are going to shake up the market in the Middle East, Catering News Middle East spoke to the firm’s managing director Simon Parke-Davis to find out more…  What is about your new product that sets it aside from others that are already on the market […]

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