Catering News ME

Leaders in F&B Awards 2017: The shortlist

by Patrick Ryan | 15 Oct 2017

Catering News Middle East uncovers the talented professionals and outstanding venues that have made the prestigious shortlist for the Leaders in F&B Awards, taking place on Monday 30 October in Dubai… Catering News Middle East, a BNC Publishing title, has revealed the highly anticipated shortlist for the Leaders in F&B Awards, set to take place […]

More Café celebrates reopening after renovations

by Patrick Ryan | 15 Oct 2017

More Café has celebrated its return with a special event that showcased the renovations at the branch in the Al Roda Murooj Complex. Established in 2002, More Cafe’ is inspired by the European café culture. “The key concept behind More Cafe’ aesthetic design promotes a feeling of a neighbourhood and familiarity amongst customers from all […]

Scarlet Cardinal is on song for opening

by Patrick Ryan | 12 Oct 2017

Scarlet Cardinal has just launched at the Sofitel Hotel in Dubai’s JBR region. The new venue offers live music from all over the world alongside bespoke food and drinks. “Glam up and head down to the venue for 9:30 PM or later. Warm up for an awesome night by swaying to DJ Scotty Shephard’s wild […]

99 Sushi Bar opens at The Galleria, Abu Dhabi

by Patrick Ryan | 12 Oct 2017

The first 99 Sushi Bar to open outside of Spain has just launched at at The Galleria on Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi. Part of the capitals luxury shopping and dining destination, 99 Sushi Bar is the latest addition to launch as part of The Galleria’s Dining Collection. “99 Sushi Bar is an unforgettable venue and […]

Cover story: Fortune favours the bold

by Crystal Chesters | 12 Oct 2017

Jamie Bissonnette and Ken Oringer learned the rules of Spanish cuisine and then broke them to create something new. Meet the award-winning double-act behind Dubai’s new Boston-founded, Barcelona-inspired tapas bar, Toro & Ko. Ken Oringer and Jamie Bissonnette, the duo behind Boston-founded tapas restaurant brand, Toro, describe themselves as ‘risk-takers’, who like to do things […]

La Tablita welcomes new chef de cuisine

by Crystal Chesters | 12 Oct 2017

Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights has appointed Ivan Vidal as La Tablita’s new chef de cuisine. Vidal’s culinary career spans 14 years and 20 restaurants. He started out working as a chef in his father’s restaurant before studying Culinary Management in Mexico and Switzerland. Jose Rocha, the hotel’s director of F&B culinary operations, and a […]

Deliveroo Editions launches in UAE

by Crystal Chesters | 09 Oct 2017

Food delivery app Deliveroo has launched Deliveroo Editions in the UAE, making it possible for restaurants to reach customers in areas beyond their current delivery range. The first UAE Deliveroo Editions is located in Dubai’s Jumeirah Lakes Towers and is equipped with six full-sized custom-made kitchen spaces. Anis Harb, general manager of Deliveroo GCC said: […]

Graffiti-covered nightclub opens in Dubai

by Crystal Chesters | 09 Oct 2017

Square, a new nightclub at Dubai’s JW Marriott Marquis, has opened its doors. Offering a setting inspired by the ‘underground’ streets of London, the space mimics an abandoned subway station covered in graffiti and artwork by Banksy and MTO. David King-Underwood, managing director, The KNG Group, commented: “Square responds to the gap in the market […]

Inner City Zoo launches in Dubai’s JBR

by Crystal Chesters | 08 Oct 2017

A new nightclub from Solutions Leisure Group, the company behind Lock Stock and Barrel, will launch in Dubai this week. Opening on Friday 13 October in Rixos Premium Dubai JBR, Inner City Zoo is described as an edgy yet sophisticated party spot set to redefine Dubai’s club scene. The 7,000ft2 club has 200,000 watts of […]

Anchor Food Professionals debuts cream cheese for Middle East

by Crystal Chesters | 08 Oct 2017

Fonterra’s foodservice business, Anchor Food Professionals, has launched a new soft style cream cheese to provide more versatility and convenience for its foodservice customers in the Middle East. The Anchor Food Professionals Soft Style Cream Cheese offers a richer cream cheese flavour, better bake stability and softer texture. Alastair Bruce, general manager, GCC for Anchor […]

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