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Akira Back Officially Opens Its Doors At W Dubai – The Palm

by Mahak Mannan | 24 Feb 2019

Famed for his sense of adventure, culinary creativity, and blend of Japanese fare with Korean essence, Chef Akira Back has opened his restaurant at W Dubai – The Palm. From extreme sports athlete to Michelin starred chef, South-Korean born Akira Back opened his first restaurant in 2008 in Las Vegas, and now boasts a 12-strong portfolio of

Gates Hospitality to open new homegrown European Bar & Brasserie

by Mark Anthony Monzon | 24 Feb 2019

An elegant new restaurant, Verve Bar & Brasserie, is set to open in mid-April at Grand Plaza Mövenpick Media City. Anticipated to be the new dining destination, Verve will be headed by a chef of Michelin background, Chef Jorge Grande, while also under the dynamic guidance of Dubai’s favourite chef duo, Nick Alvis & Scott

WATCH: Exclusive Look Inside The Latest Deliveroo Editions Facility

by Mahak Mannan | 21 Feb 2019

Deliveroo, the food delivery service, has launched a new site of super kitchens at Hessa Street.  This national roll-out of Deliveroo’s innovative Editions service comes seven months after the company opened its second site in Dubai, located in Business Bay, and demonstrates the company’s fast-paced expansion in the region. The 6,130 square foot site located

Majid Al Futtaim to Launch B2B Service For The HORECA Sector

by Mahak Mannan | 20 Feb 2019

The service will provide a wide range of high-quality food and non-food solutions to cover the needs of the HORECA industry and B2B customers, with incentivised pricing for volume-based orders. Majid Al Futtaim, the shopping mall, communities, retail, and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia, today announced that it will launch Carrefour Business

British Producers Eye Increased Trade At Gulfood To Offset Brexit

by Mahak Mannan | 20 Feb 2019

As the UK and European Union governments navigate the complex impasse over Brexit, a raft of British food and beverage producers from multiple sectors are leveraging this week’s Gulfood mega fair at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) to offset potential business losses in the event of a no-deal exit from Europe. With more than 79

Dubai Set To Host The International Cheese Festival

by Mahak Mannan | 18 Feb 2019

SOPEXA, the international partner of food and beverage companies, is launching the largest cheese event of its kind in the Middle East, as part of this year’s Dubai Food Festival. The Dubai Cheese Fest will take place at the Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, from 7pm on 22 February and 12 noon

Gulfood Report Predicts Increased F&B Spending

by Mahak Mannan | 17 Feb 2019

The Middle East and Africa have been identified as areas of high potential in international food trade, leading global demand for health and wellness packaged products. Worldwide consumption of food and beverages will account for 8.9% of GDP by 2030, up from today’s 8.5%, according to the Gulfood Global Industry Outlook Report 2019 released today

WATCH: ITA Highlights Latest Culinary Food Trends At Gulfood

by Mahak Mannan | 17 Feb 2019

Gianpaolo Bruno, trade commissioner to the UAE, Oman, and Pakistan at the Italian Trade Agency tells us about their participation.   Speaking at the first day of Gulfood 2019, Bruno said: “The Italian pavilion is 2000 sqm and hosts 180 Italian companies offering the best of Italian produce in terms of food ingredients and business proposals

A Wave Of Success

by Mahak Mannan | 13 Feb 2019

Solutions Leisure, the name behind some of the region’s most successful dining and nightlife venues have launched a brand-new concept, Wavehouse, at Atlantis The Palm. From the bowling alley and arcade area to a waverider, the new destination aims to address a gap in the market for family-friendly nightlife venues. Mahak Mannan caught up with

Lavazza Set To Launch ¡Tierra! Colombia At Gulfood

by Mahak Mannan | 13 Feb 2019

For the fourth year in a row at Gulfood, Lavazza will be present with its existing, well-known product range, with displays devoted to its various products for the HORECA sector. Lavazza currently holds the leading position in the GCC market in the R&G sector with a 14.2% market share. The food & service sector has









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