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Talent: Something in the At.mosphere

by Crystal Chesters | 08 Oct 2017

Christopher Graham, executive chef at At.mosphere, Burj Khalifa warns young chefs to pursue experience over money. Describe your first ever role in the F&B industry: After leaving school, my first full-time job was working as a kitchen porter in a nursing home. It was exciting to work in a restaurant and it set my career […]

All roads lead to Cologne for Anuga

by Patrick Ryan | 08 Oct 2017

One of the key trade fairs on the international culinary calendar, Anuga, is taking place in Cologne, Germany, until Wednesday, 11 October. Over 7,400 exhibitors from 107 countries are taking part at the event, which the organisers have described as the most important trade, sourcing and trend platform for the international food industry. “The trade […]

Zuma Dubai makes world’s top 100 bars list

by Crystal Chesters | 07 Oct 2017

Zuma Dubai has been placed in the top 100 of the World’s 50 Best Bars annual list in 2017, which recognises fine drinking experiences around the world. It is the third year running that the multi-award-winning Zuma Dubai restaurant cocktail bar has been included in the list. Zuma’s global bar development director Jimmy Barrat said: […]

The Powder Room opens in DIFC

by Crystal Chesters | 07 Oct 2017

The Powder Room Wine Bar, based in the Al Fattan Currency House in DIFC, Level 1, has officially opened its doors. The venue offers a cheese and grape night, where guests can enjoy a large selection of cheeses. Cheese boards can be paired with cold cuts and a variety of reds, whites, roses or sparkling […]

Gulfood Manufacturing to highlight Dubai as food supply chain hub

by Crystal Chesters | 07 Oct 2017

Gulfood Manufacturing is set to reinforce the Dubai’s strategic objective to become a global hub for the food processing and supply chain industries. Taking place at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from 31 October to 2 November, Gulfood Manufacturing is the region’s largest food manufacturing, processing and supply chain event. Trixie LohMirmand, senior vice president, […]

Tableware, furniture and tech under spotlight at 40th Host Milan

by Crystal Chesters | 07 Oct 2017

The latest formats and trends in furniture, tableware and technology will be on show at the 40th edition of Host Milan, taking place from 20 – 24 October at Fiera Milano, Italy. This year’s show is expected to be as successful as ever with more than 1,500 international buyers. Over 2,081 companies will be in […]

Chef Josefinna Vallve joins Palace Downtown’s Asado

by Crystal Chesters | 07 Oct 2017

Chef Josefinna Vallve has joined Palace Downtown Dubai’s Argentinean outlet, Asado, as chef de cuisine. Vallve is tasked with delivering a new menu and being part of the launch of a new Grape and Harvest lunch concept, inspired by Latin American market food. The chef will add dishes such as Chilean sea bass with squid […]

New Places: Galvin Dubai

by Crystal Chesters | 05 Oct 2017

Chef brothers Jeff and Chris Galvin, speak to Catering News about their newly opened concept, Galvin Dubai, on City Walk. Please describe the concept of the venue in your words Galvin Dubai offers the best-of-British served with Mediterranean Basin flair; or how we like to call, it the ‘flavours of the sun’. The concept offers […]

Dubai restaurant Rüya hosts pop-up in Madrid

by Crystal Chesters | 05 Oct 2017

Anatolian restaurant Rüya Dubai at Grosvenor House Hotel will venture outside of the UAE with a pop-up activation this month in Madrid. Taking place at Patio Magnum at Villa Magna hotel in the Spanish capital, the pop-up will run from 3 – 21 October from 6pm – 11pm daily. Guests will enjoy the brand’s signature […]

Galeries Lafayette Le Gourmet launches on Dubai’s City Walk

by Crystal Chesters | 05 Oct 2017

Galeries Lafayette Le Gourmet, the culinary concept by Galeries Lafayette in The Dubai Mall, has opened a second location in City Walk. Located within French megastore Le BHV Marais, the interactive food hall is described as a convenient, stylish, and sociable way for guests to dine and shop. Le Gourmet, a combination of six open-kitchen […]









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