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Steigenberger reveals the secret

by Patrick Ryan | 22 Oct 2017

Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay has opened its doors to a brand new venue – The Secret Terrace. The Secret Terrace officially launched last Wednesday night bringing in Dubai’s A-listers, social influencers, VIP guests, leading media as well as beauty brand partners Blissology, Phemke and Solo Tre Salon as well as Laura Mercier. Stephen Meredith, General Manager, […]

Greenhouse Foodstuff leads UAE Food Banks effort

by Patrick Ryan | 22 Oct 2017

The second operational site of the UAE Food Bank has been launched at Al Bada area near Canadian University under the patronage of Easa Saleh Al Gurg Charity Foundation. The UAE Food Bank also signed cooperation agreements with a number of charity organizations and 13 foodstuff companies with Greenhouse Foodstuff Trading being among them. Greenhouse […]

Gallery: Taste of Autumn by Chef Middle East

by Patrick Ryan | 19 Oct 2017

Taste of Autumn by Chef Middle East was a huge success at La Ville Hotel & Suites on Tuesday. There was an impressive turnout of key industry figures for the event…

Time Hotels completes 300km trek for breast cancer awareness

by Patrick Ryan | 19 Oct 2017

Staff from UAE-based Time Hotels, have completed a 300km trek in aid of breast cancer awareness. A group of 100 team members, ranging from managers and executives, through to front of house employees, took part in the challenge around the promenade at Dubai Marina. Eddie Ignatius, corporate director of Innovation & Quality, said: “There was […]

McGettigan’s opens on JBR Walk

by Patrick Ryan | 18 Oct 2017

Irish pub and restaurant chain McGettigan’s has opened its latest branch at the Hilton Dubai Jumeirah on JBR Walk. McGettigan’s JBR is the fifth location for the chain in Dubai. Marion Sheridon, manager of McGettigan’s JBR who has moved to the emirate from her home town of Galway to ensure authenticity in the new venue, said: […]

Cream of Europe joins the Leaders in F&B Awards

by Patrick Ryan | 16 Oct 2017

Laurent Damiens, communication director at CNIEL, the French dairy interbranch organisation explains why Cream of Europe is only too happy to support the Leaders in F&B Awards… Why have you chosen to support BNC Publishing’s Leaders in F&B Awards? We decided to renew our support to the Leaders in F&B Awards this year following a […]

Two weeks to go until the Big F&B Forum 2017

by Patrick Ryan | 15 Oct 2017

There are only two weeks to go until the eagerly-anticipated Big F&B Forum takes place at The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina. The agenda for the event can be found here. Natasha Sideris, managing executive, Tashas, will be taking part in an exclusive VIP interview on strategies for expansion in the Middle […]

Feature: Rising Stars

by Patrick Ryan | 15 Oct 2017

The three UAE semi-finalists of the S.Pellegrino Young Chef Award speak to Catering News ahead of the regional final on 16 October, which is being held for the first time in Dubai Nigel Lobo, The Eloquent Elephant, Dubai   Dish: Steamed Patagonian toothfish, spiced lobster mousse, moilee sauce, ‘sukha javla’ Aditya Kumar Jha, Tamba, Abu […]

The Business: Hakkasan

by Patrick Ryan | 15 Oct 2017

Catering News speaks to Milos Zekovic, the recently appointed operations manager of Hakkasan Middle East about the company’s upcoming Riyadh venue and staying relevant in a market flooded with contemporary Asian concepts Having been in the UAE for 10 years now, Milos Zekovic, the recently appointed operations manager at Hakkasan Middle East, takes pride in […]

Maiz opens on Dubai’s Kite Beach

by Patrick Ryan | 15 Oct 2017

Mexican themed food truck Maiz has opened at Dubai’s Kite Beach. Maiz specialises in authentic street-style Mexican tacos made from corn – instead of the flour based tacos which are more commonly used. Luma Makhlouf Al Assam, co-founder of Maiz says: “With a varied offering such as the one Maiz boasts, we are able to create […]

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