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SKAI launches Maiden Shanghai at Viceroy Palm Jumeirah

by Crystal Chesters | 04 May 2017

Chinese restaurant Maiden Shanghai opens today (4 May) at Viceroy Palm Jumeirah Dubai. The restaurant is the first F&B venture from SKAI and is helmed by Chef Luo Bing, formerly head chef of Hutong in London. Maiden Shanghai presents mixes traditional and creative with inspiration and flavours from four areas of Chinese cuisine – Cantonese, […]

Home services platform ServiceMarket expands into catering

by Crystal Chesters | 04 May 2017

ServiceMarket, an online platform for home services in the UAE has added catering to its services. The platform allows customers to request free quotes from different caterers at the click of button, so they can choose which is best suited to their event and budget. Bana Shomali, co-founder of ServiceMarket, said: “With one click you get […]

International F&B brands to debut at new Sharjah development

by Crystal Chesters | 04 May 2017

Regional and international F&B brands are set to debut in Sharjah at Zero 6, an upcoming 37,000m2 retail destination in Al Juraina, conceptualised and developed by Alef Group and set to open in Q4. The F&B offer will include Sapori di Bice, a casual chic Italian family dining concept, Burger Boutique, an organic burger outlet […]

Street Food Market returns to Yas Island

by Crystal Chesters | 01 May 2017

The second edition of Street Food Market – Yas will take place in Abu Dhabi at Du Forum on Yas Island every Friday and Saturday for the first two weekends of May. Homegrown food pop-ups and food trucks will offer street food and there will be games for adults and children, a live band and […]

TSSC behind UAE’s first milk taps

by Crystal Chesters | 01 May 2017

Foodservice equipment provider TSSC, installed the UAE’s first milk taps at Flow, a new initiative conceptualised by Emirates Youth Council and developed by Jumeirah Restaurant Group. It also implemented its very first cold brew coffee tap at the venue, offering the option for nitro coffee to be available at the coffee bar area. The company […]

PizzaExpress collaborates with women’s foundation on new pizza

by Crystal Chesters | 27 Apr 2017

As part of an ongoing community campaign, PizzaExpress has partnered with the Dubai Foundation for Women and Children (DFWAC) to create a special pizza for Ramadan. As part of this collaboration, PizzaExpress invited residents of DFWAC – a charitable non-profit organisation dedicated to the rehabilitation of victims of domestic violence, abuse or human trafficking – […]

Food & Hospitality Oman to take place at new convention centre

by Crystal Chesters | 27 Apr 2017

Exhibitions and conferences organiser Omanexpo has announced that the 12th edition of Food & Hospitality Oman will be held at the new Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre (OCEC), which opened last September. Taking place from 16 – 18 October, Food & Hospitality Oman will showcase food and beverage technologies and services catering to the food […]

Executive chef joins Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara

by Crystal Chesters | 23 Apr 2017

Al Baleed Salalah by Anantara has appointed executive chef, Dennis Kammerzell to oversee its three restaurants. Kammerzell previously held the role of executive sous chef for Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort, where he oversaw the operations of six dining outlets and banqueting. With over 12 years of experience, Kammerzell has travelled the world, heading up […]

Dubai’s City Walk welcomes two new concepts from Restaurant Secrets

by Crystal Chesters | 23 Apr 2017

Restaurant Secrets Inc. has led the opening of two restaurant concepts in City Walk, Dubai – Victorian Café and Jolie Café Dubai.  Victorian Café & Restaurant is inspired by the Victorian era in British history, while Jolie Café is the first floral boutique café in the region. Ralph Homer, CEO, Restaurant Secrets Inc. said: “When […]

The Business: Raising the Game

by Crystal Chesters | 20 Apr 2017

Richemont Masterbaker Centre for Excellence in Baking and Pastry opened its doors in March with the objective of elevating the skill level of chefs specialising in pastry, bakery and chocolate in the Middle East. Catering News paid a visit to find out more. While Masterbaker Marketing was established in the UAE in 1992 to supply […]

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