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Abu Dhabi Flavors Festival to host multiple competitions

by Staff writer | 26 Mar 2017

Abu Dhabi’s flavors festival, set to take place at Umm al Emarat Park from March 30 to April 8, will feature multiple food-related competitions. The festival will showcase over 100 food tents and street trucks from homegrown F&B brands. Line Rise Exhibitions general manager, Majid El Hamamy said: “The festival aims to provide a unique […]

Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai Launches DXB Grill

by Staff writer | 26 Mar 2017

DXB Grill has opened its doors at Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai. The venue offers personalised steak knives for regular guests, a sushi bar, and a weekly grape tasting club featuring unlimited canapés. DXB Grill general manager, Simon Moore said: “What we are offering is a culinary theatre – the very best steak and seafood served […]

Molecule opens in Dubai Design District

by Crystal Chesters | 26 Mar 2017

Molecule, a bistronomy concept that combines high-end cuisine and design in a casual setting, has opened in Dubai Design District. At the helm of the kitchen is chef Udo Moreau, whose experience includes L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon in London and Paris. The chef has created a sharing concept with a focus on seasonal products and […]

Rational launches networking solution for professional kitchens

by Crystal Chesters | 26 Mar 2017

Rational has introduced ConnectedCooking, a cloud-based networking system allowing customers to connect their Rational units to a network to view their production processes, with the aim of making kitchen work safer, simpler and more convenient. To use ConnectedCooking, customers connect one or more Rational units to a network, and then register for free under […]

Food safety on the agenda ahead of Oman conference

by Crystal Chesters | 24 Mar 2017

Food safety experts discussed Oman food safety practices and food safety culture in an advisory board meeting ahead of the Food Safety Oman Conference, to be held later this year. The meeting was organised by Omanexpo at the National Institute in Wadi Kabir, and highlighted the importance of food safety for the protection of public […]

Special Report: A Taste of the Ocean

by Crystal Chesters | 23 Mar 2017

Quintessence, in association with Catering News Middle East, invited a select group of chefs to an exclusive blind oyster tasting event to introduce its Princesses de Kermancy oysters to the Dubai market. Quintessence, the newly opened UAE branch of a family-run Brittany-based shellfish and crustacean business, hosted a blind oyster tasting event at Ossiano, Atlantis […]

Envirol to expand recycling facilities for commercial kitchens

by Crystal Chesters | 23 Mar 2017

Envirol, a grease trap waste treatment plant, and part of Blue’s waste management division has revealed plans to expand and upgrade its recycling facilities in Dubai by the end of 2017. The facility works closely with Dubai Municipality to dispose of fats, oil and grease (FOG) waste generated by the emirate’s commercial kitchens. Envirol is […]

Texas Chicken to open five restaurants in Oman

by Crystal Chesters | 23 Mar 2017

Texas Chicken has opened its first restaurant in Oman, with the goal of becoming the premier fried-chicken franchise in the Middle East. The restaurant is the first of five outlets to be rolled out in the country under an agreement with multinational enterprise, The Olayan Group, which currently operates more than 40 Texas Chicken restaurants […]

Coya opens in Abu Dhabi

by Crystal Chesters | 21 Mar 2017

Coya has launched in Abu Dhabi as part of The Dining Collection at The Galleria on Al Maryah Island. Serving contemporary Peruvian cuisine, Coya Abu Dhabi features a Pisco Lounge and Library, a DJ on the decks and views over a waterfront promenade. Daniel Parry, managing director of Gulf Related commented: “As The Dining Collection […]

New operations manager for Ginza Restaurants

by Crystal Chesters | 21 Mar 2017

Daniel Ayres has been appointed operations manager for Ginza Restaurants, whose portfolio includes Serafina, Mayta, Simply Italian, Abyat and Real Madrid Café. Ayres has gained many years of experience in restaurant operations, having worked as assistant restaurant manager at the 101 and Stay by Yannic Alleno at One & Only Resorts, where he was responsible […]

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