Catering News Middle East

New chef de cuisine at Sicilia Italian

by Patrick Ryan | 14 Mar 2018

The Sicilia Italian restaurant in the Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate Dubai has announced the appointment of new chef de cuisine Raffaele Andreozzi. The 43-year-old Italian national, who hails from the Genoa region of Italy, joins Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate Dubai, following a two-year assignment at the Anantara Desert Island Resort on Sir Bani Yas, in Abu Dhabi.

Heston Blumenthal’s Dinner restaurant comes to Dubai

by Patrick Ryan | 13 Mar 2018

The Royal Atlantis Resort & Residences has announced that Dinner by Heston Blumenthal will be the first named restaurant to open within the property in 2019.

Hakkasan Terrace launches in Abu Dhabi

by Patrick Ryan | 08 Mar 2018

Hakkasan Abu Dhabi has launched its new lounge venue – the Hakkasan Terrace in the grounds of Emirates Palace. The 108-seat terrace has been described as a vibrant drinking and dining experience, guests have been advised that they can expect a roster of local and international DJ talent. “Hakkasan Terrace not only makes a perfect

VIDEO: Greenhouse’s 40th Anniversary Gala Dinner

by Patrick Ryan | 07 Mar 2018

Greenhouse’s 40th Anniversary Gala Dinner was a night to remember as the giants of the culinary world gathered together in the picturesque surroundings of the Armani Hotel…

GALLERY: Chef Middle East goes Italian for the evening

by Patrick Ryan | 07 Mar 2018

There was only one place to be when Chef Middle East held Aperitivo All’Italiana at the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management. The purpose of the event was to showcase Chef Middle East’s Italian product range to professionals from the F&B industry as well as shining a light on the Italian culinary community in the region and

World famous marmalade company sets sights on Middle East hotels

by Patrick Ryan | 04 Mar 2018

The award-winning marmalade company Radnor Preserves has set its sights on hotels in the Middle East. That is according to company director Joanna Morgan who was speaking to Catering News Middle East at Gulfood. “We make world-famous jams and chutneys, our marmalade has won world marmalade awards and is officially the best marmalade in the

Gallery: Greenhouse Gala Dinner

by Patrick Ryan | 01 Mar 2018

Greenhouse’s Gulfood Gala Dinner was the hottest ticket in town during Gulfood as hundreds flocked to the Armani Hotel to enjoy the festivities…

VIDEO: Lavazza wants to lead education drive on coffee

by Patrick Ryan | 27 Feb 2018

Italian coffee company Lavazza is determined to lead the drive to educate the GCC market on coffee. That was according to Karim Merhi, marketing manager at Lavazza, who was speaking to Catering News Middle East at Gulfood. “As a 120-year-old company we believe we have a big role to play in education, we are already

Giving in to the craving

by Patrick Ryan | 25 Feb 2018

Intent on substance before style, executive chef Shashwat Shivam, is putting taste at the top of the menu at Jodhpur Royal Dining to keep guests coming back for more. Patrick Ryan hears how Indian street food and home cooking are getting the fine dining treatment. Interpretations of Indian food have expanded the cuisine in unimaginable

Back to basics with FrieslandCampina Middle East

by Patrick Ryan | 25 Feb 2018

While the world goes crazy for charcoal ice cream and plant-based “dairy”, FrieslandCampina Middle East is revolutionising a kitchen staple – cream. Stefan Hoonhoud, business development manager, Friesland Campina Middle East, speaks to Patrick Ryan about the regional launch of Debic and creating a fool-proof solution for chefs. Words by Melanie Mingas Dairy, in all









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