Dubai Festival City

InterContinental Hotels Appoints New Director Of Marketing

by Mahak Mannan | 25 Nov 2018

Harriet Type has joined the IHG hotel cluster team in Dubai Festival City to head up marketing communications for the InterContinental, InterContinental Residence Suites, Crowne Plaza, and Holiday Inn. Type transferred from Crowne Plaza Dubai located on Sheikh Zayed Road and has been in the region for almost 13 years, having originally moved to the

Chef Focus: Pierre Gagnaire

by Mahak Mannan | 06 May 2018

Opening his new venue in Dubai at the Intercontinental Hotel, Dubai Festival City, Michelin Star Chef Pierre Gagnaire tells Catering News Middle East why he is not one to follow trends, but create them. Overlooking the creek from the promenade level at Dubai Festival City, Chef Gagnaire’s new venture, Pierre’s Bistro & Bar is a

Pierre’s Bistro & Bar launch party

by Mahak Mannan | 02 Apr 2018

Located on the promenade level at Intercontinental Dubai Festival City, Pierre’s Bistro & Bar is a contemporary chic restaurant, bar and lounge by Michelin star Chef, Pierre Gagnaire.

IHG Dubai Festival City appoints marketing and PR manager

by Patrick Ryan | 29 Jan 2018

InterContinental Hotels Group, Dubai Festival City has announced the appointment of Vanina Yordanova as the new marketing & public relations manager. Yordanova will oversee and develop the marketing and communications efforts and cultivate these efforts, in-conjunction with the overall brand and hotel strategy. “I am delighted to welcome Vanina to our IHG Family and I am positive

Catering company Tawasy Group opens first restaurant

by Crystal Chesters | 15 Jan 2017

UAE-based dining, catering and restaurant management firm Tawasy Group has opened its first restaurant, Tawasy Restaurant and Grill, in Dubai Festival City. The restaurant will serve Arabic and Mediterranean cuisine. The company plans to open 10 more restaurants in the UAE in the next four years and will expand across the GCC through franchising programmes.

Pasta company Barilla inaugurates Dubai restaurants

by Crystal Chesters | 01 Dec 2016

Barilla, the Italian company behind Barilla pasta has opened two restaurants in Dubai in partnership with Al Futtaim Group. Marking the brand’s first ventures outside of the US, the venues are located in Dubai Festival City and The Outlet Village and promise to offer authentic Italian cuisine at affordable prices. Omar Al Futtaim, vice chairman

New York organic burger restaurant debuts in Dubai

by Crystal Chesters | 13 Nov 2016

New York-founded organic burger restaurant brand, Bareburger, has opened at Dubai Festival City Mall.   With interiors comprised of reclaimed materials, the restaurant serves organic, free-range burgers, salads and sides. Guests can choose from the menu or create their own burger, by choosing a bun, patty, fillings, toppings and sauces. The Festival City outlet marks

Magnolia Bakery opens at Dubai Festival City

by Sophia Soltani | 03 Feb 2016

New York City’s Magnolia Bakery has opened its third store in Dubai in Dubai Festival City, marking the company’s 10th Middle Eastern opening. David Singleton, vice president – hospitality of Al Tayer Group, the company that brought the brand to the region, commented: “We greatly look forward to welcoming fans of Magnolia Bakery from across









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