F&B

DWTC Gears Up For Gulfood 2019

by Mahak Mannan | 07 Jan 2019

Gulfood, the world’s largest annual food and beverage trade exhibition will celebrate its new ‘The World of Good, The World of Food’ theme by launching the Gulfood Innovation Summit, a robust new conference programme, in 2019. In line with the proposition of its core theme, the 24th edition of Gulfood, running at Dubai World Trade

OPINION: The Rise Of Fast-casual Diners

by Mahak Mannan | 03 Jan 2019

Nizar Darwish, executive director, Private Equity at Regulus Capital tells us how Johnny Rockets is changing ways in line with market trends. The quote “First we eat, then we do everything else,” is remarkably appropriate for the UAE market if we take into account its performance in the recent past. Statistically the country has graduated

Gulfood Returns at DWTC

by Mahak Mannan | 17 Dec 2018

The 24th edition of Gulfood, the world’s largest annual food & beverage event is slotted for 17–21 February 2019 at the Dubai World Trade Centre and attracts more than 98,000 visitors and 5,000 exhibitors to connect, share ideas and secure F&B trade, annually. Hosted under the theme ‘The World of Food, The World of Good’,

Deals Worth Over AED5 Billion Signed At SIAL 2018

by Mahak Mannan | 13 Dec 2018

The ninth edition of SIAL Middle East, the food, beverage, and hospitality event and the fourth edition of Abu Dhabi Date Palm Exhibition concluded yesterday at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, facilitating 135 trade deals valued over AED5 billion during its three-day run.   The event drew the participation of 1,089 exhibitors, 34 country and

Two New F&B Venues At Occidental IMPZ

by Mahak Mannan | 10 Dec 2018

The newly opened Occidental IMPZ hotel, from Spanish hospitality group, Barceló, has announced the launch of two new restaurant concepts in the UAE. The 4-star deluxe hotel in International Media Production Zones (IMPZ) is now home to Champs Sports Bar and Stage Sky Bar & Lounge. Champs Sports Bar is where quirky meets classic, as

VIDEO: Angelo Po Highlights the Monolithe

by Mahak Mannan | 29 Nov 2018

Giorgio Pignataro, Regional Manager, Angelo Po, Middle East, on their latest product. “Angelo Po has been attending exhibition like Gulfhost for many years now and this year we are extremely excited because we are showcasing our new mono block, called Monolithe. This is a show kitchen line that is completely re-made with a beautiful design and

SIAL Middle East Gears Up For Biggest Edition

by Mahak Mannan | 12 Nov 2018

Now in its 9th year, SIAL Middle East 2018 aims to further strengthen its positioning as a platform to meet quality buyers in a trade business-friendly environment. The event will continue to build on an exceptionally successful 2017 edition, which attracted over 1,000 exhibitors, 19,000 unique visitors (a 16% increase over 2016) and 498 fully hosted

Meet The Judges: The Leaders in F&B Awards

by Mahak Mannan | 06 Nov 2018

Comprising some of the region’s key experts, Hotel & Catering News ME has rounded up the most knowledgeable names in the industry to make up the judging panel. The individuals have extensive knowledge of the key trends, opportunities, and challenges associated with the business and a wealth of experience spanning operations, investment, development, education, marketing,

UAE’s F&B Leaders To Speak At GulfHost

by Mahak Mannan | 21 Oct 2018

Over 70 regional industry leaders to address changing market realities A powerful line-up of the GCC’s leading hospitality experts are set to address the challenges facing the region’s highly-competitive industry at this month’s GulfHost Restaurant Development Conference in Dubai, with rumoured oversupply, sustainability, and the impact of VAT and digital technologies high on the agenda.

New Director of F&B at Southern Sun Abu Dhabi

by Mahak Mannan | 16 Oct 2018

Shannon Stickells joins Southern Sun Abu Dhabi as the new food & beverage director from Abu Dhabi National Hotels. Utilising over 20 years of specialist experience from leading hotels across globe including Australia, USA, Asia and international cruise ship, Stickells will be responsible for the operations of the hotel’s six F&B outlets including The Foundry









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