Register Now: Are UAE Restaurants Ready to Bounce Back?

by Dina Maaty | 04 Jun 2020

Join Hotel & Catering News Middle East for its second webinar, addressing the return of restaurants in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. In this webinar, key industry players will be discussing the short-term steps businesses and suppliers can take to respond to the disruption resulting from the global spread of COVID-19 ─ looking ahead towards longer-term

The Hotel Show Dubai exhibition postponed to May 2021

by Dina Maaty | 04 Jun 2020

dmg events, organisers of The Hotel Show Dubai, which was due to take place in September at the Dubai World Trade Centre, have announced that this year’s exhibition has been postponed to May 31 – June 2, 2021. In a statement announcing the postponement, dmg events said the decision had been based on concerns around

Emirates offers flights to 29 cities and resumes transits

by Dina Maaty | 04 Jun 2020

Following the UAE Federal Government’s announcement to lift restrictions on transit passengers services, Emirates will offer passenger services to 16 more cities on its Boeing 777-300ER aircraft from June 15. With travel restrictions remaining in place in most countries, customers are reminded to check entry and exit requirements before their journeys. Flights to the following

FoodKarma and its F&B partners deliver free meals to frontliners at Al Zahra Hospital

by Dina Maaty | 04 Jun 2020

Food Karma teamed up with its karma-conscious friends to deliver free meals to frontline workers at Al Zahra Hospital Dubai. The free meals, transported in 1762’s refrigerated food truck, were delivered in partnership with Dusit Thani, 1762, La Pain Quotidien, Cooloo Tamam, Armela Farms and Katch International. Commenting on the initiative, Eugenie Dronneau, Founder and

Nara Escape reopens to host small groups and families

by Dina Maaty | 04 Jun 2020

Nara Escape will be open every Thursday, Friday and Saturday welcoming small groups of guests and families for a safari experience. Set high upon a sand dune within the Dubai Conservation Area, Nara Escape offers views over the Arabian desert alongside a fusion menu which includes many dishes inspired by local flavours and spices including

Emirates Palace’s Le Vendôme restaurant reopens its doors

by Dina Maaty | 04 Jun 2020

Le Vendôme, located in Emirates Palace, has reopened. In compliance with COVID-19 safety precautions, service will be à la carte rather than a buffet. The restaurant serves à la carte delicacies for breakfast, lunch and dinner, mixing traditional continental recipes with Middle Eastern dishes. The restaurant will operate from 8am to 8pm. Breakfast will be

Demand for air services starting to recover, IATA announces

by Dina Maaty | 04 Jun 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that demand for air services is beginning to recover after hitting bottom in April. Passenger demand in April (measured in revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs), plunged 94.3% compared to April 2019, as the COVID-19-related travel restrictions virtually shut down domestic and international air travel. This is a rate of

Pots, Pans & Boards chefs win Nestlé Professional award

by Dina Maaty | 03 Jun 2020

Chef Kasun Hirantha and Chef Tiran Rathugama of the Dubai-based Pots, Pans and Boards have won Season 7 of Nestlé Professional Golden Chef’s Hat Award UAE. The young boys, from British chef Tom Aikens’ restaurant at The Beach opposite JBR Dubai, turned out to be surprise champions as they edged out nine other teams that

Hostmilano exhibition offers a look at HORECA post COVID-19

by Dina Maaty | 03 Jun 2020

For the HORECA segment, it’s time for a comeback. With a thousand suppositions and one absolute truth: whatever the protocols to observe, spaces to reformulate and businesses requiring a rethink, the challenge of the new normal revolves around two words: quality and innovation, Hostmilano has announced. The very same concepts are at the core of

CÉ LA VI Dubai reopens with new summer menu

by Dina Maaty | 03 Jun 2020

CÉ LA VI Dubai, which sits atop Address Sky View on level 54, has now reopened. Executive Chef Howard Ko has launched an enhanced Summer Menu for the reopening, showcasing his 11 years of culinary experience in Michelin-starred restaurants. The updated menu includes some new additions such as an original sharing main, BRAISED KOREAN SHORTRIB

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