The Fresh Express

by Dina Maaty | 04 Oct 2015

With the paint barely dry on the walls of its new warehouse complex in Dubai Investment Park, Catering News ME meets the family behind Fresh Express.

The master of mozzarella

by Dina Maaty | 04 Oct 2015

Michelin Star Chef Alfredo Russo was in town last month to showcase his new menu creations for this season, which are based exclusively around Mozzarella cheese, and Catering News was on hand to put them to the taste test.

Feeding the Obesity Epidemic

by Dina Maaty | 04 Oct 2015

According to the World Health Organisation, approximately 3.4 million adults die each year from obesity complications, and studies show that GCC countries are some of the most obese in the world. Ahead of Anti-Obesity Day (AOD) on November 26, Catering News ME investigates the scale of the epidemic and the phenomenon of “leanwashing”

The global Halal food sector expected to grow by 5.8% by 2020

by Dina Maaty | 01 Oct 2015

The Halal food sector is expected to grow by 5.8% by 2020, with the demand for ethical treatment of animals alone resulting in a $100 billion organic food market, according to selected findings from the State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2015.

Fairmont Dubai appoints new Director of Sales & Marketing

by Dina Maaty | 01 Oct 2015

Fairmont Dubai has appointed Hazem Aouad as Director of Sales & Marketing.

Emirates Catering Services inaugurates new central kitchen

by Dina Maaty | 01 Oct 2015

Emirates Catering Services,  a member of Union Investments, one of Ras Al Khaimah’s largest investment companies, has recently opened its new central kitchen facilities in Fujairah.

Four Seasons Riyadh appoints new hotel manager

by Dina Maaty | 01 Oct 2015

Tony Coveney has been appointed as the new hotel manager at Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh at Kingdom Centre. A Four Seasons veteran with two decades of hospitality experience, Coveney arrives in the Kingdom from Four Seasons Hotel Sydney where he spent two years as director of Rooms. After earning a hotel management degree in Ireland,

DUKES Dubai appoints management team

by Dina Maaty | 01 Oct 2015

   Property developer and holding company Seven Tides has appointed the general manager and four senior executive committee members for its latest five-star hospitality venture, DUKES Dubai hotel and hotel apartment project that is set to open in Q1 2016. Experienced hotelier, Mete Atakuman brings with him more than 20 years of experience and has been









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