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Barcelona’s Brunch & Cake opens in Dubai

by Dina Maaty | 17 Oct 2019

Brunch & Cake, an all-day dining restaurant that hails from Barcelona, has opened in Dubai. With a promise of ‘Grandma’s Goodness’, Brunch & Cake has made its way to Dubai to create their first-ever flagship store outside of Barcelona. The restaurant is among F&B consultancy Flip International’s projects, a company co-founded by Jamal Wick and

Announcement: The Big Food and Beverage Forum 2019 New Date and Venue

by Dina Maaty | 17 Oct 2019

Hotel & Catering News Middle East’s The Big F&B Forum is due to take place on November 18, 2019 at Sofitel Dubai The Palm. From founders and CEOs, to F&B managers, key players, professionals and general managers, the biggest names in the industry come together every year at Hotel & Catering News ME’s The Big

Riding roller coasters makes people want a good meal: Motiongate Dubai food & beverage director

by Dina Maaty | 17 Oct 2019

Hot dogs and pizza? At Motiongate Dubai theme park, located at Dubai Parks & Resorts, there’s so much more to dining options. We interview Ralph Fernandes, food and beverage director, for a sneak peek into fun-filled F&B. How frequently do you update your menu and introduce new dishes/items?We introduce new dishes/items based on customers’ feedback

Waldorf Astoria to host Halloween brunch with 25% off deal

by Dina Maaty | 16 Oct 2019

Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah’s Mezzerie will be hosting a special edition for those who enjoy celebrating Halloween. The Great Waldorf Astoria Brunch features signature dishes and live entertainment, as well as a magician. This Halloween, on October 25, visitors who are dressed to scare will receive 25% off the bill for the table. Packages

Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate Dubai appoints director of sales and marketing

by Dina Maaty | 15 Oct 2019

Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate has appointed Hazem Aouad as the new director of sales and marketing. According to the property, Aouad will be leading the growth of the 396-key property with a steady focus on corporate business, strengthened leisure partnerships, and a strategic approach to meetings and events. The Lebanese national carries with him

Atlantis The Palm announces upcoming culinary month celebrity chef visits and menus

by Dina Maaty | 15 Oct 2019

Atlantis, The Palm is hosting the third edition of its Culinary Month, taking place from November 3 to December 5. Culinary Month offers guests an exclusive opportunity to indulge in three-course set menus from a selection of the resort’s award-winning restaurants. Menus on offer will feature signature dishes from Nobu, Hakassan and Seafire for AED

Big Smoke Burger launches at Reel Cinemas The Dubai Mall

by Dina Maaty | 15 Oct 2019

Big Smoke Burger has launched at Reel Cinemas, The Dubai Mall. Located on Level 3, the restaurant offers gourmet burgers, all grilled to order, crazy shakes, and more. Dishes include smokey cheddar bacon, buffalo fried chicken, smokin’ cheese as well as veggie burgers. The dine-in menu also includes house-made sauces, traditional poutine, hand-spun milkshakes, a

The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi to launch Turkish steakhouse BABA

by Dina Maaty | 14 Oct 2019

The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi will launch BABA, a Turkish steakhouse, on October 16. The restaurant will be taking up home in the heart of the hotel, where Hunters Room & Grill was previously located. Appetizers including the Wagyu beef tartare and beet octopus, Beans’N Marrow and crispy veal liver. Meat lovers can opt for

New UAE-based cloud kitchen Food to Go receives first round of funding for expansion

by Dina Maaty | 14 Oct 2019

New cloud kitchen concept Food to Go has announced that it received its first round of funding as it launches its operations in the UAE. Using technology-driven restaurant operations solutions for franchisers and food outlets, this new concept is set to open several other branches over the next year to cater to all seven emirates. 

Dubai’s first Japanese gluten-free café and store opens in Jumeirah

by Dina Maaty | 13 Oct 2019

Japanese and Far Eastern gluten-free healthy food café and store KOBEYa has opened its doors in Dubai at Wasl Vita Mall in Jumeirah. The KOBEYa menu features specially crafted burgers with Japanese Kobe beef, meat-free tofu burgers, Asian stir fries and Vietnamese spring rolls. KOBEYa also offers cooking classes on creating character lunchboxes for kids









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