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Dinners, markets and more: UAE hotels Christmas 2019 round-up

by Dina Maaty | 07 Nov 2019

Hotels all over the UAE are holding Christmas events and festivities. Here’s a round-up of some of the most exciting ones in store: Hilton Dubai JBR The hotel’s Christmas market will be taking place on December 6-7 from 10am-4pm, with over 20 stalls offering a wide range of Christmas goodies, gifts and decorations, in addition

Accor opens Ibis and Adagio hotel complex in Jeddah

by Dina Maaty | 07 Nov 2019

Accor has opened the doors to a modern hospitality complex featuring an Ibis hotel and an Adagio aparthotel in one of Jeddah’s most exclusive neighbourhoods. Ibis Jeddah and Adagio Jeddah are co-located on Malik Road, close to the new Jeddah Waterfront development. The complex offers 178 hotel rooms at Ibis, 77 serviced apartments at Adagio

Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah gears up for al fresco season

by Dina Maaty | 06 Nov 2019

Palm Avenue, the poolside restaurant located at the heart of Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah, has transformed its menu to deliver a fresh concept for the new al fresco winter season. The contemporary venue now offers guests a range of Californian cuisine, including comfort foods such as tacos, steak frites, quesadillas and delicious desserts including

Working in the kitchen was always where I could find myself: SocietyDXB Executive Head Chef

by Dina Maaty | 06 Nov 2019

Executive Head Chef, SocietyDXB Café & Lounge Jarek Wysmyk knows his way around the kitchen, but what makes his dishes wow-worthy at the oh-so-chic venue? Tell us a bit more about your background. I started cooking when I was 15, as an apprentice at one of the local restaurants in my home city in Poland. Food

Chef Eric Lanlard to hold free masterclass in celebration of Kitchen Aid’s 100-year anniversary

by Dina Maaty | 05 Nov 2019

Master pâtissier Eric Landlard, named by Vanity Fair as one of the best pâtissiers in the world, will host a free masterclass in Dubai. To celebrate Kitchen Aid’s 100 year anniversary, Tavola Mirdif City Centre will be hosting Chef Landlard on November 11 from 6pm-8pm, where he will be making a festive croquembouche from scratch.  During the

RATIONAL: Sustainability behind the scenes

by Dina Maaty | 05 Nov 2019

One word, many possible associations: sustainability. According to RATIONAL, more and more consumers are thinking about their impact on the planet, not only in terms of mobility, but also nutrition. This means that not only the origin of the food, but also preparation technology, is coming under more scrutiny. For some, climate protection is about

Food delivery service Deliveroo launches in Sharjah

by Dina Maaty | 05 Nov 2019

Deliveroo has launched in Sharjah, their third emirate in the UAE. To celebrate their Sharjah launch, Deliveroo is offering free delivery to all customers across the city from a selection of 115 restaurants. Sharjah marks Deliveroo’s third launch in the UAE and fourth in the MENA region overall after the launch of the platform in

Gulfood Manufacturing is the region’s most important F&B processing show: Tetra Pak VP Communications EMEA

by Dina Maaty | 05 Nov 2019

Tetra Pak is one of the world’s leading food processing and packaging solutions companies. Here, Khaled Ismail, VP Communications EMEA, shares his insights on the future of packaging solutions at Gulfood Manufacturing 2019. Working closely with our customers and suppliers, we provide safe, innovative and environmentally sound products that meet the needs of hundreds of

W Dubai – The Palm introduces two afternoon tea packages

by Dina Maaty | 04 Nov 2019

W Dubai – The Palm has launched two afternoon tea experiences, T-Time at W Lounge and T-Tox with AWAY Spa.  T-Time at W Lounge is presented on a three-tier stand; the fashion-themed afternoon feast is priced at AED 165 per person. Highlights include raspberry lips and framboise lipstick, mango passion kisses, green tea tiramisu, and a chocolate-coated stiletto. Plus, sandwiches, bagels, freshly baked scones served with clotted cream and a make-your-own strawberry

Pierchic introduces sustainable four-course lunch menu

by Dina Maaty | 03 Nov 2019

Pierchic has launched a new four-course, sustainable lunch menu. The new offering boasts dishes made only using homegrown and ethically sourced ingredients, including Dibba Bay oysters from the UAE’s only oyster farm on the country’s East coast, served with cucumber, green apple and dill to start with, a duo of Norwegian salmon and Spanish yellowfin









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