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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

Zabeel House by Jumeirah to launch street food eatery, bar and lounge concept

by Dina Maaty | 03 Nov 2019

Zabeel House by Jumeirah, The Greens is launching an all-new outdoor street food eatery, bar and lounge – LAH LAH BAZAAR. Set to run every weekend (Thursday to Saturday) during the al fresco season, LAH LAH BAZAAR will take place on the hotel’s outdoor terrace (P4), with a dedicated area on the green decked out

Meet the Supplier: Country Hill International and Prime Gourmet

by Dina Maaty | 03 Nov 2019

Dariush Rakhshani, partner and CEO of Country Hill International and Prime Gourmet, founded the company in 1999, a UAE supplier of chilled beef, lamb, veal and poultry. Please tell us more about Country Hill International’s market presence in the UAE, and the concept behind Prime Gourmet. CHI is the pioneer in Australian Wagyu beef, HGP (Hormone Growth

Shortlist announced: The Leaders in F&B Awards 2019

by Dina Maaty | 31 Oct 2019

BNC Publishing and Hotel & Catering News Middle East’s The Leaders in Food & Beverage Awards 2019 will take place on Monday, November 18 at Sofitel Dubai The Palm. Categories include both People and Restaurants, with some exciting new additions that reflect the dynamic nature of the industry. Restaurant Categories recognise the best venues in the region, offering exceptional service

MonViso partners with Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) to launch initiative

by Dina Maaty | 31 Oct 2019

MonViso, Dubai’s premier Italian Alpine mineral water, has partnered with Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) this year for a powerful initiative that will allow Dubai residents and visitors to contribute to a noble cause. “Take Water. Give Life” is a three-year-old initiative by the brand which aims to raise funds for Al Jalila Foundation, a global philanthropic

Firmenich unveils exclusive flavour for India, Middle East and Africa at Gulfood Manufacturing 2019

by Dina Maaty | 31 Oct 2019

Firmenich, the world’s largest privately-owned company in the flavour and fragrance business, launched its Gulfood Flavor 2020, Mediterranean, designed to cater to the tastes of consumers in India, the Middle East and Africa region at Gulfood Manufacturing 2019, which takes place at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The special Mediterranean flavour profiles have been created

UAE dairy imports from Ireland top AED 113 million in first half of 2019

by Dina Maaty | 31 Oct 2019

Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board, has announced a record AED 113 million in Irish dairy exports to the UAE in the first half of 2019, and an 80% increase in dairy exports from Ireland to the UAE between 2010 and 2018. The announcement comes as a cohort of Ireland’s most reputed dairy producers exhibit

Gulfood Manufacturing presents a different side to the F&B industry: Group director – Portfolio Management, Exhibitions, DWTC

by Dina Maaty | 31 Oct 2019

Major global flavours and ingredients influencers set the tone for ‘food production reinvented’, which takes centre stage at Gulfood Manufacturing 2019. Mark Napier, Group Director – Portfolio Management, Exhibitions, Dubai World Trade Centre, tells us more about the exhibition. Can you please tell us more about this year’s Gulfood Manufacturing exhibition, and the key differences

PizzaExpress Jumeirah moves to new location

by Dina Maaty | 31 Oct 2019

Casual Italian restaurant PizzaExpress Jumeirah has relocated to its new home on Al Wasl Road. The new site spanning an area of 5,000 sqm welcomes customers to a street-style concept with brick walls dressed with graffiti, container structures, arches, a bus shelter, quirky signage and road markings. The distinct floor and ceiling elements with bold

Century Village restaurant opens with full plant-based menu

by Dina Maaty | 31 Oct 2019

Dubai’s first restaurant serving only alternative meat and vegetables in a variety of cuisines opened at Century Village. The Flipside Restobar offers a range of culinary experiences from Mexican to Indian, Chinese, Thai, Persian and European. However, all the meats are formulated from plant-based foods. “Alternate Meat is 100% plant-based, high in plant protein and









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