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Five Guys opens ninth UAE restaurant in Dubai

by Dina Maaty | 18 Sep 2019

Five Guys has opened its ninth location in the UAE at Dubai Festival City Mall, after its first outing in the country in May 2015. The American chain serves award-winning burgers, hot dogs, grilled cheese sandwiches, veggie sandwiches and fries. The burgers can be customised in 250,000 ways with 15 free toppings. Similarly, the milkshakes

H.E. Mariam Al Mehairi and H.E. Abdulla Al Maeeni to attend Future Food 2019 as panellists

by Dina Maaty | 18 Sep 2019

Future Food 2019, a Food and Beverage event hosted by UAE Food and Beverage Manufacturers Group which brings together the manufacturing industry, developers, leaders in the sector and the industry experts, will be held on September 25-26 at Address Hotel, The Dubai Mall. Powered by top regional leaders from the Food and Beverage Manufacturing business, the

Reducing and managing food waste: Emerson

by Dina Maaty | 17 Sep 2019

A report released by the Dubai Industrial Park and The Economist Intelligence Unit has revealed that annual food waste is estimated at 427kg per person in Saudi Arabia and 197kg per person in the UAE, compared with 95-115kg in Europe and North America, with hotels being the biggest source of food waste. What’s a disposer?

Yakult launches premium ‘gut health’ drink

by Dina Maaty | 16 Sep 2019

Yakult Middle East has unveiled a new ‘gold’ version of its probiotic drink, which will go on sale in selected retailers across the UAE today. Named Yakult Gold, each bottle of this premium fermented milk drink contains approximately four times the number of good bacteria found in Yakult Original and Light, and is packed with

Meliã Desert Palm Dubai launches RARE Brunch

by Dina Maaty | 16 Sep 2019

Meliã Desert Palm Dubai will welcome the new outdoor season with the launch of their Friday brunch on September 20 at RARE restaurant. Diners will find a seafood station that will dish up oysters, scallops, prawn ceviche, smoked salmon and more, in addition to a selection of homemade, international cheeses and cold cuts, all paired

Fairmont brings ‘haunted’ dining experience to Dubai

by Dina Maaty | 16 Sep 2019

This October, the multi-award-winning dining in the dark concept Noire at Fairmont Dubai will offer guests a take on 5-star gourmet cuisine in pitch darkness. The themed dinner revolves around a story: “legend has it, many years ago there was a hospital for the visually impaired on the current grounds of Fairmont Dubai. Patients started

The Slice dessert shop to launch on Deliveroo

by Dina Maaty | 15 Sep 2019

The Slice: Cakes and More, a virtual dessert shop, is launching this week on online food delivery platform Deliveroo. The launch aims to be the answer to an increase in demand for desserts, and cater to vegan and gluten-free consumers. The Slice’s menu includes high-grade desserts for Deliveroo customers to pick and choose from including

Registration open: The Big F&B Forum 2019

by Dina Maaty | 12 Sep 2019

BNC Publishing and Hotel & Catering News Middle East’s The Big Food & Beverage Forum 2019 will take place on Wednesday, November 13 at Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City. 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 &

Fifty plus concepts launched and counting: Glee Hospitality

by Dina Maaty | 12 Sep 2019

For Glee Hospitality Solutions, being consistently able to bring joy through success to clients is the ultimate priority. Managing director Abdul Kader Saadi walks us through the right way to make it in the regional F&B landscape. Tell us a bit more about your background. I have around 25 years of experience in hospitality, having

Los Angeles-born ice cream brand comes to the UAE

by Dina Maaty | 11 Sep 2019

Halo Top Creamery’s ice cream tubs will be coming to the UAE, each containing only 320-360 calories. The brand will be available at Carrefour, Spinneys and Choithrams. Los Angeles-based Halo Top Creamery was founded by former lawyer turned ice cream aficionado, Justin Woolverton, while on a personal quest to find a healthier ice cream to









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