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The Emirates Culinary Guild announces third virtual competition winners

by Dina Maaty | 18 Sep 2020

The Emirates Culinary Guild and USA Poultry and Egg Council have announced the winners of their third virtual cooking competition at an awards dinner. “It was a great feeling to actually have the Chefs in the room again and see each other. The event was very well-organised, keeping social distancing in mind, keeping the space

Beachside restaurant Palm Bay opens at Club Vista Mare

by Dina Maaty | 17 Sep 2020

Palm Bay restaurant has opened its doors at Club Vista Mare. Featuring colourful furniture, neon signs, instagramable murals from local artists on the walls and even a shipping container, with the space split into four distinct quarters echoing the great Caribbean capitals of Kingston, Havana, Bridge Town, Port of Spain and Santa Domingo, outside on

Distillery launches all-new a la carte menu

by Dina Maaty | 17 Sep 2020

Distillery has launched a brand-new a la carte menu showcasing gastropub favourites. The new menu is now available for dine-in at Distillery, and takeaway through Deliveroo with a 20% discount until September 30 (discount applicable to delivery only).   The bites section offers up options like the truffle cheese brisket poutine topped with peppercorn gravy

Géant hypermarket opens in brand-new Al Khawaneej Walk

by Dina Maaty | 17 Sep 2020

Urban Foods, a strategic partnership between Meraas and Dubai Holding, is expanding the footprint of its Géant brand with the opening of a hypermarket at Al Khawaneej Walk. According to CEO Mark Anthony Lack, this new opening marks the 11th opening and first hypermarket in the city and fits into the brand’s robust expansion strategy

P&G and Carrefour collaborate to capture consumers’ smiles for campaign

by Dina Maaty | 16 Sep 2020

Procter & Gamble (P&G) has partnered with Carrefour to launch the “Stronger Together, 100s of Reasons to Smile” campaign, under which the company is urging consumers to capture candid smiles to help celebrate a return to normal life while following safety measures. As part of its Stronger Together initiative, P&G has announced activations that offer

Phoenicia Dubai to host ‘Benefit Beirut’ dinner

by Dina Maaty | 16 Sep 2020

Recently reopened Middle Eastern restaurant Phoenicia at JA Oasis Beach Tower Dubai is set to host an evening by Chef Greg Malouf on September 24, donating 100% of food proceeds to Beirut via Emirates Red Crescent.  Tickets to the Benefit Beirut dinner at Phoenicia Dubai are AED 200 per person. Dishes include mezze such as Silky Hummus, Fatima Fingers with Porcini Mushroom, and Mahanie Sausages,

InSinkErator launches regional e-learning platform for customers and partners

by Dina Maaty | 16 Sep 2020

InSinkErator, a business unit of Emerson, the inventor and the world’s largest manufacturer of food waste disposers for home and commercial use, has launched its regional e-learning centre in response to the high traction the platform has gained in the Middle East and Africa. In 2019, about 900 training hours were logged in the region

Candypants to launch Missippi’s Pool Bar & Social Hub in Dubai

by Dina Maaty | 16 Sep 2020

Missippi’s Pool Bar & Social Hub, a joint venture by CANDYPANTS and LIVIT Hospitality Management, is set to open in Dubai on October 9. A brand-new poolside hangout located on the rooftop of Avani Ibn Battuta Dubai, Missippi’s is inspired by the colourful cafés of Bali, Tulum’s tropics, the artistry of Miami, and more.    Missippi’s

Il Passaggio restaurant to give away 500 free pizzas

by Dina Maaty | 16 Sep 2020

To celebrate opening its doors last week, Mediterranean-inspired restaurant, Il Passaggio, will be giving away 500 free pizzas. Located on The Pointe, the homegrown brand will be giving away 25 of their classic Margarita pizzas every day until October 4. The pizza has a helping of rich tomato sauce, buffalo mozzarella, extra virgin olive oil and fresh

Majid Al Futtaim inaugurates Food Central at City Centre Deira as part of AED 377 million project

by Dina Maaty | 16 Sep 2020

Majid Al Futtaim has introduced a new culinary experience with the launch of Food Central at City Centre Deira. Food Central is part of the mall’s AED 377 million redevelopment project and curates a culinary experience that revels in the culture of homegrown cuisine with live cooking stations, activations and food concepts.  Tube Dubai, an









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