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Social House rolls out limited-time ramen menu

by Dina Maaty | 02 Sep 2019

Social House has launched a brand-new ramen menu, available for a limited time only until September 30, and featuring locally sourced ingredients. Comprising both seafood and meat options, in addition to vegetarian, the homemade broth is freshly prepared daily. Dishes include spicy steak ramen, Chinese-style wheat noodles in a chicken broth with flavoured miso, bok

Grand Plaza Mövenpick launches Alpine brunch

by Dina Maaty | 02 Sep 2019

Grand Plaza Mövenpick Media City has designed an Alpine Brunch experience where guests can discover a highland escape with authentic alpine flavors at Bytes, showcasing Mövenpick’s Swiss heritage. Inspired by the Alps region, the European feast features several traditional dishes from Italy, France, Switzerland, Germany and Austria. Taking place from noon until 4pm, brunch packages

The Butcher opens in Dubai

by Dina Maaty | 02 Sep 2019

The Butcher restaurant, located in Dubai’s Marina Walk promenade, has opened today. Set on the ground floor of The Residences at Marina Gate by Select Group, The Butcher serves dishes such as Prime Angus beef burgers, fries and more – having been operating in Amsterdam, Berlin and Ibiza since 2012. D&T Group, a Dubai-based hospitality

The Surf Café rebrands, new branch to open in Bluewaters

by Dina Maaty | 02 Sep 2019

The Dubai and Abu-Dhabi-based The Surf Café has launched under a new name, LEEN’S: Casual to Gourmet. The new name is a play-on-words from founder and international restauranteur Claudio Leenders’ last name. Since 2014, Leenders has been developing and establishing a fresh concept, which emphasises a high-end, casual experience where the dress code isn’t suggesting

The Noodle House opens in JBR with offers

by Dina Maaty | 01 Sep 2019

The Noodle House has opened a new branch in Jumeirah Beach Residence, where every 20th customer will dine for free from September 1-3. The Noodle House, an Asian soul food concept by Sarood Hospitality, is celebrating the opening with three-days of activations. The new venue is located in the heart of The Walk at Bahar

Industry Roundtable: F&B Strategy – from Ingredients to Innovation

by Dina Maaty | 28 Aug 2019

F&B leaders, professionals and chefs came together for Hotel & Catering News Middle East’s roundtable, held ahead of The Big F&B Forum, to discuss some of the most important topics in the industry at Rixos, The Palm.   In attendance were Yousef Al-Barqawi, regional manager, Deliveroo Editions – EMEA, H. Peter Drescher, vice president, Food

Nestlé expands plant-based range with mince and new-recipe burger

by Dina Maaty | 27 Aug 2019

Nestlé has expanded its plant-based food range in Europe with its new ‘cook from raw’ Garden Gourmet Incredible Mince. The brand is also introducing a new and improved version of its Garden Gourmet Incredible Burger. The new Garden Gourmet Incredible Mince can be used to create balls or skewers that can be seasoned to taste. It can also be crumbled

UAE venues launch themed brunches ahead of new season

by Dina Maaty | 27 Aug 2019

Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre: Back to School and Harry Potter at Yalumba At this themed brunch, guests will “dine, dance, play and re-live the good old days” and be in on a chance to win gifts if they arrive in their best school costumes. Plus, an additional happy hour will run from

Dubai-born concept GAIA now in Monte Carlo, to open in three more countries

by Dina Maaty | 26 Aug 2019

DIFC restaurant GAIA has opened in Monte Carlo, announced plans to open in London, Moscow and Miami before 2021. The Greek-Mediterranean restaurant, developed by Bulldozer Group and Chef Izu Ani, serves authentic cuisine in a contemporary space filled with hidden details. Filled with traditional artefacts, GAIA Monte-Carlo offers a glimpse of Greece within the heart

Rational launches new product configurator

by Dina Maaty | 26 Aug 2019

German hot food solution provider Rational has launched a new, more detailed product adviser, now available on their website, for VarioCookingCenter. According to Rational, in order to advise customers 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, a product configurator for the VarioCookingCenter has been added to rational-online.com. Similar to a car configurator, the new









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