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Jannah Marina Bay Suites launches new restaurant

by Dina Maaty | 29 Jul 2019

Jannah Marina Bay Suites has launched Mediterranean restaurant ‘Feta’. The new restaurant features indoor seating and a terrace, which can accommodate up to 80 guests, overlooking Marina Bay. “We want to expand our customer experience by continuously innovating in the culinary field with the opening of Feta, a restaurant for excellent dining, contemporary interiors, panoramic

Gordon Ramsay to star in new National Geographic series

by Dina Maaty | 29 Jul 2019

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay will star in a new series by National Geographic which follows the 16 Michelin-star recipient’s culinary journey across the globe. In Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted, the chef is on a mission to immerse himself in new cultures, dishes and flavours native to each destination from Peru, Laos and Morocco to Hawaii, Alaska

Deliveroo to roll out cost-cutting service for UAE restaurants

by Dina Maaty | 29 Jul 2019

Delivery platform Deliveroo will launch a food procurement service for restaurants, to go live by the end of the year in the UAE, which will enable them to purchase cooking ingredients and supplies at reduced prices. The new scheme, which Deliveroo has been trialling for over a year through facilitating deals, aims to save restaurants

SMK opens new outlet at Dar Wasl Mall

by Dina Maaty | 28 Jul 2019

SMK has opened a new outlet at Dar Wasl Mall. The new outlet features an extensive menu of smoked meat dishes, created by British Smoke Master Luke Tully. Known for serving slow-cooked meat, smoked over English oak and topped off with homemade rubs to season the cuts, SMK has also introduced an all-day breakfast to

Bidfood Oman signs exclusive distributorship agreement with Lamb Weston

by Dina Maaty | 28 Jul 2019

Foodservice distributor Bidfood Oman (previously known as HORECA Trade) is now the exclusive distributor for Lamb Weston frozen potato products in the sultanate. “Lamb Weston is the premier potato processing brand in the world and one of the best frying companies to exist in the market. It’s a top choice for many restaurants and culinary

JRG Dubai rebrands as Sarood Hospitality

by Dina Maaty | 28 Jul 2019

Dubai Retail’s home-grown restaurant management company JRG Dubai has rebranded as Sarood Hospitality. According to the retail arm of Dubai Holding, the move comes in line with strategic efforts to propel the emirate’s food and beverage industry and establish Dubai as an innovative force in the global hospitality sector. Sarood Hospitality aims to reinvent a

Top UAE chefs to face off in culinary battle at upcoming Hotel Show

by Dina Maaty | 24 Jul 2019

The second edition of The Chef’s Table competition will take place during The Hotel Show Dubai, held from September 17-19 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Offering top 12 UAE chefs the opportunity to showcase their skills and creativity in a timed cooking competition, ingredients to be used aren’t revealed until the countdown. “Team effort

Truebell expands portfolio with Far Eastern product range

by Dina Maaty | 24 Jul 2019

The UAE-headquartered Truebell, a GCC importer of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), will be adding a variety of Eastern Asian products to its portfolio over the next 12 months. “Over the last few decades, the region has become a melting pot of ethnicities, resulting in the globally-attuned F&B destination that we see today,” says Bhushant J.

The Blacksmith offers 50% off on weekend brunches

by Dina Maaty | 24 Jul 2019

All-American concept The Blacksmith Smokehouse, located at Wyndham Dubai Marina, is launching a one-off 50 percent discount on its weekend brunches. Starting on Thursday July 25, the deals will kick off with the ‘Hot Turkey Brunch’ – a four-hour package from 7pm to 11pm featuring meat platters of wings, ribs, steaks and short ribs, as

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers opens at Mall of the Emirates

by Dina Maaty | 24 Jul 2019

American fast-casual restaurant concept Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers is now open in the Mall of the Emirates. Located at the mall’s ground floor food court, this is the brand’s second Dubai location. Freddy’s opened earlier this month at The Dubai Mall, the first move in the franchise’s international expansion. “We strive to provide fast,









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