Interviews & Features

What we do well, are the individualised experiences: Novotel Bur Dubai GM

by Dina Maaty | 11 Nov 2019

Novotel Bur Dubai’s General Manager Bruno Fischer is making luxury more accessible than ever, and he’s telling Hotel & Catering News Middle East all about it. Have you always wanted to become a GM? Please tell us more about your journey. Initially, I joined the hotel industry to travel the world, work and serve people.

Open Doors: The future of hospitality and F&B in Saudi Arabia

by Dina Maaty | 07 Nov 2019

Since introducing a new tourist visa on September 28, the focus when it comes to Saudi Arabia has been on what it means for travellers and residents alike. Hospitality and F&B leaders are sparing no efforts in exploring the opportunities that the Kingdom now has to offer, and we find out from them what they

Working in the kitchen was always where I could find myself: SocietyDXB Executive Head Chef

by Dina Maaty | 06 Nov 2019

Executive Head Chef, SocietyDXB Café & Lounge Jarek Wysmyk knows his way around the kitchen, but what makes his dishes wow-worthy at the oh-so-chic venue? Tell us a bit more about your background. I started cooking when I was 15, as an apprentice at one of the local restaurants in my home city in Poland. Food

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

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

Meet the Sponsors: InSinkErator

by Dina Maaty | 28 Oct 2019

BNC Publishing and Hotel & Catering News Middle East’s The Big Food & Beverage Forum 2019 and The Leaders in F&B Awards 2019 will take place on Monday, November 18 at Sofitel Dubai The Palm. About the companyInSinkErator, a business unit of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), is the world’s largest manufacturer of garbage disposals and instant hot waters dispensers

Meet the Sponsors: Monviso Trading

by Dina Maaty | 27 Oct 2019

BNC Publishing and Hotel & Catering News Middle East’s The Big Food & Beverage Forum 2019 and The Leaders in F&B Awards 2019 will take place on Monday, November 18 at Sofitel Dubai The Palm. About the company Monviso Trading is a dynamic and growing Dubai-based business, which aims to bridge strategic commercial relationships between global suppliers and

Sofitel’s Haven on The Palm

by Dina Maaty | 23 Oct 2019

From representing the owner, managing assets and approving budgets and capital expenses, to selecting operators, negotiating contracts, analysing hotel operations, and enhancing profits and product value, Nijat Aliyev, owner’s representative/managing director at Sofitel Dubai The Palm knows the formula to operating a successful property.   What makes the Sofitel The Palm, Dubai property unique? With

Video: Turnkey solutions with Paramount at The Hotel Show 2019

by Dina Maaty | 21 Oct 2019

Paramount Technical Works LLC, established in 2007, UAE manages projects for lifestyle environments. The company was formed with the aim of being able to offer a complete alternative and more efficient approach to the traditional method of managing a project, by providing complete turnkey solutions including complete MEP services all within one company and under

Video: Improve indoor air quality with Eolisair at The Hotel Show 2019

by Dina Maaty | 21 Oct 2019

On The Hotel Show: This is our first time here and we’re glad to participate and raise awareness over indoor purification. In the UAE, 20-25% of the population suffers from asthma, allergies and breathing problems – key statistics for hospitality. However, there’s a new solution now. On products: Our main product is the professional air









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