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Prêt to Go opens first Abu Dhabi outlet

by Dina Maaty | 06 Mar 2016

Prêt to Go, the home-grown F&B grab-and-go concept founded by entrepreneur Kunal Lahori will expand to Abu Dhabi with its sixth regional outlet. The 80m2 Abu Dhabi venue located in Terminal 1 of Abu Dhabi International Airport is the brand’s first franchised unit. It also marks the first step in Prêt to Go’s GCC expansion

Spill the Beans: Bombay Brasserie, Taj Dubai

by Dina Maaty | 06 Mar 2016

Jitin Joshi, executive chef, Taj Dubai tells Catering News how he makes his fine-dining Indian restaurant Bombay Brasserie shine in the competitive marketplace of Dubai Please describe the menu concept of Bombay Brasserie: Bombay Brasserie is a contemporary Indian restaurant. Miniature paintings exclusively commissioned for the dining room reflect Indian heritage and the food is

Majid Al Futtaim malls participate in Dubai Food Festival

by Dina Maaty | 06 Mar 2016

To mark Dubai Food Festival, Majid Al Futtaim’s malls in Dubai—in partnership with Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE)—is offering visitors a programme of culinary activities. Until 12 March, competitions are being held and celebrity chefs are taking part in live performances at Mall of the Emirates, City Centres Deira, Mirdif and Me’aisem malls. “DFF

Nobu and Bread Street Kitchen join Taste of Dubai

by Dina Maaty | 06 Mar 2016

Nobu and Bread Street Kitchen by Gordon Ramsay have been confirmed as the latest to join Taste of Dubai, which takes place as part of Dubai Food Festival from 10 – 12 March 2016. Gordon Ramsay’s fourth Bread Street Kitchen opened its doors at Atlantis, The Palm last year, and offers a British European menu.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts to open Aloft hotel in Dubai

by Sophia Soltani | 05 Mar 2016

Starwood Hotels and Resorts is set to bring Aloft to Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah following an agreement with Rashid Al Abbar, the new hotel will feature 192-rooms, and open in 2017.  Aloft Dubai, The Palm will including 10 suites, with platform beds, walk-in showers and Bliss amenities. The resort will offer guests access to a 500-metre

Tesoro launches Cork & Rind night

by Dina Maaty | 05 Mar 2016

Tesoro in Taj Dubai has launched a new grape and cheese night called Cork & Rind, which takes place every Wednesday from 7 – 10pm. The menu includes artisanal cheeses paired with a series of grape beverages, complete with tasting notes from executive chef Jitin Joshi and restaurant manager Bonita Mandujano. The cheeses come from

The Chedi Muscat selected to take part in global French cooking event

by Dina Maaty | 04 Mar 2016

The Chedi Muscat has been selected to participate in ‘Gout de France’, also known as ‘Good France’ a global event during which one thousand selected chefs across the world prepare a special French dinner. French-born executive chef at The Chedi Muscat, Sébastien Cassagnol will be leading the event with his culinary team at The Beach

Kuwait’s Action Hotels Opens Second Hotel In Australia

by Sophia Soltani | 03 Mar 2016

Kuwaiti based developer,  Action Hotels has announced the opening of ibis Styles Elizabeth Street hotel in Brisbane, Australia. It is the tenth and largest hotel in the Group’s portfolio and Action’s first hotel in Brisbane. The 368 room hotel is the first newly built ibis Styles in Australia and is located in Brisbane’s central business

MKN celebrates double win at Gulfood Awards

by Dina Maaty | 03 Mar 2016

MKN took home two awards at Gulfood Awards, which took place on 21 February at Conrad Dubai. The kitchen equipment supplier won ‘Best Heavy Equipment Innovation’ and ‘Best New Catering Equipment Innovation’ for its Flexicombi ovens, the newest addition to the range being the Flexicombi Team. “It was expected to get some awards because we

German chef Heiko Antoniewicz teams up with TSSC to showcase sous vide

by Dina Maaty | 03 Mar 2016

Heiko Antoniewicz, one of the world’s best known chefs on sous vide cooking and author of eight cook books, including Cooking Sous Vide, attended Gulfood alongside Technical Supplies and Services Co. L.L.C. (TSSC) to demonstrate sous vide cooking. TSSC and Fusionchef by Julabo joined forces with Henkelman to showcase vacuum packing and sous vide equipment.









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