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“Fine dining is not dead” says Gary Rhodes

by Crystal Chesters | 28 Sep 2016

British chef, restaurateur and author Gary Rhodes OBE took to the stage at The Big F&B Forum to discuss his views on the Middle East’s F&B landscape and his plans for the future in the region. The Michelin-starred chef, who operates Rhodes W1 and Rhodes Twenty10 in Dubai claimed that while fine dining is no

A. Ronai sponsors The Big F&B Forum

by Crystal Chesters | 04 Sep 2016

Gavin Dodd, managing director, A. Ronai LLC, tells Catering News why the tableware and uniforms supplier is supporting The Big F&B Forum, set to take place on 20 September at Westin Mina Seyahi, for a second year running Why have you chosen to support BNC Publishing’s Big F&B forum? As a loyal ambassador to BNC

Gary Rhodes confirmed for The Big F&B Forum

by Crystal Chesters | 04 Sep 2016

British chef, restaurateur and author Gary Rhodes OBE, has confirmed his attendance as a VIP speaker at The Big F&B Forum, to be hosted by Catering News on 20 September at Westin Mina Seyahi Dubai. With a number of Michelin stars under his belt, Rhodes is a well-known ambassador of British cuisine, and has two

UAE smoking ban hot topic at Big F&B Forum

by Crystal Chesters | 01 Sep 2016

The proposed blanket smoking ban in all public places in the UAE will be a key subject of debate at The Big F&B Forum, hosted by Catering News Middle East on 20 September at Westin Mina Seyahi Dubai. Dr. Basem Abdul Moneim, public health specialist, National Tobacco Control Programme has confirmed his participation as an

The Big F&B Forum 2016

by Crystal Chesters | 31 Aug 2016

The second edition of the Big Food & Beverage Forum, hosted by Catering News Middle East, will take place on 20 September at The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina. Expected to welcome more than 150 F&B professionals from across the region, the forum will tackle the key topics, trends and challenges impacting

Host Milan to facilitate chef apprenticeships

by Crystal Chesters | 30 Aug 2016

Hospitality exhibition Host Milan, is partnering with Associazione Professionale Cuochi Italiani (APCI) on a programme to help recent hospitality school graduates enter into apprenticeships. The programme called “Obiettivo Apprendistato,” (Objective Apprenticeship) will take place during the 40th edition of the biennial Host Milan, from 20 – 24 October 2017. Sonia Re, general director of APCI,

Coffee Planet Exclusive Coffee Sponsor of Big F&B Forum

by Crystal Chesters | 28 Aug 2016

Coffee Planet has been confirmed as the exclusive Coffee Sponsor of The Big Food & Beverage Forum, to take place on 20 September at The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina. The second edition of the annual event, hosted by Catering News Middle East, is expected to welcome more than 150 F&B professionals

AGENDA: The Big Food & Beverage Forum 2016

by Crystal Chesters | 14 Aug 2016

BIG F&B FORUM: AGENDA 8.00: Registration & networking 8.30:  Welcome address from Catering News Middle East 8.35: Keynote address: The value of F&B to Dubai’s tourism offer Aida Al Busaidy, Senior Manager, Communications – Dubai Tourism 9.00: Expert session: What would a smoking ban mean for the UAE’s bars and restaurants? Dr.Basem Abdul Moneim, Public Health Specialist,

Dubai chef to represent MEA at S. Pellegrino Young Chef global final

by Sophia Soltani | 28 Jul 2016

Gregoire Berger, head chef at Ossiano, Atlantis The Palm has won the S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2016 regional challenge for the Middle East and Africa. Chef Gregoire will represent the MEA region at the grand finale in Milan on 13 October 2016, where he will compete against 19 other regional finalists from across the globe for









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