Chef Focus: Pierre Gagnaire

by Mahak Mannan | 06 May 2018

Opening his new venue in Dubai at the Intercontinental Hotel, Dubai Festival City, Michelin Star Chef Pierre Gagnaire tells Catering News Middle East why he is not one to follow trends, but create them. Overlooking the creek from the promenade level at Dubai Festival City, Chef Gagnaire’s new venture, Pierre’s Bistro & Bar is a

Greenhouse hosts Delifrance workshop for chefs

by Mahak Mannan | 01 May 2018

French pastry chef Lucas Beyries held a workshop for UAE chefs at the Greenhouse Innovation Centre last month. Beyries did a full demonstration of four sweet and four savoury recipes in an interactive session with the attendees using Delifrance’ new range of ready to use products. The savoury dishes included scallops and passion tart, fig

Spanish restaurant El Sur makes new appointments

by Mahak Mannan | 15 Apr 2018

A new general manager and head chef joins the team at the venue in the Westin hotel. The new head chef, Daniel Perez began his gourmet career at a young age in traditional Spanish kitchens which has helped him climb the ranks from demi chef to chef de partie and head chef across Spain and

Pierre’s Bistro & Bar launch party

by Mahak Mannan | 02 Apr 2018

Located on the promenade level at Intercontinental Dubai Festival City, Pierre’s Bistro & Bar is a contemporary chic restaurant, bar and lounge by Michelin star Chef, Pierre Gagnaire.

Elle & Vire hosts pastry demonstration at Greenhouse

by Mahak Mannan | 29 Mar 2018

Chef Nicolas Boussin, pastry chef at Elle & Vire held a pastry demonstration for local chefs at the Greenhouse Innovation Centre on 27 and 28 of March. Demonstrating a total of five recipe’s, chefs attending the workshop watched Chef Nicolas prepare the dishes, tasted them and consulted with him on the use of Elle &

Chef Focus: Smoking up Dubai’s taste buds

by Mahak Mannan | 22 Mar 2018

Bringing the American barbecue tradition to diners in Dubai, head chef and pitmaster at the Blacksmith Smokehouse, Orelle Young tells Mahak Mannan why every restaurant in the city can be a competition for them. After spending over a decade mastering the art of a perfect barbecue in the US and UK, Chef Young joined Wyndhyam

Spill the beans: Ma’ Hidden Kitchen

by Mahak Mannan | 15 Mar 2018

As Dubai’s first supper club makes its way from Milan to The Maine Oyster Bar and Grill, Chef Stefano Ratti spills the beans on this unique dining experience. What is Ma’ Hidden Kitchen?  Ma’ Hidden Kitchen is a supper club based in Milan that takes place at the founders Lele and Melissa’s loft. After years

Six Senses Zighy Bay appoints new pastry chef

by Mahak Mannan | 05 Mar 2018

Omani chef, Ahood Al Owaisah joins the luxury hotel as the first female pastry commis. Chef Al Owaisah will be developing her dessert and sweet-making skills in the main kitchen of Six Senses Zighy Bay while making traditional and international treats for resort’s visitors.  Al Owaisah comes from Barka and is excited to venture in

SugarMoo Launches First Sit Down Lounge

by Dina Maaty | 19 Feb 2018

SugarMoo Desserts has launched their first ever sit down concept at One Third Food Hall – the UAE’s first concept featuring only homegrown brands situated in Dar Wasl, a new community in Jumeirah, Dubai that aims to form a development of affordable, good quality and innovative food and beverage concepts that empower talented entrepreneurs. Referred

David Myers to launch a new dining experience at Bleu Blanc

by Dina Maaty | 15 Feb 2018

Chef David Myers will be hosting cooking demonstrations, masterclasses and launching a new dining concept at his restaurant, Blue Blanc. During this year’s Dubai Food Festival, the American Chef will be offering a cooking masterclass to visitors at the Beach Canteen on 12 February and engage with them through a Q&A session on 23 February.

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