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A look inside the challenging F&B industry

by Mahak Mannan | 24 Sep 2018

BNC Publishing’s annual event, the Big F&B Forum is set to take place at Hilton Dubai, Al Habtoor City on 14 November 2018 and is expected to bring together the biggest names in the food and beverage sector to debate and discuss the trends, challenges, and future of the industry. Today, the food and beverage

UAE Chefs Crowned Champions at Young Chefs Hotel Challenge

by Mahak Mannan | 26 Mar 2018

Three chefs from Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre beat chefs from across the globe to emerge winners at the Young chefs Hotel Challenge in Italy last week.  After being shortlisted in Dubai in 2017, Jr sous chef Kamru Zzamon, first commis Mary Rose Perez and Jr sous commis Chaminda Roshan trained for months under

Register now for GM Leaders Conference 2017

by Crystal Chesters | 18 Apr 2017

Hotel News Middle East is gearing up to host its 2017 edition of the GM Leaders Conference presented by Rikan, on Wednesday 3 May at W Dubai Al Habtoor City. General managers and corporate hoteliers can register free-of-charge. Please contact Mark@bncpublishing.net by Thursday 20 April to secure your attendance. See the full agenda by clicking

Global Restaurant Investment Forum reveals keynote speaker

by Crystal Chesters | 02 Feb 2017

The Global Restaurant Investment Forum 2017 (GRIF), being held from 10-12 April 2017 at Fairmont The Palm in Dubai, will welcome restaurateur Stuart Gillies, chief executive officer of Gordon Ramsay Group, as its keynote speaker in a live-on-stage interview. Gillies will address GRIF’s audience of more than 300 F&B industry professionals and reveal why and

SIAL Middle East launches young chef challenge

by Crystal Chesters | 27 Nov 2016

SIAL Middle East is set to host the new Alen Thong Golden Coffee Pot Young Chef Challenge, which will see nine teams of five professional young chefs from around the world compete for the winning title. Taking place during SIAL Middle East from 5 – 7 December at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), the

Hotel GMs must learn benefits of housekeeping tech

by Crystal Chesters | 22 Nov 2016

Panel discussion, “Tech Talk”, which took place during BNC Publishing’s Executive Housekeepers Conference, touched upon the challenges faced by the housekeeping department when it comes to implementing the latest technology to improve efficiency. Some of the panelists pointed out that educating management on the benefits of technology is the biggest challenge they face. Erkan Tatlidil,

HR director offers tips for housekeeper career development

by Crystal Chesters | 22 Nov 2016

The opening keynote speech and presentation at BNC Publishing’s Executive Housekeepers Conference on 21 November at Conrad Hotel Dubai, explored what housekeepers can do to develop their careers. Keynote speaker, Feryal Haddon, director of HR, Hilton Resort and Spa Jumeirah – who moved to her role from the housekeeping department – said that cross-departmental experience

Gallery: The Best of The Big F&B Forum

by Crystal Chesters | 21 Sep 2016

The second edition of the Big Food & Beverage Forum, hosted by Catering News Middle East took place at The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina on 20 September 2016, with more than 250 F&B professionals in attendance. Attendees, sponsors and speakers enjoyed a morning of thought-provoking panel debates, expert sessions and interactive workshops tackling

The Big F&B Forum attracts record numbers

by Crystal Chesters | 20 Sep 2016

The second edition of the Big Food & Beverage Forum, hosted by Catering News Middle East is currently underway at The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, with more than 200 F&B professionals in attendance. Attendees, sponsors and speakers are enjoying a morning of thought-provoking panel debates, expert sessions and interactive workshops tackling

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









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