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
Bull&Roo outlets, Tom & Serg, The Sum of Us and Common Grounds have updated their menus with healthy dishes and more ethically-sourced produce. The Sum of Us artisan café has added peppered pomegranate braised chicken pops (AED 49); eggplant, date and chickpea tagine (AED 55), and ginger breeze steamed seabass (AED 79). The café is
Fümé Pier 7 has introduced a breakfast menu, following its successful launch of its breakfast offer at the brand’s Downtown Dubai location. The menu includes eggs, waffles, freshly squeezed juices and more and will be served from 9am -12pm daily. The menu includes North African dish, ‘Shakshouka’, with poached eggs, smoked eggplant salad, labneh and
Malak-Al-Habib reveals why there are plenty of expansion opportunities for her healthy café and smoothie concept, @blend, Palm Jumeirah How has @blend been performing since it opened? We’re really glad about @blend’s performance so far, although it’s too early to jump to conclusions. We’re building ourselves and our customer database very steadily, and we’re establishing
Under 500, a café concept that offers healthy dinners and dessert options with fewer than 500 calories has opened two locations in Dubai. The venues in Jumeirah Lakes Towers and Business Bay, offer an à la carte breakfast, lunch and dinner menu. Co-founder of the concept, Fadi Ghali said: “We pride ourselves on only serving our customers
JTG Holdings Ltd, the master franchisee for Jones the Grocer in the Middle East & North Africa has bought the global rights to the brand. In a separate transaction, L Capital Asia has taken a significant minority stake in JTG Holdings, with the aim of backing the brand in its international expansion. Another subsidiary of
Dubai concept Operation Falafel has opened its third outlet at Kite Beach, adding to its The Beach, JBR and Boxpark locations. The restaurant is designed in the style of a shipping container and has the same menu as its two other locations, serving traditional Arabic food, including street food items such as falafels and shawermas.
Ryan Godinho, the UAE’s only certified trainer accredited by the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) and the founder/ roastmaster of Stomping Grounds in Dubai’s Jumeirah, explains that his brand new venue is not just a café, but a hub for coffee education What’s the concept of Stomping Grounds? Aside from serving Dubai’s own Specialty