Dubai

Coffee Planet Receives ISO Certification

by Mahak Mannan | 27 Feb 2019

Coffee Planet has announced that its Dubai-based roastery has been awarded ISO 22000:2005 certification for the receiving, storage, processing, and distribution of roasted coffee. Already certified to UTZ and HACCP level, this newest achievement showcases the standard the company meets for its customers while fulfilling any regulatory requirements. ISO evaluates whether your Quality Management System

Nominations Open: Leaders in Hospitality Awards 2019

by Mahak Mannan | 27 Feb 2019

Nominations for this year’s Leaders in Hospitality Awards are now open with a record 29 categories up for grabs. The Leaders in Hospitality Awards, BNC Publishing’s annual award ceremony for the hospitality industry is back for its fourth year running and promises to be a night to remember with a total of 29 categories to

JA Beach Hotel Set To Undergo Renovation

by Mahak Mannan | 26 Feb 2019

As the 1 million sqm JA The Resort in Jebel Ali prepares to add a third hotel to the area, JA Beach Hotel will also undergo an extensive makeover and refurbishment, ensuring all three properties in JA The Resort compete with a unique style and proposition.  An intrinsic landmark in the history of Dubai’s rapid

Akira Back Officially Opens Its Doors At W Dubai – The Palm

by Mahak Mannan | 24 Feb 2019

Famed for his sense of adventure, culinary creativity, and blend of Japanese fare with Korean essence, Chef Akira Back has opened his restaurant at W Dubai – The Palm. From extreme sports athlete to Michelin starred chef, South-Korean born Akira Back opened his first restaurant in 2008 in Las Vegas, and now boasts a 12-strong portfolio of

Gates Hospitality to open new homegrown European Bar & Brasserie

by Mark Anthony Monzon | 24 Feb 2019

An elegant new restaurant, Verve Bar & Brasserie, is set to open in mid-April at Grand Plaza Mövenpick Media City. Anticipated to be the new dining destination, Verve will be headed by a chef of Michelin background, Chef Jorge Grande, while also under the dynamic guidance of Dubai’s favourite chef duo, Nick Alvis & Scott

WATCH: Exclusive Look Inside The Latest Deliveroo Editions Facility

by Mahak Mannan | 21 Feb 2019

Deliveroo, the food delivery service, has launched a new site of super kitchens at Hessa Street.  This national roll-out of Deliveroo’s innovative Editions service comes seven months after the company opened its second site in Dubai, located in Business Bay, and demonstrates the company’s fast-paced expansion in the region. The 6,130 square foot site located

Dubai Set To Host The International Cheese Festival

by Mahak Mannan | 18 Feb 2019

SOPEXA, the international partner of food and beverage companies, is launching the largest cheese event of its kind in the Middle East, as part of this year’s Dubai Food Festival. The Dubai Cheese Fest will take place at the Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, from 7pm on 22 February and 12 noon

Gulfood Report Predicts Increased F&B Spending

by Mahak Mannan | 17 Feb 2019

The Middle East and Africa have been identified as areas of high potential in international food trade, leading global demand for health and wellness packaged products. Worldwide consumption of food and beverages will account for 8.9% of GDP by 2030, up from today’s 8.5%, according to the Gulfood Global Industry Outlook Report 2019 released today

Cover Story: The Gatekeeper

by Mahak Mannan | 14 Feb 2019

Enrich, belong, engage, innovate. These are the four pillars that Gates Hospitality firmly believes in and practices as its brand ethos, the pillars that have led the group to continuously run its business successfully and make it commercially viable, which is not the reality for many of its counterparts in the hospitality industry, especially in

A Wave Of Success

by Mahak Mannan | 13 Feb 2019

Solutions Leisure, the name behind some of the region’s most successful dining and nightlife venues have launched a brand-new concept, Wavehouse, at Atlantis The Palm. From the bowling alley and arcade area to a waverider, the new destination aims to address a gap in the market for family-friendly nightlife venues. Mahak Mannan caught up with









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