fine dining

Why The Fast-Casual Segment Will Take Over Fine-Dining

by Mahak Mannan | 10 May 2018

New F&B concepts arriving in the UAE must focus on bringing value for money to the table to achieve success in a fiercely competitive market, according to Youssef El Habbal, CEO, Serenity Hospitality. Fast-casual restaurants fall between traditional, counter service fast food restaurants and casual dining establishments with table service and they have many elements that

Wyndham Garden Ajman Corniche opens seafood restaurant

by Mahak Mannan | 09 May 2018

The new venue, Seascape, offers a wide range of seafood delicacies for guests to choose from. Iftikhar Hamdani, general manager of Wyndham Garden Ajman Corniche, said: “We invite everyone to Seascape for an exceptionally satisfying gastronomic experience. Serving the freshest catch, straight from the fish market in Ajman and prepared by a highly-skilled culinary team,

India Palace expands to Al Ain

by Mahak Mannan | 03 May 2018

India Palace has launched a new outlet in Al Ain marking its country wide expansion plans. The Indian fine-dine restaurant now has a total of 13 branches operating in the UAE with the new venue having a capacity of 160 people. “The Emirati customers have widely relished our dishes and supported us. Over the past

Seafood Market: Changing With The Times

by Mahak Mannan | 16 Apr 2018

A Dubai institution, Seafood Market at Le Meridien Dubai Hotel and Conference Centre celebrated its Silver jubilee this year and general manager, Shaun Parsons reveals the secrets of running a long-standing restaurant. Launched at a time when there were only a handful of fine-dining restaurants in Dubai, fewer serving seafood, the venue aimed to offer

Fast-casual segment to take over fine dining in the UAE

by Mahak Mannan | 08 Apr 2018

New food and beverage concepts must focus on bringing value for money in the over-saturated market, according to CEO of a new hospitality business. Youssef El Habbal, CEO of Serenity Hospitality, Abu Dhabi, says the key to success for new food concepts in the UAE is understanding the gaps in the market as well as

A taste of Asia at Morimoto

by Mahak Mannan | 19 Mar 2018

Internationally acclaimed Chef Masaharu Morimoto is set to open Morimoto Dubai, his first restaurant in the country. The new venue will be located in the recently opened Renaissance Downtown Hotel offering an ever-changing selection of seafood which is drawn from markets around the world, including deliveries directly from Tokyo’s famed Tsukiji and Fukuoka fish markets.

New Japanese Restaurant Opens in Shangri-La Hotel

by Mahak Mannan | 28 Feb 2018

Bringing the streets of Japan to Dubai, ONI Japanese Restaurant, Lounge and Sake Bar officially opened its doors yesterday. The new venue has been launched by Chef Mohammad Islam who aims to bring authentic Japanese food to Dubai diners by sourcing his ingredients from Hokkaido, Japan’s ‘hakodate asaichi’ or morning market. The idea behind the new dining

Asia de Cuba to replace China Grill

by Mahak Mannan | 27 Feb 2018

Asia de Cuba Dubai to open at the same venue as China Grill at the Westin Mina Seyahi. The new outlet will open doors on Tuesday 6 March as the two-storey venue undergoes a complete revamp to reflect Asia de Cuba’s personality, with bespoke wallpaper, furnishings and décor. “We’ve had a great four years with China Grill, but we like









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