food

The Business: Keeping it Natural at Nourish

by Mahak Mannan | 19 Mar 2018

In an industry where costs are increasing day-by-day and consumers are becoming conscious of their spending, not having competitive market prices can be a challenge, however head chef and operations manager at Nourish, Julie Watson has found the answer to serving healthy, fresh food at reasonable prices. Her mantra? Do it yourself. Chef Julie caught

Five Guys Opens in La Mer

by Mahak Mannan | 19 Mar 2018

The American Burger joint opens its fifth location at the beachfront destination. Dubai residents and visiting burger lovers will be able to experience the restaurants 100% customisable Halal burgers and hotdogs, grilled cheese sandwiches, veggie sandwiches, fries, and the Five Guys customisable milkshakes at the new location. Gary Turnbull, head of operations, UAE at Five

Ritz-Carlton DIFC makes new appointment

by Mahak Mannan | 18 Mar 2018

Andrea Magno has joined The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) as executive assistant manager – food and beverage. Joining the hotel with over 15 years of professional hospitality experience, Magno will be responsible for all aspects of the hotel’s food and beverage operations and culinary departments. Prior to joining the team at The Ritz-Carlton,

Deliveroo For Business Launches in Dubai

by Mahak Mannan | 05 Mar 2018

The delivery service now offers a corporate ordering system for office workers as they aim to help businesses simplify the process of offering better food choices to employees. Anis Harb, general manager of Deliveroo GCC said: “Deliveroo for Business is an opportunity for companies to offer a delicious reward to hard workers, who work late

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

Steigenberger Hotel appoints new Director of Food and Beverage

by Mahak Mannan | 27 Feb 2018

Andrew Vieira has joined the hotel as Director of Food & Beverage to head the property’s culinary operations. With 14 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Vieira started his career in his hometown, London before moving to the Middle East with Jumeirah Group where he worked for six years and Emaar Hospitality for three

VIDEO: Northern Ireland targets hospitality sector for 2018

by Dina Maaty | 26 Feb 2018

Speaking on the side-lines of Gulfood last week, Invest Northern Ireland said trade to the UAE is growing year on year. “At the moment we are up by over 10% from last year in our food and beverage export and 90% in the dairy sector alone,” Karl Devlin, business development manager- Middle East and Hong

M&S launches new vegetarian range of products in the Gulf

by Dina Maaty | 25 Feb 2018

The food and beverage branch of the outlet has created a new range of products for vegetarians, flexitarians and consumers looking for plant based food products. Building on the growing demand of healthy eating, Marks & Spencer has launched their Veggie range, which includes a selection of dishes like the Edamame Bean Burgers and Sweetcorn

VIDEO: TSSC targets new restaurant and hotel openings before Expo 2020

by Dina Maaty | 25 Feb 2018

TSSC is looking to build on the growth in demand leading up to Dubai Expo 2020. Speaking on the sidelines of Gulfood 2018, Bahar said: “There are 1600 new restaurants coming to the UAE in the next year so we are looking at that and understand that Dubai Expo 2020 is around the corner too.









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