Gulfood 2016

New Places: Muchachas

by Crystal Chesters | 12 Sep 2016

Tom Arnel, co-founder and managing director, Bull & Roo, introduces the company’s fifth concept, Muchachas Please describe the concept of the venue in your words? Muchachas is a Mexican Cantina, bringing the flavour of contemporary Mexico to Dubai in a vibrant interior of neon lights and flirty feminine pastels. She’s Muchachas, and she’s an energetic

Sponsor profile: Pulsar Foodstuff Trading

by Crystal Chesters | 11 Sep 2016

Stephen Bennett, general manager Pulsar Foodstuff Trading explains why his company is supporting The Big F&B Forum, set to take place on Tuesday 20 September at The Westin Mina Seyahi, Dubai Why have you chosen to support BNC Publishing’s Big F&B forum? Being involved in events such as The Big F&B Forum offers the ideal

Secure your place at The Big F&B Forum

by Crystal Chesters | 08 Sep 2016

There are only a limited number of seats left at The Big Food & Beverage Forum, to be hosted by Catering News on 20 September at Westin Mina Seyahi Dubai.   If you are an F&B professional working in the Middle East’s foodservice industry, register your attendance free-of-charge today by contacting Mark Anthony Monzon: mark@bncpublishing.net

Event Preview: The Big F&B Forum

by Crystal Chesters | 08 Sep 2016

Returning for a second edition, The Big F&B Forum, hosted by Catering News promises a morning of informative expert sessions, networking opportunities and interactive tastings, with a strong line-up of F&B industry speakers leading some thought-provoking debates Beverage, BNC Publishing, café, catering, catering news, chef, chefs, Coffee, DIFC, Downtown Dubai, Dubai food, Dubai food festival,

O’Learys US sports-themed restaurant opens in Dubai

by Crystal Chesters | 08 Sep 2016

UAE-headquartered Time Hotels Management will officially open O’Learys US sports-themed restaurant on 20 September. Located on Dubai’s Sheikh Zayed Road, opposite Noor Bank metro station, the casual dining venue will have a total capacity for 250, spanning six seating areas within the restaurant, terrace, shisha area and bar. The move marks Time’s second O’Learys franchise,

DWTC’s niche food events to grow by 10% in 2016

by Crystal Chesters | 07 Sep 2016

The Speciality Food Festival, Yummex (formerly Sweets & Snacks Middle East) and SEAFEX, three food industry events powered by Gulfood, are expected to be more than 10% larger than last year’s shows. The growth of the shows, taking place on 7-9 November at Dubai World Trade Centre, has been attributed to regional demand for specialty,

UAE restaurant revenues decline as demand grows says new report

by Crystal Chesters | 05 Sep 2016

The KPMG 2016 UAE Food & Beverage Report, released today, has revealed that while consumers are eating out and spending more, restaurant operators are seeing a decline in revenues. According to the report, 63% of consumers are spending more than last year, while for 28% of respondents, there has been no change in spend. Just 9%

A. Ronai sponsors The Big F&B Forum

by Crystal Chesters | 04 Sep 2016

Gavin Dodd, managing director, A. Ronai LLC, tells Catering News why the tableware and uniforms supplier is supporting The Big F&B Forum, set to take place on 20 September at Westin Mina Seyahi, for a second year running Why have you chosen to support BNC Publishing’s Big F&B forum? As a loyal ambassador to BNC

Supplier Power List: InSinkErator Middle East & Africa

by Sophia Soltani | 25 Aug 2016

Mohamed Karam, senior business development manager has been with the company for six years and has his sights set on a 25% growth rate over the next year. Can you share some details about the company history? InSinkErator was founded in Racine, Wisconsin by John W. Hammes, who is credited for inventing the ‘in-sink’ food

Leaders in Food & Beverage Awards 2016: Nominations Now Open

by Crystal Chesters | 31 Jul 2016

Catering News Middle East has opened nominations for the inaugural Leaders in Food & Beverage Awards, celebrating excellence and innovation in the region’s food and beverage industry. To request a nomination form, email Catering@bncpublishing.net Set to take place at Westin Mina Seyahi Dubai on Wednesday 9 November, the Leaders in F&B Awards will celebrate 18 categories, divided









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