Gulfood 2016

Middle East chefs head to S. Pellegrino Young Chef semifinals

by Dina Maaty | 21 Jul 2016

Four semifinalists from the Middle East competing in the S. Pellegrino Young Chef 2016 are preparing to take part in a local challenge on 26 July in Cape Town, South Africa. Eka Mochamad, Bateaux Dubai; Gregorie Berger, Restaurant Ossiano Fine Dining – Atlantis The Palm; Michael O’Shea, The Ivy, Dubai; and Harda Azman, Nino, Kuwait

Dubai’s Gulfood and The Hotel Show form food & hospitality mega-event

by Dina Maaty | 27 Jun 2016

Dubai World Trade Centre’s Gulfood and DMG’s Hotel Show have entered into an alliance to jointly create the Middle East and Africa’s largest hospitality and food service event, Catering News has learned. Taking place from 18 – 20 September 2017 in Dubai, with the working title ‘Dubai International Hospitality Week’, the event is expected to

Middle East semifinalists announced for S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2016

by Dina Maaty | 09 Jun 2016

Ten semifinalists from the Middle East and Africa have been selected to compete for the chance to go forward to the global final of the S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2016 awards. Among the MEA semifinalists are three chefs from the UAE and one from Kuwait: Eka Mochamad, Bateaux Dubai; Gregorie Berger, Restaurant Ossiano Fine Dining –

Banyan Tree Al Wadi restaurant overhauled by new chef

by Dina Maaty | 02 Jun 2016

The menu at Banyan Tree Al Wadi’s modern Arabic restaurant, Al Waha, has been overhauled under the guidance of recently appointed chef de cuisine, Tamer Alnoty. Chef Alnoty brings experience from a number of five-star hotels across the UAE including Ajman Saray, Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa by Anantara and The St. Regis Hotel Saadiyat

Al Islami Foods hosts ‘Kitchen on Ice’ day

by Dina Maaty | 01 Jun 2016

Halal chicken and frozen foods specialist, Al Islami Foods will host a ‘Kitchen on Ice’ programme on 3 June at Dubai Ice Rink in Dubai Mall. The day-long event, with the theme ‘In Ramadan we share and care’, is aimed at raising awareness around healthy eating habits for the month of Ramadan. Cooking demonstrations, competitions,

Commercial Cleaning & Hygiene expo underway in Dubai

by Dina Maaty | 24 May 2016

Now in its third year, Commercial Cleaning & Hygiene– the Middle East Cleaning Expo is taking place 23 – 24 May at Dubai World Trade Centre. The event provides a platform for global suppliers of cleaning products and equipment to meet with clients and interested parties and is the only expo in the region dedicated

The secrets of a food stylist

by Dina Maaty | 22 May 2016

Catering News goes behind the scenes with Food Art Concept’s Caroline Ismail to find out what it takes to create a picture perfect dish Every marketer working in the hospitality industry knows the importance of good imagery today, as online booking platforms and review sites become the number one source of information for potential customers.

Food & Hospitality Oman returns this September

by Dina Maaty | 19 May 2016

The 11th edition of Food & Hospitality Oman will return to Oman International Exhibition Centre on 20 – 22 September. The international exhibition covers food and beverage, food processing technology, kitchen and catering equipment, packaging systems, and horeca furniture and related services. Oman is a fast-growing market for international suppliers to the foodservice industry. The

Eighth Dubai Drink Technology Expo welcomes 7,000 visitors

by Dina Maaty | 18 May 2016

The eighth edition of the Dubai Drink Technology Expo took place at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre from 16 – 18 May, with 7,000 visitors and participants in attendance. This year, 100 local and international companies from 25 countries displayed their innovations in the beverage industry and its related services, with the largest participation

Host Milan seeks buyers and exhibitors for 40th edition

by Dina Maaty | 16 May 2016

The 40th edition of biennial international hospitality exhibition, Host Milan, is set to take place from 20 – 24 October 2017, with opportunities for buyers and exhibitors to get on board. Already 800 companies have confirmed their participation, and 1,500 buyers are being targeted from every continent. Taking place in Milan convention centre, Fiera Milano,









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