hospitality

Nikki Beach Dubai unveils F&B concepts and chefs

by Dina Maaty | 17 Feb 2016

Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai is set to open this quarter with a number of new F&B outlets, including Satine Restaurant & Lounge, Café Nikki and Key West. Key West will feature a blend of Floridian and Caribbean cuisines with Latin flavor and a vibrant ambience. Meanwhile, Café Nikki Dubai will be an all-day

Frioul launches Mediterranean Friday brunch

by Dina Maaty | 17 Feb 2016

Dubai-based French-inspired outlet, Frioul at Souk Madinat Jumeirah has introduced a new Friday brunch, starting Friday 19 February. Options reflect the restaurant’s Southern French menu, which is inspired by the Frioul islands, off the coast of Marseille. The menu was created by head chef Stephane Cocu, who joined Frioul last May having previously held the

Bussola introduces Society evening

by Dina Maaty | 16 Feb 2016

Italian restaurant Bussola at The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort and Marina has launched Society, a new weekly promotional evening. At Society, guests can enjoy free-flowing prosecco and Italian fine wines, along with a selection of Italian food for AED 275. The promotion follows an extensive four-month long refurbishment of the venue’s inside and outside

Time Hotels prepares rooftop garden for summer months

by Dina Maaty | 15 Feb 2016

As summer approaches, the Time Hotels’ Time Oak Hotel & Suites team is installing sunshades at its urban rooftop garden to allow the soil to rest and prepare the seedling house for the next season. The hotel launched the UAE’s first urban rooftop garden in January to produce its own natural and fairly priced fruit,

Egypt to promote thriving F&B exports at Gulfood

by Dina Maaty | 14 Feb 2016

Egypt’s food and beverage industry is looking to expand its global export footprint and leverage growing demand for halal products, with a major promotion scheduled for next week’s Gulfood in Dubai. Around 167 Egyptian companies will participate in the 21st edition of Gulfood, the world’s largest hospitality and F&B trade show, which runs from February 21-25

London’s Burger & Lobster opens in Dubai this week

by Dina Maaty | 14 Feb 2016

London-based brand Burger & Lobster will open its first Dubai outlet this Wednesday 17 February in the Burj Daman Building, DIFC. The concept is a new take on surf and turf, with a simplified menu offering just three items: 10oz burgers, whole lobsters or lobster rolls, served with chips & salad. The burgers are made

B+F Open Flame Kitchen reopens in Kuwait’s 360 Mall

by Dina Maaty | 14 Feb 2016

B+F Open Flame Kitchen (OFK) has reopened at Kuwait’s 360 Mall, which is owned by Tamdeen Shopping Centers. Located in 360 Mall’s The Gardens, which features greenery and water features with Japanese Koi fish, the upscale Kuwaiti brand focuses on high-end, international cuisine. 360 Mall marketing manager, Claudia Lopusinska said: “This vibrant restaurant concept is

Atelier M appoints ex-La Serre chef

by Dina Maaty | 12 Feb 2016

Restaurant, bar and lounge concept Atelier M at Dubai Marina, has appointed Maurizio Bosetti as new executive chef. Italian Chef Maurizio has previously worked as head chef at Emaar’s La Serre Bistro & Boulangerie in Downtown Dubai, and La Petite Maison London Mayfair. CEO and founder of Atelier M, Mohammad Islam said: “Chef Maurizio, with

Re-branded Carlton Palace Hotel revitalises F&B offer

by Dina Maaty | 11 Feb 2016

Following the re-branding of Carlton Palace Hotel, the new executive chef Euprocino Santok is rolling out a series of promotions and theme nights in February to revitalise the hotel’s F&B offer. Starting from 18 February, Al Shindagah restaurant will be hosting two themed nights; Mediterranean Night on Thursdays and Chinese Night on Fridays. Both nights

Meraas to launch Dubai-inspired café brand

by Dina Maaty | 11 Feb 2016

Meraas will open new café, The Brass at City Walk early this year. The homegrown concept has been developed to reflect the region’s growing coffee culture, with roasts inspired by and named after Dubai neighborhoods. The City Walk location will be the first outlet for the concept, with plans for expansion throughout Dubai over the









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