middle east

VIDEO: Angelo Po Highlights the Monolithe

by Mahak Mannan | 29 Nov 2018

Giorgio Pignataro, Regional Manager, Angelo Po, Middle East, on their latest product. “Angelo Po has been attending exhibition like Gulfhost for many years now and this year we are extremely excited because we are showcasing our new mono block, called Monolithe. This is a show kitchen line that is completely re-made with a beautiful design and

New CCO at AccorHotels

by Mahak Mannan | 29 Nov 2018

AccorHotels has announced the appointment of Yigit Sezgin as its new chief commercial officer, Middle East & Africa. Based in Dubai, Sezgin will oversee all commercial disciplines for the region, including dedicated sales support, digital marketing, brand marketing, communications, loyalty, partnerships, business intelligence, and revenue management. One of his main priorities will be to lead

VIDEO: All In One With MKN

by Mahak Mannan | 28 Nov 2018

Elias Rached, regional director of sales, MKN, Middle East and Africa, on their participation at GulfHost 2018. “Every year we participate in GulfHost and have something new to highlight,” he said. “This year we are highlighting our new cooking equipment and the Cooking Block Master live which is built with a combination of mix and

VIDEO: Martine Marks A Sweet Entry in The Middle East

by Mahak Mannan | 28 Nov 2018

Michel Pikhanov, sales and marketing director, Martine, on their line of honey products. “We are a brand from the south of France and have a strong 400 years of experience in the industry. We are launching a new brand of honey in the Middle East and are debuting it at GulfHost. We chose this exhibition

VIDEO: Moretti Forni Brings Back Traditional Pizza

by Mahak Mannan | 27 Nov 2018

Carlos from Moretti Forni tells us about the Neapolis electric pizza oven. “GulfHost is the perfect opportunity for Moretti Forni to present the innovative and unique Neapolis, which is a wood oven but without wood. This is a revolutionary product that helps pizza chefs produce the Neapolitan pizza which is the most traditional type of

VIDEO: Inoksan Targets Regional Expansion

by Mahak Mannan | 27 Nov 2018

Umut Kadir Akkaya, Export Manager, Inoksan, on their presence at GulfHost 2018. “We are 38-year-old company producing almost all sizes of kitchen equipment used in hotels, restaurants or wherever bulk food is cooked and served. We are exporting to 90 countries at the moment and are investing heavily in our export sales, in turn increasing our

VIDEO: Innovation Leads The Way At Welbilt

by Mahak Mannan | 26 Nov 2018

Leonard Parot, sales director, Welbilt, on their latest products.   “At GulfHost this year we are displaying a lot of our latest innovation. On the hot side we have a new convertherm mini, it is the smallest combi oven in the market and also the most versatile piece of equipment that you can have in the kitchen

Trade Strengthens Between UAE and Italy

by Mahak Mannan | 05 Nov 2018

Trade between Italy and the Middle East reached over €900 million in professional hospitality and approximately €440 million in F&B in the first semester of 2018. An event for the region’s food, agriculture and hospitality professionals took place in Dubai last week focusing on Italian taste and lifestyle organised by Fiera Milano: HostMilano, one of

AccorHotels Announces Two New Chief Operating Officers

by Mahak Mannan | 01 Nov 2018

Sami Nasser and Marc Descrozaille appointed as chief operating officers Both will be based out of AccorHotels’ Dubai regional office and will report directly to Mark Willis who was recently appointed as the chief executive officer of AccorHotels Middle East and Africa. Commenting on the appointments, Mark Willis said: “Both Sami and Marc have demonstrated a

Meet the Sponsors: The Leaders in F&B Awards

by Mahak Mannan | 25 Oct 2018

Following the success of the first two editions, The Leaders in F&B Awards, hosted by Hotel & Catering News Middle East, A BNC Publishing title, is back for its third year running. The ceremony will take place at Hilton Dubai, Al Habtoor City on 14 November, where we will recognise the best names in the









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