Nakheel’s lifestyle destination The Pointe to open in Q4 of 2018

by Mahak Mannan | 15 May 2018

The AED800 million waterfront dining, retail and entertainment attraction aims to bring more lifestyle options to Palm Jumeirah. The Pointe, Nakheel’s 1.4 million sq ft leisure development on Palm Jumeirah, is nearing completion and will open towards the end of 2018, the master developer has announced. Ali Rashid Lootah, chairman, Nakheel, said: “We are moving

Out of this World: British Cuisine

by Mahak Mannan | 29 Mar 2018

From bangers and mash to fish and chips, Catering News Middle East speaks to the leading British cuisine restaurants in Dubai on what’s hot on the English plate. How popular is British cuisine in Dubai? Daniel Hillier – Executive chef, Dhow & Anchor: British cuisine is extremely popular in the Middle East due to the

Early Bird launches Zero Waste water

by Mahak Mannan | 27 Feb 2018

Dubai-based distributor Early Bird have launched a new mineral water range with the aim to reduce waste. In line with the UAE Government’s Vision 2021, which aims to divert waste from landfills by 75% by 2021, Early Bird have developed a new concept for water consumption of direct and commercial consumers. Their new range of German

SugarMoo Launches First Sit Down Lounge

by Dina Maaty | 19 Feb 2018

SugarMoo Desserts has launched their first ever sit down concept at One Third Food Hall – the UAE’s first concept featuring only homegrown brands situated in Dar Wasl, a new community in Jumeirah, Dubai that aims to form a development of affordable, good quality and innovative food and beverage concepts that empower talented entrepreneurs. Referred

Feature: Pitching a restaurant concept to investors

by Patrick Ryan | 13 Dec 2017

If you had the chance to present your restaurant concept to a panel of investors, what would they most want to know? Jennifer Pettinger-Haines, founder of the Global Restaurant Investment Forum, finds out. One of the highlights of the upcoming Global Restaurant Investment Forum, being held at Palazzo Versace Dubai from 12-14 March, 2018, is

Opinion: Scaling up for Expo 2020

by Crystal Chesters | 10 Aug 2017

Love Mansukhani, founder and managing director of Ribbon Consulting believes that scalability and adaptability are vital to every F&B concept as we approach Dubai Expo 2020. As Dubai and the UAE prepare for Expo 2020, all hands are on-deck. Moving and shaking is going on all around us and the whole city is slowly starting

New Places: Mr Miyagi’s Asian Street Food and Bar

by Crystal Chesters | 06 Aug 2017

Ian West, 4-Front’s group general manager introduces the company’s latest concept, Mr Miyagi’s Asian Street Food and Bar, which has just opened on Level 9 of Media One Hotel, Dubai. Please describe the concept of the venue in your words? Hailing from the streets of Asia, fictional sensei, Mr Miyagi, heads up an outlet like

Everything you need to know about the Leaders in Food & Beverage Awards 2017

by Crystal Chesters | 06 Aug 2017

This page answers some frequently asked questions about the Leaders in Food & Beverage Awards 2017. ***NOMINATIONS DEADLINE: 7 September 2017*** How do I nominate? You can either download the categories, nomination guidelines and nomination form using the below links or email to have them sent to you. Send your completed nomination form(s) to by Thursday

CATEGORIES: Leaders in Food & Beverage Awards 2017

by Crystal Chesters | 06 Aug 2017

The Leaders in F&B Awards 2017 will celebrate the leading restaurants and individuals working in the Middle East’s F&B industry. The full list of 18 categories is detailed below. For nomination enquiries and to request a nomination form, please contact  RESTAURANTS *Please note: nominated venues can be within a hotel or stand-alone concepts, owned by

Buddha-Bar Beach to open at Abu Dhabi’s St. Regis Saadiyat Island

by Crystal Chesters | 29 Jul 2017

Buddha-Bar Beach is set to open later this year at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi, bringing Pan-Asian cuisine to the capital. The day-to-night venue will be the fourth of its kind in the world and the first permanent destination for the brand. Seasonal venues appeared this summer in Baku and on Greek

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