Russell Clamp, cluster executive chef, DoubleTree by Hilton Riyadh admits that cultural diversity is his biggest challenge and opportunity Describe your first ever role in the F&B industry? My very first was when I was 13 years old as a pot washer for the kitchen in our local village pub every Sunday lunchtime. There
Alghanim Industries will expand the US fast food restaurant brand, Wendy’s® into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with the first restaurant opening scheduled for Q1, 2017. The announcement follows the opening in Dubai’s BurJuman mall last week of Alghanim Industries’ 17th Wendy’s restaurant. Commenting on the expansion in KSA, executive vice president, chief operations officer
Roundup, a 54° East company will expand its food truck operations into Saudi Arabia after Ramadan, Emirati founder Rafia Al Mulla told Catering News. The 15-month old business has signed a deal with a Saudi partner and has opened an office in Riyadh, which will have full authority over legislation for the Saudi operation of
Copthorne Hotel Riyadh in Saudi Arabia has officially opened its doors to guests. Situated on King Fahd Road, the 4-star hotel is located close to major government offices and to the city’s business district. The first Copthorne hotel to open in Saudi Arabia, the opening signals the start of significant growth for the brand across
Air Arabia Jordan has launched a new route from Amman to Riyadh in Saudi Arabia effective April 14, 2016. Flights will be operational three times weekly. This will be Air Arabia Jordan’s first expansion in 2016 and Riyadh will be the third Saudi Arabian city to be serviced by the carrier after Dammam and Jeddah.
Rezidor, a member of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, will manage luxury private member’s club, Nofa Resort and Club, located just outside of Riyadh. The existing property, which features 57 luxury villas, will join the group in Q3 2016 and will be operated as a members-only resort. The resort comprises 57 villas ranging from 170
Gourmet food business Bateel International has opened Café Bateel in the retail and residential Olaya district of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The new venue is the largest café in the global Bateel portfolio, covering almost 9,000ft2 and seating up to 350 guests. The café also features a rooftop terrace and will serve up breakfast lunch and
After seven years of service Rolf Lippuner has been appointed as general manager at Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh.