New location for Dubai whole food eatery opens January 2018
Dubai, UAE, January 18, 2018: When it’s time to kick back with a leisurely late weekend breakfast, lunch with friends or a goodness packed smoothie or cold pressed juice, Sophie’s Café has you covered. A home-grown concept created by Whissle, the leading hospitality group in the UAE, responsible for award winning brands such OKKU and CLAW, Sophie’s health-conscious menu and specialist coffees has been keeping Palm residents healthy and happy since 2011.
Now, in 2018, it’s time for Sophie’s to share its secret recipes and home-grown goodness with a brand new location at the Metro Central Hotel, Barsha Heights. Serving up a fantastic selection of wholesome and healthy dishes, everything at Sophie’s Café is created ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 4, 2018: Xclusive Yachts is excited to announce the launch of a whole new concept to the nautical tourism industry in Dubai – ‘High-Tea At Sea’. Being rated as Dubai’s only 5 star luxury yacht charter, they believe it is obligatory to constantly innovate and improve to provide its clients the best services onboard.
The launch event is scheduled to take place on Saturday, 8th of April at Xclusive Yacht’s official party boat and their largest one that can accommodate over 200 guests. The 2 hours cruise will begin at 1:00 pm starting at the Dubai Marina Yacht Club. The custom made High-Tea menu is catered by The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina.
The tradition of High-Tea or Afternoon Tea is quintessentially British, the idea being to fill in the long gap ......read more
Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik inaugurate Sthan, a restaurant based on the concept of food beyond borders in Dubai
The newly launched restaurant offers a delectable palette of food that speaks volumes of the everlasting impression of culinarily rich flavors from Hindustan, Pakistan and Afghanistan
“It is a treat to watch how the menu which is carefully crafted for Sthan balances not only the flavors but also emotions from India, Pakistan and Afghanistan to offer a delightful sumptuous spread.” - Mr. Rohith Muralya, Director – Concept Cuisine, SFC Group
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 27, 2017: Indian Tennis star Sania Mirza and her husband, Pakistani Cricketer Shoaib Malik inaugurate Sthan in Dubai. Sthan Restaurant, offering authentic Frontier food from beyond borders, is now ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 13, 2017: Premium quality, Elegance and Luxury are some of the characteristics that define the first PappaRoti Boutique which opened today at Emirates Towers in Dubai. The event was attended by Ms. Rahsa Al Danhani, Owner and Founder of PappaRoti Café and PappaRoti Boutique, High Officials, VIPs and leading media representatives and influencers.
PappaRoti Boutique is a smart and polished version of PappaRoti café, known for its signature coffee–caramelized bun, upgraded by top notch service garnished with luxury and elegance. The interior is warm and sophisticated and offers customers a delightful experience in a comfortable seating set-up bathed by arrays of light.
“PappaRoti is a versatile brand that is growing and evolving with the growth of the UAE, and responds to the growing ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 13th December, 2017: H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority, ADFCA, today officially opened SIAL Middle East 2017, the region’s fastest growing business trade event for the food, drink and hospitality industries.
The exhibition is being held under the strategic patronage of the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority and in coordination with the Department of Culture and Tourism.
H.H. Sheikh Mansour toured the halls of the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, and met with exhibitors from across the region and the globe.
Sheikh Mansour said that the emirate of Abu Dhabi has an advanced legislative structure and special incentives to invest in F&B, its distinguished management of food strategic ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 13 December 2017 – With memories of the cheers of merriment and chimes of sleigh bells echoing around the fireplace, indulge in the warm flavours of luscious chocolate, succulent fruits and Christmas spices in a tantalising yuletide feast with TWG Tea this December.
Let the festivities begin with a Joy of Christmas Tea infused yule log cake, encasing a chocolate hazelnut sponge cake filled with a luscious Joy of Christmas Tea infused cream mousse accented with vanilla & orange custard and cinnamon Streudel, coated with a milk chocolate glaze. Adorned in joyous colours of red and gold accented with delicate chocolate snowflake and ornament pieces, this unique creation is the perfect topping for any Christmas dinner.
Transforming ivory chocolate into icy snowflakes, for the lucky ......read more
Festive family fun - Christmas Lunch, Turkey Takeaway, Festive Canapes, Gourmet Gifting, Visits from Santa and much more!
Dubai, UAE, December 12, 2017: Lots of lovely festive and holiday experiences will take place at casual dining restaurant and gourmet grocer, Tub of Butter, this December. With special menus, festive take away lunches, party canapes, a festive gift shop, appearances from Santa and much more, there’s something for everyone. Tub of Butter is also dressed to impress and decked out in its festive finery, so it’s worth popping in to soak up the ambiance, with a suitably festive coffee latte and panettone of course!
Here’s a few of the key festive happenings at Tub of Butter this season:
• The Christmas Lunch Set ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 11, 2017: De’Longhi, a premium Italian coffee machine brand, presents ‘bean-to-cup’, an extensive range of fully-automatic coffee machines that can recreate a variety of coffee shop drinks. Using fresh beans and fresh milk, aromatic and great tasting coffee can easily be prepared at home with the touch of a button. The new generation of De’Longhi ‘bean-to-cup’ coffee makers featuring an intuitive interface and functionality of the new 4.3” colour touch display for a new coffee experience to satisfy every wish with style and taste. PrimaDonna Elite will be your ultimate choice.
Starting price: 3,495 AED
Available at Jashanmal stores in Dubai and major supermarkets across the Middle East
Dubai, UAE, December 11, 2017: The Offer: Feliz Navidad Christmas Day Lunch
DETAILS: Guests can expect to enjoy a truly authentic Spanish experience with a delicious array of tapas served to their table, from padron peppers to patatas bravas, calamari and garlic & chilli prawns. Wash the unlimited array of tapas down with a range of house beverages, including El Sur’s famous homemade ‘fruity grape’
DATE: 25TH DEC 2017
TIME: 12.30- 3.30PM
LOCATION: The Westin, Lobby Level
El Sur will be offering an exclusive 2-4-1 deal on Xmas Day Lunch!
Unlimited tapas & house beverages: Original Price: AED 395
Unlimited tapas & soft drinks: Original Price: AED 265
THE OFFER: NEW YEARS EVE FIESTA
DETAILS: EL ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 10, 2017: Party with a view this New Year’s Eve at Fogueira and Sama Lounge, swing into 2018 at Speakeasy, or make it a family affair without the hassle, at Shores Restaurant. Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach in JBR has your New Year’s Party covered.
Dubai, UAE – Party in style this New Year at Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach in JBR. Shake it all night long at Brazilian churrascaria Fogueira, dance your way into the early hours at Speakeasy, get in the groove with Afro-Centric beats at Sama Lounge, or welcome 2018 with a more relaxed family vibe at Shores Restaurant. Whatever your preference, take the hassle out of your celebrations this year, with four fantastic options located between Dubai Marina, Jumeirah Beach Residences, and the Walk. Dubai’s legendary NYE fireworks are the ......read more
Sthan, a restaurant based on the concept of food beyond borders is now open in Dubai
The newly launched restaurant offers a delectable palette of food that speaks volumes of the everlasting impression of culturally rich flavors from Hindustan, Pakistan and Afghanistan
“It is a treat to watch how the menu which is carefully crafted for Sthan balances not only the flavors but also emotions from India, Pakistan and Afghanistan to offer a delightful sumptuous spread.” - Mr. K. Muraleedharan, Chairman & Managing Director, SFC Group
United Arab Emirates, December 7, 2017: Sthan, bringing you authentic Frontier food from beyond borders, is now open in Dubai. An ode to the culturally rich cuisine of India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, Sthan offers a delectable palette of food with the flavors, traditional ......read more
The new lounge will offer tea connoisseurs a haven to enjoy some of the world’s finest brews
7 December 2017, Dubai, UAE: Yesterday, Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre opened a brand new “Dilmah Silver Jubilee Gourmet” in partnership with Dilmah Tea, founder Merrill J. Fernando who set up and built one of the finest tea companies in the world.
Stocking premium teas from Dilmah, the lounge will be open daily from 6am to 11pm. The “Dilmah Silver Jubilee Gourmet” is a spectacular range of fresh, single origin, 100% pure Ceylon tea – a fitting celebration of 25 years of Dilmah Tea. Those looking to try something a little different yet trademark Dilmah can enjoy Silver Jubilee Earl Grey, Organic Sencha, Blood Orange & Eucalyptus, Mandarin & Marzipan Pekoe and Pure ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 7, 2017: Dubai is a city that takes center stage in the global food movement as people search for a truly gastronomic experience made from fresh and excellent quality food. The Waterfront Market is at the forefront of this trend, rapidly gaining popularity among residents and citizens shopping for fresh food.
The Waterfront Market, a 120,000 square meter facility, opened its doors to the public in June 2017. This purpose-built facility is designed to ensure quality and freshness, value for money and convenience for retailers and consumers alike. Located at the intersection of Al Khaleej Road and Abu Hail Street on the Deira Corniche overlooking the Deira Islands, the Waterfront Market has dedicated sections including fish and seafood, fruit and vegetables, meat and poultry, and dry goods including spices, ......read more
More than 60% of SIAL Middle East exhibitors will take part in the Preservation of Grace Initiative
Abu Dhabi, 6 December, 2017: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA), the 8th edition of SIAL Middle East 2017, the fastest-growing food, beverage and hospitality event in the MENA region, will be launched on the 12th of December at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.
Chairman of the organising committee of SIAL 2017, Thamer Al Qasemi, stressed the importance of SIAL Middle East in addressing the most important and prominent food supply issues in a press conference today at the Abu Dhabi Economic Media Club in the Department of Economic Development.
He said: ......read more
Unilever’s largest tea factory, and twice winner of MRM Award sets benchmark in superior manufacturing performance
Dubai UAE, 6th December 2017: Unilever’s Lipton Jebel Ali (LJA) factory has been awarded World Class Manufacturing (WCM) status at the Bronze level, becoming the first manufacturing facility in the Middle East to achieve this distinguished accolade. WCM is one of the highest and most rigorous certifications that can be achieved to ensure a stringent commitment to operational efficiency, wastage reduction and creating cost efficient processes by using the latest cutting-edge technology and through workforce empowerment. Currently eight out of Unilever’s 260 factories have achieved WCM status, placing the LJA Factory in the top 3% of all Unilever factories globally.
Proudly bearing the ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 05 December 2017: The Dining Collection is at the heart of The Galleria on Al Maryah Island in Abu Dhabi, offering a diverse selection of international cuisine to keep any palette happy. During the festive season, The Galleria will transform into a Winter Wonderland making it the perfect place to eat, drink and socialize during the festive season. Please see below the F&B listings from some of the restaurants included in The Galleria’s Dinning Collection, including Zuma, Roberto’s, La Petite Maison, Loca, Coya and 99 Sushi Bar & Restaurant.
Zuma Abu Dhabi
Zuma Abu Dhabi will be celebrating Christmas with its award-winning brunch on Friday 22nd December. Enjoy brunch with seasonally inspired dishes and desserts, as well as the usual Zuma signature favourites. Santa ......read more
The Coffee Club, an Australian coffee shop and restaurant located across Dubai and Abu Dhabi, has launched an array of on-trend festive dishes
04 December 2017, Dubai - It's not the holiday season without belly-busting food. Get those sweatpants out because The Coffee Club has launched a selection of winter-themed dishes and drinks that will send your Instagram followers wild.
Wet your whistle with a chocolate or strawberry milkshake, quirkily served in a Santa made entirely out of Lindt chocolate! Follow it up with a red velvet waffle topped with all the good stuff - flamboyant cotton candy and candy canes.
It may not be snowing outside, but that shouldn't stop you from ordering the epic Rocky Road hot chocolate. Flavoured with hazelnut and loaded with marshmallows, and Kit Kat, it promises a smile ......read more
Festive Gift Shop Filled With Gourmet Treats Opens November 2017
Dubai, UAE, December 3, 2017: If 2017 saw you wine, dine and toast the year together, now’s the time to gift the food lover in your life. Elegant and imaginative, a Tub Of Butter gift leaves a generous and lasting impression. Whether you’re shopping for your coffee obsessed brother, hoping to treat your chocolate loving mother, indulge your cheese platter addicted best friend, gift the hostess with the mostess or need to gift corporate clients, there are plenty of Christmas gift ideas in the Tub Of Butter Festive Gift Shop for everyone.
Here’s just a few top picks from their gourmet gift shop to spark your appetite:
1. Tub Of Butter Gift Hampers
Tub Of Butter’s artfully ......read more
With a complete menu of the choicest Italian delicacies, from Zuppa and Insalata to mains and scrumptious desserts and drinks, Riso Veg Italian Kitchen opens its doors opposite Lamcy Plaza, Oud Metha, Dubai
Enjoy a plethora of the finest literature, free WiFi, as well as an attached menu of continental food including a Stone Grill Bar, a Tex Mex, Mezze and Lebanese cuisine menu, as well as a selection of Fondues and mocktails to suit every palate
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 28, 2017: Riso Veg Italian Kitchen, a continental cuisine restaurant with a specialization in Vegetarian Italian food, opens its doors in the UAE. The authentic Italian restaurant offers a casual, warm atmosphere with a reading nook, free and accessible WiFi, café as well as dining seating and a selection of the choicest Mexican, and Arabic ......read more
Abu Dhabi Date Palm Exhibition opens door to on-site sales for publics
Local and international exhibitors seek to expand their reach at SIAL Middle East 2017
Abu Dhabi, 25 November, 2017: With an increasing importance being placed on health and lifestyle, especially in the UAE, organically sourced and healthy foods are becoming part of a staple diet.
According to numbers published by the Organic Trade Association, the estimate size for total organic market consumer sales for organic products in the UAE totals AED154Mil per year, making it the 38th largest market in the world.
On top of this, an increase in consumption of health and wellness products (6.6% CAGR), organic packaged food and beverages (9.8% CAGR), and organic packaged food consumption (9.8% CAGR) was predicted from the years 2015-2018, signalling a ......read more
A new expansion for Godiva Middle East Gourmet chocolate is coming soon through the opening of its 17th branch in the UAE and 8th in Abu Dhabi in Bawabet Al Sharq Mall, Baniyas City. Where this branch will include Godiva store for purchasing, offering different collections like the newly released Gold Discovery Box and signature truffles.
It will also consist of a café setting for visitors to enjoy the wide variety of the Godiva café menu, such as chocolate crêpes, ice creams, and unique drinks made with Godiva ingredients. The store will open its doors at the beginning of December and will operate from 10 am till 10 pm on weekdays, and 10am till 12 midnight on weekends.
** Casual dining restaurant and gourmet grocer invites customer to enjoy a coffee for 1 Dhs coffee on November 29th and 30th **
Tub Of Butter, the casual dining restaurant and gourmet grocer just off Sheikh Zayed Road invites you to help them celebrate their First Birthday by giving you the gift of a 1 Dhs coffee on Wednesday 29th and Thursday 30th November 2017.
Since it opened its doors for business last year, the restaurant has caused quite a buzz and a mass of Instagram action with its coffee art, with Marilyn Monroe, Johnny Depp, Justin Bieber, Nancy Ajram and Sha Rukh Khan, just some of the famous faces seen topping the cappuccinos and lattes at Tub of Butter.
For two days only pop into Tub of Butter and grab your coffee for just 1 Dhs (usual price 20 dhs). Tub of Butter will also have a number of ......read more
To be held on the 13th and 14th of December, 2017, in Abu Dhabi, the 2nd Middle East Food Forum (MEFF) will host keynotes and panel discussions; Restaurant Consultants Roundtable; CEO Roundtable; and invitation-only event - Cocktail networking evening for the F&B and HORECA sectors
A special networking and cocktail evening will be held on the 13th of December for the industry’s inspiring minds to create a stronger interconnected network within the industry, as well as a CEO Roundtable conference addressing the needs of the hour on the 14th of December
MEFF will attract over 400 targeted delegates nationwide and regionally with over 45 top industry speakers over the two-day event
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 12, 2017: Middle East Food Forum, the UAE’s meeting place for all food service business ......read more
Four new features enrich 8th edition of exhibition; Abu Dhabi Date Palm Exhibition to host 80 date producers, suppliers from 12 countries
Abu Dhabi, 11 November, 2017: Held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority, the eighth edition of SIAL Middle East will host more than 22,000 industry professionals and 900 exhibitors this year.
Running from 12-14 December at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, and held in a strategic partnership with the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA), as part of the Abu Dhabi Food Festival and in coordination with Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority, SIAL Middle East is expanding its range of show features to accommodate ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 09 November, 2017: A delegation from Dubai Food Park (DFP), the region’s largest specialized zone dedicated to serving the rapidly growing food sector, visited Perth, the capital of Western Australia, to explore emerging opportunities for cooperation with regional public and private sector entities active in the food industry between Australia and UAE. In particular, in regards to the re-export of Australian products pass through Dubai to reach African markets
The delegation, led by Abdulla Belhoul, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Wholesale City, introduced Dubai Food Park and highlighted its role in supporting Dubai’s economic diversification efforts, and increasing the UAE’s GDP and non-oil trade.
During a visit to the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development ......read more
Nearly two-thirds of social media users in the Middle East use social networks for restaurant recommendations
GulfHost 2017 provides access to industry experts to grow digital platforms
Dubai, UAE, September 20, 2017: With 77 per cent smartphone penetration across the GCC , the emergence of a new digital customer has put pressure on the food and beverage sector to stay relevant and for outlets to keep a competitive edge. From embracing social media to developing apps, the inaugural trade show GulfHost 2017 provides access to industry experts to discover the best technology ......read more
India’s F&B market predicted to be worth US $121 billion by 2021
GulfHost 2017 provides gateway for the world’s industry buyers and suppliers
Dubai, UAE, September 20, 2017: India’s vibrant food and beverage industry has witnessed unprecedented growth in recent years, and is expected to be worth US$ 121 billion by 2021 according to Euromonitor International. Recognising the potential in investment and development across India, GulfHost 2017, hosted in Dubai until 20th September, brings together hospitality professionals from across the globe, including a ......read more
Dubai, UAE; September 19, 2017: The Italian Trade Agency hosts 26 of Italy's most premium food producers at Speciality Food Festival, taking place on September 18 – 20, 2017. Located in halls 5 & 6 of the Dubai World Trade Center, the 370sqm Italian pavilion will allow visitors the opportunity to explore, appreciate and learn about famous Italian products such as pasta, coffee, traditional cheeses, sweets, and olive oil.
Currently at its eighth edition, the Speciality Food Festival 2017 returns to Dubai to hold its largest trade show yet. The exhibition ......read more
Dubai, UAE: 18th September 2017: Sass’ Café, the legendary Monte Carlo brand will be celebrating Halloween by transforming into a spook-tacular venue. Guests can dine and dance at the “Mondays Made Me” Halloween edition dinner party on Monday 30th of October.
Celebrate Halloween like never before as Sass’ Café promises a memorable night out where guests can expect to get their freak on, sample signature cocktails and dance to hottest and thrilling tracks for an eerily unforgettable night. Staying true to Sass’ Café’s heritage, the restaurant ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 12 September 2017: The Italian Trade Agency (ITA), together with the Embassy of Italy to the UAE and the Consulate General of Italy in Dubai, presents a two months celebration of Italy’s authentic food products and traditions, starting September and ending November 2017 with the Week of the Italian Cuisine in the World.
The Speciality Food Festival 2017
18-20 September 2017
In the frame of the “The Extraordinary Italian Taste Campaign”, the Italian Trade Agency organizes the official Italian Pavilion, located in Halls 5 & 6 of the World Trade ......read more
Speciality and quality coffee shifts consumer demand to boost business
Dubai International Hospitality Week provides full spectrum of coffee supplies
Dubai, UAE, September 10, 2017: The ‘third wave’ coffee movement is fuelling growth of the Middle East’s coffee industry, which is expected to climb to US $4.4 billion by 2021, according to Euromonitor International. The new movement has seen a shift in consumer appreciation of coffee as an artisan, specialist and quality experience, rather than a commodity. As a beverage with multi-cultural appeal, coffee ......read more
The ceremony recognized the efforts of those who showed outstanding dedication towards making the noble Ramadan Charity Drive a grand success
UAE, 10th September 2017: Choithrams announced the successful completion of the ‘Ramadan Goodness Campaign’ launched in partnership with Dubai Cares. The two-month charity campaign was a great success thanks to the generous contribution of Choithrams’ customers and to the valuable support of its staff members. Mr. Rajiv Warrier, CEO, Choithrams handed over the cheque of AED 365,200 to Mr. Abdulla Al Shehhi, Director of ......read more
30 prizes to be hidden in 900 complimentary cupcakes between 31 August to 2 September
Three iPhone 7S among the top prizes up for grabs at Last Exit E11 on Sheikh Zayed Road
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 30 August 2017: Popular food truck park, Last Exit E11, has announced that it will be giving away 900 complimentary cupcakes from 31 August to 2 September 2017. Last Exit E11 was the first location for the gourmet street food destination by Meraas when it opened in 2016 on Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai bound.
Visitors arriving at Last Exit E11 after 4pm will be ......read more
The UAE government, through the UAE Vision 2021, is implementing important measures to ensure sustainable development while preserving the environment. At the moment, these measures predominantly apply to infrastructure and businesses, with a major focus on the hospitality industry. But UAE residents are also increasingly concerned about protecting the environment and wish to play their part as well, especially through recycling.
In alignment with this important community development aspect, MonViso mineral water has partnered with HomeCycle to become the first water brand distributed in ......read more
Celebrate Eid Al Adha with your loved ones at Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai. Indulge in a special Eid Brunch buffet at Loumi restaurant featuring an endless variety of International delights, seafood specialties, live cooking stations and gourmet desserts. Priced at AED 199 net per person, the sumptuous brunch will be available on 1st and 2nd September from 12 noon to 4pm. Children up to 5 years old get to dine free.
Mr Simon Moore, General Manager of Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai, said, “Our chefs have put together an irresistible mix of regional and international specialties this ......read more
Gursha Dubai, an Ethiopian restaurant located in the heart of Palm Jumeirah, introduces its cultural show nights, Eskista Weekends, every weekend 9:00pm onwards
Eskista is a beautiful artistic dance form originating in Ethiopia. The weekly show encompasses different regional styles, choreographed and performed by artists from Ethiopia.
Gursha Dubai aims to introduce and promote authentic cultural experiences of Ethiopia and Africa at large through its food, music, and culture.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 27, 2017: Gursha Dubai, an authentic Ethiopian ......read more
LuLu Logistics- Fact Sheet
LuLu offers an ultra-modern shopping ambience by integrating all conceivable needs of the consumers under one roof. Firmly following the tagline "LuLu, where the world comes to shop", the Group has always tried to be a one stop shop for the multi-ethnic community of the region with an international mix of products as well as staff of different nationalities. The 700,000+ shoppers who patronize LuLu daily are the true testament to the popularity of the LuLu brand.
In February 2017 Deloitte in Annual Global Retailers Report has ranked LuLu Group as the ......read more
From September 18 to 20 2017 – Dubai World Trade center
2 French pavilions including new companies attending
Showcase of latest French Innovation over 520 square meters
Winning prizes each day on Business France stand S1 -D63
United Arab Emirates, 22 August 2017: Business France, the National Agency supporting the international development of the French economy will host two French pavilions at GULFHOST and the SPECIALITY FOOD FESTIVAL. The French offer will consist of kitchen equipment and gourmet products offered by over 50 French firms, each ......read more
These centres were launched as part of the Dubai Economy drive towards enhancing happiness and promoting cordial relations between traders and consumers
UAE, 19th August 2017: Choithrams in association with Dubai Economy announced the opening of their first “Consumer Happiness Centre” at the Marina supermarket. This is part of a larger initiative to strengthen customer relations and enhance the shopping experience across the emirate. The announcement was made in the presence of Mr. Dinesh Pagrani, Director, Choithrams, Mr. Rajeev Warrier, CEO, Choithrams and a delegation ......read more
Mr Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group welcomed Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP to Dubai.
Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP visited Al Maya Supermarket in Dubai and he was warmly welcomed by Mr Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group. Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP was impressed with Al Amaya Supermarket.
SEAFEX provides key platform for international suppliers to meet regional demand expected to reach US$ 7.3 billion by 2021
Dubai, UAE, August 14, 2017: Seafood consumption in the Middle East continues to grow at well above the global average, driven by the region’s economic development, increasing appeal of the healthy protein, and more effective supply chain distribution to ensure optimum quality of the popular ingredient. According to the Food & Agricultural Organization (FAO), countries such as the UAE consume an average of 33kg per capita a year, almost double the ......read more
UAE, August 12, 2017– Dhofar Global, a leading supplier of hygiene products in the Middle East, recently announced that it has signed an agreement with AccorHotels, the world’s leading travel & lifestyle group.
Through the agreement, Dhofar will supply world-class cleaning and hygiene products for the hotels the Group operates in the UAE, Oman, Bahrain and the Seychelles. The deal supports Dhofar Global’s ongoing expansion into new markets, while adding to its increasing list of clients in the hospitality field.
Chandan Singh, CEO of Dhofar Global, said: ......read more
The Veranda, a neighborhood sports pub and bistro, is now open at the Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights, Dubai
A decadent destination for delicious food, the choicest house wines and drinks, as well as its famed selection of desserts, The Veranda is now open for dining in from 12pm-12am on Saturdays through Wednesdays and 12pm-2am on weekends
Enjoy indoor or al fresco wining and dining at The Veranda located at the Creek, Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 9, 2017: THE VERANDA, a sports pub-meets-bistro medley of fine wines and draughts along with Italian, Mexican, ......read more
Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group, meets Hon’ble Minister of State for Food Processing Industries, Government of India,
Smt. Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti in Dubai
Mr Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group met Smt. Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, Hon’ble Minister of State for Food Processing Industries, Government of India, who is visiting Dubai for roadshow for India’s largest international event in food processing and allied sectors “World Food India 2017”. Mr Kamal Vachani informed that a delegation from Al Maya group will be attending the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 6, 2017: Downtown Toko Restaurant, Garden & Lounge, located at Vida Down-town Dubai, is a social and relaxed space, acting as a hub for millennials and the young at heart, and building an impressive reputation as a buzzing hotspot catering to Dubai’s burgeoning casual dining scene. This summer Toko is pleased to offer an exciting weekly calendar packed with playful concept nights and attractive offers including an award winning ladies night and the ul-timate alfresco brunch, set in the comfort of a fully Air Conditioned Tent.
GARDEN BRUNCH AT ......read more
Dubai – Al Adil Online store, the latest venture of the Al Adil Group was inaugurated in the presence of Mubarakan Bollywood Movie Superstars Anil Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Ilena D’Cruz & Athiya Shetty in Dubai. Announcing this during the pre-launch event Dr. Dhananjay (Jay) Datar, Chairman & Managing Director Al Adil Trading Co LLC, said that this is a landmark occasion and the step towards meeting the needs of customers who prefer to shop online. “We are thankful to everyone who has helped us to strengthen our presence in this market. We acknowledge their support and ......read more
Cactus Jacks and Da Vinci’s restaurants at Millennium Airport Hotel have been recognized with 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence based on consistent great reviews.
Cactus Jacks is one of the most popular Latino restaurants in Dubai serving Latino food and late night “fiestas” daily. The outlet is known for its famous frozen margaritas and mojitos; with delicious speciality fajitas, great theme nights, and live entertainment. Equally popular is Da Vinci’s which opened in 1989 and was the 3rd Italian restaurant to open in Dubai. Since then, it flourished ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 29 July, 2017: The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) announced that it has lifted the ban on the imports of all fruits and vegetables from Jordan.
The announcement came following the visit of His Excellency Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, the UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment, to the Jordanian Ministry of Agriculture. His Excellency Khalid Hneifat, Jordanian Minister of Agriculture, briefed His Excellency Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi on the measures taken by the Jordanian government to ensure the safety of Jordanian agricultural ......read more
MyGovinda’s, serves healthy holistic Indian food; that harmonizes the body, mind and soul. In conjunction with #the year of Giving; declared by UAE’s President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan; MyGovinda’s came up with the Kindness Fridge initiative in Dubai.
The Kindness Fridge, is well stocked with wholesome food from the restaurant, fresh fruits and bottles of water; easily accessible to those in need in the area.
Inaugurated by founder Mahesh Advani, the initiative aims at the construction workers, laborers and unemployed; who ......read more
Guests enjoy Now! In Season products and ‘True Aussie Beef’ at session hosted in Spinneys
Dubai, UAE – July 20 2017: Chef Tarek Ibrahim, the popular Arab celebrity chef, has hosted a fun-filled cooking masterclass at Spinneys in Dubai using Australia’s finest vegetables and beef.
The exclusive cooking demonstration was hosted as part of a unique partnership between Now! In Season, which is promoting the best of Australian seasonal fruit and vegetables in the UAE, Spinneys and Meat & Livestock Australia.
Working with Australian beef and the current Now! In ......read more
800 DEGREES PIZZERIA introduces its revamped drinks menu with some refreshing new drinks
From smoothies to cocktails, 800 DEGREES has all the recipes for a cool and breezy summer
800 DEGREES has branches in Burjuman, City Centre’s Deira and Me’aisem, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai Parks and Resorts, and Dubai Marina Park Island
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 July, 2017: 800 DEGREES PIZZERIA, a Neapolitan pizza concept from L.A., introduces an all-new drinks menu sure to keep customers cool for the summer. Choose from mocktails, smoothies, as well ......read more
H.E. M.K. Lekgoro, Ambassador of South Africa visits Al Maya Supermarket
The Ambassador appreciated the Group’s role in promoting South Africa’s food products in the UAE.
Mr. Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group informed that South Africa’s Ambassador to the UAE, H.E Mr. M K Lekgoro, visited the Al Maya Group’s Supermarket at Murooj Complex, Dubai on Wednesday, 19th July.
Al Maya Group Director, Mr. Kamal Vachani, informed the Ambassador about the variety of products available from South Africa at the Al Maya Supermarkets.
During the visit of ......read more
To be held on July 17th, 2017, in the ICCA Kitchen, Block 8, Dubai Knowledge Village, the invitation-only event is a hub for food service industry experts to showcase their know-how and engage with owners and operators in the field, addressing pressing industry issues and brainstorming key innovation points
The event is targeted towards Franchisors and Franchisees, Restaurant General Managers and Food Service business owners and operators and will be on the topic of Building F&B Bottomline
Mr. Akhilesh Bahl, Founder and CEO at Malt & Salt Hospitality, will host the ......read more
Punjabi By Nature, a Punjabi cuisine restaurant located in the heart of Oud Metha, now offers online ordering through its website
Place an order online with the code ‘PBN15’ to avail a 15% discount on one’s order
Punjabi by Nature provides online ordering through its website
Punjabi By Nature provides free home delivery during the day
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 10, 2017: Punjabi By Nature, an authentic Punjabi restaurant located in Oud Metha, presents its online order form on its website. Serving up authentic Punjabi food, Punjabi by ......read more
Gulfood launches first dedicated hospitality and food service expo at Dubai International Hospitality Week
Dubai, UAE, July 10, 2017: Despite the short-term challenges posed by global macroeconomic factors across the GCC, the region’s tourism and hospitality industry remains on an upward trajectory as governments recognize the potential of the sector in enabling revenue diversification and job creation, and actively invest in its development. Set to be worth $36.7 billion by 2020 according to Euromonitor International, and with a number of global events that include Expo ......read more
Ras Al Khaimah, 5 July 2017: UNIKAI FOODS P.J.S.C., one of the largest Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) conglomerates in the Middle East and North Africa region, has signed an agreement on 3 July 2017 with Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) to establish its largest storage and distribution facility in the northern emirates. The signing ceremony was held yesterday in RAKEZ’s headquarters with Neeraj Vohra representing UNIKAI FOODS P.J.S.C, and Ramy Jallad representing RAKEZ.
UNIKAI FOODS P.J.S.C’s CEO, Neeraj Vohra, said: “We are very glad to have taken this ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 3, 2017: H.E Mr. Samuel Tan, Singapore’s Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, visited the Al Maya Group’s Supermarket at Muraqabat, Deira in Dubai on Monday and appreciated the Group’s role in promoting Singapore’s food products in the UAE.
Al Maya Group Director, Mr. Kamal Vachani, informed the Ambassador about the variety of products available from Singapore at the Al Maya Supermarkets.
Al Maya Group is keen to expand its products portfolio from Singapore, Mr. Kamal Vachani told the Ambassador. Al Maya Group imports a large number of ......read more
Shake it up this July 4th with Black Tap
This Fourth of July, Black Tap, Dubai’s favorite burgers and shakes haunt at Jumeirah Al Naseem, thought it was only right to commemorate the occasion with a specially themed patriotic shake that brims with American pride.
The Stars and Stripes themed shake is a combination of glorious strawberry ice-cream, a vanilla frosting rim, Fourth of July sprinkles and a firecracker popsicle, topped off in true American style, with whipped cream and a cherry. This show stopping sweet treat will only be available on July 4th with a limited ......read more
UAE is a multicultural society where values and beliefs are respected. The true spirit of this beautiful country shines through during the month of Ramadan, when Muslims all over the world are seen to be observing the act of fasting. While fasting from dawn until sunset, Muslims refrain from consuming food, drinking liquids or smoking.
As a mark of respect to those fasting and not to whet their appetite during fasting hours, McDonald’s has come up with a very innovative commercial whereby they kept the food displayed on outdoor mediums to a minimum, especially on digital billboards. ......read more
New to Marks & Spencer this month are these colourful treats, all inspired by the United Kingdom. Chocolate, sweets and – of course- tea, in packaging inspired by British icons, make perfect presents for young and old!
There is a treat here for the whole family to enjoy, including Marks & Spencer’s Cornish Clotted Cream Fudge made with lots of thick cream from Cornwall and smooth Milk Chocolate Bars made for Mark & Spencer to an exclusive recipe in Norfolk, England,
With an impressive range of delicious treats to choose from you will ......read more
(Abu Dhabi and Dubai, UAE –June 22, 2017) – Starbucks’ summer favorite S’mores Frappuccino is back on popular demand in the MENA region, following its successful introduction in the summer of 2016.
The S’mores Frappuccino® is a delicious fusion of sweet, chocolatey, and creamy elements: marshmallow-infused whipped cream and milk chocolate sauce, blended with the traditional Frappuccino® base of coffee, milk, and ice, all topped with some more marshmallow-infused whipped cream and finished off with a graham cracker crumble- that’s sure ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 21, 2017: Every piece of Godiva chocolate tells a story of love and taste, this Belgian brand is always on the top of the fine chocolates list with its inspiring, innovative and classic flavors, and by its different and appealing style. Godiva continues in creating love stories with all the passion and experience of the best chocolate chefs and creators. And now the chocolate lovers can discover the real Godiva Chocolate in a cone! Chocolate and vanilla ice cream in a waffle cone is a heaven inspired by the famous Belgian chocolate to let you live a real chocolate ......read more
Regional #CookLess campaign reaches out to millions to promote responsible consumption
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 12 June 2017: According to a study by EcoMENA, the regional sustainability platform, it is estimated that 25 percent of food prepared in homes during the month of Ramadan goes to waste. Sadia, the most preferred chicken brand in the region, has launched a campaign to raise awareness about this issue and encourage households throughout the region to cook less during the holy month and beyond.
The campaign intends to spark positive conversations around the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 11, 2017: Suhoor, an important meal during the fasting period, provides strength and vitality to the body as it is the primary source of energy before fasting for 8-10 hours a day.
At Suhoor it is crucial to include food items from at least three of the four food groups (Whole Grain Bread & Cereals, Meat & Legumes, Fruits and Vegetables, Milk & Dairy Products). An example of a balanced and nourishing Suhoor can be a bowl of whole grain breakfast cereals with milk and a fruit or a glass of milk with a cheese and sliced vegetables sandwich and a fruit ......read more
Dubai, 8th June 2017: A recent YouGov study focused on issues related to food wastage has found that the top source of food wastage in the UAE, Egypt and Saudi Arabia is left over or discarded food in a restaurant (32%), followed by extra food cooked for celebrations that gets thrown away (30%).
A total of 1844 YouGov panelists were surveyed across UAE (559), KSA (580), and Egypt (705).
800 DEGREES PIZZERIA presents its Iftar meal offers throughout the holy month of Ramadan
800 DEGREES provides a set of specialty meals for the family at its branches across Dubai along with complementary dates and water
800 DEGREES will also be providing home delivery from its outlets from 11:00am to 04:00am from its branches at Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Me’aisem, and Dubai Marina Park Island, and from 11:00am to 2:00am from Burjuman and City Centre Deira specially for Ramadan
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 5 June, 2017: 800 DEGREES PIZZERIA introduces its Iftar ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 5, 2017: Throughout the Holy Month, Talabat is recognizing the ways in which Ramadan unites us all. A melting pot of cultures and cuisines, there is no better time to celebrate the diversity of the UAE than during Ramadan.
Join Talabat in celebrating this diversity through the range of Iftar offerings and delivery deals it is offering throughout this month.
In the spirit of giving, Talabat is encouraging people to donate to those in need this Holy Month. Collaborating with select restaurant partners, consumers will ......read more
A soulful spread of goodness awaits!
Dubai, UAE, June 3, 2017: wagamama’s special plans for Ramadan,help guests celebrate a joyous Iftar with friends and family. Whether one eats in the restaurant or take the delicious food home, sharingwagamama’s soulful food is sure to rejuvenate and bring everyone together.
The Iftarfeastingset menu,made up of wagamama signature dishes, is perfect for breaking the day’s fast, with something for everyone to enjoy. wagamama’s dishes are light, nutritious and packed with flavour, made to order from the freshest ......read more
AlJeel Capital, a private institutional investment house based in Dubai, announces the launch of 7 additional Nova branches this year
Originally launched in 2016, Nova Sweets and Café serves innovative sweet and savory crêpes along with other freshly made deserts
Commenting on the announcement, Firas Hurieh, CEO at AlJeel Capital, said “We aim to have our brand present in each of the 7 Emirates and cement ourselves as a UAE home grown brand”
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 10, 2017: AlJeel Capital, a private institutional investment house based in Dubai, ......read more
ICONS© Coffee Couture innovates its savoury Waffle Burger in eight different flavours freshly made in stores
The healthy, savoury waffles are available at all ICONS© stores across Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Alain and Ras Al Khaimah and is soon to launch in all Qatar outlets as well!
The Coffee Shop ‘Plus’ experience includes a new table menu which also houses freshly made juices, potato buns and German breakfast platters and goes along with the upgrade to the Coffee Shop, ‘Plus’ experience
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 31 May, 2017: ......read more
Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and is welcomed and celebrated wholeheartedly in the UAE. During this month family and friends are central focus. Meeting and spending quality time with them. Gifting is but natural. I believe chocolates are the best gift on such occasions.
Now that were mentioned chocolates, "Godiva" tops the chart!
Godiva has 4 stores in Dubai. All the outlets in Dubai are elegant and sophisticated, I love every detail about it.
The staff is very attentive.
After having fasted for the greater part of the day, ......read more
Announcing the introduction of another 24-hour operating store in the country
Doha, Qatar – 28 May 2017: In response to the Ministry of Economy and Commerce’s (MEC) call on shopping centers to adjust their operating hours during the Holy month of Ramadan, to further cater to the needs of consumers, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.S.C) has arranged to extend the operating hours – till after midnight – in most of the Company’s branches, in addition to turning its shopping center in Al Mansoura into Al Meera’s second 24-hour operating branch ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 28, 2017: Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers invites guests to enjoy a special Ramadan buffet all during the month of Ramadan at Ashiana, the quintessential Indian eatery.
To commemorate the spirit of the Holy month, Executive Chef Vipin Kala has specially curated five unique Ramadan buffet menus featuring the finest flavours of authentic Indian dishes, with a modern flair. Each buffet spread features appetisers such as Chicken Tikka, Mutton Kanati, Seekh Kabab, Chicken Samosa with a separate salad station. The main course station features all-time ......read more
Experience the taste of Italy, now in Doha, Qatar, with the launch of the first branch of 800 DEGREES NEAPOLITAN PIZZERIA at Doha Festival City
The eatery is looking at opening fourmore outlets in Qatar in the near future
Inaugurated by founder Anthony Carron, 800 DEGREESoffers a range of customizable options to create the pizzas of your choice from freshly prepared ingredients straight from Italy
Doha, Qatar, May 24, 2017: 800 DEGREES NEAPOLITAN PIZZERIA, an Italian concept originating from L.A., launches its very first outlet in Qatar atDoha Festival City, ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, May 25, 2017: Today, Al Maya opened its 51st Supermarket in Electra Road, Abu Dhabi informed Mr Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group. The Supermarket in Electra Road was opened by H.E. Mr Awad Mohammed Al Otaiba. We are very happy for having our first Supermarket in Electra Road says Mr Kamal Vachani.
Mr Kamal Vachani added, Al Maya is currently implementing an ambitious growth strategy that will see it opening further outlets throughout the region in the years to come.