Dining deals, fireworks, kids’ entertainment and more from 20 to 23 September
Dubai, 17 September 2019: The Pointe at Palm Jumeirah will celebrate the 89th Saudi National Day with an amazing fireworks display, dining deals, transport promotions, kids’ activities and more, from 20 to 23 September.
Start your Saudi National Day adventure at The Pointe with 20 per cent off journeys with Careem (promo code ThePointe) before indulging in a culinary feast with fantastic discounts at selected restaurants at the stunning waterfront dining and entertainment destination.
See out the four-day-long celebration with a spectacular fireworks display at 8.30 pm on 23 September to mark the occasion.
Celebrate Saudi National Day at The Pointe!
Dining ......read more
The Grand Finale of the ‘UAE’s Best Homemade Cake Contest 2019’ will be staged on October 4 in Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 16, 2019: For many passionate bakers, life is what they bake of it. If you are a talented cake artist and decorator, this is your time to shine, to showcase your skills and wow the world with your creativity at the “UAE’s Best Homemade Cake Contest 2019”! From chocolate cakes to lemon cakes, from tiered cakes to sculpted cakes; make your masterpiece cake and win cash prize up to Dhs 30,000.
The “UAE’s Best Homemade Cake Contest 2019” is open to anyone, who doesn’t own a baking business and is above 15 years of age. Top three winners of the competition will walk away with a cash prize of up to Dhs 30,000. ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 11, 2019: Alpen Capital (ME) Limited, Dubai-headquartered investment banking advisory firm, announced the publication of its report on GCC Food Industry for the year 2019. The report provides a comprehensive overview of the GCC food sector and outlines the recent trends, growth drivers and challenges in the sector. It also profiles some of the renowned food companies in the region.
“We anticipate the GCC food sector will continue to grow at a steady pace owing to factors such as growing population, higher per capita income, a vibrant tourism market and changing dietary habits and preferences. Upcoming MEGA events like EXPO 2020 and the FIFA World Cup 2022 are expected to further aid the growth of food consumption in the region. The food services industry continues ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 09, 2019: Bringing 10 years of experience in managing kitchen operations and proficiency in international cuisines, Chef Giuseppe’s mastery is undeniable in the Italian cuisine. Crediting his skills to his strong Italian upbringing, he has been an integral part of Casa Mia’s operations, one of Dubai’s original Italian restaurant revered for its home-style Italian fare for over 25 years.
Promoted to lead the award-winning restaurant’s kitchen as Chef de Cuisine, he is well versed with Casa Mia’s signature dishes, has a deep understanding of guest preferences and processes to ensure that the kitchen operates with absolute precision.
“Casa Mia is renowned for its Italian specialities and by appointing Chef Giuseppe to lead its ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 04, 2019: Hot Chocolate has always been a cheerful memory in everyone's childhood. The warm chocolate-y goodness makes any situation 10 times better!
Join us on September 13th 2019 as we celebrate the International Hot Chocolate Day! Indulge in any of Gourmandises pastries and get the chance to devour our Hot Chocolate completely free of cost!
Timings: ALL DAY LONG!
Indian Town Restaurant in Karama announces ‘The Great Kerala Feast’ – a 7 day long celebration of the traditional festival of Kerala with festivities spanning across10th to 14th and 20th to 21st September.
September 05, 2019: A sumptuous feast prepared by the best chefs of Valluvanad (Ottappalam) – Shri Vinod Iyyer and team, exclusively flying down from Kerala, will be the highlight of the celebrations. ‘When it comes to Onam celebrations, it is always the Onasadya one gets immediately reminded of.
We wanted to ensure that we give the expat community in UAE an authentic sadya experience which is why we roped in Shri. Vinod Iyyer from Ottappalam, who has prepared Sadya for several prominent functions in Kerala including the School Youth Festivals of Malappuram and Palakkad Districts, ......read more
BLAZE IT YOUR WAY AT THE GALLERIA AL MARYAH ISLAND
Abu Dhabi, 5 September 2019 – Blaze Pizza, the fast-casual artisanal pizza concept known for its casually hip restaurants and custom-build pizza, is expanding its presence in the MENA Region with the opening of its first location in UAE at the Galleria Al Maryah Island, following the openings of several stores in Kuwait, Bahrain & KSA.
Since its regional launch in 2018, Blaze has quickly become one of Middle East’s hottest pizza concepts, with fans lining up each day for the custom-built pizzas, freshly made salads and blood orange lemonade. Each restaurant features an interactive open-kitchen format that allows guests to create their own pizza by choosing from a wide selection of fresh ingredients that would match their dietary preferences, all ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 04, 2019: Dubai: Marmum, one of the leading dairy and juice companies in the UAE, signed contracts worth AED 27 million with two of the leading national feed producers in the UAE.
These were signed by Mr. Sultan Al Jaberi, Managing Director of Marmum with Mr. Edward Iskandar Hamod, General Manager of the National Feed and Flour Production and Marketing Company on 2nd September, and with Mr. Tariq Ahmed Al Wahedi, CEO of the Agthia Group PJSC, the parent company of the animal feed brand Agrivita, on 4th September in Abu Dhabi at the first-ever EuroTier Middle East event held.
Mr. Sultan Al Jaberi said, “As a local, home-grown brand we are committed to creating high volumes of good quality fresh milk and other milk products, to contribute to the demands of ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 4th Sept. 2019: Chicken lovers in Abu Dhabi can now experience a new way to indulge their senses with the opening of the first Raising Cane’s - the popular Louisiana-based chain known for its premium chicken tenderloins, at The Galleria Al Maryah Island.
Founded in 1996 by Todd Graves in Baton Rouge, LA, Raising Cane’s has been known for its ONE LOVE® – quality chicken finger meals – and will soon be marking another landmark milestone with the opening of its 2nd location in the UAE - the 22nd restaurant in the Middle East and more than 450 in the USA.
Voted as the US’s ‘Fastest Growing Restaurants Company’ and ‘Best Tasting Chicken in the country’. Raising Cane’s will bring home their famous chicken tenderloins meals; 24-hour marinated ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 4 September 2019: Shake Shack®, the New York-styled modern day “roadside” burger stand is thrilled to announce the opening of its newest branch in The Galleria Al Maryah Island on 4th September, marking a total of eleven Shacks in UAE.
With the new opening, Shake Shack fans will be able to share the same dining excitement as experienced across Abu Dhabi, which is a fun and lively community gathering place with widespread appeal.
The new Shack, located on the Ground level of The Galleria, offers Shake Shack fanatics its famous 100% all-natural Angus beef and all-natural chicken burgers selections, hot dogs, crinkle-cut fries, flavored custards, refreshing lemonades and limited-time menus which are always highly anticipated.
Shake Shack welcomes guests at The Galleria store daily ......read more
The second outpost of Dubai’s much-loved authentic Indian restaurant is now open!
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 02, 2019: Four Points by Sheraton, Sheikh Zayed Road is bringing culinary gems from India’s rich past with the launch of the second outpost of Purani Dilli this month! Upholding the legacy of the birthplace of Mughlai cuisine, Sheikh Zayed Road’s newest dining destination presents revered flavours of Old Delhi’s grand past in its most authentic form!
Drawing inspiration from the extravagance of a royal Mughlai daawat, the culinary team at the soon-to-be-launched Purani Dilli has created a tantalizing menu. Steeped in centuries-old Mughali customs, Purani Dilli at Sheikh Zayed Road will serve legendary dishes of Old Delhi with a subtle modern flair. Delighting diners with ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 02 September, 2019: Alshaya Group is all set to bring a rich mix of shopping and dining experiences to customers at Abu Dhabi’s new leisure destination - The Galleria Al Maryah Island, which opens on 4th September.
With over 40 brands covering over 260,000 square feet of retail space, Alshaya will offer shoppers an unbeatable choice of well-loved fashion & footwear, food, health & beauty, pharmacy, optics and home furnishing brands – with some making their Abu Dhabi debut.
Food lovers will be able to discover American favourites including Raising Cane’s, known for its premium chicken fingers, the popular build-your-own pizza brand Blaze Pizza, and for those with a sweet tooth, the classic desserts created by Chef Thomas Keller at Bouchon Bakery. These new brands will join ......read more
New show features enhance meetings and knowledge exposure
Dubai, UAE – 1 September 2019: Amid rapid transformation and growth across the region’s confectionery and snacks sector, the 2019 edition of yummex Middle East - the MENA region’s leading sweets and snacks event - will boast significantly expanded feature content during its 29-31 October run at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).
Designed to probe the latest trends, developments, regulatory updates and innovations driving the sector, yummex Middle East will boast an all-new three-day knowledge series called ‘Munch’, while a tailored meetings programme and free-to-attend brand licensing workshops will ensure visitors and exhibitors optimise participation and business potential.
The yummex Middle East expansion comes as the industry ......read more
Firmenich to exhibit latest tech which has resulted in 200 tonnes of sugar removed from consumer favourites without compromising on taste
Sector-wide collaboration crucial to the future of food manufacturing, says industry leader Givaudan
Dubai, UAE – 26 August: Gulfood Manufacturing, the largest food and beverage processing and packaging show in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, will lift the lid on the reinvention of food production when it returns for its sixth edition from 29-31 October at Dubai World Trade Centre, as manufacturers race to improve efficiency and pricing while complying with increasing regulation.
Growing food safety and waste concerns and a desire to get produce to market faster and more affordable are now driving innovation and impacting the equipment producers choose in a fiercely ......read more
experience a culinary exploration at KIZA Restaurant & Lounge
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 17, August 2019: Business over lunch? Absolutely! Food is an essential combo to sustain our ever-evolving culture of doing business. KIZA Restaurant & Lounge at DIFC launches Business Lunch to cater to corporate executives across busy commercial districts.
This fine dining Pan African restaurant creates a menu that transcends African culinary experience; it evokes comfort and satisfaction with every bite. From 12noon to 4pm, Sunday to Thursday, KIZA serves a well-crafted combination of one starter, main course and a beverage, all for just AED 40. Within 20 minutes, lunch is ready and served. Using quality ingredients and traditional techniques, great care is taken crafting every dish to ......read more
Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort, Fujairah
Address: Anajaimat - Dibba Rd - Fujairah
Phone: 09 244 9000
Fujairah’s famous surf-and-turf restaurant is ready to perk up your summer
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 15, August 2019: Soak in summer days with golden sand, blue waters and tasty eats at Gonu Bar & Grill, Le Méridien Al Aqah Beach Resort’s popular beach-front restaurant. Combining its much-loved seafood with exotic flavours, diners at Gonu can enjoy a plateful of seafood paella, for just AED 40! Prepared with traditional ingredients and loaded with the finest selection of crustaceans, and assorted shellfish, the fragrant paella promises an indulgent Friday lunch at Gonu.
With recommended grape or hops pairing, for AED 60, and the ultimate serving of seafood paella, the culinary ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 14, August 2019: When Marks & Spencer launched its first ever vegan-friendly line – Plant Kitchen earlier this year, which included scrumptious Cauliflower Popcorn, Tikka Masala & Rice, Mushroom Pie, as well as Green Apple and Peanut Butter Dip, shoppers went crazy for it.
Now, due to such popular demand, the range has been increased to include a selection of new products, including hearty, Mexican-inspired vegan burgers to sausages, meat-free nuggets to falafel, dahl to stew, coleslaw to quinoa rice, wholegrain and Edamame to Moroccan style grains, as well as delicious dairy-free milks. Whether shoppers are going veggie, avoiding meat and dairy, or simply enjoy incorporating more plant-based foods into their diet, the new Marks & Spencer Plant Kitchen vegan range makes ......read more
Complimentary drinks and dining discounts until 31 August
Dubai, 6 August 2019: Fancy a fun night out with the girls? Let your hair down at the perfect Ladies’ Nights at The Pointe at Palm Jumeirah, every week night until 31 August.
Enjoy diverse cuisines, complimentary drinks and dining discounts at 13 participating venues from Monday to Thursday (all prices include VAT):
• Ena: original Greek cuisine in a contemporary setting offering three free beverages and 15 per cent off food, 7 pm to 12 midnight;
• Kyo: fresh flavours of Japan offering four complimentary drinks, 8 pm to 11 pm.
• Chalet Berezka: epicurean taste adventure with a Social Harbour offering five complimentary drinks, ......read more
• Madrooba, balaleet, and saloona on board the International Space Station
• AlMansoori organises Emirati cultural night for astronauts aboard the International Space Station
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 06, August 2019: The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) announced that Hazzaa AlMansoori, the UAE’s first astronaut to travel to the International Space Station (ISS) on September 25, will host a traditional Emirati food night at the station. AlMansoori will be dressed in the traditional Emirati clothes, and will offer his fellow astronauts will be offered three Emirati foods; madrooba, saloona, and balaleet. The event will be the first of its kind, and for the first time they would taste the Arab cuisine, especially the Khaleeji cuisine, in a non-gravitational ......read more
01 August, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: Located by the spell-binding shores of Dubai Creek, Doors Freestyle Grill, the ultimate lifestyle dining experience, is all set for a royal feast that encapsulates the spirit of Eid Al Adha by encouraging diners to give back to the society.
To make this occasion truly special for everyone, Doors Freestyle Grill is giving you an opportunity to indulge for a good cause. Unlike a regular decadent Eid buffet, Doors Freestyle Grill will be serving only an a la carte menu throughout the four days of Eid. Diners will be entitled to receive an exclusive 15%, giving them the option to either utilize it themselves or to donate that amount to charity.
Commenting on the initiation of this noble collaboration, the Head Chef at Doors Freestyle Grill, Chef Kemal said, “It is imperative to keep the ......read more
** Enjoy another special evening at BFF with a selection of the finest South African food and drinks, Live DJ and more! **
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 01, August 2019: Join BFF on Friday 9th August for an evening of South African fun as the venue celebrates all things fun and flavoursome from this fabulous country!
From 6:00pm onwards, you can take advantage of some unbelievable offers starting with 10 drinks for just AED200! Choose from South African specials such as Klippes & Cola, Savanna Dry, Savanna Light, Springbokkies and Melktertjies.
Savour every bit of BFF's traditional South African offerings with gastro-delights including Wors Pap En Sous, Lamb Potjie and Buffalo Burger. For dessert you can enjoy a sharing dish of Melktert.
Special guest, DJ ......read more
Shake Shack’s Newest Limited-Edition Offerings to Debut in the UAE on Tuesday, July 30
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 28, July 2019: Cheesy does it! Shake Shack is excited to reveal its latest limited-edition menu, available beginning Tuesday, July 30 across all UAE Shacks.
New additions to the menu include CheddarShack - a hamburger made with a 100% all-natural Angus beef patty, topped with Shack cheddar cheese sauce and pieces of veal bacon and Cheddar Chicken - a crispy chicken breast, topped with Shack cheddar cheese sauce and pieces of veal bacon.
Hot dog lovers can enjoy the Veal Bacon Cheddar Dog - an all-beef hot dog with Shack cheddar cheese sauce and bits of veal bacon, which would go perfectly with the Veal Bacon Cheese Fries - crinkle-cut fries topped with Shack cheese sauce ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 04 July 2019: This summer, soak in the breezy vibes of Fujairah’s beaches at its famous, family friendly beach resort, Le Meridien Al Aqah. With the promise of unmatched outdoor adventures and romantic getaways, the iconic beach resort is all set to roll out exciting offers that is sure to spoil you and your partner for choices.
Combining the breath-taking beauty of the UAE’s East coast with Le Méridien Al Aqah’s exquisite offerings, the luxury beach resort’s Summer Stay promotion starts from May 1 till the end of September, in line with Marriott Summer promotions. Taking its offerings a notch higher, Marriott Bonvoy members can enjoy a discount of 25% on room bookings while non-members can avail a 15% discount when booking their room at the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 04 July 2019: The agreement gives Arla Foods (“Arla”) the license to use the Kraft® brand for the next 12 years in the Middle East on the cheese portfolio recently acquired by Arla from Mondeléz International.
The markets covered by the license agreement include Bahrain, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritius, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, UAE, Yemen and the Seychelles.
“We are pleased to reach this agreement with Kraft Heinz. It secures an important continuation of the business we have acquired, which is also good news for the millions of consumers in the region who know and love the Kraft branded cheese products. Combining the Kraft cheese portfolio with our own Puck® range will make us a leader in the cheese category ......read more
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates - 23 June 2019: Domino’s Pizza, the number 1 pizza brand across the world, opened its distinguished store at Mueweilah, Sharjah. The store is located in a residential and university area, and has a huge number of residents and students. The store aims to satisfy the palates of pizza lovers in the neighborhood.
The new store features a refreshingly modern Italian design concept, along with a unique open kitchen to give customers a candid view of their orders being prepared. Every aspect of the store, including the interiors and colors are in line with the vibrant theme, complementing customers' taste and preference. Customers can opt to enjoy their favourite pizzas dining in or at the comfort of their home by just easily ordering at DOMINOS.COM.
Domino's Pizza, the recognised ......read more
Sharjah – 12 February 2019
Sharjah’s Hamriyah Free Zone Authority has announced its participation in Gulfood 2019, the world’s largest food and beverages trade show. Gulfood 2019, which will include the participation of 5000 exhibitors and 120 national pavilions, will be held during February 17-21 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
The authority’s participation in the 24th edition of Gulfood comes as part of its ongoing efforts to promote the competitive advantages and services provided by Hamriyah Free Zone to local and international companies.
During its ......read more
February 12, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
Nothing quite compares to the mouth-watering taste of barbequed bites at al fresco dinners. If you are looking for a carefree, compact and versatile BBQ, the Space Grill is unparalleled. Here are 10 reasons why Space Grill is out of this world:
1. 10 Second Set Up
You can be up and grilling in no time with the speedy 10 second set up and foldaway system.
2. Inside or Out
BBQ weather woes are a thing of the past as the Space Grill is the only BBQ approved for indoor as well as outdoor use, so al fresco dining or cozy ......read more
New products claiming, ‘high and added protein’ grew 140% regionally over the past five years1. NZMP is answering this demand with the broadest range of dairy protein ingredients available.
Discover NZMP’s protein innovation at Gulfood 2019, 17-21 February. Including Protein Water formulated with NZMP’s NEW SureProteinTM Clear WPI.
NZMP is also launching Protein+ Instant Milk Powder and Low-cost Pure Instant Dairy powder to Middle East and Africa, meeting demand for affordable nutrition.
The team will be sampling the new ‘Pizza ......read more
February 06, 2019 - Dubai, UAE:
Following the success of its 11 restaurants spread across Dubai and Sharjah, Bikanervala opened their twelfth outlet in the food court of Dubai Mall. Announcing this in a press release, immediately after the inauguration, Mr. Pankaj Agarwal, Managing Director and the key person behind this venture, said that Bikanervala has been well received by the food lovers of the UAE. “Food is music for the body, and we serve just that and more at Bikanervala – our Indian restaurant in Dubai. When you are away from home and craving for a ‘paani ......read more
Hidden Gems returns to Dubai Food Festival 2019, shining a light on 40 of the city’s undiscovered culinary treasures
Residents can vote for their favourite restaurants through the Zomato app until 25 February with the Top 10 Hidden Gems to be announced on 2 March
Special menu promotion at all Hidden Gems restaurants just AED35 throughout DFF
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 06 February 2019: Dubai Food Festival (DFF) is set to bring back Hidden Gems, its annual list of the most appetizing culinary spots in the city – chosen by the city’s ......read more
Launch Summit to probe ‘Smart Kitchen’ advances as global land used to grow food that is never eaten is now roughly the size of Mexico
40 per cent of the UAE’s total waste is derived from food
Dubai, UAE – 5 February, 2019: The Middle East’s F&B industry needs to enthusiastically embrace advanced technology to help fight the region’s growing food waste dilemma, according to experts due to address the first-ever Gulfood Innovation Conference in Dubai next month.
Speaking ahead of the Summit, which will run at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from ......read more
Launch Summit to probe ‘Smart Kitchen’ advances as global land used to grow food that is never eaten is now roughly the size of Mexico
40 per cent of the UAE’s total waste is derived from food
Dubai, UAE, 5 February, 2019: The Middle East’s F&B industry needs to enthusiastically embrace advanced technology to help fight the region’s growing food waste dilemma, according to experts due to address the first-ever Gulfood Innovation Conference in Dubai next month.
Speaking ahead of the Summit, which will run at Dubai World Trade Centre ......read more
Since 2007, World Nutella® Day has been about worldwide Nutella® fans and their love of the world’s favorite hazelnut spread
February 5, 2019 Dubai United Arab Emirates: Today, Nutella® lovers and fans unite all over the world to celebrate World Nutella® Day, coming together on social media and even at the office with colleagues, to share recipes and stories, and to savor the taste of the world’s favorite hazelnut spread.
Spontaneously created in 2007 by American blogger Sara Rosso, who decided to create a celebratory day to inspire and unite the ......read more
February 03, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
If you’re an avid pizza eater and you’re also an avo fan, then mixing these two together will probably sound like music to your ears! Newly opened Brambles Café in Barsha Heights is switching up the pizza scene in town, as the healthy and wholesome neighbourhood eatery has introduced their healthy, wholesome and delicious vegan avocado pizza.
So, whether you’re looking for an unconventional breakfast dish, light lunch or a special takeaway to enjoy on a Friday evening, Brambles avocado pizza is the perfect treat to share with your loved ......read more
Dubai, UAE - 3 February 2019: Mazoon Dairy Company, the flagship dairy project of the Sultanate of Oman, has marked a significant milestone in the agricultural and economic development of Oman with the arrival of 1,600 cows from Australia to the state-of-the-art dairy farm in Al Sunaynah.
The cows will breathe life into Mazoon Dairy’s 15 square kilometre fully-integrated farm, centralized processing plant and other facilities in Al Sunaynah and will help meet the market demand for high-quality, fresh dairy products.
These are the first of 8,250 cows expected to be ......read more
Simplifying Customer Experience
Now available for iOS and Android phones
February 03, 2019 - Dubai, UAE:
Sumo Sushi & Bento believes in bringing alive three of their four core values of Quality, Creativity, and Simplicity. Emphasizing these values, the brand launched a mobile app to surpass customer experience with customized preferences and rewards-based offers. The app is now available for iOS and Android phones in the app store!
Highlighting some of the exciting features of the app:
• FREE Welcome Gift just to download the ......read more
Participation marks a first for the company at the international annual food & beverage trade show (stand Z4-B38)
Dubai, UAE – February 3, 2019: OCEAN FRESH WATER, the French beverage company is proud to announce their inaugural participation at Gulfood 2019 with the reveal of their revolutionary bottled deep sea water brand, Ôdeep. Marking the 24th edition of Gulfood, the event will be taking place from the 17th to the 21st of February 2019 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
Dubbed as the most anticipated annual food & beverage trade ......read more
February 03, 2019 - Dubai, UAE:
From sushi rolls to poke bowls, Sumo Sushi & Bento continues to surprise its guests with seemingly endless number of culinary delights. Adding to the list of new additions, Sumo unveils two new palatable dishes to their winter menu. This is exclusively available for the month of February.
The latest additions include the new vibrant Purple Dragon veggie roll and the perfectly cooked Teriyaki Trio dish, curated to tantalize your taste buds and leave you wanting for more.
Purple Dragon. A veggie roll filled with carrots, ......read more
Dubai’s newest restaurant at Four Points by Sheraton Downtown Dubai inaugurated with great splendour and
Reviving old Delhi’s most revered recipes, Purani Dilli at Four Points by Sheraton Downtown Dubai, Mankhool marries erstwhile flavours with popular favourites of the region. The restaurant opened doors to guests, on January 14, 2019, amid revered delicacies and classical Indian symphonies, lending a regal touch to the evening.
Influenced by the legacy of the birthplace of Mughlai cuisine, Dubai’s newest dining destination presents flavours of Old Delhi’s grand ......read more
Shake Shack’s BBQ offerings to debut this week
Dubai, UAE, January 30, 2019: Round up your ‘cue crew! Shake Shack® is thrilled to announce a limited-edition lineup of BBQ items, available from February 10 for a limited time at all UAE Shacks:
The BBQ ShackMeister® Burger is a 100% all-natural Angus beef cheeseburger topped with crispy ShackMeister® seasoned shallots and Shack BBQ sauce.
The BBQ Chick’n Shack™ is a crispy 100% all-natural and antibiotic-free chicken breast with Shack BBQ sauce and ......read more
Held in Dubai earlier today, the ‘Positive Nutrition as Prevention of NCDs: The Traditional Diets and the Mediterranean Model’ conference looked at the effects of simple lifestyle changes on disease risk reduction
UAE, Dubai, 29 January 2019: Organised in Dubai on the occasion of the 44th edition of Arab Health, today’s conference discussed widespread nutrition myths and provided in-depth insight into the health benefits of a Mediterranean diet. It tapped into the diet’s crucial role in the successful prevention of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such ......read more
Asma Restaurant combines love and home cooked food with contemporary twist on regional dishes
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 29 January 2019 – Asma Restaurant is now open to welcome its visitors in The Dubai Mall. Initiated by three Emirati sisters whose passion and love for food was passed on from their mother; “Asma”.
The new dining experience excites the taste buds by placing a contemporary twist on Middle Eastern cuisine, bringing the rich flavours of Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, Egypt and Syria to food lovers, inspired by the region’s rich ......read more
Take a step out of the ordinary and into a fully immersive culinary adventure at the launch of ‘Don’t Feed The Animals’
MAMA ZONIA Manifesto No8 : Be a Panther, or a Peacock
27th January, 2019, Dubai, UAE: Party animals, it’s time to play. Run wild, let loose and set your senses free at the fiercest brunch in town, “Don’t Feed the Animals” in MAMA ZONIA from 1pm-4pm every Friday.
An interactive and unruly brunch like no other. Guests at MAMA ZONIA will take a step out of the ordinary and into a fully immersive adventure where ......read more
Celebrating strong, independent women in true Amazonian warrior style
Mama Zonia Manifesto No 2: Eat Well, Drink Up
23rd January, Dubai, UAE: Ladies of the concrete jungle, it’s time to let your inner goddess roam wild at Dubai Marina’s hottest new ladies night in MAMA ZONIA, the tropical chic restaurant inspired by the spirit of the Amazon.
Every Tuesday ‘GLAMAZON’ ladies night celebrates strong, independent women unafraid of pushing boundaries and challenging the status quo. From 6pm-1am every Tuesday, all GLAMAZON ladies receive ......read more
The project aims at increasing the market demand for the PDO cheese in the Gulf countries
The Consortium presents a new advertising campaign aimed at educating the difference between real Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and generic ‘Parmesan’
Dubai, UAE; January 22, 2019– The Parmigiano Reggiano Consortium has launched a large-scale awareness campaign in Saudi Arabia, UAE and Kuwait. The initiative is part of a multi-year investment plan that aims at developing the market potential in the Gulf region for Parmigiano Reggiano cheese.
The ......read more
Region’s health, wellness & free-from food sales to rise 7 per cent by 2023, says Euromonitor
Dubai, UAE – 21January, 2019: Major new healthy food launches are being lined up by exhibitors at Gulfood – the world’s largest annual food and beverage trade exhibition – which marks its 24th edition at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from February 17-21, 2019.
Buoyed by a significant trend in mindful eating, exhibitors are preparing to launch new products - many of which are free from gluten and dairy - with significant health and wellness ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 17, 2019: Due to the consolidation of bilateral relations between United Arab Emirates and Republic of Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan House Dubai held a successful grand opening ceremony on January 15, 2019 at the Mall Jumeirah, in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, Minister of the Economic of the United Arab Emirates and Shaheen Mustafayev, Minister of Economic Development of Azerbaijan, as well as VIP personalities, Media Celebrities and Social Media Bloggers.
Azerbaijan had established the Office of Trade Representative, Embassy of ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 14, 2019: Not your ordinary sushi, here comes Doors signature- Beef sushi. If you are a beef lover then this thin beef slices filled with special crunchy potato chips, sauces, avocado and cucumber is worth having.
This slow-cooked Smoked Beef tenderloin Sushi roll is a delicious combination of flavour with fresh vegetables and soya enhanced with Tulum cheese, pistachio and toasted sesame seeds.
Where- DOORS Freestyle Grill Al Seef St. Dubai
Time- 1pm - 1am
Dubai, UAE, January 10, 2019: Celebrate your kid’s birthday parties at 800 Degrees Pizzeria by making them junior master chefs. Our cooking events are fun for kids to flex their creative muscles, spend time working in peer groups and best of all: a great way to introduce them to the joy of cooking and baking.
Kids will be served with a welcome drink, followed by a brief on how to make the Neopolitan pizza all by themselves, from scratch and top it up with their favorite fresh ingredients to give their pizzas a final finish.
With fresh dough using Caputo flour and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 06, 2019: Opening its doors in Dubai in 2000, the Japanese family dining franchise, Sumo Sushi & Bento, was launched by four Dubai-based entrepreneurs. The original Japanese family friendly restaurant, the brand now has 17 outlets distributed across the GCC.
Sumo Sushi & Bento specializes in the creation of customized Sushi Sandwiches, Poke' Bowls, Salmon Lovers Bento and other Japanese specialty rolls.
Here are the Specials of the Month:
All the goodness of crunchy and fresh in one dish; rice paper roll stuffed with ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 06, 2019: Union Coop, the largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE signed a Memorandum of Understanding with ‘Dubai Women Association’, which aims to support and implement the concept of community responsibility by offering material support towards community service that ultimately benefits the educational process of children.
The Memorandum was signed by Engr. Madiya Al Marri, Director of Properties and Projects Division, Union Coop on behalf of the CEO - H.E. Khalid Humaid Bin Diban Al Falasi and Ms Fatima Ahmed Al Abdullah, Director, Dubai ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 27, 2018: Union Coop, the largest consumer cooperative in the UAE revealed that it spent more than AED 170 Million to implement 70 lucrative promotions and other weekly offers since the beginning of the year until the last week of 2018. Out of the mentioned figure, AED 75 Million were allocated towards price reduction of 15000 consumers products during the Holy month of Ramadan, and AED 55 Million to reduce the prices of thousands of commodities, as well as offering many valuable prizes to consumers on the occasion of the 47th National Day for 47 days. Moreover, AED ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 26, 2018: Union Coop, the largest consumer cooperative in the UAE and Emirates Talent Association, signed a Memorandum Of Understanding, stating the sponsorship of ‘Programming Language’, one of the stages of ‘Local Programmer’ Initiative of the association and additionally enhancing the cooperation and strategic partnership between the two entities. This move comes within the framework of Union Coop's support to the activities and activations of non-profitable organization in the country.
Memorandum was signed by His Excellency Lt ......read more
Multitude of new features and initiatives set major benchmarks for leading global event
Industry’s Global Social and Economic Outlook to be aired at Innovation Summit
Dubai, UAE – 26 December, 2018: Global food sector power brand Gulfood - the world’s largest annual food and beverage trade exhibition - is raising the international industry forum bar for its 24th edition, which will run at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from February 17-21, 2019.
Having already won major international acclaim for the breadth and depth of its offering as a ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 26, 2018: The largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE, Union Coop revealed its expected Net Profit in its five-year growth plan for years 2018-2022 to be AED 2.73 Billion, with an increase of AED 430 million, 18.7% growth compared to the previous Five-year plan ‘2012-2017’. The recent forecast as per the Five-year plan reflects a steady annual growth for the company.
H.E. Majid Hamad Rahmah Al Shamsi, Chairman of Union Coop said: “Like every other entity in the retail sector, Union Coop also deals with certain set of challenges such as ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 20, 2018: DOORS freestyle grill will be serving a special 4-course festive menu from 24th December till 1st January, featuring some of the most celebrated dishes like Beef sushi, Lamb chops, Beef kaymak and Eden garden by Chef Kemal.
There is nothing like ringing in the New Year with a spectacular display of fireworks at Al Seef. Dine at DOORS freestyle grill while watching the fireworks that promise to light up the sky. Guests can enjoy the restaurant’s elegance indoor or may choose to dine alfresco enjoying the chills.
Where- DOORS Freestyle ......read more
Grand opening witnesses the delicacies of the Sea
Dubai, UAE, December 19, 2018: Guests will now enjoy culinary delights inside a brand-new Emirati seafood restaurant located in the heart of Dubai.
Known for its tasty seafood specialties and authentic local flavors, Al Hadaq celebrated the official grand opening at Al Barsha 3, to be a new addition to Dubai dining experience, bringing something unique to both visitors and residents.
The highly anticipated launch was attended by friends, influencers and public figures with notable media coverage.
In a welcoming ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 18, 2018: H.E. Majid Hamad Rahmah Al Shamsi, Chairman of Union Coop, the largest consumer cooperative revealed growth forecast for the years 2018-2022, as a part of its growth strategy. Union Coop estimated revenue of AED 5.69 billion, with an increase of AED 2.59 billion, and a growth rate of 84 per cent. As per the growth plan, Union Coop expects to improve the efficiency of operations by deploying several initiatives aiming to leverage the performance of existing branches, developing new branches, in addition to boosting online shopping as well.
H.E. ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 18, 2018: This festive season indulge in Marks & Spencer’s broad selection of cheese, desserts and mince pies that will get your taste buds tingling with delight.
Create a flawless cheese platter with Marks & Spencer’s delicious selection of cheese that is the go-to appetizer at parties or a perfect palette cleanser ideal for winding down a wonderful meal. Spoil your guests with choice with the decadent Tastes of The British Isles Cheese Lover’s Selection. A moreish collection of Cornish Cove Cheddar, Stratford Blue, Burland ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 17, 2018: Opening its doors in Dubai in 2000, the Japanese family dining franchise, Sumo Sushi & Bento, was launched by four Dubai-based entrepreneurs. The original Japanese family friendly restaurant, the brand now has 17 outlets distributed across the GCC.
Sumo Sushi & Bento specializes in the creation of customized Sushi Sandwiches, Poke’ Bowls, Salmon Lovers Bento and other Japanese specialty rolls.
One of their highlights for the month of December is Kemuri Dragon Roll, a savory roll filled with ebi fry sushi, avocado, and tamago, ......read more
This will be the second store from the COOP series of Union Coop
Dubai, UAE, December 17, 2018: Union Coop, the largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE, opened its second branch of the COOP chain at The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah. This new branch of the COOP concept comes as part of its expansion strategy to increase its market share by opening new branches of different sizes.
The branch was inaugurated by H.E. Khalid Humaid Bin Diban Al Falasi, CEO of Union Coop and Mr. Omar Khoory, Managing Director, Nakheel Malls, in the presence of Mr. Humaid Zayed AlNuaimi, General Manager ......read more
Arla FOODMoovers will be rolled out in 150 schools across the UAE
12 December, Dubai, UAE: Arla Foods is proud to announce that it has launched an initiative in partnership with the UAE Ministry of Education to promote healthier food habits among school children. Arla FOODMoovers will be rolled out across 150 public and private schools in the UAE following the success of the pilot program at Dubai British School earlier this year and is aligned with Arla’s commitment towards the UAE health agenda.
The program was recently launched (06 December 2018) in the ......read more
A food hall concept that offers fresh, prepared and gourmet dishes covering an eclectic international spectrum of food
Dubai, UAE, December 11, 2018: Todd English Food Hall, an award-winning microcosm of global cuisine, opened its doors to welcome diners and those seeking an exquisite culinary experience to a world of gourmet delicacy. This unique F&B concept is based on Todd English’s popular food hall at The Plaza in New York and brings to the UAE a sophisticated taste of the Big Apple and far beyond.
Located in the Fashion Avenue at the iconic Dubai Mall, Todd ......read more
Moombai & Co. brings in additional variety to its #newfashionedandhonest food selection with much more options for entrée, main course and a separate non-alcoholic section for drinks.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 10, 2018: Moombai & Co. located in the famous H Dubai launches its new menu range giving a refreshing edge to the Mumbaiya food served here. The new additions to this Indian Gastro Bar are introduced keeping in line with its #newfashionedandhonest motto.
Adorning the flavors of Mumbai, the new additions are a mix of traditional and innovative ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 09, 2018: Tonight, in the company of Dubai’s VIPs, media and tastemakers, Joe’s Backyard celebrates their grand opening at the Holiday Inn, Dubai Festival City where guests will dance to the sounds of Abri & the Radius Funk.
Chef Andrea Way opens up his grandfather Joe’s Backyard. Hailing all the way from Tennessee, USA – Dubai becomes homage to barbeque, good times and a hangout for family and friends.
With a braai measuring a whopping 2.5 metres, Joe’s offers a greatest-hits of flame-grilled flavors from ......read more
Dubai, 9th December 2018
Following a month of online voting and input by expert industry judges, the 2018 JLT Restaurant Awards concluded with a glitzy ceremony held at Nara Pan-Asian Restaurant in JLT. A capacity crowd witnessed the big reveal of the winners and runners-up of the 18 categories in Dubai’s first hyper-local F&B awards.
On Monday, 26th November 2018, Nara Pan-Asian Restaurant in Dubai’s Jumeirah Lakes Towers neighbourhood, played host to the gala ceremony marking the end of the second JLT Restaurant Awards. The event, which saw the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 04, 2018: The stunning House of Newby advent calendar makes the festive countdown even more opulent than ever.
From the opening of the first drawer on 1st December, tea lovers experience 24 luxury blends from Newby’s Classic Tea Bag Collection. Each drawer includes four individually wrapped sachets of a select Newby blend, and no two drawers are the same.
What's in the calendar:
BLACK TEAS: Assam, Black Tea & Ginger, Ceylon, Darjeeling, Earl Grey, English Breakfast, Indian Breakfast, Masala Chai, Pride of Africa, Strawberry & ......read more
Retail Pioneer half mast the National Flag in all of its branches and business centres to honour the sacrifices of the Martyrs
Dubai, UAE, November 29, 2018: On the occasion, H.E. Khalid Humaid Bin Diban Al Falasi, CEO of Union Coop said: “The United Arab Emirates this Thursday celebrates ‘Martyrs’ Day to show our appreciation and pride towards the sacrifices and dedication of our fallen warrior brethren. We salute their courage and sacrifice to uphold the National flag and maintaining stability throughout the region, thereby setting a great example of loyalty ......read more
For the first time in the retail history of the Middle East, a temporary branch has been established within 48 hours in ‘Al Tayy’ to meet the needs for customers & families of the winter camping area
Dubai, UAE, November 28, 2018: Retail Pioneer ‘Union Coop’ creates history by opening its ‘Winter Camp’ in Al Tayy area within 48 hours, to delight campers and consumers in the area.
Inaugurating the new branch, Mr. Harib Mohammed Bin Thani, Director of Operations division said: “This temporary winter camp is a unique and ......read more
Seara 100% Natural line specifically produced for the UAE and Middle East market preferences and cuisines
Recognised at SIAL Innovation Selection Paris 2018 as one of the main global innovations
Dubai, UAE, November 28, 2018: Seara, one of the largest food producers in Brazil and the world, have launched an innovative Seara 100% Natural line of halal certified poultry products in the UAE as it debuts in the Middle East region. Tailored specifically for the UAE and Middle Eastern market preferences and cuisines, its products, that include whole breasts, drumsticks, breast ......read more
This special edition Pringles Can is inspired by the UAE National Flag
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 28, 2018 – For the first time ever, Pringles® Arabia has launched a special Limited Edition Can to commemorate the spirit of 47th UAE National Day.
Known for its fresh and novel flavours, Pringles is offering snackers a chance to collect limited edition cans and celebrate the culture and heritage of UAE over the upcoming long weekend.
The special limited edition can is innovatively designed, giving an illusion of the can being wrapped with ......read more
Retail Pioneer to spend AED 55 Million on promotions covering 47 categories, 47 brands and products from 47 Origins, for 47 days, plus thousands of giveaways for winning customers
Dubai, UAE, November 25, 2018: In line with UAE’s 47th National Day Celebration, Union Coop – the largest consumer cooperative in the UAE, has unveiled a AED 55 Million budget towards the reduction of commodity prices, as well as offering valuable prizes and discounts to consumers during the promotion, which will start from November 27nd till January 12th 2019 across its ......read more
The restaurant is back with a vibrant new menu and dining experience
Dubai, 19 November 2018: Mughal-E-Azam, the signature premium dining restaurant at BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, has re-launched with a brand new menu which takes guests on a royal culinary journey through India, with mouth-watering tikkas from the north, coastal-inspired delicacies from the south and decadent Biryanis from the Deccan region.
Tucked away in the iconic BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, the classic restaurant is inspired by the 1960s blockbuster “Mughal-E-Azam” and offers a ......read more
H.E. Dr. Thani Bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change & Environment inaugurated the exhibition.
Three day event is expected to have over 9500 dedicated organic and natural product buyers
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 19, 2018: In an exceptionally fast-growing market, Middle East Organic and Natural Expo opened its doors to visitors at the Dubai Convention and Exhibition Centre from November 18 – 20. The organizers -Global Links Exhibitions- has announced the launch of the regions’ first bulk purchase website exclusively for ......read more
16th edition of the exhibition set to conduct workshops, panel discussions and a special conference on Traditional, Complimentary and Alternative Medicine (TCAM)
Expected visitor turn out sets the pace for several new product launches at the exhibition
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 12, 2018: The Middle East Organic & Natural Products Expo 2018 is returning to Dubai Convention & Exhibition Centre on November 18-20. It is set to bring the best of organic food and beverage, beauty and wellness, health and nutrition products as well as alternative medicines ......read more