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!
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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
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 04 April 2018: Ecolab, the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources, has been recognized by the Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA) as one of the UAE-based companies to achieve its Halal certification for locally-made cleaning and sanitizing products used by domestic food and beverage manufacturers.
As ESMA implements a strict regulatory framework to govern all UAE-made cleaning and sanitizing products that may potentially come into contact with ingredients ......read more
In the presence of Sheikh Mohammed Saud Sultan Saqr Al Qasimi
Plans to open another 80 stores in the UAE in 2018
Dubai, UAE, April 1, 2018: The American global coffee and doughnut company has become a household name in the UAE, since its first outlet opened in 1997, and consolidated business in the coffee-loving nation with more than 65 stores serving a multitude of delicious doughnuts, bagels, other baked goods, and a variety of hot and iced beverages.
Owing to its ever-growing popularity and fan following, Dunkin’ Brands International and Continental Foods, the ......read more
Dubai, UAE - March 29, 2018: Domino’s Pizza, the No.1 pizza chain in the world, has recently opened its flagship store in Dubai Marina. The new store, located in a high visibility area buzzing with residents and tourists, is expected to cater to the demands of great tasting, high quality Pizzas in and around the Dubai Marina area.
The fresh new look of the store is part of Domino’s Pizza’s efforts to refresh its image and reach out to a larger base of pizza lovers. The store is in close proximity to Dubai Marina metro station and has an outdoor seating. ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 28, 2017: Greetings to all ! We at Super Bonanza Hypermarket strongly believe in customer satisfaction while offering them extremely hygenic and friendly " value for money " shopping atmosphere.
Our target is to build our loyal customers base from multi cultural communities hence our main strength lies in our well trained multi national staff towards offering best services to all kind of different community people residing in UAE.
Our procurement team is trained enough to offer highest quality stuff under affordable rates to all consumers mainly because ......read more
Marco Polo Hotel’s very own The Bombay gets a new makeover
The desi contemporary café with an urban Mumbai feel is now open at the Marco Polo Hotel, Deira
The café hosts live band gigs, an all-new menu for tapas, drinks and dinner, and much more
First launched as The Bombay, Bombay To Mumbai Café is a step ahead of the rest with its Bombay-style food that is at once traditional in taste but contemporary with it look and feel
March 28, 2018, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Bombay To Mumbai Café, the urban modish concept from Mumbai offering an amalgam of ......read more
From sweet treats to refreshing Tea – celebrate Easter with TWG
Dubai, UAE, March 25, 2018: This Easter, follow TWG Tea on an adventure through a forest wonderland to discover a hidden oasis filled to the brim with an alluring array of patisseries, scones, muffins, sweet treats and fine harvest teas for the season. Beckoning dreams of magic and enchantment, follow the rabbit to reveal the precious Tea Party Tea from the Haute Couture Tea Collection®. Delicately re-designed in hues of pastel pink, gold and emerald, spring into a whimsical voyage of childlike ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 March 2018: Emirati seafood restaurant Al Mashowa has opened its doors at City Walk, inviting Dubai’s gourmands to sample authentic flavours using age-old recipes, traditional slow-cooking methods and fresh local ingredients.
Al Mashowa, which means boat in the Emirati dialect, offers guests an authentic Emirati seafood dining experience. The menu has been inspired by the flavours of traditional recipes served in Emirati households. Ingredients have been carefully and thoughtfully selected where possible, using local organic or sustainably ......read more
Moreish Café in Dubai offers a unique twist to satisfy one’s taste buds with its innovative coalesce of Tex-Mex, Italian, and Thai food
Take a hearty serving of Moreish’s Shawarma Nachos, Thai Chicken Satay Salad, and go veg with the Vegan Portobello Mushroom Pizza and Cheesy Portobello Sloppy Joe. Pair this perfectly with the all-new Chipotle Mango Mania Mocktail.
At Moreish, one can explore a contemporary twist in their meal as well as enjoy bursts of flavors in all the dishes served here
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 March 2018: Moreish Café, a ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 18, 2018: Known for creating the world's number one mayonnaise, Hellmann's, is all set to launch in the GCC in the food service sector. Hellmann’s products are made using the finest ingredients and it is these ingredients that create the high-quality product for which Hellmann’s is – and has always been – known. Hellmann’s will be available in 3 Table Top formats: mayonnaise, ketchup and hot sauce from this month.
To celebrate the launch of the brand in the region, Hellmann's will introduce ‘Hellmann's X The ......read more
An event offering three days of fun, food and entertainment for one and all
Dubai, March 14th, 2018 – Galeries Lafayette Le Gourmet's Food Fest will return to serve the streets at City Walk this coming weekend in its second edition of a street – food style festival. Starting from the 15th until the 17th of March 2018, the Galeries Lafayette Le Gourmet will be recreating an incredible festival atmosphere using Dubai's street food culture.
This delicious Food Fest comes alive with Galeries Lafayette Le Gourmet’s renowned signature kitchens joining together with ......read more
Incredible technology, launched in the region by Veragon Water Solutions Middle East Ltd, extracts water from humidity in the air.
System provides clean, cost-effective and sustainable source of mineralized drinking water in hot and humid climates.
Abu Dhabi, March 15, 2018: A pioneering technology that provides a cost-effective and sustainable source of mineralized drinking water by harnessing the humidity from the air has been officially launched commercially in the Middle East.
Veragon Water Solutions’ innovative Air-to-Water ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 15, 2018: Time and again, mothers across the globe have faced problems in feeding their children with milk. Whether milk is served in its basic form, or infused with some delicious flavours, it is indeed a vital source of calcium, protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and other minerals. To make the lives of mothers easier, Keventers, the iconic milkshake brand at La Mer has launched an exclusive Kids menu for the Mother’s Day, keeping the taste buds of little ones in mind.
The new Kids Menu features a host of flavours exclusively appealing to the kids. ......read more
March 8, 2018 - Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Keventers, India’s iconic original milkshake brand is all set to captivate the UAE market with plans to launch over 30 stores across the UAE. With four stores currently operational in Dubai, Keventers is already making a mark among milkshake lovers in the city.
Keventers is backed by a legacy of over 100 years and was one of the first home-grown lifestyle brands in India, which transformed itself over the years to adapt to modern times. Rebranded in 2015 by three enterprising entrepreneurs - Sohrab Sitaram, Agastya Dalmia ......read more
New Sophie’s Café breakfast menu kicks off your day in the healthiest way
Dubai, UAE, March 08, 2018: Your mum always told you it was the most important meal of the day – not only was she right, at Sophie’s Café – you will find it’s also the best. Whether you are ‘on the run’, lazily brunching with friends or looking for truly healthy, but tasty options for your morning boost, Sophie’s new breakfast menu leaves you spoilt for choice.
Breakfast is also the meal Sophie’s is renowned for – so if you’re after bakery, ......read more
Enjoy quality family time each weekend with delicious food and kid’s entertainment.
Dubai, UAE, March 05, 2018: In a city where there is no shortage of places to eat, drink and be merry, it can sometimes be a challenge for parents who are wanting to spend quality time with their children but without the stress of keeping them entertained during their meal.
Welcome Luigia’s Bambini Kid’s Brunch.
Combining all the good things in life for children, pizza, pasta, fun and games, the Bambini Kid’s Brunch at the newly opened Luigia ......read more
Long term partnership with Mawasim organic farm ensures the best in organic quality for UAE consumers
Dubai, UAE, March 03, 2018: Kibsons.com the online venture of the Kibsons International LLC was launched nearly two years ago, with the vision of making “Healthy Eating” convenient and affordable for households in the UAE.
Sourcing fresh from farms worldwide, Kibsons delivers a full range of conventional and organic, fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, dairy, bread, nuts, drinks, healthy foods and more at wholesale prices direct to hundreds of happy ......read more
Award-winning American chain makes its debut in the United Arab Emirates
Dubai, March 01, 2018: Chicken lovers in Dubai have a chance now to 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 Dubai Mall.
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 a landmark milestone with the opening of its 12th restaurant in the ......read more
Awarded ‘Best Japanese’ and ‘Best Brunch’, the world-famous Japanese brand continues to succeed
Dubai, UAE, March 01, 2018: Taking home two awards last week, the acclaimed Zuma restaurant maintains its position as a leader in the F&B industry at the Time Out Dubai Restaurant Awards 2018. With 10 years on the UAE dining scene, Zuma Dubai earned ‘Best Japanese’ and ‘Best Brunch’ accolades during an elegant evening at the JW Marriott Marquis hotel in Dubai on 21 February 2018.
Renowned for its contemporary Japanese cuisine and super ......read more
UAE, February 28, 2018- The successful participation of at least 100 Brazilian food and beverage companies in the recently concluded Gulfood expo in Dubai is set to generate business worth USD 1.44 billion in 2018, recording a 25 per cent hike from the USD 1.1 billion in deals that stemmed from the 2017 edition of the expo. The overwhelming response enjoyed by Brazilian businesses at the event once again underscores the steady and continuous progress of trade relations between Brazil and the Arab World.
The Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) pavilion at the expo attracted many ......read more
Cooking Demos and A Bake Sale To Support The Global Movement On Saturday, March 3rd
Dubai, UAE, February 26, 2018: The inspiring global fundraising initiative, #CookForSyria continues its great mission with a public activation in support of the Dubai Food Festival at the Beach Canteen happening on Saturday, March 3rd.
The popular food event at Kite beach Dubai will play host to various activities that will bring together the UAE’s food districts, giving a chance for local residents to join in the movement and participate in the good cause. From 12PM - ......read more
Dubai, UAE; February 22, 2018: For the second year in a row, the Italian Trade Agency (ITA) successfully hosted the Italian Food Lab at Gulfood, the five-day extravaganza of food and flavours. More than 190 Italian companies displaying authentic traditional Italian produce ranging from cheese, coffee, pasta to agricultural products, participated in the largest event of its kind in the region.
Gianpaolo Bruno, Trade Commissioner to the UAE, Oman and Pakistan at ITA, said: “According to recent reports, the food and beverage sector in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states is ......read more
It’s a global movement, and everybody is invited to the table…
Dubai, UAE – February 22 2018: The inspiring global fundraising initiative, CookForSyria is set to expand its mission into the region, with a series of activations taking place during the 2018 Dubai Food Festival. Curated by the mysterious and award-winning London based Foodie, ClerkenwellBoy, and SUITCASE Magazine’s Serena Guen with support of Gemma Bell & Co, in partnership with Unicef NEXTGeneration London, the global movement raises vital funds for ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 21, 2018: Celebrity Master Chef Mr Sanjeev Kapoor visits Al Maya booth at Gulfood 2018. Mr Kapoor has now to its credit “Khichdi”. He has many restaurants to its credit in India and UAE. Mr Kapoor, the celebrity Master Chef has over one dozen restaurants in the UAE under his brand name.
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PIC WA0027 - Mr Rakesh Jha, Mr Ram Kaurani, Master Chef Mr Sanjeev Kapoor and Mr Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group.
Dubai – UAE: 19 February, 2018 – Dubai Wholesale City (DWSC), the global hub for trade and manufacturing, is showcasing its latest comprehensive products and services portfolio catered to the food industry at Gulfood 2018, the world’s largest annual food trade show.
DWSC significantly expanded its offering to the food industry with the launch of Dubai Food Park (DFP) in July 2017, and it now provides a full range of services to both food manufacturers and traders through its two innovative parks; DFP and Dubai Industrial Park (DI).
DI offers a fully integrated ......read more
UAE, February 19, 2018 - At least 100 Brazilian organizations participating as exhibitors at the ongoing Gulfood 2018, the Middle East’s leading food trade expo, are currently showcasing their high-quality, locally made products at the Dubai World Trade Centre in line with their strategy to optimize new business regional and international opportunities. The Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) has its own exhibition stand in the Dubai, UAE event which also houses five companies from the vast South American country.
The five corporations are Almada Brazilian Spices; ......read more
RoohAfza has been growing at 20% year-on-year and controls nearly half of India’s Dhs. 600 million concentrated syrup market
Company eyes local and global consumers; plans to launch their signature product “Safi” next, within this year
RoohAfza is a popular way to break the Ramadan fast for Muslims during the holy month.
February 19, 2018; Dubai, UAE: Hamdard Laboratories, India, a 111-year-old iconic and a highly trusted FMCG company of the country, has launched its flagship and popular drink brand RoohAfza in the UAE market. The announcement, which ......read more
F&B companies rise from 507 to 570 year-on-year, highlighting Jafza's reputation as the hub of choice for the industry
Dubai, 17 February 2018: The food and beverages sector operating out of Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), a subsidiary of global trade enabler DP World, grew by 12 percent in 2017.
The number of companies in the sector rose to 570 from 507 in 2016, employing 8,600 people and underlining Jafza’s reputation as an attractive destination for companies seeking to launch and expand their business across the region.
Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Group ......read more
ICONS© Coffee Couture, a German Lifestyle Coffee Chain, expands its foothold beyond the GCC, starting with new franchise units in Austria
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 15 February, 2018: ICONS© Coffee Couture, a fashion and lifestyle coffee shop offering healthy options for delectable desserts, has recently opened doors in prestigious Klosterneuburg in Austria, a part of its strategy to create a global standing for the brand. Having currently opened seven owned branches and two franchised units across the UAE, the German concept is looking at setting up 6 more ......read more
Kobe beef sales have risen 500% in UAE during 2017 and are expected to increase 300% in 2018
Dubai, 15th February 2018: Soft, Velvety, Buttery, Melt-in-your-mouth Kobe beef has inspired the world’s most talented and skillful of chefs to create unforgettable gourmet experiences to perfection and this year Middle East Fuji LLC, one of UAE’s leading one stop shop service provider for all marine needs, food concepts and ingredients from Japan and Far East to the region is participating at the Gulf Food Exhibition to showcase the highest genuine quality branded ......read more
Dubai, UAE; February 14, 2018: NEZO, a leading salt brand of AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals, has launched a new identity. NEZO’s new packaging introduces a unique segmentation and navigation system to guide consumers in selecting the best salt for their desired culinary application to maximize the flavor of their meal. With its new unique octagonal brand visual, NEZO is now easier for customers to identify.
Khadija Nadi, Global Sales Manager for AkzoNobel Salt Specialties, says: “NEZO has been adding a ‘pinch of great taste’ to food since 1929 and ......read more
Korean Concept now open at La Mer, Dubai
Dubai, UAE, February 14, 2018: MealTop, authentic Korean Bingsoo café, serving the taste of culture since 1985 is now in Dubai, with the opening of its first outlet in the much talked of and newly launched beachfront destination, La Mer.
MealTop is a dessert café that serves the traditional Korean dessert Bingsoo. It is a popular shaved ice dish that is eaten as a snack, especially during summer. The bingsoo comprises of ice flakes served with a combination of sweetened ingredients. One can choose from a variety of 6 Bingsoos with the ......read more
Electronic tongues, ethical meats, digital agriculture, seawater farming, and other gastronomic curiosities will disrupt the way our food is produced and consumed. How close are we to the food of the future? And will your fork make sure you chew more slowly?
Dubai, UAE, February 14, 2018: A single pellet dense with nutrients as well as taste may constitute your entire meal as the 21st century progresses. Taken with water, it will also make you feel full. But that’s only an entrée in the future of food (or possibly the entire meal, if you’re an ......read more
Geographical disparities in food availability are posing a challenge for aid and relief agencies. Emerging digital and corporate efforts attempt to ease this problem in a multi-lateral effort to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
Dubai, UAE, February 14, 2018: Even as lavish buffets wrap up and piles of leftovers are thrown away, thousands of children in developing countries are being diagnosed with life-threatening malnutrition. It is ironic that malnutrition exists even while the abundance of food in the world increases. Every hour, nearly 1,000 people – mostly ......read more
Moreish Café, a home-grown restaurant offers global cuisine with a local twist
Foodpreneur and owner, Kajal Narang founded Moreish post receiving several accolades from her win at a food competition
At Moreish, one can expect a global fusion of flavors whilst enjoying some sumptuous delicious meal
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 February 2018: Moreish Café, a homegrown restaurant situated in Karama, introduces a healthy Quinoa Burrito ideal for everyone with multicuisine taste buds, watching their calorie intake or simple enjoy good food. Founded ......read more
Dubai Food Festival returns for its fifth edition with a jam-packed schedule of events including Etisalat Beach Canteen and Hidden Gems
Book seats now for the popular Dubai Restaurant Week, to enjoy gourmet meals at reduced prices
Exciting prizes announced for ‘Dine & Win’ promotion across the city
Dubai, UAE; 12 February 2018: Dubai’s annual citywide culinary celebration, Dubai Food Festival (DFF), is set to return this year from 22 February to 10 March – serving up an enticing feast of events, activities and promotions across the city. ......read more
Dubai, UAE; February 08, 2018: For the second year in a row, Italian Trade Agency is hosting the Italian Food Lab at the upcoming Gulfood to bring to life the true flavors of Italy through cooking shows by Chefs specialized in Mediterranean cuisine, tasting sessions by Italian specialty food products companies and informative sessions on the EU quality logos - PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) and PGI (Protected Geographical Indication).
According to Gianpaolo Bruno, Trade Commissioner to the UAE, Oman and Pakistan at the Italian Trade Agency: “Italian food is ......read more
Talabat is marking Valentine’s Day with a weekend of foodie fun and games at Kite Beach on 9 and 10 February
“There is no sincerer love than the love of food.” George Bernard Shaw
Dubai, UAE, February 07, 2018: It is said that the way to someone’s heart is through their stomach, and with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, Talabat is starting the festivities early with a weekend of celebrations in honour of our universal and enduring love affair with food.
Located at Kite Beach, Talabat’s ‘Food, Fun and Games’ activation ......read more
6th Feb 2018 Dubai, United Arab Emirates : Keventers, the original milkshake brand has forayed into the Middle East with the launch of its store at Dubai’s latest beachfront attraction, La Mer. Keventers, a brand synonymous with milkshakes and backed by a legacy of over 100 years, now resonates an uber cool, aspirational brand, that perfectly blends with an ambitious urban generation Y.
With every milkshake made to order, Keventers offers a delightful set of classic, thick and fruity milkshakes. Milkshake lovers can indulge in modern flavours like Nutella Marshmello, Nutella Caramel, ......read more
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5th February 2018, Dubai, UAE: Dubai Festival City Mall will turn into a food lover’s paradise for a five-week long ‘Festival of Flavours’ starting from Wednesday, the 7th of February, with a variety of special offers from free desserts, cooking classes, up to 50% off and ‘kids eat free’.
Grab your passport and win instant cashback - Visit Dubai Festival City Mall to collect your food passport which will be stamped every time ......read more
Deputy CEO of Dubai Silicon Oasis, Dr Juma Al Matrooshi also present during the meeting held in Al Maya Supermarket in DSO.
Dubai, UAE, January 31, 2018: Mr. Kamal Vachani, Group Director of Al Maya Group welcomed the first Scottish trade envoy to the UAE Mr. Nicholas Maclean at Al Maya Supermarket in Dubai Silicon Oasis.
Dr. Juma Al Matrooshi, Deputy CEO of Dubai Silicon Oasis, was also present on the occasion. On the occasion, Mr. Vachani informed Mr. Maclean about the FMCG products available across the UAE coming from Scotland. The envoy appreciated the Al Maya ......read more
For the perfect evening under the stars at D R I F T Beach Dubai
(Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2017): D R I F T Beach Dubai, the gorgeous new beach destination at One&Only Royal Mirage is promising something extra special this Valentine’s Day, opening its doors for dinner to offer guests a taste of effortless Provençal charm as they dine with their loved ones.
Set in an understated yet idyllic beach side location, tucked away from reality, couples are invited to escape the city, as they share delicious dishes from DRIFT’s signature restaurant. With a smooth ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2018: At.mosphere, Burj Khalifa invites guests to celebrate the most romantic day of the year with its bespoke ‘His & Her’ menu specially curated for couples. Gastronomical surprises combined with the most awe-inspiring experiences, this exclusive Valentine’s Day offer will be celebrated on 14 and 15 February.
As part of the ‘His & Her’ offer, guests can look forward to an exquisite dining experience with a five or seven course menu that will be served against the backdrop of spectacular panoramic views of Downtown Dubai, ......read more
UAE, January 20, 2018 - Brazil's total poultry exports, including raw and processed items, rose by 5.7 per cent from USD 6.848 billion in 2016 to USD 7.236 billion in 2017, according to the Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA). Of this total, 33.51 per cent corresponded to the Middle East which accounted for USD 2.4 billion, up by 2.1 per cent. Total export volume was at 4.32 million tons in 2017.
The biggest buyers of Brazilian poultry products in the Arab World were Saudi Arabia (USD 1 billion), the UAE (USD 517 million), Iraq (USD 192 million) and Kuwait (USD 190 ......read more
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 ......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 ......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 ......read more
December 14, 2017: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, cabinet Member and Minister of tolerance, the gala awarding ceremony for this year's edition of the Arab Woman Awards was held recently at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi. Dr. Shayma Fawwaz, Founder and CEO of 'GOSSIP the Brand,' a multi-concept Emirati company offering bespoke F&B and experiential services, was awarded the Arab Woman Award for Entrepreneurship during the stunning event, which is held annually to serve as a culturally accepted platform to raise public awareness ......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 ......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 ......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 ......read more