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.
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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
Supported 31 CSR initiatives for different entities
Retail Pioneer ‘Union Coop’ marks the completion of first half of 2018 with 10 unique programs and activities for its shareholders and customers. The largest consumer cooperative supported 31 CSR initiatives with different entities so far.
Dubai, UAE, July 30, 2018: Heading strongly into the second half of the year 2018, Union Coop supported 31 Government and Private Entities in the UAE, with respect to its Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives. Moreover, the retail pioneer also accomplished 10 unique ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 26 July 2018: Pizza Hut, the largest pizza restaurant company in the world, has launched its San Francisco (SFO) sourdough handcrafted pizzas for the first time in the world in the UAE. Served hot and fresh, the pizzas have a light, airy texture and a subtle sourdough flavour.
The artisanal SFO pizza is the latest innovative offering from Pizza Hut that caters to diverse tastes and presents customers with a wide range of choice in the pizza segment. Each SFO sourdough handcrafted pizza is made to order, using fresh dough that is kneaded on a daily basis. Watch ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 23, 2018: Plastic waste is one of the most environmental scourges and its high time enterprises take a stern step to tackle it. The largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE, Union Coop uses biodegradable and recyclable shopping bags, in all its branches to promote environment-friendly shopping experience.
Mr. Mohammed Berregad, Director of Admin Affairs Dept. said, “We have a responsibility to preserve the natural resources for our future generations, which is why Union Coop in all its branches uses biodegradable shopping bags that are recyclable. Union ......read more
The luxurious sparkling grape beverage, 100% Natural, Alcohol Free and Halal certified, while preserving French premium quality and incomparable taste
Dubai, UAE, July 23, 2018: Pearl’s Vignes de France, from the heart of the vineyards in Burgundy, is launching a premium grape based sparkling beverage made with pure grape juice and infused with carbon bubbles. Pearl’s is a sparkling 100% Natural, Alcohol Free and Halal Certified drink, a new alternative to the alcoholic bubbly beverages, Pearl’s is 100% halal.
Designed for the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 22, 2018: With an emphasis on healthier, organic and vegan options for indulgences, here a low-down of some sustainable, raw and organic munchies from the www.organicandreal.com range for your perusal:
Hippeas Organic Chickpea Puffs [Cheese & Love]: Crunchy and delicious, these high-protein and fibre pack of cheesy fingers comes in a good 78g pack and has all of 90 calories for the health-conscious snackers to indulge in. Price: AED 15.75
Organic Larder Toasted Coconut Chips (200g): Looking for a nutritious snack packed with ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 22, 2018: Al Maya Distribution, UAE an ISO 22000:2005 & HACCP certified FMCG Distribution Company proudly announcing the launch of GOO.N Diapers from DAIO Paper Corporation, Japan in presence of Mr. Ryu Ishii, First Secretary and Head of Economic Section, Embassy of Japan, Abu Dhabi, Mr. Koji Adachi, Deputy Consul General, Consulate General of Japan, Dubai and Mr Jumpei Yamaguchi, Vice Consul, Economic Section, Consulate General of Japan, Dubai.
Daio Paper Corporation, manufacturer of GOO.N diaper in cooperation with Sojitz Corporation, one of ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 19, 2018: Mr. Kamal Vachani, Group Director of Al Maya Group along with a large business delegation from the UAE met Vietnam’s Vice Minister of Industry and Trade Cao Quoc Hung in Hanoi, Vietnam.
The UAE business delegation led by Mr. Kamal Vachani discussed ways to boost both ways trade specially import from Vietnam. The Vice Minister welcomed the delegation along with Ngo Khai Hoan, Deputy Director General for South West Asia and Africa Market Department, Ministry of Industry and Trade.
The value of foreign trade between the UAE and Vietnam, including free ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 12, 2018: Al Maya Distribution, UAE an ISO 22000:2005 & HACCP certified FMCG Distribution Company proudly announcing the official launch of Pinar Water from Pinar Su Turkey. This auspicious event was inaugurated by H.E. Mr. Can Dizdar, Ambassador, Embassy of Turkey, Abu Dhabi. And H.E Mr. Erdem Ozan, Consul General, Consulate General of Turkey, Dubai. In the presence of Mr. Ersin Sen, Export and Business Development Manager, Pınar Water, Dubai and Mr. Hasan Onal, Commercial Attaché, Consulate General of Turkey, Dubai.
Pınar Su (Pınar Waters), a ......read more
The retail pioneer is conducting an Open Day Recruitment Workshop, exclusively for UAE Nationals on July 14, Saturday at Etihad Mall, from 9 AM to 2 PM
Dubai, UAE, July 12, 2018: The largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE – Union Coop recently announced an open day ‘Recruitment Workshop’ to ensure the immediate employment of UAE Nationals, to be conducted on July 14, Saturday at Etihad Mall, from 9 AM to 2 PM.
Expressing his thoughts behind the Recruitment Drive, Mr. Ahmed Bin Kenaid, Director of Human Resources and Emiratization said, “We at ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 12, 2018: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but let’s face it, not everyone has the time to stop and grab a hearty breakfast before heading to work. Sophie’s Café is known for its extensive breakfast menu, offering a wide range of healthy options to delight all tastes and match all dietary requirements.
The healthy neigbourhood eatery doesn’t want you to miss out on the joys of one of the best meals of the day and for this reason, the restaurant’s breakfast menu is now available anytime of the day between 7am and ......read more
International event Open Dairies returns on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 September, a weekend discovering the world of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese with many events, guided tours and tastings
Dubai, UAE; July 11, 2018 - Foodies, food enthusiasts and families visiting Italy in September will have a unique opportunity to experience first-hand the production of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese at the new edition of Open Dairies that will take place on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 September, 2018 at Reggio Emilia, Parma, Italy. This Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) cheese is made only from ......read more
Ensure you are well on your way to your 5-a-day with Kibsons newly launched Smoothie Boxes, perfect for the whole family
Dubai, UAE, July 03, 2018: Kibsons, the leading online home delivery service have just made getting your 5-a-day a whole lot easier with the introduction of their newly launched, great value ‘Smoothie Boxes’. Enjoy a breakfast of champions or a health filled mid-morning snack that couldn’t be easier to prepare or create. Kibsons have done the hard work so you don’t have to and grouped together a range of perfectly ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 30, 2018: Mr Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group, Regional Director, Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC) and Chairman, Dubai Chapter, Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) - Welcomed H.E. Mr Paul Raymund P. Cortes, Consul General, Consulate General of Philippines, Dubai, after he received the Presidential Award Gawad Mabini Rank of Kamanong Grand Cross Dakilang Kamanong award from the President of Philippines for his outstanding contribution as a Diplomat.
Mr. Kamal Vachani hosted a reception and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 30 June 2018: Football fever is here and there's now a delicious way to enjoy it. Fans can now choose the flags of their favourite teams as frosting on the donuts, all thanks to the premium, limited-edition range at Dunkin' Donuts. What's more, it is available in Mango and Banana flavour, and comes with a delicious chocolate filling.
In addition, a special offer is available on the above range of donuts when you buy a dozen at any outlet in the UAE. If you are enjoying the game at home you can place an order online and get it delivered to your ......read more
The number of Emirati employees in Union Coop totals to 343, where the Senior management positions were reported as 73 percent, while other administrative positions account for 30 percent
27 June 2018 – Dubai, UAE: Mr. Ahmed Bin Kenaid, Director of Human Resources and Emiratization at Union Coop said, “Union Coop pays great importance to Emiratization, as we believe it is one of the most important steps towards national human resources development. The number of UAE citizens working at Union Coop includes 127 men and 216 women, as of May-end 2018. Union Coop is ......read more
Trade volume increases to 3.5 million MT while value jumps to AED 11.1 billion
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25 June 2018: The food and beverage (F&B) sector based in Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the UAE’s premier regional business and logistics hub, showed significant growth in 2017 reflecting continuing confidence in the industry in the UAE.
The sector’s volume of trade rose to 3.5 million metric tonnes, valued at AED 11.1 billion which accounted for 17.85 per cent and 15.37 per cent of Dubai’s total F&B volume and value respectively.
Continuous ......read more
In 2017, Turkey’s olive oil exports reached 53,627 tons, equivalent to USD 207,881,000.
Turkey aims to increase olive product exports to USD 3.8 billion by 2023.
Dubai, 21 June 2018: Turkish Exporters Assembly revealed that its olive and olive oil product exports to the UAE are growing at a rapid pace. In 2018, Turkey’s UAE olive and olive oil exports grew from USD 1,607,260 to USD 2,870,800 signifying a growth of 79%.
Olive oil represents the country’s fastest growing food exports sector. A majority of the olives produced in Turkey are ......read more
South African Consul General visits Al Maya Supermarkets in Dubai
Dubai, UAE, June 21, 2018: Mr. Kamal Vachani, Group Director of Al Maya Group and H.E Mr Mogobo David Magabe, South Africa’s Consul General to Dubai met at Al Maya Group’s flagship Supermarket at Murooj Complex in Dubai.
Mr. Kamal Vachani informed the consul general about the FMCG products available at Al Maya Super markets across the UAE coming from South Africa. The Consul General appreciated the Group’s role in promoting South Africa’s food products in the UAE.
Brands like ......read more
Enjoy a free breakfast meal and hot beverage on your Birthday at Sophie’s Café
Dubai, UAE, June 18, 2018: Waking up to well wishes from your loved ones on your birthday is a fantastic feeling, but nothing can beat receiving a free breakfast from your favourite neighborhood restaurant to enjoy on your special day!
Wishes do come true as Sophie’s - the healthy and wholesome eatery located in Citadines Metro Central hotel in Barsha Heights is offering a free breakfast meal and hot beverage if you visit them on the morning of your birthday!
Simply present your Emirates ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 14, 2018: Mr Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group welcoming the Dh.50 billion stimulus package announced by Government said this will greatly benefit all sectors of UAE and will strengthen further economy stability and sustainability and will give confidence to the investors and businesses.
The UAE visa and company ownership reforms announced earlier will further boost economy growth in the coming years.
The new system of replacing the bank guarantee requirement for the employee’s visa is very welcome step.
Allowing 48 hours visa to transit ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 7, 2018: Its football season and Burger & Lobster is here to kick it off with a champion offering. Starting June 14th, fans of Burger & Lobster will be able to enjoy the World Cup at the adored DIFC venue on a 3x3 meter wide screen, combined with the flavours of signature and brand-new Burger & Lobster favourites in a combo package for two. Kick-start those taste buds with the savoury and crispy Panko Popcorn, followed by two Mini Burgers, a Mini Shrimp Roll and the deviously delicious Truffle Fries, perfectly accompanied by two brilliant bottles of ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 4, 2018: From the beloved luxury tea brand that retails in Harrods and online, comes an elegantly designed gift box in celebration of the holy month of Ramadan. Newby Teas, the luxury tea company, is launching its limited edition Arabian Nights gift box for the first time in honor of the holy month.
This stunning gift box has been created with the inspiration from the famous Arabic folklore ‘Alf Layla Wa Layla’ or popularly known as A Thousand and One Nights OR Arabian Nights in English. The new box design builds on Newby Teas legacy of ......read more
This Ramadan, Burger & Lobster will be offering two very strong contenders to satisfy those hunger pangs to the fullest for friends & family alike.
Dubai, UAE, June 3, 2018: With a dual offering, one that caters to individuals and the other for family and friends, fans of the adored restaurant can savour the flavours of signature Burger & Lobster favourites including the classic Cheeseburger, the ever popular Mini Lobster Roll, and a half pounder of lobster lusciously prepared for a hearty and filling Iftar. Round off the beast-of-a-feast with the Tres Leches ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 31, 2018: Al Jazira Poultry’s eggs are produced in extremely hygienic conditions using the best possible equipment and systems from Europe. Hens from the world’s best breed are flown in from Europe and housed in water-cooled insulated houses where they are protected from the region’s extreme climatic conditions and wild birds. Automatic systems ensure a comfortable climate, along with a steady supply of feed and cool drinking water in the hen houses.
The standard of drinking water meets with G.S.O. and W.H.O standards for potable water.
Feed for ......read more
Al Maya Introduces New Products From United Kingdom
Dubai, UAE, May 30, 2018: Her Majesty’s Consul General to Dubai and Northern Emirates H.E. Andrew Jackson, who has just taken over as Consul General visited Al Maya Supermarkets in Dubai.
Mr Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group welcomed the Consul General at their Supermarket situated at Murooj Complex, Dubai. HM Consul General toured the Supermarket and was impressed with the products display at Al Maya Supermarkets. Mr Kamal Vachani introduced the Al Maya Supermarkets business and its other ......read more
Kibsons wish their loyal customers Ramadan Kareem and offer a special promotion of 10% discount on their already competitive prices
Dubai, UAE, May 29, 2018: Ramadan is the month of giving and as a special gift to their loyal customers, Kibsons, the leading online home delivery service that makes healthy eating a reality for thousands of households across the UAE, are offering a 10% discount on their already low wholesale prices throughout the holy month.
Their convenient, healthy and affordable product range includes fresh fruit, vegetables, organics, meat, seafood, dairy, ......read more
Marina Mall Abu Dhabi is the capital’s hamburger destination
Lettuce mark the spot so you can ketchup on all these great burger deals that can be enjoyed for iftar or throughout the day
Abu Dhabi, May 27, 2018: In celebration of National Burger Day on Monday (May 28), Marina Mall Abu Dhabi has rounded up the best of the best burger deals in the capital.
The hamburger destination is home to the only Five Guys in Abu Dhabi as well as sought-after burger joints: Bareburger, Shake Shack, La Brioche, Shakespeare & Co, Chili’s, Tony Roma’s ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 24, 2018: The RODA Al Murooj’s preparation for the Holy Month of Ramadan gained much appreciation from a group of food connoisseurs who attended a pre-Ramadan Iftar buffet hosted by the hotel as preview to its wide-ranging arrangements for the holy month of Ramadan.
The guests, including Media, Bloggers and VIPs, were much impressed as they savored a traditional and truly lavish Iftar buffet complemented with live cooking stations, Arabic beverages and desserts in the enchanted setting of Pergolas restaurant.
General Manager of the RODA Al Murooj, Nael ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 24, 2018: RODA Al Bustan hosted a successful Pre-Ramadan preview to showcase the setup and concept of their holy Ramadan month’s offerings. The event received a lot of good comments from food enthusiasts who attended the Iftar buffet preview.
All the Media, bloggers, and other VIP guests were captivated by the traditional Emirati buffet complemented with live cooking stations with different varieties of International cuisines, and the various Arabic drinks and desserts in the lavish Ramadan Market at the lobby of RODA Al Bustan.
The General Manager of ......read more
Arjaan by Rotana Hosts Iftar Gathering for Over 40 Children of Determination
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 20, 2018: With a commitment to spreading the warmth of the holy month and creating an inclusive society for all, Arjaan by Rotana recently hosted students from the SNF Development Center and their family members for an exclusive Iftar gathering.
Over 40 students and parents enjoyed breaking their fast at the hotel property located in the heart of Dubai Media City.
For over ten years, SNF has dedicated itself towards empowering children of determination and ......read more
Created by 9 of Moombai & Co’s finest chefs, the menu hosts traditional as well as innovative mango treats for a whole mango meal
From 7th May until 30th June, Moombai & Co serves its culinary best with the fruit of the season, mangoes
The Mango Memory menu is a gastric journey through India with concepts developed by the chefs of the restaurant from foods that are reminiscent of the subcontinent in the 60’s and 70’s
The menu hosts mango drinks, starters, mains as well as desserts for a complete mango meal for fanatics of the king of all ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 16, 2018: Marrybrown (MB) continues to expand in the UAE, with the successful opening of its new flagship outlet in Muroor Road, one of the capital’s most prominent areas.
The new outlet features a fantastic ambiance for the customers, which aims to enhance the customer dining experience.
Mr. Imran Akhtar, General Manager of Marrybrown UAE, comments on the expansion, “We would like to thank all our customers for the massive support which they have shown us for many years. We are very pleased to be celebrating the opening of our new MB outlet in Muroor, ......read more
May 15, 2018; Dubai: The time we spend with our family and friends during Ramadan is very special, a time to enjoy each other’s company as well as a time to rediscover the joy of cooking for loved ones. With a selection of coloured glass tea light holders, beautiful serving platters and clever cooking solutions, Villeroy & Boch offers the perfect tableware and accessories for a warm and cosy Iftar, allowing you to cook with ease, as you gather your loved ones around a perfectly presented table.
Villeroy & Boch
Villeroy & Boch is one of the world's ......read more
Al Maya brings great promotions to welcome Ramadan
Dubai, UAE, May 15, 2018: The Holy month of Ramadan is about to begin in a few days and the market trend shows customers spend most on the groceries during this month. That’s the reason Al Maya Group brings exceptional offers and gives the opportunity to its customers to enjoy lower prices on a wide range of Fruits & Vegetables, Grocery items, Bakery products, Non-Food items and much more in Al Maya Supermarkets across UAE.
Ramadan is in the ninth month of Islamic calendar and observed by Muslims worldwide as a ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 14, 2018: Tired of visiting the same traditional Iftar buffets every year and looking for something new? Look no further, as TUB OF BUTTER invites you to try their new Night Picnic during the holy month of Ramadan, where you can enjoy an enticing selection of Mediterranean inspired dishes in front of a projector movie – all happening indoors whisking you away from the blazing heat and towards a breezy summer night!
To get you in the mood for The Night Picnic – TUB OF BUTTER will be fully decked out with fairy lights, picnic themed table cloths or ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (May 13, 2018) – Welcoming the holy month, Arjaan by Rotana invites guests to experience the traditions of Ramadan with an array of authentic Iftar offerings at its newly launched restaurant – Cilantro.
Conveniently located in Dubai Media City and overlooking the Palm Jumeirah, Arjaan by Rotana will offer an Iftar experience featuring traditional Middle Eastern cuisine with a contemporary twist in an elegant, family-friendly setting. The culinary team have created a mouthwatering selection of Ramadan favorites including hot and cold ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 13, 2018: The US’s most highly acclaimed chicken restaurant celebrated its Grand Opening on Tuesday, April 17 at The Dubai Mall, followed by a ribbon cutting with the company’s founder and CEO Todd Graves. Graves traveled from the U.S. for the grand opening event and to soak in the Dubai culture.
The first in the UAE, Raising Cane’s is located in The Dubai Mall’s 2nd Floor Food Court and is already gaining a loyal allegiance of fans, known as “Caniacs”. The fastest growing Restaurant in the USA, Raising Cane’s has been ......read more
دبي، الإمارات العربية المتحدة (1 مايو، 2018) - أعلن مطعم ’فرزي كافيه‘ عن تقديمه تجربة مميزة للذواقة تجمع بين الأطباق الكلاسيكية العالمية والتأثيرات المعاصرة في عالم المأكولات والضيافة ضمن فضاءاته العصرية المفعمة بالحيوية والأصالة. ويعتزم المطعم تقديم قائمته الجديدة من وجبات الإفطار الرمضانية طوال الشهر المبارك ابتداءً من الساعة 7 مساءً ولغاية الساعة 2 بعد منتصف الليل. ويضمن المكان لعشاق المذاق الفريد فرصةً لتدليل حواسهم مع أفخر المأكولات العالمية بلمساتٍ هندية عربية لا مثيل لها.
وتستقطب الوجهة الفاخرة الضيوف المميزين من خلال ما تقدمه من ابتكارات تعكس التوجهات الإبداعية ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 02, 2018: Following the spread of environmental awareness worldwide, organic food is now a global trend and an essential step towards a healthier life. Hence, Nohf, the leader in natural and organic foods free of artificial colors, preservatives and chemicals provides the Gulf region with the finest organic products.
“You are what you eat” has been proven in recent studies. Adopting a healthy lifestyle begins by selecting trusted organic foods that are more nutritious, which in turn will help you in recovering from and preventing diseases, especially ......read more
Choose from a wide-range of natural, organic and non-toxic products at the health and wellness online marketplace – Goodness Cart
Dubai, UAE, May 02, 2018: If you are looking for a one stop shop for all of your lifestyle, health and wellness needs, Goodness Cart is just one convenient click away. A new e-commerce marketplace in the UAE, Goodness Cart focusses on health and wellness products for the entire family by offering a curated collection of companies and brands under one virtual roof. With affordable pricing and quick delivery, Goodness Cart is ......read more
Make healthy eating convenient and affordable with the freshest produce delivered directly to your door
Dubai, UAE, May 01, 2018: Preparing your meals for the week ahead needn’t be a chore with Kibsons, the leading online home delivery service that makes healthy eating a reality for thousands of households across the UAE. Their convenient, healthy and affordable product range includes fresh fruit, vegetables, organics, meat, seafood, dairy, bread, nuts, drinks, spices, oils and snacks and the best part is that they delivery to your door at wholesale prices!
Kibsons is ......read more
UAE, 30 April, 2018- The Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) has forecasted that the demand for Brazilian beef across Arab countries is expected to increase throughout 2018. The positive outlook follows recent reports that beef exports to these countries saw a 38 per cent increase in terms of value and a 59 per cent increase in volume during the first quarter of the year (Q1 2018). Over the same period, Brazil sold over USD 190 million worth of beef to the Arab region--demonstrating an even sharper increase in terms of volume. According to the country's Ministry of Industry, Foreign ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates,29 April 2018: Poco Loco, the Latin American restaurant at The Beach invites guests to break their fast in an unconventional manner and setting during the upcoming Holy Month of Ramadan with its unique a la carte iftar offering. Through partnering with the Entertainer vouchers throughout the Holy Month, the restaurant offers guests the chance to share a memorable meal and experience with family and friends.
The rich menu that is bursting with flavours, brings together over 60 sophisticated main course selections and beverages that draw inspiration ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 28, 2018: This Ramadan, delight your palate with our Iftar dinners filled with the flavorful tastes of Indian, Pakistani and Afghani flavors. You will be able to experience mouth-watering fusion of tasty desserts, barbecued meats, and soft beverages from across these regions.
Our elaborate Iftar menu, which comes in both buffet and à la carte, includes an appetizing array of signature grilled meats and sea food, Afghan and Middle Eastern dishes, vegetarian dishes and traditional Indo-Pak desserts.
Barbecue Delights fan favorites includes a collection ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 25th April 2018: Mai Dubai LLC, the Dubai based Bottled Water company, has appointed TBWA\RAAD as its lead Creative Agency of Record after a competitive pitch process that included several leading agencies in the Middle East. The new partnership will come into effect this month and will see TBWA\RAAD and Mai Dubai collaborate on creative development, market strategy development and brand positioning across multiple platforms and disciplines in the UAE and across the wider region.
TBWA\RAAD is tasked with strategic direction and brand positioning across all ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24 April 2018: The Big Chefs restaurants at The Beach and Boxpark will serve up a wide variety of delicacies as part of a sumptuous Turkish set menu during Iftar throughout the Holy Month of Ramadan.
Known as the go-to restaurant for families that prefer a multi-cuisine offering, Big Chefs invites Dubai’s food enthusiasts to share memorable gourmet experiences with their loved ones to mark the Holy Month.
Guests will be welcomed with dates and a homemade fruit sherbet, a traditional drink used to break the fast. On the table, they will find ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 16, 2018: Rolling Cones, a premium concept in soft serve ice cream launches in the UAE at the Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights. Conceptualized by the dynamic duo, Sunaina Khanna Harisinghani and Prateek Shah, Rolling Cones, a first of its kind desert parlour offers extravagant ice cream and coffee concepts adorned with pure edible gold laced with delectable crunchies and sprinkles of gold dust.
With exotic blends to choose from, Rolling Cones introduces authentic taste and creamy texture of ice creams that bring new meaning to rich ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 April 2018: The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) has confirmed that markets in the UAE are free of listeria-contaminated Australian rock melons.
The confirmation comes in response to recent rumors circulating on social media in this context.
On March 5, 2018, MOCCAE issued a decision to withdraw and remove Australian rock melons from the UAE’s markets, in line with the Ministerial Decree no. 433 for 2017 on Rapid Alert System for Food.
Majd Al Herbawi, Food Safety Director at MOCCAE, said: “The ......read more
15 April 2018, Dubai: This Ramadan, Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre will be offering an Iftar and Suhour buffet in Medley Restaurant as well as special deals for larger corporate groups looking to celebrate for “breaking the fast” together hosted by the property’s Moroccan Chef Mama, who is known for her rich delicious dishes and amazing hospitality.
Batoul Jarmourne also known as “Chef Mama”, was born in 1947 and worked with Princess Lalla Amina in the late 80’s in Rabat, the youngest sister of the late King Hassan II of Morocco. ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 10, 2018: We all love a good ladies’ night to catch up with friends and get over mid-week blues, but how many of these places offer delicious, healthy meals and drinks that won’t leave you feeling guilty and exhausted the next day?
Sophie’s Cafe is re-defining the concept of ladies’ night by introducing healthy and fun “Ve-Gang Tuesdays” - offering 1 vegan main course, 1 vegan dessert and unlimited vegan drinks for only AED 65 incl. tax – not to mention that ladies will be able to unwind with complimentary vegan pampering ......read more