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In order to attract customers, dining outlets are focusing on décor as a way to compete. Discover exceptional dining experiences at Gulfhost.ae from Oct 30 - Nov 1, 2018  #Dining#Decor #RestaurantDecor #DiningExperience #GulfHost #Gulfhost2018
Canadian restaurant-café, Eggspectation, has opened its door in Matajer Mall, Sharjah, to bring a wide variety of delicacies from its hometown Montreal. . . Located in Matajer Al Juraina Sharjah, the Eggspectation venue has a capacity for over 100 people, with nearly 3,000sqm indoor and 1,000sqm outdoor. Staying true to its Canadian heritage, the modern contemporary artworks and paintings displayed are all created in Montreal. Adding to its industrial chic look and feel, Eggspectation affixed reclaimed wood, metal finishings and custom-made furniture.
France renews commitment to UAE’s industrial F&B sector by hosting 2 pavilions at  GULFHOST and the Specialty Food Festival . . Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, will be taking center stage at Gulfhost and the Specialty Food Festival with 2 large pavilions exhibiting products of over 40 companies. Top industrial catering and hospitality companies from France will be showcasing their premium ranges of food service equipment and fine foods. Visitors will have the chance to meet company leaders who will reveal products and know-how and create opportunities to develop business with their Emirati and regionals counterparts.  #frenchpavilion
@asiankitchendubai is now open and BNC Publishing’s resident food aficionado, @markmyworldblog was the first one to try it out. . . . To read the review, visit www.hotelnewsme.com, under the F&B section
Personalised Matchmaking At Gulfhost 2018 . . Exhibitors and visitors to GulfHost and the Autumn Food Shows 2018 will be able to create personalised partnerships and efficient networks with the launch of a matchmaking platform, created by show organisers Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC.) . . The Autumn Food Series Meeting Programme will run across GulfHost, The Speciality Food Festival, SEAFEX, and yummex Middle East, which will take place from 30 October – 1 November at DWTC.
BNC Publishing’s annual event, the Big F&B Forum is set to take place at Al Habtoor Palace on 14 November 2018 and is expected to bring together the biggest names in the food and beverage sector to debate and discuss the trends, challenges, and future of the industry. . . In the picture is the esteemed advisory panel consisted of a mix of chefs, and leaders in the F&B sector to cover all different aspects of the industry where they discussed the current market conditions. . . The roundtable continued with an in-depth discussion on the challenges that face today’s market. A few topics that need to be addressed and will be a part of the Big F&B Forum 2018 include making the right use of customer data, how the likes of discounts and ladies nights are killing the industry, and keeping hold of the talent companies have.
Deliveroo is continuing its expansion across Abu Dhabi, launching its service in Khalifa City, ADKC, Mussafah, Mushrif, Zayed City, and Yas Island. . . The new expansion means customers in Abu Dhabi will now be able to order from 250 additional restaurants across the city. Anis Harb, general manager of Deliveroo said: “We’re excited for Deliveroo’s new expansion. As Abu Dhabi is the largest Emirate in the UAE and rapidly progressing, it’s important to us to serve the city along with its momentum for future growth. Deliveroo is focused on providing the ultimate food delivery experience.
Chef Vineet Bhatia is bringing a fresh new concept to Dubai as his new venture, Indya By Vineet is set to launch in November at Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa. . . Bhatia, who is the first Indian chef to receive a globally acclaimed Michelin star, has selected Le Royal Meridien as the home for his latest project in Dubai. His exciting new venture takes a contemporary approach to all-time favourite Indian street staples in a vibrant, colourful and eclectic backdrop inspired by the culture, spirit and vitality of the motherland.
The High Tea Challenge Comes To Dubai . . Tea brand Dilmah will be conducting its 21st Century High Tea challenge (AFT21) in Dubai during the upcoming GulfHost show next month. Dilmah Real High Tea is a contemporary approach to redefining the 21stCentury High Tea and to enhance the importance of tea as an ingredient and as a pairing within gastronomy. . . The challenge that is slated for 30 October – 1 November expects to attract close to 25 teams from the hospitality sector. Held in partnership with the World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS).
A Taste Of Georgia At The Newly Opened Modi . . Guests at @modi.dxb will be served by international professional dancers, can listen to a live folk music band, and savour the oldest wine in the world at Modi Georgian Cuisine. . . The newly opened Modi aims to showcase the best in Georgian hospitality with a traditional menu which includes signature dishes such as penovani khachapuri and khinkali, among other famous georgian pastries, an assortment of meat, fish, and vegetable starters and traditional salads, authentic cheese such as the sulguni and gebzhalia cheese, famous soups such as the chikhirtma, sup kharcho and sokos tsviani, and an assortment of mtsvadi and josper, charcoal grilled organic and halal meat coming from the Georgian mountains.
The London Project Comes To Dubai . . Through the careful filtration of elegance, reverie, passion, and expert experience in the industry, a new London is set to open on Bluewater Island, at the foot of Ain Dubai. . . When we break down The London Project, opening its doors Q4 2018, it is possible to categorise it as a restaurant, bar, and social space. . . The renders are a reflection of urban chic styling and finishes with soft, natural palette of the botanical space, as described by Julian Peter Floyd, head designer on The London Project.
Gastronomy Uncovered: @MaisonRougeDubai . . Follow BNC Publishing’s resident food aficionado, @markmyworldblog as he discovers yet another new dining gem in town, an exceptional dinner show at Maison Rouge . . . To read the review, visit www.hotelnewsme.com, under the F&B section
Secret Garden by L’ETO is set to open its doors by the beginning of October 2018 at City Walk. . . Located opposite the original L’ETO, the new concept will offer a menu with more than 40 brand new cakes and desserts to choose from, as well as fruity mocktails and signature coffees. . . The newly devised menu has a number of decadent desserts, including baked banana meringue tart, chocolate blueberry figs pavlova and raspberry hazelnut lychee rose delice. Secret Garden by L’ETO, will also offer a wide range of signature drinks and creative coffees, which can be perfectly paired with a chosen dessert.
Dickey’s, the family operated Texas barbecue restaurant has undertaken its first international expansion to the United Arab Emirates. . .  Renowned for their slow smoked meats and home-style, wholesome Texan food, the first store is set to open in Yas Mall, Abu Dhabi in October 2018.
@SolutionsLeisure has announced its global expansion, moving into Eastern Europe in Q1 of 2019. In partnership with European engineering tycoon, Polimeks, founders Paul Evans and Freek Teusink have signed three international licensing agreements across Russian cities Moscow and Kazan. . .  The Solutions Leisure portfolio, which comprises of seven brands and eight venues across the Dubai emirate, is one of the most heavily awarded group to date. After just five years in Dubai, Solutions Leisure has continued to drive their dreams forward, offering an approachable yet luxury dining and nightlife experience to the emirate. . . Today, homegrown, pan-Asian favourite Asia Asia and Dubai’s leading party bar brand, lock, stock & barrel, are venturing internationally under the partnering umbrella of Europe’s finest.
UAE Company Launches Degradable Coffee Capsule . . Loose Unicorns, the first specialty coffee subscription in the Middle East has launched 100% compostable capsules that are compatible with any Nespresso machine. . . Coffee has been lifted to another level, much more complex than how it used to be. The specialty movement introduces high quality coffee in the market, innovative ways of brewing and the spirit of crafted coffee. The process is simple by its nature, yet complex: it comes from a specific place and is grown at a certain altitude, where harvesting and processing are done manually and with thoughtfulness by farmers.
Palazzo Versace’s Enigma Goes International . . The venue has been invited to pop-up at the Mandarin Oriental, Macau. . . Palazzo Versace travels internationally in this exciting first for the home-grown brand Enigma. The innovative Persian restaurant will be popping up for three days in Macau, taking over the all day dining at Vida Rica Restaurant located on the second floor with panoramic views of the South China Sea and the Nam Van Lake.
Taste My UAE by Radisson Blu makes a triumphant return this year, starting from 1st September until 30th November. The three-month foodie celebration will see 30 of Radisson Blu’s best-loved restaurants across Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah, all offering a 25% discount throughout the festival. . . Discerning foodies can experience three months of diverse and colorful dining options from fresh seafood to craft burgers and succulent grills, to the colorful spices of Asia and the hot chilies of Mexico. The festival includes iconic restaurants such as The Fish Market at Radisson Blu, Dubai Deira Creek and the Belgian Cafe at Radisson Blu, Abu Dhabi Yas Island, to newly opened Fire Lake Grill House & Cocktail Bar at the Radisson Blu, Dubai Waterfront. . . In addition to the 25% discount across all restaurants, every AED 100 spent at a participating outlet qualifies guests for a chance to win a trip of a lifetime one of the culinary capitals of the world Cape Town. Both the discount and competition are valid from 1st September to 30th November, 2018. Guests can benefit from this fantastic offer by registering online at http://tastemyuae.radissonblu.com