The seventh edition of the Beirut Cooking Festival is coming up next week

The seventh edition of the Beirut Cooking Festival is coming up next week

In its seventh year in a row, Hospitality Services’ Beirut Cooking Festival will take place at Biel for three days, starting November 16.   This event is a melting pot for gastronomy, wines, beers and spirits, in addition to top celebrity chefs. The show caters to all businesses in the...

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Abu Dhabi launches fund to boost events

Abu Dhabi launches fund to boost events

  The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi is launching an incentive scheme to develop content and program collaboration with the private sector to build on the already established annual calendar of vibrant and diverse events, and drive inbound tourism growth.   Already home to more than 800...

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Alshaya named world’s best restaurant franchise partner

Alshaya named world’s best restaurant franchise partner

  M.H. Alshaya Co., the international retail franchise business that operates leading restaurant brands like Starbucks, The Cheesecake Factory, P.F. Chang’s and Shake Shack, has been named the world’s best restaurant franchise partner at an awards event in Dubai.   Alshaya was named the winner of the Partnership category of...

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19 awards for Rotana at World Travel Awards 2017

19 awards for Rotana at World Travel Awards 2017

Making a clean sweep of 19 awards at the Middle East Gala Ceremony of the World Travel Awards (WTA) 2017, along with securing the coveted “Middle East’s Leading Hotel Brand” title for the 11th year in a row, Rotana, one of the leading hotel management companies in the region with...

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16th edition of the Semaine de la Gastronomie Française starts on October 31

16th edition of the Semaine de la Gastronomie Française starts on October 31

The Hotel Albergo Relais & Châteaux is organizing for the 16th consecutive year, the French Gastronomy Festival, under the patronage of Monsieur Bruno Foucher, French Ambassador of France in Lebanon, from October 31, till November 5, 2017 included, at the Al Dente Restaurant   During six dinners, the hotel’s restaurant...

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Gulfood Manufacturing to draw attention to meaty opportunities within flourishing halal sector

Gulfood Manufacturing to draw attention to meaty opportunities within flourishing halal sector

The global halal industry has witnessed unprecedented growth in recent years, driven by rising populations and a seismic shift in consumer preference towards high-quality, safe and ethical products. According to the Global Halal Industry Overview report by Edbiz Consulting with Nasdaq OMX Global Indexes, the Halal food market alone has...

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First international Meze Festival in Turkey

First international Meze Festival in Turkey

Kasr Fakhreddine, a Lebanese restauranr that have been servicing guests for over 40 years, showcased its Lebanese Meze at the first International Meze Festival which took place on Saturday, October 14 at the Akra Hotels in Antalya, Turkey. ‘Meze’ originated in the Middle East, it’s a selection of small dishes...

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HORECA Jordan judges visited RACA

HORECA Jordan judges visited RACA

The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (RACA) had the honor to host the WACS international judges of the HORECA Salon Culinaire for a short tour at the academy. During the visit, the judges had the opportunity to learn more about the practical and theoretical education delivered at RACA and also...

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InterContinental Jordan Hotel won 13 HORECA awards

InterContinental Jordan Hotel won 13 HORECA awards

  InterContinental Jordan Hotel participated in HORECA 2017 exhibition that took place in Amman. The hotel won 13 golden, silver, and bronze medals in several categories. Two of the medals are gold and were awarded to Chef Mahmoud Al Doqos for the best plated desert & the other one for...

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The 40th HostMilano launched on October 20

The 40th HostMilano launched on October 20

  Organized by Fiera Milano, HostMilano – the world-leading tradeshow in the sector which is now on its 40th edition, returned from October 20 until 24.   The HostMilano sector is growing strong and in constant evolution. In 2016, the worldwide production of machinery, equipment and accessories for the catering,...

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