Lebanon’s crafty craft beer

Lebanon’s crafty craft beer

Beer brewing is a craft that began more than 10,000 years ago, long before the discovery of wine. Today, it has become the highest-selling beverage throughout the world and Lebanese producers are emerging onto the scene with some innovatively crafty propositions

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220 Degree Catering heats up the emirates

220 Degree Catering heats up the emirates

Rony Tawk, director of operation and partner at 220 Degree Catering discusses his new company and how the industry is fairing in the Emirates.

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The intricacies of healthy eating

The intricacies of healthy eating

The business of eating healthy has not only changed consumer eating habits, it’s produced regional sales growth that can no longer be ignored. Nada Alameddine, partner at Hodema consulting services, gives us a rundown of the basics and some surprising new trends

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Sugar: Oh! Honey, honey

Sugar: Oh! Honey, honey

HN talked to three experts in the field of chocolate and pastry to find out what’s keeping the industry sweet.

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Beyond Royal: HRH Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud

Beyond Royal: HRH Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud

Through his investments, Prince Khaled is involved in big names making waves in the hospitality industry, like Beyond Meat and Geltor that promises to make animal-free gelatin, and he sits on the Board of JUST, makers of the bestselling plant-based JUST Egg.

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Michelin-star restaurant coming to Louvre Abu Dhabi

Michelin-star restaurant coming to Louvre Abu Dhabi

The restaurant’s menu will be created in collaboration with renowned French chef Pierre Gagnaire, head chef and owner of a restaurant under his own name, and will include a number of Fouquet’s signature dishes.

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McDonald’s unrecyclable recycling initiative

McDonald’s unrecyclable recycling initiative

An unexpected news story appeared today in the UK’s Mirror surprising everyone, especially owners and operators of F&B outlets. McDonald’s, the world’s largest restaurant chain by revenue, serving over 69 million customers daily in over 100 countries across 37,855 outlets as of 2018 announced that its decision to replace plastic straws with paper ones has...

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Dubai announces ‘dry day’

Dubai announces ‘dry day’

No alcohol will also be displayed in bars and restaurants and some outlets will be closed that offer live entertainment.

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Zomato introduces progressive parental leave policy

Zomato introduces progressive parental leave policy

Through the new policy, all of Zomato’s employees spread throughout 24 countries are now eligible for universal paid parental leave, with a minimum of 26 weeks given to both men and women – a number that is equally applicable to non-birthing parents, including cases of surrogacy and adoption. In countries...

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Shababik; a window onto KSA’s F&B industry

Shababik; a window onto KSA’s F&B industry

What is ‘Shababik’? Shababik, a restaurant managed by Richard Farhat, has been operating in Jeddah since May 2014. It serves traditional Lebanese food and welcomes up to 450 guests. It is located on the second level of a boutique mall in a prestigious area with a vast air-conditioned terrace. Over the years,...

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