A second venture by chef Michael Mina to open at Four Seasons Hotel DIFC

A second venture by chef Michael Mina to open at Four Seasons Hotel DIFC

Four Seasons Hotel DIFC will launch in early 2018 MINA Brasserie, a new modern brasserie featuring American fare served for lunch and dinner, in partnership with award-wining American chef, Michael Mina. This marks the chef’s second venture at the property, following his Firebird Diner that opened early 2016. Mina Group...

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Nakheel expands its F&B offering in Jebel Ali

Nakheel expands its F&B offering in Jebel Ali

Nakheel has opened Seafood Kitchen, a new fish market-style restaurant at Jebel Ali Village in Dubai. Serving fresh daily seafood with an Asian twist, Seafood Kitchen is the latest addition to Nakheel Hospitality’s growing collection of clubs and restaurants across Dubai. The restaurant has indoor and outdoor seating for 130...

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Lebanese seafood restaurant Chez Zakhia debuts in Beirut

Lebanese seafood restaurant Chez Zakhia debuts in Beirut

Chez Zakhia, a renowned Lebanese seafood restaurant located in Amchit, northern coast of Lebanon, has opened the doors of its first branch in Beirut, located on the seaside of the Riviera Hotel. The restaurant, which is owned by Zakhia Moujahed, had started in 1984 in Jbeil, and then moved to...

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Global Ambassador of Whisky Live Rob Allanson hosts masterclass in Beirut

Global Ambassador of Whisky Live Rob Allanson hosts masterclass in Beirut

With Whisky Live Beirut launching into its second edition from 19-21 October, an exclusive masterclass to dispel the myths surrounding whisky drinking took place at the Eau de Vie restaurant of the Phoenicia Hotel Beirut yesterday (October 18), setting up the excitement for the three-day festival. “Somebody I knew once...

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Alain Ducasse to debut restaurant in Beirut

Alain Ducasse to debut restaurant in Beirut

Star chef Alain Ducasse will be opening his first restaurant in Beirut. “We have signed an MOU and are now in the process of negotiating details,” Rita Saad, ‎director of marketing and public relations at Le Gray, Beirut told HN. She explained that the plan is for a restaurant and...

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Nestle highlights its move to simplified ingredients in its packaged food

Nestle highlights its move to simplified ingredients in its packaged food

Nutritionists from across Lebanon gathered in Beirut for a scientific discussion hosted by Nestlé Middle East, focused on innovative means to provide solely 100 percent simplified ingredients in packaged food.    The gathering highlighted how iconic brand MAGGI is leading the way in providing healthier food, as part of its...

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Global Food Industries ‘Aqua Kale’ to address UAE’s growing demand for healthy food

Global Food Industries ‘Aqua Kale’ to address UAE’s growing demand for healthy food

Global Food Industries (GFI), a world-class value-added frozen food manufacturing company and part of Albatha Holding, one of the largest conglomerates in UAE. GFI has expressed its commitment towards playing a significant role in the ongoing efforts to address the steadily increasing demand for healthy food products in the UAE....

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Meraas to open La Mer beachfront on October 15

Meraas to open La Mer beachfront on October 15

La Mer, a beachfront developed by Meraas will open its first phase to the public from October 15, 2017. Stretching out from Jumeira 1 neighborhood, the destination Spanning 1.2 million square meters spreads over three areas: La Mer South, La Mer North and The Wharf – La Mer. The shopping,...

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Miami Grill plans to expand in the GCC

Miami Grill plans to expand in the GCC

Miami Grill partnered with Global Franchise Exchange (GFE), a team of franchising experts to develop the brand in the GCC. According to Alex DePase, founder and CEO of Global Franchise Exchange, “Global Franchise Exchange is excited to be working with Miami Grill to develop the GCC and Asia markets. The...

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Maya Bekhazi Noun launches new catering concept

Maya Bekhazi Noun launches new catering concept

Lebanese entrepreneur Maya Bekhazi Noun has launched The Food Studio, a new catering concept. “Catering has always been a complementary business for me. I did not shift from restaurants to catering as I have always done a bit of catering on the side,” she told HN. She explained: “I have...

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