Maintaining the buzz

Maintaining the buzz

You’ve opened your restaurant to great fanfare, but what happens next? GRIF founder, Jennifer Pettinger Haines, provides advice from industry experts on getting past the honeymoon phase

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Leila Min Lebnen expands KSA operation

Leila Min Lebnen expands KSA operation

Leila Min Lebnen KSA is a home-grown Lebanese restaurant, has opened its second branch in Riyadh. This brings the total to four branches in Lebanon and 16 across the Arab world. These operate in the UAE, KSA, Qatar, Kuwait and Bahrain. The interior offers guests a design that is authentically-traditional, but with...

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MasterChef restaurant to open in Dubai this April

MasterChef restaurant to open in Dubai this April

Chef Maria ‘Margarita’ Vaamonde-Beggs has been appointed to head the kitchen setup and menu creation.

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Exclusive: Lebanese expat launches a new F&B concept in NYC

Exclusive: Lebanese expat launches a new F&B concept in NYC

Harb is convinced that his restaurant’s package is what sets him part.

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STK Doha now open

STK Doha now open

STK Doha has seating for approximately 150 guests.

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Marriott selects four Emirati foodies to join its new dining platform

Marriott selects four Emirati foodies to join its new dining platform

They will be the voice of Marriott’s brand-new dining platform, More Cravings.

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Honoring Maroush Group’s Founder

Honoring Maroush Group’s Founder

The President of the Lebanese Syndicate of Owners of Restaurants, Cafes, Night-Clubs and Pastries, Tony Ramy granted an honorary shield to Maarouf Abouzaki, the owner of Maroush London restaurant group, for being an Ambassador of Lebanese cuisine, given the huge success of Maroush abroad. The event took place during a...

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11,000 F&B outlets operate in Dubai

11,000 F&B outlets operate in Dubai

1,000 new restaurant and cafe were licensed in 2018 compared to 900 in 2017.

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Maki Restaurant Group scores stellar win at HORECA Kuwait 2019

Maki Restaurant Group scores stellar win at HORECA Kuwait 2019

Ten of the group’s chefs who participated in the country’s most prominent annual B2B hospitality exhibition emerged victorious.

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