Pierre Hermé appointed President of the Coupe du Monde de la Pâtisserie

Pierre Hermé appointed President of the Coupe du Monde de la Pâtisserie

The next step of the Coupe du Monde de la Pâtisserie contest is the European Selection, the 12 and 13 January 2020, during the Europain trade fair in Paris.

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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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Knife: the cutting edge

Knife: the cutting edge

HN talks to local and international chefs to find out what they look for when choosing a knife. Surprisingly though, it would seem that when choosing a knife, chefs have the ability to cut through the clutter to find the most fitting blade

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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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New executive chef joins The St. Regis Abu Dhabi

New executive chef joins The St. Regis Abu Dhabi

In his new role, Chef Murphy will provide flair and finesse as well as leadership for the team of 70 chefs across the hotel.

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Bartartine’s recipe for success

Bartartine’s recipe for success

Bartartine’s Executive Chef Joseph Boutros talks to HN about the strategies being employed to keep the brand innovative, relevant and healthy, at a time when the F&B industry is grappling with an increasingly demanding audience

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Where bartender meets chef

Where bartender meets chef

Alcohol and food have always reflected societal advancements. Today, the role played by both industry representatives are overlapping, thereby altering what previously were defined occupations. HN investigates

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Exclusive: Meet Chef Stéphane Jego

Exclusive: Meet Chef Stéphane Jego

In an exclusive interview with Chef Stéphane Jego from L’Ami Jean, Hodema consulting services sits down with the chef at Liza Beirut for a one on one Franco-Libanaise culinary exploration.

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Three celebrity chefs join Burj Al Arab Jumeirah

Three celebrity chefs join Burj Al Arab Jumeirah

The news follows the recent milestone recruitment of Michael Ellis as Chief Culinary Officer, the former Managing Director of the Michelin Guide.

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Meet Top Chef Ali Ghzawi

Meet Top Chef Ali Ghzawi

Jordanian chef Ali Ghzawi was recently crowned MBC Arabia’s Top Chef 2019 in what proved to be a nailbiting series finale. The youngest of the 17 contestants, Ghzawi gained the coveted title, following a grueling series of competitions. In an exclusive interview, the rising star talked HN through the ups and downs of taking part in the contest

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