New General Manager and Head Chef for El Sur, Spanish restaurant

New General Manager and Head Chef for El Sur, Spanish restaurant

Most notable changes will see the atmosphere and serving techniques updated to true ‘taperia’.

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Le Cordon Bleu Lebanon hosts Chef Eric Briffard for a workshop at the new campus

Le Cordon Bleu Lebanon hosts Chef Eric Briffard for a workshop at the new campus

The aim of the event was to get exposure on social media platforms to raise awareness about the opening of the Le Cordon Bleu Lebanon campus.

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KidZania Dubai searches for Dubai’s greatest Minichef

KidZania Dubai searches for Dubai’s greatest Minichef

  In celebration of the 2018 edition of Dubai Food Festival (DFF), KidZania Dubai is launching a search for Dubai’s greatest Minichef, in partnership with School of Culinary and Finishing Arts Dubai (SCAFA). There’s up to AED 10,000 (USD 2,700) in prizes to be won, including a culinary scholarship to...

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Global Village achieves Guinness World Records title for largest cup of hot tea

Global Village achieves Guinness World Records title for largest cup of hot tea

Global Village obtained the Guinness World Records title for preparing the largest cup of hot tea in the world, surpassing an earlier record set last year for the biggest cup of tea in the world in Shanghai. The teacup has a height of 3.66 meters and a top inner diameter...

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Two new chefs at the Ritz-Carlton DIFC

Two new chefs at the Ritz-Carlton DIFC

The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) is proud to announce the appointments of Andreas Schatzschneider as the hotel’s newest executive chef, and Emanuele Saracino as the executive pastry chef – adding to the hotel’s dynamic team of skilled masters of the culinary arts. Joining the hotel with over 24...

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Michelin star Chef Giancarlo Perbellini to debut in Bahrain

Michelin star Chef Giancarlo Perbellini to debut in Bahrain

The Gulf Hotel Bahrain Convention & Spa signed a partnership agreement with Michelin star Chef Giancarlo Perbellini who will take control of the hotel’s renowned Italian restaurant La Pergola, which will be rebranded to ‘La Pergola by Perbellini’ as reported News of Bahrain. This outlet will mark the debut of...

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After shutting down Zahira, Chef Greg Malouf might open a restaurant in Beirut

After shutting down Zahira, Chef Greg Malouf might open a restaurant in Beirut

  “After a wonderful year at Zahira, creating original menus, special Lebanese and Australian wine dinners and a glorious Ramadan feasting month of dishes I have decided to move on with the blessing of the H Hotel… to exchange my apron for a more hands off roll in demanding kitchens...

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Free nominations are now open for Hospitality Chef Excellence Awards-2018

Free nominations are now open for Hospitality Chef Excellence Awards-2018

After three consecutive Award ceremonies in Middle East and Africa, Hozpitality group announced the ‘Chef Excellence Awards’ on May 2, 2018. The award is in association with Emirates Culinary Guild and ICCA. The event will take place at the Five Palm Jumeirah. Nominations for all Chefs working in MEA region are open, and to...

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CHANGING TASTES ONE SCOOP AT A TIME

CHANGING TASTES ONE SCOOP AT A TIME

  CHANGING TASTES ONE SCOOP AT A TIME It is believed that the world’s very first ice cream store opened somewhere in Europe at the end of the 17th century. Yet despite the fact that more than 300 years later little has changed, Le Flocon, Lebanon’s first artisanal ice cream...

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