Four new F&B outlets to make their debut in Kuwait

Four new F&B outlets to make their debut in Kuwait

Retail franchise operator M.H. Alshaya Co. is preparing to introduce 11 new brands to Kuwait when The Avenues Phase IV opens later this month.

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Ghia Holding debuts Abd El Wahab in London

Ghia Holding debuts Abd El Wahab in London

Ghia Holding, a Lebanese company that creates, launches, and operates F&B concepts, has debuted Abd El Wahab, its Lebanese restaurant to London, in partnership with Lebanese businessman Thomas Rizkallah. The restaurant is located in Belgravia, in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Abd El Wahab was founded in Beirut...

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Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts unveils seven dishes to celebrate 70 years of culinary innovation

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts unveils seven dishes to celebrate 70 years of culinary innovation

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is kick-starting 2018 with a burst of gastronomic vision and flavor as its parent company, the Mövenpick Group, celebrates seven decades of culinary excellence and innovation. To mark the company’s 70th anniversary, its Food & Beverage Director Europe, Thomas Hollenstein, and his team of chefs, have...

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US CaliBurger expands in the region

US CaliBurger expands in the region

Cali Group announced that its restaurant operating subsidiary, CaliBurger, will expand in 2018 throughout the Middle East, among other destinations. “Every new CaliBurger restaurant is being designed with an eye toward implementation of the technologies being developed by Cali Group’s affiliated companies,” said Jonathan Wong, chief operating officer of CaliBurger. “Our goal in the...

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Melt Shop to debut in the Middle East

Melt Shop to debut in the Middle East

Melt Shop, one of the pioneers of the melted sandwich movement, signed three franchise agreements to develop 26 locations worldwide in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Staten Island, and the Middle East. To date, Melt Shop has nine locations open, with plans to grow to 100 locations over the next five years. “We could not be...

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Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers to debut in the Middle East

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers to debut in the Middle East

Fast-casual restaurant concept, Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, signed a development and master franchise agreement with Younata Investment Limited to bring its concept to the Middle East, with plans to develop in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman and Qatar. The first restaurant will be...

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‘MasterChef The TV Experience’ restaurant to debut in Dubai

‘MasterChef The TV Experience’ restaurant to debut in Dubai

Dubai-based property developer and fast-growing F&B specialist The First Group signed a deal with global content powerhouse Endemol Shine Group to bring the world’s first MasterChef the TV Experience restaurant to Dubai. Based on the popular MasterChef reality television series, the restaurant will introduce a world-first dining experience to Dubai...

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Meraas launches ‘The Yard’ in Dubai

Meraas launches ‘The Yard’ in Dubai

Meraas today unveiled The Yard, an eclectic new destination in Dubai’s rapidly developing Al Khawaneej area. The suburban hideaway encompasses Last Exit D89, launched in 2017 as an initial phase, a new 32,500 square meter extension which just opened to the public on 25 January 2018 and will eventually grow...

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Chalhoub Group expands its F&B portfolio

Chalhoub Group expands its F&B portfolio

The Chalhoub Group is the leading partner for luxury across the Middle East and has brought Alice Pizza to the region. The group started F&B division two years ago and Alice Pizza is the newest venture to the division. Alice Pizza (pronounced ‘Ah-LEE-cheh’), Rome’s authentic pizzeria ‘al taglio’ (by slice)...

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