Two of the Middle East and Africa’s most respected, influential leaders in the hospitality sector were honored at the Future Hospitality Summit (FHS) on September 27.
According to new data, which was released ahead of the Future Hospitality Summit, the Middle East’s hospitality investment outlook has revealed KSA, UAE and Egypt to be at the forefront of investment.
USJ’s IGE welcomed Michelin-starred chef Davy Tissot for a four-day gastronomic and educational extravaganza.
On September 16, 2023, renowned chefs Youssef Akiki and Davy Tissot collaborated on a fundraising culinary event at brût in Hrajel, Lebanon. The event was a celebration of Lebanese cuisine and a testament to the country’s culinary prowess, with all proceeds dedicated to acquiring equipment for a Lebanese culinary school.
In Dubai, the UAE Food & Beverage Business Group has announced the fifth edition of the Future Food Forum 2023.
The Arabian Travel Market (ATM) has unveiled its next theme: “Empowering Innovation: Transforming Travel Through Entrepreneurship.” The 31st edition of the show will take place at Dubai World Trade Centre from May 6-9, 2024.
Salon du Chocolat et de la Pâtisserie is debuting at Riyadh’s International Convention and Exhibition Center from November 27-29, 2023. Following on from a successful first edition in Jeddah earlier in the year, we map out the main highlights of the show.
Chef Youssef Akiki is not just a culinary master but also a true ambassador for Lebanon. He has earned a global reputation for his innovative and authentic approach to Lebanese cuisine. He is the owner and manager of the F&B consultancy firm Kitchen Backstage Company and the visionary behind brût, a unique farm-to-table concept that offers an immersive experience in Levantine cuisine. Additionally, Akiki has launched Butler’s Table offering Mediterranean cuisine with vibrant, fresh ingredients. As a board member of the Lebanese Syndicate of Owners of Restaurants, Cafes, Night-Clubs & Pastries, and through his consultancy work with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in Lebanon, as well as thrilling collaborations such as the one with celebrity chef Davy Tissot at brût in Hrajel-Lebanon this September 16, Akiki is committed to putting Lebanon on the international culinary map.
The Future Hospitality Summit and 19th edition of the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) is gearing up to check into Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island for three days of discussion, debate and dealmaking at the region’s leading tourism and hospitality summit, taking place from September 25-27.