B018, the Beirut-born legacy, makes its way to Dubai

B018, the Beirut-born legacy, makes its way to Dubai

For decades, B018, Beirut’s acclaimed “bunker,” has been calling all music and party lovers to an alluring nightlife scene.

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Marc Chehade talks F&B concepts beyond borders

Marc Chehade talks F&B concepts beyond borders

A nightlife enthusiast at heart, Marc Chehade entered the Lebanese F&B scene at a young age. After setting up his company MEC, the entrepreneur launched a series of renowned concepts, including Escobar, Lockstock, Stairway and Kaffeine. We learn more about his path to success.

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Rabih Fakhreddine a trendsetter in the F&B and nightlife scene

Rabih Fakhreddine a trendsetter in the F&B and nightlife scene

Born in Lebanon, Rabih Fakhreddine graduated with a degree in business marketing from the American University of Beirut. Early in his career, he gained experience in the FMCG industry, including a prestigious position at British American Tobacco (BAT) as a manager of the Levant region. A visionary at heart, Fakhreddine stepped out of the corporate world to follow his passion for the food and entertainment industry. In 2015, he opened Seven Sisters, a luxurious oasis of music and cuisine within the heart of Beirut, and formed 7 Management soon after. The success of Seven Sisters acted as a catalyst for the development of the ten food, beverage and entertainment concepts that followed.

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Bulldozer Group’s Evgeny Kuzin awarded a UAE Gold Card Visa

Bulldozer Group’s Evgeny Kuzin awarded a UAE Gold Card Visa

The influential restaurateur who brought a plethora of F&B concepts played a vital role in the evolution of Dubai as a tourist destination.

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Esco-bar debuts in Qatar

Esco-bar debuts in Qatar

Chehade told HN that the brand was franchised to Doha, and that the franchise development plan was signed between him and Foodies Hospitality’s GM Elie Gebrael.

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Italian restaurant and lounge to open in DIFC

Italian restaurant and lounge to open in DIFC

Set to open in August 2021 in the heart of Dubai International Financial Center, Chic Nonna will feature an Italian restaurant on the ground floor and a lounge bar on the first floor.

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7 Management’s trailblazer

7 Management’s trailblazer

Here’s the insightful conversation that highlights the company’s upcoming busy schedule.

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Billionaire Dubai to redefine luxury dining

Billionaire Dubai to redefine luxury dining

Founded in Porto Cervo, Italy in 1998 by F1 legend Flavio Briatore, Billionaire has firmly established itself in the upper echelons of the world’s elite entertainment. Billionaire’s eclectic spirit invokes a sense of excitement and energy that is truly unique and utterly unforgettable.

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6 challenges will face the restaurants’ industry after COVID-19

6 challenges will face the restaurants’ industry after COVID-19

Revolving around the concept of open kitchen, visible kitchen or live cooking will further reassure customers. This will kick off new competitions and perspectives in the food and beverage sector.

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Lebanese icon BO18 set to launch Dubai in Q1 2021

Lebanese icon BO18 set to launch Dubai in Q1 2021

Established in 1998, BO18 was named the ‘Berghain of Beirut’ in response to its revolution of the underground music scene in Lebanon. 

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