Patrick Khoueiry appointed new executive chef of Mövenpick Hotel & Resort Beirut
Mövenpick Hotel & Resort Beirut has appointed acclaimed chef Patrick Khoueiry as its new executive chef.
A compelling encounter with the maverick of hospitality Naim Maadad
With over 32 years of experience in the hospitality world across Australia, Asia and the Middle East in various senior management roles, Naim Maadad has launched and operated some of the world’s best hotels, resorts, spas and F&B venues. Here, he discusses the hospitality scene and why sustainability matters more than ever.
On the couch with Nick Comaty, VP of F&B MEA at Ennismore
True to his mantra of family over everything, Nick Comaty has managed to make Ennismore his second home. We sat with the accomplished F&B professional to learn more about the brand.
Breaking tradition with Marc Naaman
Marc Naaman, the managing partner of KB Food, tells us about his concept Kébi and the challenges he is facing in popularizing a Lebanese favorite.
Unlocking the secrets to the success of Em Sherif with Mireille Hayek
Mireille Hayek is an intuitive, spontaneous and meticulous restaurateur. However, she doesn’t take success for granted. In this exclusive interview, Hayek shares her story and what drives her ambition.
MJS Holding, leading the restaurant scene toward Vision 2030
MJS Holding, a leading hospitality group, continues to make strides in the restaurant scene by bringing its unique blend of innovation and tradition to the forefront. We take a closer look at the company renowned for its commitment to quality and excellence and the gurus behind it who have been instrumental in shaping the restaurant industry in Saudi Arabia.
White Hospitality ambitious expansion plans in Abu Dhabi
James Soo Yong Kim, CEO of White Hospitality, is set to redefine the F&B industry in Abu Dhabi this year with the launch of six brand-new concepts that offer immersive dining experiences.
Deeritna expands in the UAE with exclusive Dish partnership
Renowned for offering high-quality homemade Middle Eastern food through its catering and service models, Deeritna has announced its expansion across the UAE.
A theatrical dining experience with Antonio Lopez
With a mantra of “life is short, do what you love,” Antonio Lopez, Teatro Restaurant’s executive sous chef, did just that. He left a career in engineering to pursue his passion for culinary arts, finding his place at Rotana Abu Dhabi’s star restaurant. Here, he gives us a glimpse into Teatro and what makes it such a phenomenal success.
Franchise trends in 2023
Hospitality experts agree that the industry has changed drastically post Covid-19, and the franchising space is no exception. Jad Shamseddin, COO of Aleph Hospitality, outlines the franchise trends and challenges that are likely to define 2023.