Nestlé appoints Yasser Abdul Malak as chairman and CEO for MENA

Nestlé appoints Yasser Abdul Malak as chairman and CEO for MENA

He succeeds Remy Ejel, who joined the global Nestlé Executive Board in Vevey, Switzerland, as executive vice president and CEO of Zone Asia.

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TIME Hotels expands its senior management team

TIME Hotels expands its senior management team

TIME Hotels has announced five new senior appointments to support the company in its expansion plans across MENA region.

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Behind the scenes at Umami with Chef Tarek Ibrahim

Behind the scenes at Umami with Chef Tarek Ibrahim

Egypt’s restaurant sector is booming, with many new names joining the scene. We sat with Master Chef Tarek Ibrahim to learn more about Umami, his first restaurant venture in Egypt.

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Paying tribute to French chef Jacques Charette

Paying tribute to French chef Jacques Charette

Beloved chef Jacques Charette, an iconic figure of French gastronomy, has sadly passed away, leaving behind a legacy of culinary excellence.­­

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Kamal Mouzawak brings Tawlet to Paris

Kamal Mouzawak brings Tawlet to Paris

Lebanese entrepreneur Kamal Mouzawak is showcasing the richness of the Lebanese cuisine in France with the launch of Tawlet Paris on January 12, 2022. The restaurant celebrates the culinary traditions of each region in Lebanon, promoting local ingredients while encouraging cooks to rediscover old recipes.

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New director of sales and marketing joins Grand Hyatt Amman

New director of sales and marketing joins Grand Hyatt Amman

Having worked in hotels since 1998, Zeid Talhami joins Grand Hyatt Amman with an impressive record of accomplishments.

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Chef Nicolas Lambert participates in Butter of Europe campaign

Chef Nicolas Lambert participates in Butter of Europe campaign

A selection of the region’s home bakers have been given the opportunity to take part in a private workshop with pastry chef Nicolas Lambert.

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The renaissance of Arabic food with Top Chef Tala Bashmi

The renaissance of Arabic food with Top Chef Tala Bashmi

Born in Bahrain, Tala Bashmi is making a name for herself as one of the most promising stars of the culinary world. The MBC Top Chef finalist and winner of MENA’s Best Female Chef award 2022 is on a quest to not only modernize Arabic cuisine but also create a culinary journey like no other in her restaurant, Fusions by Tala.

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Four Seasons Hotel Amman appoints new executive chef

Four Seasons Hotel Amman appoints new executive chef

Chef Francesco Greco will oversee the hotel’s entire culinary operations, as well as in-room dining and banqueting events.

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Vivienda Hotels Group’s newly opened Cyan restaurant

Vivienda Hotels Group’s newly opened Cyan restaurant

F&B operations manager Elie El Khoury gives us a behind-the-scenes look at Vivienda Hotels Group’s newly opened Cyan restaurant in KSA.

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