A dinner for the senses with award-winning chef Frédéric Jaunault at Eddé Sands

A dinner for the senses with award-winning chef Frédéric Jaunault at Eddé Sands

Frédéric Jaunault, founder of the Academy of Fruits and Vegetables in France and “MOF Primeur” (Best Craftsman of France – Fruits and Vegetables category), has had an interesting journey. Having previously worked in the United States and in Bermuda, as well as at the iconic Ledoyen, the Plaza Athenee, Bernard Loiseau and Le Normandie in Deauville, he decided to specialize in vegetables, finding balance between tradition and modernity, technicity and pleasure. Here, Jaunault tells us about his upcoming charity gala dinner by Mon Liban d’Azur, which is set to take at Eddé Sands, Byblos -Lebanon, on May 28, 2022.

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The lowdown on Nestlé® Professional products with culinary advisor Elie Lteif

The lowdown on Nestlé® Professional products with culinary advisor Elie Lteif

Nestlé Professional’s culinary advisor Elie Lteif has worked in hospitality for 22 years. Having initially specialized in French cuisine, he shifted to Asian food, working in some of the top fine-dining restaurants and five-star hotels in the world. Here, Lteif gives us the lowdown on Nestlé Professional products and why he believes they should be a staple in every chef’s kitchen.

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Two new GMs join Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas in Oman

Two new GMs join Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas in Oman

Maren Kuehl has been appointed GM at Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar while Andrea Orrú GM of Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara.

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Giovanna Mansi Lutfi takes the Lebanese Lira to Miami

Giovanna Mansi Lutfi takes the Lebanese Lira to Miami

As managing partner of WSH LLC and Tastings SoFlo LLC, a luxury catering and events company, Giovanna Mansi Lutfi has plenty of hospitality experience. Her latest concept, Lira Miami, pays homage to her Lebanese heritage.

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Hany Samuel named GM of C Central Resort The Palm

Hany Samuel named GM of C Central Resort The Palm

Hany Samuel brings more than 22 years of experience covering different areas, including international operations, and management systems.

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A family affair with Chef Samaan Helal

A family affair with Chef Samaan Helal

Chef Samaan Helal has plenty of experience under his belt, having worked in kitchens around the world, from the Gulf to New York and many cities in between. HN sat with the visionary chef to discuss his latest projects in KSA, some of which include his three children.

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Sami Matta appointed multi-outlet GM at 25hours Hotel One Central

Sami Matta appointed multi-outlet GM at 25hours Hotel One Central

By the end of summer 2022, Sami Matta will also be responsible for two additional F&B outlets, one of which is the Shisha Garden.

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A taste of luxury with The Chedi Muscat

A taste of luxury with The Chedi Muscat

Thomas Guss, general manager of The Chedi Muscat, brings a wealth of experience to his role. Having started his hospitality journey as a chef in 1990, before enrolling in management training for future luxury hotel jobs, he is today recognized as of the most powerful GMs in the Middle East.

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Food delivery in focus

Food delivery in focus

The F&B sector has witnessed a significant rise in the number of online food ordering and food delivery companies in recent years, with the pandemic accelerating growth in this sector. Maya Bekhazi Noun, founder and managing director of The Food Studio, tells us why online food delivery is here to stay and how technology is playing a role.

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Paying tribute to Nouhad Dammous, the godfather of the hospitality industry

Paying tribute to Nouhad Dammous, the godfather of the hospitality industry

Thank you for your words of sympathy on the passing of our editor-in-chief, Nouhad Dammous. The outpouring of love and support we have received has been heartwarming, and we wanted to share just a handful of beautiful messages with you all.

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