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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Sandwich w Noss will open in the UAE with BlackSpoon

Sandwich w Noss will open in the UAE with BlackSpoon

The development plan will have the first Sandwich w Noss flagship store to open in Dubai during the third quarter of 2021.

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Five minutes with Joe Barza

Five minutes with Joe Barza

Renowned chef, television personality and culinary consultant Joe Barza is credited with introducing Lebanese cuisine to diners around the world. We spoke to him about his recent award and his upcoming projects.

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How “Home in a Bite” is promoting Lebanese food concepts in the UAE and beyond

How “Home in a Bite” is promoting Lebanese food concepts in the UAE and beyond

HN speaks to Christine Assouad, founder and CEO of The Catalyst of Growth, to learn more about her “Home in a Bite project” and how it’s bringing a piece of Lebanon to the UAE and the Gulf.

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Hospitality Services and USAID’s LED project collaborate to help support Lebanon’s hospitality and foodservice industries

Hospitality Services and USAID’s LED project collaborate to help support Lebanon’s hospitality and foodservice industries

Hospitality Services announced an exciting initiative aimed at reviving Lebanon’s ailing hospitality and foodservice industries. Powered by the company’s Hospitality News Middle East publication, the LED-funded Hospitality News Talks project comprises a series of 12 online roundtables with over 70 keynote experts. Moderated by Hodema, the virtual sessions will promote positive dialogue and encourage collective action among stakeholders.

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A tribute to Lebanon – Opinion

A tribute to Lebanon – Opinion

Dagmar Symes was the first female GM to serve at Lebanon’s iconic Phoenicia Hotel. Despite leaving in 2018, she has remained a staunch supporter of the country’s hospitality scene.

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Georges Ojeil joins Four Seasons Hotel Beirut as its new GM

Georges Ojeil joins Four Seasons Hotel Beirut as its new GM

Ojeil brings over 20 years of experience in hospitality business and hotel management to his new role as General Manager at Four Seasons Hotel Beirut.

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The Hospitality Sector’s Pledge to Ensure the Safety of Clients

The Hospitality Sector’s Pledge to Ensure the Safety of Clients

The economic situation has long been weighing heavily on the Lebanese hospitality sector, especially after the Beirut explosion. Things took a turn for the worse with the Covid-19 lockdown.

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60 seconds with Karim Miknas, managing partner at Miknas Food SAL- McDonald’s Lebanon

60 seconds with Karim Miknas, managing partner at Miknas Food SAL- McDonald’s Lebanon

As the developmental licensees of McDonald’s in Lebanon, I am proud to represent such an incredible, global brand and I see it evolving and growing tremendously once things stabilize.

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How did the devaluation of the Lebanese Lira impact the market of niche products

How did the devaluation of the Lebanese Lira impact the market of niche products

The Lebanese economy has been struggling for the past months due to the devaluation of the Lebanese Lira. This crisis, coupled with the deteriorating economy and the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, has severely hit the torn-apart country. 

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